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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.
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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.
Name recognition, free promotion and greater perceived prominence are just a few benefits of getting an honor.
Lesa Mitchell has been called a “human LinkedIn.” She’s recently put her expertise in service to KC by stepping up as the new director of TechStars Kansas City.
Meet Kansas City’s local loan providers.
Plan for when you’ll transfer ownership, sell internally, sell to a third party or liquidate because you WILL leave your business someday.
All entrepreneurs are not the same, and it takes all four kinds--Main Street and microenterprise, innovation-led and second stage--to create a vibrant ecosystem and economy.
These companies were kick started with support from Digital Sandbox KC and are gearing up to have quite the year.
Find grants that fund research of high-risk, high-growth businesses.
Finding capital for startups is certainly a challenge—and for investors, finding the right deals proves difficult, too. That's why, in a recent survey, the majority of regional investors responded that they'd like a better way to conduct due diligence on investment deals.
What stage of funding does your business need? Use this chart to determine which funding to pursue.
Steve Wozniak will share his entrepreneurial success story in Kansas City on Nov. 19.
Patents, copyrights, and trademarks help you protect your intellectual property, but each serves a different purpose.
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