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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.

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Look Before You Leap – Questions to Consider Before You Quit Your Day Job

Wednesday, January 19 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm • Organized By Square One Small Business Programming by Mid-Continent Public Library
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Are you or your spouse plotting your exit from your day job? Does the prospect of leaving the security of working for someone else make you feel nervous? Successful entrepreneurs aren’t risky people. They take calculated risks. Join us for this hour-long class to:

  • Learn how to lower the risks associated with launching a business
  • Discover which elements of the planning process you need to focus on
  • Explore options for leaving your day job

To view this class, visit the Square One Facebook Account at

This program is brought to you by Central Bank of the Midwest and Square One Small Business Services by MCPL and funded by a grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

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