Author: Katy Ibsen

Building KC

Kansas City stands out as logistics hub for reasons beyond its geography

Chris Gutierrez, president of KC SmartPort, is still surprised that in the last five to six years, over 25 million square feet of product and distribution building has been built on a speculative basis, meaning there was no tenant signed on at the outset of construction. “Developers and real estate teams are building these, hoping they get a client or tenant — and a majority of those have been filled.…

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Launch[ED] Day celebrates Leanlab’s fifth anniversary

On Nov. 8, Leanlab Education will celebrate its fifth anniversary and fifth class of entrepreneurs with the culmination of its K12 Fellowship at Launch[ED] Day. Leanlab promotes the advancement of education-geared startups. Recently the nonprofit hosted a three-month accelerator program, Leanlab’s K12 Fellowship, which connected teachers and students to early-stage entrepreneurs for the purpose of mentoring through coaching and direct feedback on the startups. (more…)