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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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Application Deadline: InvestMidwest

Monday, February 8 @ 11:00 pm - Tuesday, February 9 @ 12:00 am • Organized By InvestMidwest Venture Capital Forum
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InvestMidwest highlights the most-promising startups in the Midwest region. This is an opportunity for presenting companies to pitch to 150+ investors at one time. 

Applications to pitch at InvestMidwest are now open!

Presenting companies we're looking for:

  • Located within the central corridor of the United States
  • Seeking $1M to $20M in Series A or B investment
  • Revenue projections of $20 million within five years (with the exception of life sciences companies) 
We are seeking companies in three industry tracks: 

  • Food/agriculture
  • Life Sciences
  • Technology 
Deadline to apply: Monday, February 8, 2021 at 11:59pm cst
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