Kansas City entrepreneurs

The Top 15 KCSourceLink Blogs of 2023 Will Help Your Business, Side Hustle

Did you know that we here at KCSourceLink reach out to experts and entrepreneurs to uncover the best tips, tricks and content to help you as you start or grow that side hustle or small business? In fact, that’s our M.O. It’s our jam. It’s what we do. And if you...

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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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Beyond Touchdowns: How Chiefs Wins Drive Economic Prosperity in Kansas City

When the Chiefs win, so does Kansas City. To win another Super Bowl title this year — the fourth in franchise history and the third by the team in the past five years — would not only energize the city’s already passionate fan base, but the economy as well. Let's break it...

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Having Small Business Finance Trouble? These 5 Tips Will Keep You on Track

Most new year’s resolutions are long forgotten by now. But there’s still time to make sure you’re starting 2024 off on the right financial foot. What you do now can have a real impact on your business’s financial outlook — and taxes. Fortunately, there are easy ways to protect your business...

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KC Area Startup Ronawk Has an Innovation That Could Change Biotech

The story of Overland Park, Kansas-based biotechnology startup Ronawk began almost a decade ago when A.J. Mellott and Heather Decker found themselves held back by the tedious process of culturing cells manually.    “I got really frustrated with the process, and in that frustration, I had this sort of eureka moment of, ‘If I’m...

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3 Instagram Tips for Your Business, Plus a #Secret No One Is Talking about

Guest blog by Kelsey Webb, founder of Rayn Social Instagram has become a powerful platform for businesses and for selling products and services; maximizing your success requires implementing the right strategies. Here are my top tips for using Instagram to promote your business. 1. Play it safe To make sure your social media...

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Digital Sandbox Q4 2023 awardees

Digital Sandbox KC Funds 9 Startups, Accelerating Technology, Health Care Innovations

Digital Sandbox KC has announced it has accepted nine new startups into its program. These diverse startups will receive crucial support, mentorship and up to $20,000 in project funding to accelerate their innovative projects.   The chosen companies span various industries, from revolutionary aerospace-grade 3D printing technology to AI-driven solutions for...

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7 Steps to Prep Your Small Business or Side Hustle for the New Year

Out with the old, in with the new? Not so fast. Before you ring in the new year, make sure your business is ready for 2024. The end of the year is an ideal time to take stock of your business. Taking a hard look at what’s working, what could improve...

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Classes and Workshops to Help You Start Your Business or Side Hustle in 2024

Why start the year off with another resolution about going to the gym? Make 2024 the year you finally start your business. KCSourceLink’s Resource Partners can help make it happen. Kansas City’s thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem offers a wide variety of free or low-cost information sessions, classes and workshops designed for people...

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