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Reverse Pitch Connects Corporations With Entrepreneurs

Something extraordinary happened in Kansas City last Thursday. For the second year in a row, some of Kansas City's largest organizations participated in a reverse pitch. KCNext, the host and organizer, brought in a capacity crowd of over 200 entrepreneurs and other Global Entrepreneurship Week event participants. There were 65 events in Kansas City spread across a week and a half. But this event was different. This one was special.

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Posted by: Nathan Kurtz
on November 25, 2013
'New' Startup Hubs Rely on Deep Roots

Thriving entrepreneurial hot spots do not just pop up overnight. It takes more than a few growing startups to turn a city intro a hub of entrepreneurial activity. This thought is confirmed by a new Kauffman Foundation white paper entitled "Path-Dependent Startup Hubs - Comparing Metropolitan Performance: High-Tech and ICT Startup Density".

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Posted by: Amanda Schnieders
on September 04, 2013
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