Kansas City startup Local Ruckus pivoted to something really needed in the event space and it’s paying off.
What the sock? Kansas City startup Sock 101 is taking to Kickstarter to launch a new line, and of course since they’re a startup you can subscribe for a pair of socks a month, more here.
Kansas City’s ThinkBig accelerator announced this morning a brand new partnership with Microsoft Ventures. This new Microsoft partnership compliments the Microsoft BizSpark program to the select few accelerators that have been chosen. Microsoft Ventures currently has accelerator locations in Tel Aviv, Bangalore and Beijing and will open or partner with several more soon, including ThinkBig. […]
Techstars expands into Kansas City in new partnership with Sprint for the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator. More here.
It’s Fashion Week in New York, and while New Yorkh is growing as a hub of technology, it’s all about fashion throughout Manhattan and the surrounding areas. Tens of thousands of designers (the fashion type), stylists, and others in the fashion industry make a pilgrimage to New York to show off the latest trends for […]
Kansas City’s ThinkBig Accelerator prepares for big demo day August 28th.
Blake Miller the Managing Director of Kansas City’s ThinkBig Accelerator is speaking at Everywhere Else Cincinnati September 29-October 1st. We talk to him about running an accelerator in this interview.
Food trucks are becoming popular in cities across the nation. Hot food–often gourmet–out of a truck? What’s not to love? Well, for one thing, you can never find them. Seriously, never. No matter how closely you watch Twitter or Facebook, you always seem to just miss the truck you’re craving. That’s what happened to Truckily […]
One of the big benefits to growing your startup in Kansas City is the proximity to the Kauffman Foundation. The group is constantly backing, helping, and innovating in the startup community space. Kansas City often gets the earliest access to the Foundation’s newest programs like 1 Million Cups. Now, our friends at Silicon Prairie News […]
What do Brad Feld, Kansas City, and Google Fiber have in common? Well combine them all together and you have the subject of a social experiment that Feld is doing to further the startup community in Kansas City. Kansas City was the second city in the United States to get 1 gb fiber available to […]
If you’ve always wanted to start an investment portfolio, but getting thousands of dollars together was out of reach, than you’re in luck. A new Kansas City startup, TreeSwing, is releasing a mobile app that will allow investors to start investing in mutual funds with as little as $1. If the company takes off, TreeSwing […]
Over the course of last week’s everywhereelse.co The Startup Conference people saw that Tennessee was a contender in the startup and entrepreneurial space. What some may not realize is that it Chattanooga Tennessee that was the first to offer wall to wall gigabit Ethernet. Two years ago Chattanooga, the city known for it’s choo-choo, became […]
A startup pitch event that the Kauffman Foundation created this spring, is going global. The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation has been driving startups through global events by participating heavily with Startup Weekend, Startup America and sponsoring many startup and entrepreneurial events across the globe. 1 Million Cups is an informal weekly meetup, that until now, […]
Over the past few years, reuse has become. $250 million dollar industry. In the United States there are over 1200 reuse stores. Reuse stores, like the Habitat for Humanity Re-Store, sell used or overstocked building supplies, and household goods at a huge discount to get these items out of landfills and repurposed for other projects. […]