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Reach markets beyond your immediate borders, domestically and internationally.
Submit bids to government agencies and apply for certifications for women-, veteran- and minority-owned businesses.
Attract, hire and retain the right team, legally.
Outside oversight can drive business growth and expansion.
Plan for when you’ll transfer ownership, sell internally, sell to a third party or liquidate.
Learn how to plan, listen and follow up to make important business connections.
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Hiring employees is often the only way a company can grow beyond the scope of its owner. Assembling a team for your business can be challenging, but KCSourceLink resources can help.
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After H3 Enterprise suffered an upset in the Shark Tank, they decided to take FastTrac TechVenture at the UMKC SBTDC. That’s when their KC story took off.
Without benchmarks, you don’t know where you need to improve. How can you be expected to know what is good if you aren’t sure what is bad?
Know what your customers want and make it easy for them to buy what your business is selling.
You can save hundreds of dollars on top notch business feasibility classes at the UMKC SBTDC with a UBGI scholarship. Apply before they're gone!
From bank loans and startup programs to government technology grants, there are many types of funding available.
Use exports to drive company sales, and reach markets beyond your immediate borders, domestically and internationally.
Most startup funding comes from those closest to the founder: yourself, your friends, your family.
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