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What will you accomplish this year?

Just a couple of weeks in and the new year is already in full swing. Have you made any resolutions for your business? Maybe you aim to finish your business plan, find a mentor, nail down your financial projections or codify your exit strategy?

We’re here with the resources you need to get there—by phone (816.235.6500), email or social media poke. In 2017, #YouCreateKC.

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

Nominations are now open!

Join our fun, bracket style, social media throwdown pitting you against 63 of KC’s finest brands. It’s great exposure for your biz and doesn’t cost you a dime. Nominate your biz now.

Your favorite 2016 Entrepreneurs in Action

See which 10 Entrepreneur in Action stories topped the charts in 2016. Dogs, 401(k)s, solar panels and BBQ—who do you think came in first?

A great year for KC entrepreneurship

Thousands of people reached out to KCSourceLink in 2016 for business-building resources. Read more about who reached out, what they asked for and how we helped.

Want to start a biz? Go to the library

If you have a business concept that you’ve always wanted to flesh out, connect with a specialist at the Mid-Continent Public Library and start your entrepreneurial story.  

Renew your focus on growth

If your goal is to increase your book of business in 2017, our Resource Partners have a few ideas on how you can stop stalling and start scaling.

Investing in Kansas City

Each month, we highlight the businesses in KC 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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