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Dare to Venture Announces $30K in Winnings

  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 [...]

By |2020-05-08T09:53:44-05:00May 8th, 2020|Blog, News|Comments Off on Dare to Venture Announces $30K in Winnings

4 Hacks to Help Your Business Hire and Retain the Right Talent

Hiring great employees isn’t easy. Every step brings its challenges and heartaches: recruiting stellar candidates, navigating the hiring process, onboarding new employees, inviting them into your company culture and encouraging high performance and professional development. And when you do find that great hire, what’s the secret to getting them to stay and grow with the [...]

By |2018-08-20T13:31:35-05:00August 20th, 2018|Blog, News|Comments Off on 4 Hacks to Help Your Business Hire and Retain the Right Talent

What is ELEVATIONLAB?

By Carmen DeHart Are you dreaming of a new business idea or ready to position your existing business for growth? ELEVATIONLAB launched in the fall of 2017 to help businesses at all stages with classes and workshops designed for entrepreneurial success. ELEVATIONLAB is THE training programs of the Missouri SBDC at UMKC , offering classes [...]

By |2019-09-27T14:01:14-05:00July 12th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on What is ELEVATIONLAB?

Urban Business Growth Initiative Offers Scholarships This Spring

URBAN BUSINESS GROWTH INITIATIVE OFFERS SCHOLARSHIPS THIS SPRING KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI (February 12, 2015) ----- The Urban Business Growth Initiative has already created economic impact with 18 business owners in Kansas City, Mo., and will help even more with scholarships to selected programs this spring. To date, more than 100 residents and/or business owners have [...]

By |2018-02-05T10:23:24-06:00February 25th, 2015|Blog, News|Comments Off on Urban Business Growth Initiative Offers Scholarships This Spring

JUNK Architects, PC, Kansas City, receives 2015 Excellence in Business Award

JUNK Architects, PC, Kansas City, receives 2015 Excellence in Business Award JUNK Architects, PC, of Kansas City, was honored Tuesday, Feb. 3, as a winner of the 2015 University of Missouri Extension Business Development Program’s (BDP) Excellence in Missouri Business Award. The awards highlight outstanding achievements by firms that have worked with the Missouri Small [...]

By |2018-02-05T10:03:33-06:00February 9th, 2015|Blog, News, Success Stories|Comments Off on JUNK Architects, PC, Kansas City, receives 2015 Excellence in Business Award
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