UMKC and LaunchKC Agree to Strengthen Tech Mentorship

University of Missouri–Kansas City (UMKC) and LaunchKC—the global tech-grants competition whose winners will be announced this Friday as part of Techweek Kansas City—have agreed to join forces in better mentoring idea-people in the tech industry. The letter of agreement includes… more

KC Corporations See Potential in Minority Entrepreneurs

Today is graduation day for 30 Kansas City-area participants in a program called Strategy and Business Development for Minority Business Entrepreneurs—a 2½ -day intensive education program for executives, brought to Kansas City by the Ivy League staff of Dartmouth College's  Tuck School… more

EyeVerify Confirms Sale to Alibaba Subsidiary

Ingram's has confirmed reports that Kansas City-based EyeVerify, the biometrics startup founded by entrepreneur Toby Rush, is being purchased by Ant Financial, a subsidiary of Alibaba Group Holding, Ltd. In confirming the sale, Tinna Hung, Director of Marketing for EyeVerify,… more