Author: Thinking Bigger Business Staff

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New Bioscience Training Facility Coming to Olathe

To help fill skilled labor gaps in the local bioscience sector, Olathe-based startup Ronawk is creating a STEM training facility that will offer market-driven certifications not readily found at other area educational institutions. These science, technology, engineering and mathematics certifications are intended to both support Ronawk’s own employee needs and retain more bioscience talent in the Kansas City region as a whole. Ronawk is a biomanufacturing company specializing in 3D…

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Big Outdoor Event. Big Storms. No Problem?

An Overland Park, Kansas, firm is trying to make it a little easier for insurance agents to give their business clients some peace of mind when it comes to planning big outdoor events. Vortex Weather Insurance’s new ProIQ portal allows agents to quickly provide parametric insurance options to organizers of fairs, festivals, concerts and sports tournaments seeking protection from bad weather revenue losses. ProIQ is designed to speed up the…

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City Market Restaurant Will Offer Fresh Food Fast

KC Commercial Realty Group and City Market announced this week a new quick-service restaurant, Daily Kitchen, at 307 Main Street on the west side of City Market. The Daily Kitchen will offer "fresh takes on old standards," including: soups, salads, hot and cold sandwiches and daily specials. A grab-and-go section will be available packed with unique salads, boxed lunches and party trays. The restaurant will also offer convenient online ordering,…

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CEO Change Coming at Cerner

CEO Brent Shafer will be leaving Cerner, the Kansas City, Mo.-based healthcare technology company announced today. The board of directors has initiated the process of identifying the company’s next CEO. Shafer plans to serve as chairman and CEO until his successor has been appointed, at which time he will serve as a senior advisor for a year. The Cerner board also has approved a new share repurchase program, which allows…