Funding and Finances

Brock Stechman and Brody Dorland, founders of DivvyHQ

DivvyHQ Acquisition Propels Content Management into New Era

In the fast-paced world of digital marketing, managing many content projects can quickly become overwhelming. This was the case for Brock Stechman and Brody Dorland, who were running a full-service marketing agency in 2011 and found themselves grappling with the complexities of managing numerous campaigns. “We were creating a ton of...

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Digital Sandbox KC second quarter 2024 awardees

5 Startups Join Digital Sandbox KC in Q2 2024 for Support, Project Funding

Digital Sandbox KC announced five new startups joining its program that will receive crucial support, mentorship and up to $20,000 in project funding to accelerate their innovative projects.   “We are delighted to bring these cutting-edge startups into the Sandbox, connecting them with the necessary support and resources to advance their innovative...

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Build the Best Budget for Your Small Business or Side Hustle

Managing finances is crucial for the success of any small business. A well-structured budget not only helps you plan for future expenses but also allows you to identify areas where you can save money and allocate resources more efficiently. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you create a budget for your...

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Kansas City entrepreneurs

Kansas City Entrepreneurs’ Best Advice to Start Your Business

Your business idea is fresh. But you don’t have to start your business from scratch. Learn from entrepreneurs who have been there, done that. The experiences of others can help you avoid pitfalls and make smart business decisions. KCSourceLink’s Entrepreneurs in Action stories are a treasure trove of Kansas City...

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KCSourceLink Resource Partners meet at ESO Day 2023

What’s a KCSourceLink Resource Partner & How Can They Help Your Business?

Starting and running a business can feel like the loneliest job around. But you don’t have to go it alone. KCSourceLink’s Resource Partners are here with free or low-cost information, mentoring and/or funding for you and your venture. Learn how you can build your business with the help of these entrepreneurship...

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It’s Game Time: Kansas City Workshops, Classes to Help You Start a Business

It’s time! Time to kick the tires on that business idea, and time to kick start your entrepreneurial journey in one of the best places in the country for entrepreneurs and small business owners. With KCSourceLink’s Resource Partners, you have access to the skills and info you need for business...

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Patty Gentrup of KCSourceLink speaks at the Forging the Future of Entrepreneurship event

What’s in Store for the Future of Kansas City Entrepreneurship?

What will the future of entrepreneurship in Kansas City look like? What’s needed to make sure small businesses in our region have what they need to be successful?  On April 2, 2024, nearly 150 individuals – existing and aspiring entrepreneurs, organizations that help entrepreneurs, and other community leaders – came together...

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Bruce Ianni of Chemniscient, Megan Dalton of Matresence and Jared Welch of AskAvery

3 Startups Join Digital Sandbox KC for Mentoring, Project Funding

Digital Sandbox KC announced three new startups joining its program that will receive crucial support, mentorship and up to $20,000 in project funding to accelerate their innovative projects.    “We are proud to welcome these cutting-edge startups into the Sandbox, connecting them to the help and resources needed to accelerate their groundbreaking...

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A man works on his side hustle with a computer and phone

How to Make Your Business or Side Hustle Sustainable and Profitable

You’ve got the best business idea, or your side hustle is finally taking off ... but have you overlooked key considerations that could make your operations sustainable and profitable? How do you price your goods or services? How do you convince customers to buy what you’re selling? How do you...

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Regnier Venture Creation Challenge 2023 winner

Pitches, Career Fair, Workshops Part of First Regnier Student Founders Summit

Are you a student with a passion for innovation? Are you dreaming of turning your ideas into impactful ventures? Look no further! The Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is hosting its first-ever Regnier Student Founders Summit on Friday, April 12, which includes seminars, keynotes, workshops, a career fair...

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