Funding Your Dream: Exploring Loans, Equity, Crowdfunding & More

Learn about the many sources of funding your business. Traditional Loans: Overview of bank loans, lines of credit, and Small Business Administration (SBA) loans. What does a bank look for in a potential borrower? Equity Financing: Definition and examples (angel investors, venture capital). How does it work: selling ownership stakes in exchange for capital. Pros and cons, such...

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Demystifying Financial Foundations: Income, Assets & Cash Flow

Learn how to understand, create and use your financial statements UNDERSTANDING FINANCIAL STATEMENTS o Introduces the three main financial statements: the Income Statement (Profit and Loss), Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement. o Explains their purposes: showing profitability, financial position, and available cash o Importance in decision-making, tracking performance, and securing investments. INCOME o Impact on profitability...

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The Path Less Traveled: How Urban Hikes KC Founder Re-Imagined Her Business

Lisa Peña of Urban Hikes KC wasn't sure how to start a business. But Block Knowledge and other KC business resources helped make it happen.

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10 Most-Popular Kansas City Entrepreneur Stories You Loved in 2019

You couldn't stop reading and watching these 10 Kansas City entrepreneur stories in 2019.

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This Week: Classes and Events to Grow Your Kansas City Business

Grab your business calendar. Network Builder Jenny Miller recommends these events and classes to grow your Kansas City business or startup.

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This Week: Classes and Events to Grow Your Kansas City Business

Grab your business calendar. Network Builder Jenny Miller recommends these events and classes to grow your Kansas City business or startup.

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5 Things Banks Look for When You Apply for a Small-Business Loan

If you're thinking about apply for a small-business loan, consider these five vital questions before you head to the bank.

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This Week: Classes and Events to Grow Your Kansas City Business

Grab your business calendar. Network Navigator Leslie Walton recommends these events and classes to grow your Kansas City business or startup.

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This Week: Classes and Events to Grow your Kansas City Business

Grab your business calendar—recommended events and classes for growing your Kansas City-based business or startup from network navigator, Leslie Walton.

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New Classes and Events in Kansas City’s Startup Community in 2018

What are your business goals for 2018? Our Resource Partners are here to support and encourage you in every step of your entrepreneurial journey.

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