OUR PROGRAMS

We’re expanding and enhancing Kansas City’s startup and entrepreneur ecosystem through efforts that encourage collisions, co-learning, and community among visitors, newcomers, and existing stakeholders.

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STARTLAND
NEWS

A digital news source reporting KC's most innovative ideas from entrepreneurs, startups, government, educators and corporations.

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KANSAS CITY
STARTUP VILLAGE

An entrepreneurial micro-community located around the intersection of 45th Street & State Line Road and spanning two states (MO and KS.)

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VILLAGE
SQUARE

A coworking studio, innovation center and community gathering space located at 4436 State Line Road just over the MO border in Kansas City, KS.

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MECA
CHALLENGE

Innovation competition designed for both youth and corporate teams. Participants work with an entrepreneur mentor to solve a real-world problem.

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TOURS AND
PANELS

Tours of the Kansas City Startup Village and/or startup innovation hotspots in Kansas City, as well as targeted panel discussions.

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ECOSYSTEM
CONSULTING

Our leadership assist national, regional and local entrepreneurial organizations to improve systems and promote long-term vision and sustainability.

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#STARTUPKC
INITIATIVES

A series of #StartupKC community initiatives, including StartupKC Edu, StartupKC Lab, StartupKC Aristotle and StartupKC Help Desk.

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MOST LIKELY
TO SUCCEED

Audience screening of the award-winning documentary that outlines issues and innovations in education, followed by a panel discussion.