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LaunchKC awarded $500,000 in grants to these 10 grant recipient companies on the final day of the Techweek Kansas City conference in September.LaunchKC is in the news again … this time with the Startland News, which reported on Friday: Kansas City’s popular grants competition LaunchKC has raised the stakes for applicants in 2017. Instead of allocating […]
The Urban Living Tour will return to Downtown KC on Saturday, Dec. 10 – marking a renaissance in urban living options and a resulting surge in Downtown residents. The self-guided tour will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 10, and will feature 20 properties. The tour will be a part of Downtown […]
It’s Global Entrepreneurship Week, and the Athena League is celebrating KC’s Women in Entrepreneurship Day with a special VOX event. Join us for networking and a panel discussion this evening with the female founders of LaunchKC grant-winning companies. Learn more about our panelists — MyCroft founder Kris Adair, ConsultUS founder Gretchen Henry, and FEWDM co-founder […]
Kansas City is abuzz this week with events and learning opportunities, as part of the annual Global Entrepreneurship Week activities that run now through Sunday. Founded in Kansas City by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to […]
Thanks A Million, Kansas City! With that theme, the Kansas City Streetcar is expected to crest 1 million riders today – just five months after the two-mile starter route began service exclusively in Downtown KC. Here’s a breakdown of what to expect this afternoon: WHAT: After 5 months of service, the Kansas City Streetcar […]