Green Tech/Renewable Energy

Why It Makes Sense to Start Your Company Outside of the Valley

 

Neight Allen posted this a few days ago over on the Startup KC Facebook group.  Cool article on why even the Valley, in its infinite wisdom, falls victim to group think, and why creating a startup outside that region may actually help you break that...and succeed at the same time.

bizperc Launch & Learn: The Art and Science of Integrated Marketing (aka Getting 1000's of Visitors to Your Site)

Think Big Partners presents the bizperc Launch & Learn: The Art and Science of Integrated Marketing (aka Getting 1000's of Visitors to Your Site) by Herb Sih

Date and Time: 
Thu, 02/17/2011 - 11:30am - 1:00pm

Invest Midwest Venture Capital Forum

http://www.investmidwestforum.com/

 

The audience includes venture capitalists, angel investors,
private equity investors and business development, financial
and legal professionals.

 

Date and Time: 
Wed, 03/30/2011 - 12:00am - Thu, 03/31/2011 - 11:59pm

Kansas Pipeline - Innovator of the Year

General Agenda
9:00am – 3:45pm     Innovator of the Year Competition
4:00pm – 5:00pm     National Expert Panel on Entrepreneurship and Investment
6:00pm                       Orange Carpet Time – Networking Reception for IOTY
7:30pm                       Innovator of the Year Awards and Dinner

Date and Time: 
Thu, 01/27/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00pm

Kauffman Lab's Women in Science and Engineering Business Idea Competition

Submission Deadline: Jan. 15, 2011

Source: http://kauffmanbusinessideapitch2011.istart.org/

 

 

"Kauffman Lab's Women in Science and Engineering Business Idea Competition

 

We are looking for women scientists and engineers with ideas to change the world.

 

Kansas City Business Journal: Kauffman Foundation study links $1B companies, GDP growth

To reach that goal, Litan said, the nation has to create “entrepreneurial ecosystems” — commercial-private accelerators that nurture promising new companies, specifically in the medical device and Web-based industries.