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

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KCSourceLink's CapitalMatch

An informal, private way for learning about early-stage deals and seeking early-stage capital. Entrepreneurs can indicate what kind of capital they are seeking. Alerts about early-stage investment opportunities that fit the criteria will be sent to investors as they become available.

 

KCSourceLink CapitalMatch
I’m interested in investing in early-stage companies in the Kansas City area. By completing the information below, I’ll become part of an informal, private forum for learning about early-stage deals. Alerts about early-stage investment opportunities that fit the criteria stated below will be sent to me as they become available. I will also be invited to demo days and pitch events as appropriate.

I am an accredited investor

Accredited Investor: I am an accredited investor as defined under Rule 501 of the SEC Regulation D, which defines the same as: any natural person whose individual net worth, or joint net worth with that person’s spouse,  at the time of his or her purchase exceeds $1,000,000 (not including the value of a primary residence); OR any natural person who had an individual income in excess of $200,000 in each of the two most recent years or a joint income with that person’s spouse in excess of $300,000 in each of those years and has a reasonable expectation of reaching the same income level in the current year.

I have such knowledge and experience in financial and business matter to be capable of evaluating the relative merits and risks of any investment.
I understand that KCSourceLink CapitalMatch is not a venture fund, investment bank, broker/dealer, investment clearinghouse, investment portal or any other form of investment advisory firm or otherwise, and is not registered with the US Securities and Exchange Commission or any state securities commission.
I understand I must conduct my own analysis and due diligence to determine the appropriateness of any investment I make in any company to which I am introduced through KCSourceLink CapitalMatch. As a result, I recognize and agree that neither KCSourceLink nor its representatives or agents, are responsible or liable for any investment decision I make as a result of being part of KCSourceLink CapitalMatch. The choice to use and the manner of utilization of information and knowledge gained through KCSourceLink CapitalMatch is my individual and personal choice.
I understand that any purchase of a security will be negotiated directly with the respective company, and KCSourceLink CapitalMatch will not be a part of any such transaction.
I am interested in these industries:












I would like to be notified of companies seeking capital at these levels:




Disclaimer: KCSourceLink CapitalMatch is not a venture fund, investment bank, broker/dealer, investment clearinghouse, or investment advisor, but rather a forum in which investors may be educated on aspects of investment and business, as well as introduced to companies for possible investment. KCSourceLink is not registered with the US Securities and Exchange Commission or any state securities commission. Each person involved with KCSourceLink CapitalMatch is responsible for his/her own investment decision, and KCSourceLink CapitalMatch is not recommending any particular company for investment. All investments in entrepreneurial companies involve a high degree of risk, and investors should be able to bear the risk of complete financial loss. The choice to use and manner of utilization of information and knowledge gained through KCSourceLink CapitalMatch is each person’s individual and personal choice. No guidance shall be given, nor shall any person affiliated with KCSourceLink CapitalMatch (nor KCSourceLink CapitalMatch itself) be responsible for an individual person’s use of the information, investment decision or the results of any investment. Hence, KCSourceLink CapitalMatch makes no representations or warranties regarding these companies. Investors must conduct their own due diligence and negotiate the terms of any investment they elect to make.

 

KCSourceLink CapitalMatch
I am looking for capital for my company. By completing the information below, I give permission to share my information. with others who are interested in investing in companies that fit my profile and for reporting purposes. There is no guarantee that any investor will be interested. No due diligence has been done on investors.
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How will you use the capital? (approx 200 words)
Please provide a short, non-confidential description of your product or service (approx 200 words)
I agree that this information may be shared publicly.

Disclaimer: KCSourceLink CapitalMatch is not a venture fund, investment bank, broker/dealer, investment clearinghouse, or investment advisor, but rather a forum in which investors may be educated on aspects of investment and business, as well as introduced to companies for possible investment. KCSourceLink is not registered with the US Securities and Exchange Commission or any state securities commission. Each person involved with KCSourceLink CapitalMatch is responsible for his/her own investment decision, and KCSourceLink CapitalMatch is not recommending any particular company for investment. All investments in entrepreneurial companies involve a high degree of risk, and investors should be able to bear the risk of complete financial loss. The choice to use and manner of utilization of information and knowledge gained through KCSourceLink CapitalMatch is each person’s individual and personal choice. No guidance shall be given, nor shall any person affiliated with KCSourceLink CapitalMatch (nor KCSourceLink CapitalMatch itself) be responsible for an individual person’s use of the information, investment decision or the results of any investment. Hence, KCSourceLink CapitalMatch makes no representations or warranties regarding these companies. Investors must conduct their own due diligence and negotiate the terms of any investment they elect to make.