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You’re business has survived the startup phase, and it’s ready to grow in the areas of marketing and sales, domestic and abroad; selling to the government; hiring employees; and more.
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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.
Name recognition, free promotion and greater perceived prominence are just a few benefits of getting an honor.
Angel investors provide seed money to high-potential businesses in exchange for convertible debt or ownership equity.
A small business loan doesn't have to be a traditional bank loan. Consider other ways to finance your growth.
Larry Lee presents two methods to help tech startups value their companies before they approach investors.
So you have an idea or a technology. Will it do what it’s intended to do? Can you produce it? What’s the value proposition?
We sat down with six of the city’s favorite brands to find out what makes them tick, why they love Kansas City and what advice do they offer to entrepreneurs just getting started.
Digital Sandbox KC celebrates its one-year anniversary this February. To date, it has helped provide support for more than 150 early-stage companies and helped secure more than $7M in early-stage equity investments.
Here, Jeff Shackelford, executive director of Digital Sandbox KC, shares his insights from raising more than $500M in equity capital and his lessons from the entrepreneurial edge.
Each month, we highlight the businesses in Kansas City that are receiving funding and making the right moves to grow.
Behind every profitable business is a concise, strategic business plan. Learn how to write a well-organized business plan that will give your business credibility to investors and funders, and set a clear path for your new business.
Building a culture of trust in your Kansas City-area small business can mean the difference between success and failure.
Before you dive in, learn the federal and state requirements to open a nonprofit organization in Kansas and Missouri.
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