Onward, FinLab, FinTech, Ronnie Washington
A startup with ties to Kansas City recently won a spot in the New York-based Financial Solutions Lab (FinLab).  Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Onward Financial Inc. founder Ronnie Washington graduated from NBKC’s FountainCity Fintech accelerator in December and has continued to do work out of Kansas City. “It’s really, really exciting,” Washington said about winning the position. “I just received the news on Tuesday, so this week has just been crazy.” Only five U.S….
Kansas City-based business law firm Spencer Fane LLP recently announced 13 attorneys have been elected partners, five of whom constitute expansion into two new markets for the firm.  Spencer Fane’s expansion into Minneapolis, Minn., and Tampa, Fla., marks new geographical territory for the firm. The new additions increase the firm’s offices nationwide to 17. Donald Heeman, Jessica Nelson and Randi Winter joined Spencer Fane from Minneapolis, effective Jan. 8., while…