KC.UP Minority Accelerator is one of the key initiatives of the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri. 

To learn more about this and other programs, please visit https://www.edckc.com/development/initiatives/

Sifan Liu and Joseph Parilla, 

Brookings Institution

Rodney Sampson, author Kingonomics and Co-Founder, OHUB

3rd Fridays Entrepreneurship Series 

OHUB.KC IS ALREADY

MAKING AN IMPACT

  • 1,200+ attendees at 3rd Friday’s events

  • $750M in VC funding has visited KCMO

  • 180 applicants to ESP training

  • 100 participants in CEO of My Life

  • 60 participants in 6 Month Startup

  • 10 participants in NewMe Pre-Accelerator

  • $50,000 in non-dilutive grants awarded

  • $250,000 in founder friendly capital to be invested in Q1 '20 in five high growth startups

  • Two startups committing to open an office in KCMO

  • SXSW Demo Day featuring Mayor Quinton Lucas scheduled

  • And more!

Rodney Sampson, Co-Founder of OHUB

Jeanette Prenger, President & CEO of ECCO Select

 
Interested in supporting or funding KC.UP along with these existing partners?
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