Wes Smith (left) and Roy Scott (right), cofounders of Healthy Hip Hop

Empowering Kids through Healthy Hip Hop: A Journey from Music to Tech Entrepreneurship

The journey of Kansas City startup Healthy Hip Hop began with a personal revelation for its founder, Roy Scott, who, after reflecting on the impact of mainstream hip-hop, envisioned a platform that could offer a healthier alternative for young listeners. Roy grew up in Kansas City immersed in hip-hop culture....

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The SaRA Health team

See How KC Tech Startup SaRA Health is Transforming Physical Therapy

Digital health startup SaRA Health was born out of a simple yet profound idea – improving patient experiences in physical therapy.   The company’s co-founder and CEO Steven Coen, who himself was a frustrated patient, had received exceptional care from his physical therapists but felt a lack of continuity between visits. This led...

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KC Tech Startup XReps Is Poised to Change How Football Teams Train

Cutting-edge technology helps Kansas City entrepreneurs level the playing field for football teams and quarterbacks.

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High-Tech Army Career Inspired Marketing Startup’s Mission, Move to KC

Jannae Gammage's personal trials and opportunities in the Army as an intelligence analyst primed her to start her own tech business in KC.

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As COVID-19 Pauses Legal World, KC’s Stenovate Uses Pandemic for Strategic Launch

Stenovate launched its platform for court reporters mid-pandemic. The timing might be ideal — and serve as proof there’s no wrong time to start a business.

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How KC’s Claude Harris Transformed His College Prep Business into a Tech Startup

Claude Harris says when he created College Coaching Network years ago, he didn't know he was running a tech business.

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KC Entrepreneur Philip Hickman Wants Interactive Stories in Everyone’s Pocket

Philip Hickman's lifelong love of learning brought him back to Kansas City to build an app that aims to put interactive books in everyone's pockets.

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