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This Week: Classes and Events to Grow your Kansas City Business

Grab your business calendar—recommended events and classes for growing your Kansas City-based business or startup from network navigator, Leslie Walton

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Your 10 Favorite Entrepreneurs in Action in 2017

Kansas City entrepreneurs (and the ecosystem that supports them) had quite the year. See which stories you couldn't get enough off.

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New Classes and Events in Kansas City’s Startup Community in 2018

What are your business goals for 2018? Our Resource Partners are here to support and encourage you in every step of your entrepreneurial journey.

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Show Me the Money: KC Startups That Received Funding in December

Each month, we highlight the businesses in Kansas City that are receiving funding and making all the right moves to grow.

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Kauffman Foundation Awards $840K to Accelerate KC Programs and Entrepreneurial Success

Kansas City is determined to become America’s most entrepreneurial city, and once again, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation has made it clear—we got your back, KC. On Tuesday, the Foundation granted eight local venture accelerators $840,000 in awards through their KC Accelerator Challenge. “Our goal is to...

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ScaleUP! Kansas City Reveals Sixth Cohort of Kansas City Business Owners

These Kansas City business owners are primed, pumped and ready to grow. Meet the next 16 companies that will go through the ScaleUP! Kansas City program and get the community, confidence and curriculum they need to accelerate their businesses and jump start revenue growth. Like their five cohorts of...

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16 KC Companies Prepare their Small Businesses for Big Growth

The ScaleUP! Kansas City program has just welcomed its third cohort of 16 companies. Like their predecessors, this new batch of small business entrepreneurs lead businesses located across the Kansas City metro and represent such varied industries as marketing, communications, retail merchandising, food, fitness, ecommerce, property...

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