IT

Startup Weekend KC

What: Startup Weekend KC - a 54-hour sprint to introduce ideas, form teams, create business plans, build prototypes and launch companies

Where: bizperc/Think Big Partners, 1800 Baltimore, KC, MO

Details: http://kansascity.startupweekend.org/tickets/

Date and Time: 
Fri, 04/15/2011 - 12:00am - Sun, 04/17/2011 - 12:00am

Suddenly starting a business has become really cheap

The first time Tony Conrad built a company, in 2005, he raised $3.5 million to create a “contextually relevant content engine” that would serve up content on websites in the way that Google serves up ads.  After three years of hard work, the investment proved worthwhile when Conrad sold Sphere to AOL for $35 million.

To read more:

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

KC IT Professionals Job Fair

JCCC (Capitol Federal Conference Center, inside Regnier Cent
12345 College Blvd
Overland Park, KS 66210

http://www.kcitp.com/?p=995

Date and Time: 
Tue, 01/18/2011 - 10:00am - 5:30pm

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.