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Global Entrepreneurship Week - Kansas City 2023 panelists and attendees pose for a picture

See How You Can Keep the GEWKC Magic Going Into 2024 and Beyond

As Global Entrepreneurship Week - KC comes to a close, here's how you can keep the inspiration, expert advice and networking going into 2021 and beyond.

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GEWKC attendees mingle after a session.

10 Reasons You’ve Gotta Attend Global Entrepreneurship Week – Kansas City

It’s the same old question: What’s in it for me? With Global Entrepreneurship Week – Kansas City, the answer is: PLENTY! If you’re wondering why you should go to GEWKC Nov. 13-19 (in-person base camp is Nov. 15-17), we compiled a list of some pretty great reasons, and we bet by...

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Global Entrepreneurship Week - Kansas City 2023

GEWKC: Build Your Agenda from 100+ Sessions for Nov. 13-19

Global Entrepreneurship Week - Kansas City, the metro’s largest annual, multiday educational event for aspiring entrepreneurs and seasoned business owners, kicks off Nov. 13-19, and attendees can now sign up to attend no-cost virtual and in-person sessions throughout the week that will supercharge their business or business idea. To attend for...

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Vine Street Brewing Co., Years in the Making, Is about More Than Serving Suds

The much-anticipated Vine Street Brewing Co. opened its doors in June 2023, becoming the first Black-owned brewery in the state of Missouri, but co-owners Kemet Coleman, Elliott Ivory and Woodie Bonds Jr. have dedicated their efforts to realizing this dream since 2020.  Coleman, the brewery’s director of marketing and experiences, was...

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Presenters on a stage at Global Entrepreneurship Week - Kansas City

We Want Your Ideas: Lead a Session at Global Entrepreneurship Week – Kansas City 2023

Kansas City’s business community is invited to lead and submit sessions for this year’s Global Entrepreneurship Week - Kansas City (Nov. 15-17, 2023), a three-day interactive educational experience driven by community members. The community is invited to submit session ideas through Friday, Aug. 25 at gewkc.com. “Global Entrepreneurship Week - Kansas...

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See Where Base Camp Is for Global Entrepreneurship Week – Kansas City 2023

KCSourceLink has announced that Global Entrepreneurship Week - Kansas City, the metro’s largest educational entrepreneurship event, has a new base camp for its 16th year. The multiday event that draws thousands to network, learn and grow will have its main sessions at Plexpod Westport Commons in Kansas City, Missouri, from...

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How KCSourceLink and Its Resource Partners Are Moving the Needle on Economic Development

Economic development is a vital ingredient to move every community and region forward, and often the catalyst to spark economic growth comes from institutions within the community, like universities. The Economic Development Administration’s University Center program enables organizations within universities, like the University of Missouri - Kansas City Innovation Center, to...

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Greater KC Chamber Announces Its Top 10 Small Businesses of 2023

The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce revealed its Top 10 Small Businesses of 2023.  The 10 finalists will compete for the 2023 Mr. K Small Business of the Year title, which honors a local business that has shown growth or sustainability with strong employee relations, a commitment to initiatives tied...

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How an Entrepreneur Roundtable Can Add Resilience to Your KC Startup

Explore how Tech Venture Studio roundtables can help your Kansas City tech or science startup.

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KCSourceLink Kansas City Watch List 2022-23: Startups and Scaling Businesses

Learn more about the nine companies on the 2022-23 Kansas City Watch List of Startups and Scaling Businesses.

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