Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

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Heat Up Your Business or Business Idea This Summer with These Entrepreneur Classes and Workshops

New business owners often learn by trial and error. But there is an easier way. KCSourceLink’s Resource Partners offer a wide variety of free or low-cost information sessions, classes and workshops. Whether you want to see if your idea resonates or you’re wondering how to get the word out, there’s a...

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See Which 6 KC Companies Rank Among Inc.’s List of Best Workplaces for 2023

Inc. Magazine is out with its 2023 Best Workplaces list, and six companies in the Kansas City-area made the cut — ranging from a recruiting firm that specializes in finance to a tech firm that offers communication software for churches. The magazine honored 591 companies across the nation. To qualify, companies had...

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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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Opportunity for Budding Missouri Tech Startups as Scale VC Closes Second Fund

Scale VC, a venture capital fund based in Columbia, Missouri, has announced the closing of a $5 million fund that will invest in and support early-stage tech founders. Through the new fund, Scale VC will invest $50,0000-$150,000 in 30-40 companies over the next three years. The new fund includes a $1 million...

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Meet the Latest 4 Early-Stage Kansas City Startups to Land $20K in Sandbox Project Funding

Digital Sandbox KC completed its first-quarter 2023 application cycle, adding four new companies to its early-stage project funding roster. Digital Sandbox KC connects early-stage founders to investors, resources and other founders in Kansas City’s startup network to help them scale their innovations to market. Since Digital Sandbox KC’s inception in 2013, the...

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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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After GEWKC, Keep the Business Advice, Connections Going into 2023 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 2022 Sessions Built for Tech Founders, Aspiring Innovative Entrepreneurs

Explore the Global Entrepreneurship Week - Kansas City sessions built for tech startup founders and innovative entrepreneurs.

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GEWKC Insiders’ Guide: Get the Most out of Global Entrepreneurship Week – KC 2022

This is your unofficial guide on what you need to know to do Global Entrepreneurship Week - Kansas City like a pro.

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