The workers’ compensation market is a $70 billion industry—one that’s ripe for innovation.
Bardavon, a young company from Overland Park, is doing its part to increase efficiency and improve care for injured workers. It has created a suite of online tools that help employers better track the progress of injured workers’ care. Its proprietary platform also gathers analytics to create “dashboards” that employers can use to monitor the effectiveness of their workers’ comp program. (more…)
Architect Paul Francis trained his keen mind in the 1990s on a problem that NASA astronauts faced while orbiting the Earth in the International Space Station: the need to exercise. Eventually, his breakthrough solution would not only help NASA but also lead to the launch of OYO Fitness. (more…)
Michael and Kerry Amigoni, owners of Amigoni Urban Winery at 1505 Genessee St., have acquired the former Bill Brady Gallery space, located to the north of the Amigoni tasting room in the Livestock District of the West Bottoms. The Amigonis have consolidated their off-site production to make wine and age it in barrels in this newly converted space. (more…)
Trying to find the right paint color for a room is a struggle. The process typically involves at least one trip to the hardware store to gather paint swatches and perhaps paint a sample on the wall before deciding.(more…)
Kansas City’s rich history of distilling began more than a century ago, but it evaporated after Prohibition was enacted in 1922. In fact, buying a bottle of gin, whiskey or vodka made in Kansas City was impossible until a few years ago. With the arrival of J. Rieger & Company, Tom’s Town Distilling Company, Restless Spirits Distilling Company, and several other distilleries, locally-made spirits are flowing in and out of Kansas City once again.(more…)