SparkLabKC holds demo day for inaugural class

TECH Cocktail

Today, SparkLabKC is hosting their first demo day for their inaugural class of startups, providing them an opportunity to pitch to prospective angel investors and venture capital investors from across the Midwest. Over the course of the 90-day intensive program, the 10 affiliated startups involved received seed capital, mentoring, free workspaces, and free legal, accounting, financial, and human resources advice.

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Twentyseven Global Looks Forward to SparkLabKC’s Inaugural Demo Day

Twenty Seven Global

Twentyseven Global is excited about SparkLabKC’s Demo Day, an event which will gather investors from across the Midwest to engage ongoing investment support for startups in the Kansas City area. The event is scheduled for Aug. 23 at the National World War I Museum in Kansas City, Mo.

Kevin Fryer, managing director of SparkLabKC, and his team hope to gather 150 to 200 investors from across the Midwest to engage ongoing investment support for startupsin the Kansas City area.

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SparkLabKC Prepares for Demo Day on Aug. 23

Thinking Bigger Business Media Inc.

Jim Spencer, the founder of video news service Newsy, will speak at SparkLabKC’s first-ever Demo Day on Aug. 23 at the National World War I Museum.

It’s only been a few months since the business accelerator program announced its inaugural class of startups. For the past three months, those companies have received seed capital, mentoring and other services as they worked to get ready for Demo Day.

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Accelerator SparkLabKC joins Google Fiber to put Kansas City on the map for startups


Kansas City most recently attracted attention from the startup community because of super-fast Google Fiber, but the just-announced startup accelerator SparkLabKC could help solidify KC as a genuine startup hub.

While San Francisco, New York, Boulder, Austin, and several other cities around the country are known for their statup scenes, Kansas City hasn’t quite attracted that reputation. But when Google Fiber was announced...

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