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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

Women's Capital Conection

Kelly Sievers, 913.492.5922

Northland Angel Investor Network

Dave Palmstein, 816.468.4989

Pitch Your Business to a Room Full of Investors

By Kyle Smith | Dec 21, 2016 |

InvestMidwest is a venture capital conference that showcases 40-45 companies from throughout the Midwest in the three industry tracks of life sciences, technology and food/ag/bioenergy.

(Is that you? Apply to present now.)

Now in its 18th year, InvestMidwest has helped generate more than $1 billion of investment. This year’s forum is taking place in Kansas City from March 28-29, 2017.

More than 300 people are expected to attend, including venture capitalists from across the nation. Your business is eligible to present if you are:

  1. Seeking a minimum of $1M

  2. Projecting $20M in revenue within five years

  3. Located within the center corridor of the United States

Applications to present are due by January 13: go to the InvestMidwest website to submit.

Here’s more on why you should present, from Kansas City entrepreneur, Wendy Rinehart:


If your business is looking for investment, but you don’t check all the InvestMidwest boxes, submit your information in our Capital Match program and we will guide you to the right resources or investor for your business stage and type.