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KRockArt Launches from a Love of Painting

Kristen Rock Chouinard left a corporate career on the chance that she could turn her passion into a new business. Today, her love for painting has evolved from a therapeutic and creative outlet into an entrepreneurial quest with KRockArt. “When I create, one of my many hopes is that the piece will speak to its [...]

By |2019-03-12T15:11:33-05:00March 12th, 2019|Success Stories|Comments Off on KRockArt Launches from a Love of Painting

Bryan Shannon and TicketRX make a big leap

In June 2018, we shared the success story of Bryan and his company, TicketRX. Since then...big things have been happening! Jill Meyer and our SBTDC team have been with him the whole way. Bryan has recently sold his startup to a fintech company with global reach. It was not his first offer. As with every [...]

By |2019-03-07T16:07:55-05:00March 7th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Bryan Shannon and TicketRX make a big leap

Jen Rarey Harnessing Creativity

Jen Rarey was enjoying a successful eighteen-year career as a Creative Director at Hallmark when her name was among the hundreds who found themselves suddenly unemployed in the Hallmark layoff of 2015.  While she knew layoffs were coming, she thought her position was secure, but she was wrong.  Her head spinning from the shock, she [...]

By |2019-02-13T14:07:56-05:00February 13th, 2019|Success Stories|Comments Off on Jen Rarey Harnessing Creativity

The Brewkery Taps Handcrafted Kombucha

Taste a handcrafted, artisanal kombucha and meet the founders of this Lucky Elixir at The Brewkery, a kombucha brewery in the Northland. Founded in 2015 by Amy Goldman and Sean Galloway, The Brewkery opened with a mission to make great tasting, handcrafted, artisanal kombucha that is local, healthy and sustainable. By tapping into the services [...]

By |2019-01-11T08:52:29-05:00January 11th, 2019|Success Stories|Comments Off on The Brewkery Taps Handcrafted Kombucha

SBTDC clients chosen for 25 Under 25 award in 2019

Thinking Bigger has chosen the 25 Under 25 class for 2019 and we are proud to announce that four SBTDC clients are among those being honored. The award is given to Kansas City companies that have 25 or less employees and demonstrate growth and contribution to the KC entrepreneurial community and economy! We are so [...]

By |2019-01-11T08:49:49-05:00January 8th, 2019|News|Comments Off on SBTDC clients chosen for 25 Under 25 award in 2019