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Present at #GEWKC: Entrepreneurs Want to Learn from YOU

​You have lessons to share. And Kansas City wants to hear all about it. Submit your idea for a panel, workshop or session during Global Entrepreneurship Week–Kansas City, and share your insight, tips, successes and lessons with entrepreneurs who are hungry for your wisdom. Submit your event for #GEWKC now!

Not sure what to present at Global Entrepreneurship Week? Join us for an info session July 19 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. We’ll give you the inside scoop on some killer past sessions and connect you with others who’re interested in presenting at #GEWKC.

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Scale your business, with a community at your back

If you want to go beyond “just” running your business and really grow it, ScaleUP! KC is for you. Applications are open for the eighth cohort of ScaleUP! KC, an elite, intense, transformative four-month program that teaches driven small-business owners how to propel their business to the next level. Apply by July 20.

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Creatives, inventors, artists, makers: We built this newsletter just for you. It's chock-full of great insider tips and some real-world advice about starting your own business and how to grow it.

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

Underdogs can come out on top

Malfunctioning products, idea thieves and two warehouse floods costing tens of thousands of dollars didn’t deter Katie Petty from growing her product line and her business.

>>> Lessons from an underdog​​

Small business? Maximize your marketing

You don’t have to have a marketing team to be an awesome marketer. Learn how every business, no matter how small, can market like a boss. Ashley Heyburn of Makers Megaphone Coaching dishes the deets. 

>>> 5 tips for success

Building a community can build your brand

Katie Mabry van Dieren is stitching together a maker community that’s bursting at the seams. See how she went from a solo Etsy seller to a leader in KC’s indie craft community.

>>> Here’s how she’s creating communities

Forge your own entrepreneurial path

Dave Dalton was forced to shift his career more than once. Learn how he starting working for himself and built his own space for creatives and entrepreneurs like him.

All-Star Resource Partners get crowned

KCSourceLink turned 15! But we couldn’t have thrown a big baseball bash without our All-Star Resource Partners. See photos from the big day and the surprise we revealed.

Finding the recipe for your business

Cheryl Bisbee found the right ingredients for her business. See how she mixed in some planning, creativity and cocktail parties to get Boozy Botanicals off the shelf and into your glass.

>>> How she bottled success

Don't overlook this resource

Microloans aren’t small change—they could change your business. Two experts from AltCap reveal how these products can help small businesses and even artists.

>>> See how

Investing in Kansas City

Each month, we highlight the businesses in KC that are receiving funding and making the right moves to grow. Find out which companies got funding.

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