Software Development Firm Twentyseven Global Had Stake in Several Techweek Events

Kansas City’s second Techweek wrapped up last Friday, concluding a week of panels, speakers, networking, funding and more. In addition to attending several of the week’s events, Twentyseven Global took part in several monumental moments for Kansas City in the tech and health care industry. Last Wednesday, it was announced that e-commerce giant Alibaba acquired […]

Recent Report Shows Startup Activity on the Rise in Kansas City

The startup scene in Kansas City continues to thrive. According to the “Startup Activity Index” released last month by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Kansas City jumped 11 places up the list from last year, all the way from 29 to 18. This was the second “most-improved” city falling short only to Orlando which climbed […]

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 […]

Kansas City Named Among Top 20 Tech Momentum Markets

Kansas City’s tech community is making headlines yet again. According to the Kansas City Business Journal, CBRE, a commercial real estate services firm, released its annual “Scoring Tech Talent” report which ranks the 50 largest markets in the U.S. and Canada by their “competitive advantages and appeal to tech employers and tech talent.” Kansas City […]