Past Issues

KC Entrepreneurs


Freedom Interiors: Workspaces that work

Freedom Interiors creates the kind of workspaces that make people excited for Monday morning. The company figures out exactly how clients want their offices to feel and function, then translates that vision into reality.

For the longest time, though, Carol Espinosa and her team couldn’t do the same thing for themselves. As a young, growing company, Freedom rented space in other people’s buildings.

That changed late last year, when Freedom moved into its new home at 4000 Washington St. in Kansas City. The 7,000-square-foot brick structure — at one point, home to Westport’s old post office — has been completely transformed into a showroom for Freedom’s interior design and the furnishings the company sells. (more…)

Senior services boom: Wide range of businesses cater to aging population

The numbers are staggering—but so, too, are the opportunities.

Baby boomers—Americans aged 55 to 75—number anywhere from 75 million to 83 million in the U.S. Generation X, which is the next younger group at ages 38 to 53, includes 61 million to 65 million people. In the next few years, most of them will be seniors or caring for seniors.

Businesses that are ready and waiting to cater to the needs of seniors will be in high demand. (more…)

Get to know Gen Z, the latest generation to join the workforce

Gen Z is the demographic cohort after the millennials (aka Generation Y). There is not a hard start or stop date to define the cohort known as Generation Z, but many demographers use birth years from the mid-1990s to mid-2000s.

This cohort is currently entering the workforce and will impact the way we conduct business for decades to come. (more…)

July 2018 Cover: Crema — ‘Say Yes and Figure It Out’

George Brooks, Daniel Linhart and the team at Crema build digital products—web and mobile apps, as well as software for wearables and IoT devices. From its studio just south of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, the agency based in Kansas City’s Crossroads Arts District serves startups and large businesses across the country. (more…)

Trucking Ahead

Orange EV drives the market for heavy-duty electric vehicles.

Not far from the automotive hub surrounding the Ford Motor Co. Kansas City assembly plant in the Northland, a local company is building electric vehicles—and taking its industry by storm. (more…)


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