Entrepreneur Resources

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Kauffman’s entrepreneurship work is national in scale and global in reach. Its entrepreneurship strategy supports entrepreneurs in the U.S. by expanding signature education programs, notably Founders School, FastTrac, and 1 Million Cups, and investing in proven education models. The foundation also seeks to foster startup communities and develop challenges to spur entrepreneurial activity in select metropolitan areas.

Visit their website www.kauffman.org/what-we-do/entrepreneurship

KC SourceLink

KCSourceLink has also been leading the effort to make Kansas City America’s most entrepreneurial city. KCSourceLink helps aspiring startups and established small businesses find the right business resource to start, scale or accelerate. Its mission is to help small businesses in the Kansas City region grow and succeed. We provide small business with free, easy access to the help you need – when you need it.

Visit their website www.kcsourcelink.com

Launch KC

LaunchKC is designed to attract tech entrepreneurs locally, regionally and nationally to apply and compete for ten $50,000 non-dilutive grants, mentorship, transitional work space and other incentives. LaunchKC selects the top-scoring entrepreneurs and then supports and assists them with coaching, mentoring and funding to develop high growth, successful businesses in Kansas City.

Visit their website www.launchkc.org