Author: Thinking Bigger Business Staff

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Angel investment group iiM funds $2.3M in animal health, ag-tech, human health

A local angel investment group has put more than $2 million into innovative health- and agriculture-related companies.  Innovation in Motion, launched in 2013, recently completed funding for nine early stage companies in the animal health, ag-tech and human health verticals with commitments to two additional companies, for a total investment of $2.37 million. (more…)

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140+ companies apply to present at InvestMidwest Kansas City forum

More than 140 fast-growth startup companies from 19 states have applied to present their cases to prospective investors at the upcoming InvestMidwest Venture Capital Forum in Kansas City. The event will be March 19-20 at the Westin Kansas City at Crown Center, where companies will seek at least $1 million in funding. InvestMidwest, which is honoring 20 years of introducing fast-growth businesses to prospective investors, will continue to offer early…

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Digital Sandbox KC selects three new companies for funding

Digital Sandbox KC, a proof-of-concept program, wrapped up 2018 by adding three new companies selected for Sandbox project funding, including one from the Energy Sandbox, sponsored by Evergy Ventures (formerly GXP Investments). “It’s hard to believe we finished our fifth year for the program and have provided project funding to 111 regional startups,” said Jeff Shackelford, executive director of Digital Sandbox KC. (more…)

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Women’s Business Center announces Launch U program

The Kansas Small Business Development Center has announced a partnership with the Women’s Business Center and the KCK Chamber of Commerce to offer Launch U, a program to help entrepreneurs start and grow their business. Classes will take place in Kansas City, Kan., at the KCK Chamber offices, 727 Minnesota Ave. Orientation dates are Jan. 28 and Feb. 11, and starting on Feb. 25, classes will take place on every…