Kansas City Startup Happy Food Co. to Present at Colorado Capital Conference

Kansas City-based startup and Twentyseven Global client Happy Food Co. has been invited to present at the annual Colorado Capital Conference on November 15-16 in Denver. The conference is hosted each year by Rockies Venture Club and is open to angel investors, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, service providers, students and the general public. The Rockies Venture […]

Kansas City Based DST Systems Teams Up with Venture Capital Firm to Improve Healthcare

Last month it was announced that DST Systems has partnered with a California venture capital firm. Together, the two have a shared goal of launching 2-4 healthcare startups, according to the Kansas City Business Journal. DST Systems is a Kansas City-based corporation that provides information technology and outsourced business operations to the financial and healthcare […]

LaunchKC Announces 20 Tech Startup Finalists to Present During Techweek

  And then there were 20. Out of over 400 tech startups from across the globe who applied, 20 have been selected as finalists to vie for a piece of $500,000 in funding from LaunchKC. Of the 20, 11 are Kansas City-based, seven are from across the United States and this year there are also […]

Local Entrepreneur Creates New VC Fund to Help Early-Stage Funding

Although venture capital in Kansas City has seen an upward trend, there is still a weak spot when it comes to early-stage funding. After working for Sprint Accelerator for three years, serial entrepreneur John Fein was tired of seeing fundable companies move away from Kansas City after not being able to receive funding at an […]

Kansas City’s Digital Sandbox KC Sees Unprecedented Success

The entrepreneurial spirit in Kansas City continues to thrive. Digital Sandbox KC, launched in 2013, has announced that 75 percent of the companies which they have provided funding to have secured some form of add-on funding, according to the Kansas City Business Journal. While many venture capitalist firms see the 30 percent mark as a […]

Q2 Marks Upward Trend for Venture Capital in Colorado

While the first quarter was somewhat of a slump for venture capital in Colorado, it appears to be on the rebound for second quarter. According to the Denver Business Journal, venture capital investments reached $78.5 million in Q2, compared to $44.5 million in Q1. However, these numbers are still significantly lower than what we saw […]

An Insight From Kansas City Software Development Company Twentyseven Global: Are IT Talent Shortages Preventing Kansas City from Becoming America’s Most Entrepreneurial City?

Kansas City has been generating a lot of buzz on becoming America’s most entrepreneurial city, but talent shortages and innovation challenges may be getting in the way. According to KCNext, the home for Kansas City’s technology industry, more than 2,000 technology jobs remain unfilled. In order to solve this talent shortage, we need to be […]

KC Source Link Interviews Steve Roatch About Innovation In KC

Kate Hodel of KC Source Link recently interviewed Steve Roatch, CEO of Twentyseven Global, about entrepreneurship and innovation in Kansas City. Steve Roatch has global experience and a Twentyseven Global location in two entrepreneurial cities, giving him an ideal perspective on what makes Kansas City’s innovation scene unique and where the city needs to grow next. […]