Sixteen Kansas City, Missouri, entrepreneurs took home cash prizes May 7 as part of the new Dare to Venture Micro-Grant Competition. At a critical time when small businesses need funds the most, the program offered a total of $30,000 in microgrants to entrepreneurs who are starting or growing businesses in the city’s [...]
Look what LaToyia Mays has been up to during this crisis! Making positive changes for the community and her business. LaToyia is a member of our current Cohort 10 of ScaleUP! Kansas City and a long time SBDC client. We love getting to share these great stories! Check out the KTV5 Story!
We are always proud to see our clients success! Laura Manivong with Fattyhead Keto Crust has been working with a counselor at Missouri SBDC at UMKC since early 2019 and we've gotten to see all the growth! Take a look at what Startland News had to say about her pivot for COVID - 19. Story [...]
Our office hopes you are doing well during this difficult time. Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions or concerns—our goal is to help. We also need help from you. State officials have asked us for information to determine how many Missouri residents have received or been approved for SBA funds, [...]
The COVID pandemic has changed almost everything each of us do during our day. This is almost more true for brick and mortar small businesses; forced to close their doors by the stay-at-home orders. Trish Fitzsimmons at Yarn Social is making sure to keep the SOCIAL in her business. Her store is about fostering and [...]