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Kansas City entrepreneurs

Kansas City Entrepreneurs’ Best Advice to Start Your Business

Your business idea is fresh. But you don’t have to start your business from scratch. Learn from entrepreneurs who have been there, done that. The experiences of others can help you avoid pitfalls and make smart business decisions. KCSourceLink’s Entrepreneurs in Action stories are a treasure trove of Kansas City...

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Robin Moore, founder MyCo Planet

KC Scientist’s Mushroom Business Grows from Home Basement to Custom Warehouse

If you want something and you can’t find it, make it yourself. That’s what Robin Moore did. She started out growing unique mushroom varieties for her own use, but now, she’s the founder of MyCo Planet, the largest mushroom farm in the Kansas City area. Learn how Robin went from...

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Classes and Workshops to Help You Start Your Business or Side Hustle in 2024

Why start the year off with another resolution about going to the gym? Make 2024 the year you finally start your business. KCSourceLink’s Resource Partners can help make it happen. Kansas City’s thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem offers a wide variety of free or low-cost information sessions, classes and workshops designed for people...

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Fahteema Parrish of Parrish and Sons Construction

How Parrish & Sons Became the First Black Woman-Owned Firm to Win the Mr. K Award

Fahteema Parrish had a unique path into the construction industry and entrepreneurship. Born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri, Fahteema obtained an up close and personal view of what hard work really looked like. Her mother and father were entrepreneurs and owned their own HVAC business. Growing up, she remembers going on...

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Brittany Fugate of Cenetric

Setbacks, Losing Home, Car Led to Accolades, Major Growth for KC Founder

Grit can get you far in life — and in entrepreneurship. It’s taken Brittany Fugate from struggling student to young mom to acclaimed business owner. As president and CEO of Cenetric, Brittany leads a team of nearly 30 and provides managed IT expertise to organizations of all sizes. She’s been recognized...

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Fire Up Your New Business with These Hot Kansas City Entrepreneur Classes, Workshops

There’s no way around it: Starting a new business is a lot of work. Fortunately, Kansas City is filled with experts ready to lend a helping hand. This summer, KCSourceLink’s Resource Partners are offering a ton of classes and events to help you build your new venture. Whether you’re starting from...

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Tameisha and Cameron Martin of Love Is Key

This KC Entrepreneur Couple Started and Grew a Food Business during a Downturn

Learn how Tameisha and Cameron Martin turned a family dream into a real food business, Love Is Key.

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12 KC Entrepreneurs Reveal How They Turned Their Dreams into a Business

Explore how these Kansas City small business owners and entrepreneurs got started and what keeps them going.

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Feeling Stuck? Here’s How KCSourceLink Can Help Move Your Business Forward (for Free)

Here are all the ways KCSourceLink can help Kansas City entrepreneurs like you find the right resources to move your business or business idea forward.

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These KC Classes, Workshops Can Help Your New Business Reach New Heights

Get your Kansas City business started on the right foot with help from experts who’ve been there, done that.

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