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Whiteboard2Boardroom connects entrepreneurs and businesses to technologies available for licensing.

Digital Sandbox KC provides early-stage proof-of-concept support for digital products.

Missouri Small Business & Technology Development Center provides technical assistance to startup and existing businesses.

ScaleUP! Kansas City helps businesses with revenues around $200K scale toward their first $1 million.

Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Centers helps local businesses obtain government contracts.

KCInvestED helps investors learn more about investing in KC startups.

SourceLink® helps communities nationwide build vibrant and vital entrepreneurial ecosystems.
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Day2 : Winning the race to Zero

Thursday, September 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm • Organized By U.S. Department of Commerce/U.S. Commercial Service (U.S. Export Assistance Center)
Online Event


Willing to Zero is a virtual/live-stream event hosted by the U.S. Commercial Service of the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Convening in the runup to COP26 (the UN Climate Change conference in November) Winning the Race to Zero will bring together key government and business leaders from the U.S., UK, and Europe to highlight real-world, tech-driven solutions to tackle climate change.

  • Learn from industry leaders developing innovative products and services and implementing new processes and programs to mitigate climate change, both in U.S. and in overseas markets.  
  • Ideal for businesses focused on design/construction, infrastructure development, environmental technologies, ICT, smart mobility, green finance, and energy.
  • Registration deadline is September 19, 2021 and participation fee is $100.

Agenda for September 23rd:

Virtual networking with U.S., UK and European industry and government counterparts to discuss capabilities and partnership opportunities.