IRS Resources for Small Businesses

Online Event

Join us to hear from your IRS Senior Stakeholder Liaison about: • IRS tax tools and resources designed to support small businesses • Learn about common mistakes to avoid • Discover how to safeguard information and watch for tax-related scams • Tips on choosing a paid tax preparer • Conclude with a short Q&A session

Free

Pitching to Investors

Missouri SBDC at UMKC 4747 Troost Ave. UMKC Innovation Center, Kansas City, MO

Learn about what investors need to know and want to see before making an investment in a start-up. Presented by Michele Weigand, Managing Partner of Focused Perspective with over 27 years of Finance and Business Development experience. Michele was the former Chief Investment Officer for KTEC and managed investments for GE Mortgage and GE Reinsurance.

$49

Myth Busters: Entrepreneurial Edition

Virtual

Join us to get answers to the most frequently asked questions by aspiring entrepreneurs, including: *Are grants real and available? *Will the bank lend me money? *Do I need a business plan? *Will anyone buy what I'm selling?   What comes first? Let us help put your next steps in order after the myths are […]

Startup Boards 101

Kauffman Foundation Conference Center 4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, Missouri

If your early-stage company has just formed a board (or are about to), Startup Boards 101 is designed for you. This series of three workshops (August 1, 8, 15, 2024 – attendance at all three sessions is required) helps entrepreneurs and potential board members understand the whys, whats and hows of early-stage boards. Those selected will have moved […]

ScaleUP! Kansas City

Multiple locations in KC Metro

ScaleUP! Kansas City is a selective opportunity for business owners to participate in a multi-week session of class on Thursdays from 8:30-Noon (some classes may differ slightly in time) beginning August 8 – December 12 with a break on Thanksgiving. An agreement to attend and participate in all sessions is part of the application process. Cohort members will […]

ELEVATIONLAB™ NEW VENTURE

Missouri SBDC at UMKC 4747 Troost Ave. UMKC Innovation Center, Kansas City, MO

This session has five consecutive classes on Tuesdays.  Attendance at all five classes is highly encouraged. Do you dream of owning your own business? Are you ready for a realistic perspective on whether or not people really want to buy what you want to sell? This program helps aspiring entrepreneurs look at all aspects of their […]

$649

ELEVATIONLAB TECH Venture

Missouri SBDC at UMKC 4747 Troost Ave. UMKC Innovation Center, Kansas City, MO

This class meets for 9 weeks on Thursdays from 3:00pm – 6:00pm; Attendance at all 9 sessions is highly encouraged. You’re on the cusp of developing a cutting-edge technology or science-based business while Kansas City’s entrepreneurial community is buzzing and moving faster than ever before. You want to be part of it, but you need […]

$649

Reading and Understanding Financial Statements

Virtual

Designed for business owners, managers, accountants, bankers and consultants who need to know how to turn financial statements into useful management tools, this course will teach you to identify key business information that is captured on the income statement and balance sheet. Learn to calculate ratios and understand what it means in terms of business […]

$49

Formula 8: Customer Centric Problem Solving

Missouri SBDC at UMKC 4747 Troost Ave. UMKC Innovation Center, Kansas City, MO

This session includes classes on 9 consecutive Wednesdays. Attendance at all 9 sessions is HIGHLY encouraged. The Formula 8 combines classroom and online coursework to teach 8 essentials of an entrepreneurial mindset using the business canvas process to inspire and engage participants. We will focus on customer discovery and acquisition for both start-up and existing […]

$649

Pitching to Investors

Missouri SBDC at UMKC 4747 Troost Ave. UMKC Innovation Center, Kansas City, MO

Learn about what investors need to know and want to see before making an investment in a start-up. Presented by Michele Weigand, Managing Partner of Focused Perspective with over 27 years of Finance and Business Development experience. Michele was the former Chief Investment Officer for KTEC and managed investments for GE Mortgage and GE Reinsurance.

$49

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