Mindy Rocha of CJ Industries LLC

From Toiling in the Basement to Helping Build the KC Airport: See How This Construction Entrepreneur Did It

Mindy Rocha’s dad and grandfather were pipefitters by trade. When she was in her early teens, her dad started his own business in their basement. Like many ventures, it was a family affair. “I did my first quote letter at 13,” Mindy says. “My love for my dad became a love...

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Chris Goodwin of Insurance Pros

ScaleUP! KC Helped Insurance Pros Find a Growth Spurt, Power through the Pandemic

Chris Goodwin had a pretty good idea of what he was doing when he started Insurance Pros in 2002. But the training and networking available in the Kansas City entrepreneurial ecosystem helped him realize he doesn’t know it all — and that’s more than fine. These opportunities for KC business...

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Going Up? Scale and Grow Your KC Small Business With These Classes, Workshops

These classes and workshops from the KCSourceLink Resource Partner Network will help you grow and scale your Kansas City small business.

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How a KC Entrepreneur Couple Scaled Their Child Care Business, Despite Pandemic Hurdles

Kansas City entrepreneurs AbdulRasak and Alicia Yahaya share how determination and local programs like ScaleUP! KC were essential to helping them build, grow and scale their early childhood education business.

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Mom’s Secret Barbecue Sauce Inspires KC Entrepreneur’s Next Business during COVID-19

Serial entrepreneur Earstin Sanders started a new business during COVID-19. His Kansas City venture shares a special sauce and a passion for helping the community.

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Going Up? 5 Ways to Prime Your Kansas City Startup or Small Business to Scale

A lot goes into scaling your business, but a big concept is at the core.

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Meet the 9th Cohort of ScaleUP! Kansas City Business Owners Primed to Scale, Grow

Meet the next 15 ScaleUP! KC companies that will get the community, confidence and curriculum they need to accelerate their businesses and jump-start revenue growth.

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To Scale and Grow Your KC Business or Startup, Build Efficiency with a ‘Pyramid’

To scale your Kansas City small business, you have to delegate. Here's a great strategy for shifting certain duties to others while you focus on growing you company.

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10 Incredible Kansas City Entrepreneur Stories You Couldn’t Stop Reading in 2018

These 10 inspiring stories uncover how Kansas City entrepreneurs are following their passions and navigating the obstacles to success.

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A Promise and a Personal Loss Are Inspiring a KC Entrepreneur to Change an Industry

Years ago, Patricia McCreary's grandma couldn't find a suitable assisted living facility. So Patricia is set on changing the industry.

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