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Hop on the Money Line. Get a clear picture of all the funding resources in Kansas City for early-stage companies.

So you want to invest in early-stage companies in Kansas City?

Here are some resources that might help you along the way.

KCInvestED blog provides up-to-date information about early-stage investing in Kansas City, including our Show Me the Money list of recently funded companies.

KCInvestED events highlights upcoming activities of interest to early-stage investors and entrepreneurial companies.

The Angel Capital Association is one of the education leaders in the field of early-stage investing. They offer a number of educational webinars, workshops, blogs and reports each year.

Read more (blog posts):

How to Become an Angel Investor

What Every Angel Should Know Before Writing Their First Check

How Much Due Diligence Does an Angel Really Need to Do?

Learn more (webinars):

Beginner’s Guide to Term Sheets

The Basics of Cap Tables

Valuation of Early Stage Companies

For more in-depth information and education about angel investing, go to the Angel Capital Association.

Interested in joining an angel group?  

Mid-America Angels

Jeff Shackelford
jeff@midamericaangels.com

Women's Capital Conection

Kelly Sievers, 913.492.5922
ksievers@womenscapitalconnection.com 

Northland Angel Investor Network

Dave Palmstein, 816.468.4989
info@clayedc.com 

Resources

Show Me the Money: KC Startups That Received Funding in November 2019

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Each month, we highlight the businesses in Kansas City that are receiving funding and making the right moves to grow.

Show Me the Money: KC Startups That Received Funding in October 2019

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Each month, we highlight the businesses in Kansas City that are receiving funding and making the right moves to grow.

Early-Stage Companies Funded by MTC Show This Upward Trend

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State investment programs can have a profound impact on early-stage company growth, according to a new KCSourceLink study.

Show Me the Money: KC Startups That Received Funding in September 2019

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Each month, we highlight the businesses in Kansas City that are receiving funding and making the right moves to grow.

Jill Meyer Tapped for New Position to Lead UMKC Innovation Center Tech as KC Tech Sector Grows

Jilly Meyer, senior director of technology ventures at the UMKC Innovation Center

Jill Meyer will lead the UMKC Innovation Center's current early-venture initiatives, including Digital Sandbox KC, Whiteboard2Boardroom, KCInvestED and SBIR/STTR programs.

Show Me the Money: KC Startups That Received Funding in August 2019

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Each month, we highlight the businesses in Kansas City that are receiving funding and making the right moves to grow.

‘We Still Have Work to Do’: Measuring Progress for Kansas City’s VC-Backed Startups

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Although some venture capital-backed companies have had wins in Kansas City, the metro has some ground to make up before it can be the hub for innovation in the Midwest.

Microlender Women’s Business Center Nets $100K to Help More KC Entrepreneurs

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Among its many services, the Women's Business Center offers microloans, with a focus on women-run small businesses in KC.

Show Me the Money: KC Startups That Received Funding in July 2019

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Each month, we highlight the businesses in Kansas City that are receiving funding and making the right moves to grow.

Don't Go Broke: These Tools Will Help Launch Your KC Business Past Break-Even

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Will your company be profitable and can it stay profitable? Do you have the right budgets for your business? Get the right tools to help you answer these questions.