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Raising Money in Kansas City

A lot has happened since our 2015 report on Kansas City’s funding ecosystem: Kansas City has made huge strides in terms of loans, grants and seed capital, but we still have a way to go in other departments. For the full picture, check out our We Create Capital: June 2016 Update, and enjoy these fun pictures from our announcement breakfast.

Tips for all entrepreneurial types: startup, microenterprise, main street, second stage and innovation-led

Tips for Startups   Tips for Microenterprises - Small, lifestyle businesses   Tips for Main Street Businesses - Those with customers & store fronts  Tips for Second Stage Firms - Established businesses poised to expand  Tips for Innovation-Led Companies

Startups | Microenterprises | Main Street | Second Stage | Innovation-led

Find Funding for Your Biz

Meet the Money Line, a map of Kansas City’s funding continuum, from debt to venture capital, from inception through exit. Climb aboard now.

Where Are They Now?

We looked at 135 KC-area companies that received funding in 2013-14, to determine where those companies are currently located. Find out what we learned.

Summertime & the Learnin’ is Easy 

Join Digital Sandbox KC for Summer in the Sand at the Sprint Accelerator to learn from area experts at no cost to you. RSVP now.

What KC Investors Want

Investors in Kansas City are interested in early-stage companies, but want more due diligence, according to a recent survey. Learn more.

How I Funded It

Kansas City entrepreneurs share how they funded their businesses. Get the inspiration you need, right here.

Be a Producer, Not a Consumer

Join us at the Black Entrepreneurs Blueprint to Success Summit on August 6, featuring Dre Taylor of Nile Valley Aquaponics, Catina Taylor of Dreams KC, and many more. Register now.

Follow the Money

Whether you’re a seasoned entrepreneur ready to make an exit, or the leader of a nonprofit, there’s a class for you this July in KC. Sign up now.

Show Me the Money

Each month, we highlight the businesses in Kansas City that are receiving funding and making all the right moves to grow from startup to second stage. Find out which companies got funding

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