KC - THE STARTUP CITY

Kansas City is where the action is for entrepreneurs. The Kansas City region provides a remarkable array of support services for startup companies from community-based incubators, to university programs such as the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Innovation Center, to the Helzberg Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program and the Kauffman Foundation. The region also has a substantial angel investing community.

SparkLabKC startup companies not only get access to these deep resources but also receive seed capital; mentoring; legal, accounting, financial and human resource advisory services; and introductions to early-stage investors during a formal prototype demonstration day.

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And there’s more to the story.

  • Entrepreneur.com says Kansas City is a hub for tech startups.
  • StartupDigest.com ranks Kansas City among the top five fastest growing startup communities in the world. 
  • The Wall Street Journal reports Kansas City is “Where the Action Is” for information technology.
  • Forbes Magazine counts Kansas City as one of the “The U.S.’ Biggest Brain Magnets” for attracting college graduates.
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    Apply now for the SparkLabKC  Business Accelerator Program

    Applications accepted October 15 - December 1, 2014

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