Social entrepreneur Godfrey Riddle of Civic Saint

How Storytelling, Press Kits Can Showcase Your Business to Future Customers

It’s one thing to have an amazing business. It’s another to be able to talk about that business succinctly and share information about it that’s memorable. That’s where storytelling — and a killer press kit — come in. How you present your business and tell people about it can help you...

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Kansas City women entrepreneurs

10 Inspiring KC Female Entrepreneur Stories for Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month. And women entrepreneurs make history every day in Kansas City. Kansas City’s entrepreneurial community is chock full of women starting businesses, leading ventures and guiding other business owners. And they’re not alone. According to the Small Business Administration, women own more than 12 million businesses nationwide....

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Valentine's Day gifts inspired by Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce

Get Romantic with Kansas City-Themed Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce Gift Ideas

Are you racking your brain over what to get your significant other for that special day? Do you need a sweet gift for your special someone? Take a cue from lovebirds Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce. We designed the perfect Kansas City-themed romantic day for them — and you can...

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A panel at GEWKC 2022

GEWKC 2023 Insiders’ Guide: How to Make the Most of Global Entrepreneurship Week – KC

Ready to connect, learn and grow? Global Entrepreneurship Week – Kansas City is the place to be! Nov. 13-19, business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs and peeps who support KC small business will gather for classes, workshops, panels and networking events galore. It’s all things entrepreneurship, and it’s all FREE. GEWKC is open...

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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...

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Kansas City Black Entrepreneur Success Stories

11 of the Best KC Black Entrepreneur Stories to Inspire You during Black Business Month and Beyond

August is National Black Business Month. It’s a time to celebrate these companies that help drive our economy and enrich our communities. According to the U.S. Census, there were more than 140,000 Black- or African American-owned businesses in the U.S. in 2020. Those ventures employed 1.3 million people and boasted...

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A collage of Kansas City entrepreneurs

Top 10 KCSourceLink Entrepreneur Stories You Couldn’t Stop Reading in 2022

There’s nothing like learning from someone who’s been there, done that. The KC entrepreneurs who share their stories help us all dream bigger, anticipate roadblocks and dare to succeed. In 2022, these tales of business creation and growth were more popular than ever. But behind every entrepreneur’s story is a flock...

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How to Hire Your First (or Next) Employee: Follow These 7 Steps, Even in a Tough Market

When your small business needs new workers, make sure you have the legal and logistical bases covered.

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