Reading and Understanding Financial Statements

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...

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ELEVATIONLAB TECH Venture

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...

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ELEVATIONLAB™ NEW VENTURE

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...

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2024 Hottest Business Ideas, Trends & Markets

Don't get left behind! 2024 is looking to be a strong year for America's small businesses. To take advantage of these opportunities, you need to keep up with the latest business trends, startup ideas, and consumer behaviors or risk getting left behind. In this webinar, we'll talk about breakthrough small business...

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Pitching to Investors

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...

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Pitching to Investors

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...

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Myth Busters: Entrepreneurial Edition

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 busted! Leave...

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Winning Federal Research Grants: SBIR/STTR Workshop

An introductory look at how to win Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Research grants. Learn how to find, apply, and create a strategies to gain funding for a growing technology business. The highly competitive SBIR program encourages domestic small businesses to engage in federal research and research development (R&D)...

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Global Entrepreneurship Week - Kansas City 2023 panelists and attendees pose for a picture

See How You Can Keep the GEWKC Magic Going Into 2024 and Beyond

As Global Entrepreneurship Week - KC comes to a close, here's how you can keep the inspiration, expert advice and networking going into 2021 and beyond.

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Myth Busters: Entrepreneurial Edition

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 busted! Leave...

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