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Global Entrepreneurship Week Kansas City Starts November 10

This year’s Global Entrepreneurship Week spans 13 days and features 100+ events to connect, empower, inspire and celebrate area entrepreneurs. Join KCSourceLink at “Startup to Success” on Wednesday, November 16, 10 a.m. at the Kauffman Foundation, to hear how local entrepreneurs grew their businesses from good idea to moneymaker. Head to now and start crafting your calendar.

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

#ShopLocalKC & Support Small Business

The holiday shopping season is officially upon us. If you own a local brick and mortar and want more love, get on our #ShopLocalKC map, here.

Small Business Helps Build Homes for Area Veterans 

With support from a working capital loan from AltCap, veteran-owned A.D. Heating & Air Service began work on a project benefitting area veterans. Learn more.

Tell Policymakers What You Need

This Federal Reserve small business credit survey takes less than 10 minutes. After 50 local business owners complete it, we will share a customized report with the community. Get started.

Ready to Grow Your Business to Greater Heights for $1 Million in Revenue?

Apply for ScaleUP! KC, a four-month program that immerses business owners in coaching, curriculum and a community of peers, all poised to help you be the next big thing in KC business. Apply now.

Workshop: How to Get Deals Done

Join leading minds in business planning, investing and social media for a free entrepreneurial sales workshop this Friday, November 4, at Mid-Continent Public Library. RSVP required.  

Nominate a Small Biz for the Mr. K Award

Do you know a successful small biz that is going above and beyond to serve its community? Nominate them now for the KC Chamber’s Small Business of the Year award! Noms close 11/18.

Win a $100 #ShopLocalKC Gift Basket with #GEWKCgo

Excited about Global Entrepreneurship Week? Take the #GEWKCgo Twitter photo challenge for a chance to win a #ShopLocalKC prize basket. Start playing 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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AMC Theatres  American Century Investments  Black & Veatch
Burns & McDonnell  Cerner Corporation  Hallmark
JE Dunn Construction  Kansas City Southern
Sprint  UMB

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