Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: Long aware of the vital role entrepreneurs play in sustained economic health, a variety of organizations in the Kansas City region continually work to create an environment in which up-and-coming businesses may grow and thrive.

The Crossroads Arts and Design District houses hundreds of local artists and studies, and is one of the most concentrated gallery districts in the nation.

Google chose Kansas City as the pilot region for Google Fiber, a lightning-fast Wi-Fi connection that allows twice the innovation in half the time.

1 Million Cups, a nationally recognized think tank created by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, provides entrepreneurs the opportunity to present to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors and fellow entrepreneurs.

The Kansas City region is the ideal location to launch your big idea. View additional resources below.

KC Animal Health Investment Forum

KC Animal Health Corridor hosts the only opportunity in the world for early-to mid-sized animal health companies to openly seek business partnerships and opportunities. 

Reverse Pitch

Large companies turn the tables on entrepreneurs by pitching for partnerships at this KCnext sponsored event.

Discover the history of entrepreneurship in Kansas City.

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