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April 16, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Kansas City Google Fiber for business seems to be coming closer to fruition. Some Kansas City businesses received emails this week saying Google will do a pilot program for small businesses in the area in exchange for feedback. The test pilot is ... read more

April 15, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Kansas City Lyft, the ridesharing service with the pink mustaches on cars, appears to be sniffing out the Omaha and Kansas City markets. Facebook and Craiglist ads for drivers have popped up in recent weeks and now Lyft employees are working out ... read more

April 15, 2014 by Fred Bauters

Kansas City Tech Cocktail is coming back to town tonight for its Kansas City Mixer & Startup Showcase at Boulevard Brewing Company from 5:30-8:30. Watch pitches from 10 startups while also networking with other investors and entrepreneurs in the ... read more

6698_0f3e9fc89e_small April 14, 2014 by Fred Bauters

Kansas City If money wasn’t an object, my next company would be… developing infrastructure for cheap, available Internet access worldwide. read more

6699_409088a0d0_small April 14, 2014 by Jordan Pascale

Kansas City MindMixer is closing its Nebraska offices and moving to Kansas City. The online civic engagement platform is moving nearly all of its operations by the end of the summer. MindMixer established an office in North Omaha's Mastercraft three years ago, and a KC office followed about six months later ... read more

April 10, 2014 by Fred Bauters

Kansas City Think Big Partners announced today on their blog that the group will be moving their operations this fall. Granted, it's only a block away… read more

6665_c28852a95f_small April 3, 2014 by Fred Bauters

Kansas City Accelerators are popping everywhere around the Silicon Prairie and nationwide, but there isn't much out there to make sure entrepreneurs are well-equipped to get accepted or start on day one. NEXT, a pre-accelerator program backed by Startup ... read more

6669_f239cbc699_small April 3, 2014 by Fred Bauters

Kansas City NASA's International Space Apps Challenge is landing in Kansas City April 11-13 again this year, back at digital marketing agency Ingenology. Registration is still open for web developers, designers, content developers and anyone else interested in building solutions ... read more

6668_f8607b14a1_small April 3, 2014 by Megan Bannister

Kansas City In October Kansas City-based app creation studio RareWire announced its first in-house app, Spine, a social platform to help users tell "micro-stories." Now, with the help of filmmaker Adam Carpentier, RareWire walks you through the process of creating the app with a 10-part documentary series ... read more

6658_0ed2f0c8c5_small April 1, 2014 by Megan Bannister & Jordan Pascale

Kansas City When the world jumped from dial-up to broadband, it changed the way we worked. In time, many hope Google Fiber, with Internet speed 100 times faster than current services, will do the same. But day-to-day, the implications of Google Fiber are not as great as Kansas City Startup Village co-leader Matthew Marcus says he envisioned… read more

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