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6851_e649da0c27_small May 13, 2014 by Kate Brosseau

Kansas City NexusHQ, a software developer for the insurance and financial services industry, is a company built on cross-country cultures. Founders Kyle Ginavan and Mark Chai, combined their Kansas farm town and city slicker roots, respectively, to create what they believe is the first provider of an operating system tailored to insurance agencies. read more

6621_ea92eed6dc_small March 25, 2014 by Kate Brosseau

Kansas City Roughly an hour and a half from his office in the Kansas City Startup Village, EyeVerify CEO and founder Toby Rush was trained in the art of entrepreneurship. It wasn't in a classroom or under the wing of a seasoned business icon, but in the fields of his family's farm in Severance, Kan. ... read more

6333_1416bb83f3_small December 19, 2013 by Megan Bannister

Kansas City Just in time for the holidays, the Kansas City Startup Village is hoping to raise some money to help the city's current and future entrepreneurs before the tax credit window closes Dec. 27... read more

December 17, 2013 by Fred Bauters

Kansas City Kansas City Startup Village has spent a little more than a year building a community that provides density, mentorship and resources for entrepreneurs. Now the group is taking a close look at where it walks. Along with the rest of ... read more

6247_97613dc3a5_small November 17, 2013 by Fred Bauters

Kansas City Watch what thirteen teams have made during Startup Weekend Kansas City this afternoon at 4 p.m. by joining in for the ... read more

6245_1a38df408b_small November 17, 2013 by Fred Bauters

Kansas City The eighth Startup Weekend Kansas City is underway—this time on the Kansas side of the line—with final presentations starting at 4 p.m. today; thirteen teams formed from 36 original presentations... read more

6183_bdce4242fa_small October 28, 2013 by Fred Bauters

Kansas City, the platform for local event discovery that spawned from Local Ruckus, only recently launched its site October 1. So if you didn't know what the hubbub was all about, now you can learn more while helping them win a national competition on their way ... read more

6119_9e20411861_small October 3, 2013 by Fred Bauters

Kansas City There have been plenty of heart-to-heart conversations between Adam Arredondo and Matthew Marcus over the last year about balancing work on their startup with a new startup. The Local Ruckus co-founders—and now, executives ... read more

6112_82c07db4df_small October 1, 2013 by Fred Bauters

Kansas City Local Ruckus has been a mainstay of the Kansas City Startup Village since day one in October 2012. But since Adam Arredondo founded the company back in February 2011, the events-discovery startup has gone through several stages... read more

August 19, 2013 by Fred Bauters

Kansas City Pipeline, the Midwest-based business leadership development program and network of entrepreneurs, announced today it has opened applications for its 2014 Fellowship. The program invites roughly 10 Fellows each year, targeting entrepreneurs whose companies are entering a growth stage. After ... read more

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