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ScaleUP! Kansas City announces ninth cohort

Fifteen area entrepreneurs have primed their local companies for the next step of their expansion. The group of local business owners has been selected as the ninth cohort of ScaleUP! Kansas City, a program that provides support for growth-oriented businesses. ScaleUP! KC provides qualified companies with revenue of more than $150,000 to reach their expansion goals. The program is funded through a grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and…

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KC startup TicketRX acquired by global company

A Kansas City startup focused in the commercial trucking industry just announced its acquisition by an international company. TicketRX, an innovative startup that provides legal support for traffic citations and violations, announced today that it will join forces with MSTS, a global payments and credit solutions provider based in Overland Park. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The new brand, called ORDP Powered By TicketRX, will be managed by TicketRX founder…

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Big Breakfast

Join us for the Big Breakfast, a quarterly event spotlighting the entrepreneurs featured in Thinking Bigger Business magazine, for a panel discussion. Join Thinking Bigger for a panel discussion of Kansas City entrepreneurs sharing personal stories from their own companies and advice you can put to work in yours – all while enjoying a BIG Breakfast. Panelists have recently been featured on the cover of Thinking Bigger Business magazine so…

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Kauffman Foundation taps ECJC vice president

OneKC for Women and the Enterprise Center in Johnson County announced that Melissa Roberts, vice president of strategy and economic development, will leave the ECJC executive team to take a position with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. “We are disappointed to see Melissa leave our team,” said Sherry Turner, founder of OneKC for Women. “But we are excited that she now has the opportunity to make a broader impact on…