Pitching to Investors

Zoom

Learn about what investors need to know and want to see before making an investment in a start-up. Presented by Michele Weigand, Managing Partner of Focused Perspective with over 27 years of Finance and Business Development experience. Michele was the former Chief Investment Officer for KTEC and managed investments for GE Mortgage and GE Reinsurance. [...]

$49

The First Steps to Starting a Business

4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64110

Are you ready to learn the basics of starting a new business? This three-hour class provides an overview of the critical first steps needed to start a business. Participants learn to assess their strengths and weaknesses in terms of business ownership, and the importance of planning, meeting legal and regulatory requirements and identifying sources of [...]

$49

The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64110

This course is designed for business owners and managers who need to know how to create a business plan for their organization so the plan can be a useful management tool. During this course, participants will learn the importance of business plans, the key required elements of a basic plan and data that must be [...]

$49

ELEVATIONLAB NEW VENTURE

4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64110

This session has five consecutive classes on Tuesdays.  Attendance at all five classes is highly encouraged. Do you dream of owning your own business? Are you ready for a realistic perspective on whether or not people really want to buy what you want to sell? This program helps aspiring  and newer entrepreneurs look at all aspects [...]

$649

Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps

Zoom

This introductory seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. We cover how to get started in government contracting arena including federal, state and local government registrations and certifications. After attending this orientation seminar, a business is eligible to sign up for MO PTAC services including:•Marketing to the Government•Identifying [...]

KCMO Small Business Certifications Class – 101

Missouri PTAC 4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City, Missouri

This in-person class presents an overview of the small business certifications offered by the city of Kansas City and state of Missouri. The course includes the Kansas City MBE, WBE, SLBE, DBE, ACDBE & SBE Certifications, as well as the Missouri MBE, WBE, DBE & SDVE Certifications. Business benefits, eligibility rules, documents required, and the [...]

Winning Federal Research Grants: SBIR/STTR Workshop

Zoom

An introductory look at how to win Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Research grants. Learn how to find, apply, and create a strategies to gain funding for a growing technology business. The highly competitive SBIR program encourages domestic small businesses to engage in federal research and research development (R&D) that has the [...]

$49

The First Steps to Starting a Business

4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64110

Are you ready to learn the basics of starting a new business? This three-hour class provides an overview of the critical first steps needed to start a business. Participants learn to assess their strengths and weaknesses in terms of business ownership, and the importance of planning, meeting legal and regulatory requirements and identifying sources of [...]

$49

The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64110

This course is designed for business owners and managers who need to know how to create a business plan for their organization so the plan can be a useful management tool. During this course, participants will learn the importance of business plans, the key required elements of a basic plan and data that must be [...]

$49

ELEVATIONLAB TECH VENTURE

4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64110

This class meets for 9 weeks on Thursdays from 3:00pm - 6:00pm; Attendance at all 9 sessions is highly encouraged. You’re on the cusp of developing a cutting-edge technology or science-based business while Kansas City’s entrepreneurial community is buzzing and moving faster than ever before. You want to be part of it, but you need [...]

$75