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Whiteboard2Boardroom connects entrepreneurs and businesses to technologies available for licensing.

Digital Sandbox KC provides early-stage proof-of-concept support for digital products.

Missouri Small Business & Technology Development Center provides technical assistance to startup and existing businesses.

ScaleUP! Kansas City helps businesses with revenues around $200K scale toward their first $1 million.

Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Centers helps local businesses obtain government contracts.

KCInvestED helps investors learn more about investing in KC startups.

SourceLink® helps communities nationwide build vibrant and vital entrepreneurial ecosystems.
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Show Me The Money: January 2020 | MOSourceLink
By Donette Lowe
February 14, 2020

Show Me the Money: Missouri Startups That Received Funding in January 2020

Capital is one of the biggest doors (and sometimes hurdles) to entrepreneurship, business and overall advancement of the community. Each month, we’ll highlight the businesses in Missouri that are receiving funding and making moves to grow from a startup to a second-stage business. Here are companies that landed investments in January 2020:

Save-A-Lot raised $138 million

Edward Jones investments raised $49.23 million from undisclosed investors

Sequoia Sciences raised $40.91 million from undisclosed investors

Neocova raised $9.58 million  

Tesseract Ventures raised $2.4 million from undisclosed investors

NewLeaf Symbiotics raised $2 million from undisclosed investors 

Bonfyre raised $1.2 million from undisclosed investors

Retropsoas Technologies raised $300k from undisclosed investors 

Healthy HipHop raised $120k 

Boddle and Plabook each were awarded $50k

Funding information is gathered from CB Insights, the media and public announcements from our Resource Partners.

Need to learn more about what type of money you need?

Check out our guide on funding your business in Missouri. It’s full of definitions, resources and all the info you’ll need. And when you’re ready to get matched with the right capital at the right time, give us a call at 866-870-6500.

What’s the current state of capital in Missouri?

We put together a report called Show Me Capital that takes a deep look at the Missouri capital landscape, any gaps and goals. Download it here to stay informed and make a strategic plan. 

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Email us at We want to know your wins. 

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