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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

Startups receiving funding in Kansas City

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

Startup Jargon: Talk Like a Kansas City Entrepreneur

Man talks into a metal can

If you’re wading into the entrepreneurship waters, you’ll need to familiarize yourself with the language of the startup world.

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

Funding for KC Entrepreneurs

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

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

Startups receiving funding in Kansas City

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

Pitch Your Business to Venture Capitalists from around the Nation

Pitch Your Business to Venture Capitalists from around the Nation

High growth potential entrepreneurs—you have the opportunity to pitch your early-stage business to hundreds of investors at InvestMidwest. Apply now.

New $5 Million Pre-Seed Fund Launches in Kansas City Region

Kansas City Skyline

This new fund gives investors the opportunity to make charitable donations and early-stage businesses in the Kansas City region a chance to grow.

Kansas City is Improving Access to Capital for Early-Stage Companies

Kansas City is Improving Access to Capital for Early Stage Companies

Kansas City’s funding ecosystem is constantly improving. This year’s big news is about microlending and equity investments.

Good News Stories About ACA Members and Women-led Startups

Marianne Hudson

ACA Executive Marianne Hudson shares her insights on equity and women-led startups.

Why I Invest in KC: Lesa Mitchell, TechStars Kansas City

Lesa Mitchell

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.

KCRise Fund Invests in Five Kansas City-area Companies

Money Tax Funding

KCRise Fund, a venture capital sidecar fund, invests in five companies, bringing their portfolio to ten Kansas City-area companies.