Techstars in Kansas City

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Yesterday Techstars announced the launch of Techstars Kansas City. This is a city-based horizontal accelerator similar to the ones we have in Boulder, Boston, Seattle, Austin, New York City, London and Berlin. I have a long history with Kansas City. I almost grew up in Kansas City, as the two cities my parents looked at when moving from Boston were Kansas City and Dallas (they chose Dallas.)

Turnstone Decks Out My Kansas City House

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It’s been a blast to have a house in Kansas City. And it continues to be really fun to tell the story of the look on Amy’s face when I came home and said “hey – I bought a house in Kansas City today.”

My New FiberHouse in Kansas City

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I bought a house in Kansas City on Monday. As part of helping create the Kansas City startup community. I’m not taking any equity in these companies – I using a “give before you get” philosophy here to experiment, learn, and help the Kansas City startup community. First, I want to set an example using some of the principles I talk about in Startup Communities: Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Your City.

Live In My Kansas City Fiber House For Free For A Year

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I’m running another competition for a startup to live for a year for free in my Kansas City FiberHouse. When I bought my house in Kansas City in 2013 , I announced my intentions clearly. As part of helping create the Kansas City startup community. The post Live In My Kansas City Fiber House For Free For A Year appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Places competition fiberhood fiberhouse google fiber kansas city

10/25: What’s New For Techstars in Kansas City

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On Tuesday 10/25 from 4pm – 6pm I’ll be hosting a discussion and happy hour with David Cohen where we will discuss what’s next for Techstars in Kansas City. The post 10/25: What’s New For Techstars in Kansas City appeared first on Feld Thoughts. If you are around and interested, or just interested in saying hi, come by and have a drink with us. Register here.

Kansas City Zoo's male polar bear moving to North Carolina

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) AP) — The Kansas City Zoo's male polar bear will be leaving the zoo for North Carolina

Compute Midwest To Bring Self Driving Cars To Kansas City

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Tech Conference in Kansas City Imagines The Future Of Autonomous Cars In the Home Of Google Fiber

Kansas City Sausage to open plant, create 177 jobs

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AP) — Officials say Cumberland County leaders have helped Kansas City Sausage partner with swine powerhouse Smithfield Foods to open a sausage production plant that will create 177 jobsCLINTON, N.C. (AP)

Kauffman Thoughtbook 2015

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I made a few guest appearance, including in the long article about the Kansas City Startup Village. Entrepreneurship kansas city startup village kauffman foundation kauffman thoughtbook startup communities My friends at the Kauffman Foundation have released the Kauffman Thoughtbook 2015. . It’s a beautifully done, well-organized, and super rich with content web document about entrepreneurship.

In Kansas City, a Leadership Opportunity for MLB

Inc Startups

Baseball fans worldwide will be watching the playoff game in Kansas City on Tuesday night. Major League Baseball can use the moment to pay homage to a larger cause

The Last Week of the KC Fiber House Competition

Feld Thoughts

The chance to apply to win a slot to live in my Google Fiber enabled house in Kansas City are open for one more week – ending on March 25th at 17:00 CDT. I’m looking for entrepreneurs who are committed to living in Kansas City for a year who have a unique and novel approach to taking advantage of 1 gigibit Internet. TechStars cofounder Brad Feld buys a home in Kansas City, will give startups free housing & Google Fiber.

Sprint and Techstars Launch Startup Accelerator for Mobile Health

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It’s based in Kansas City (Sprint’s headquarters) and is our fourth powered by Techstars accelerator, joining Nike , Kaplan , and R/GA. I’m an enormous fan of four things about the Sprint Accelerator – what we call “PBTS” (powered by Techstars), mobile health, Kansas City, and Sprint. Kansas City has a special place in my heart. TechStars accelerator kansas city mobile health softbank sprint

The Feld Fiberhouse Is Now The Handprint House

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I’m fascinated about what is going on in Kansas City around Google Fiber and rather than observe, I decided to participate. Startup Communities fiberhood homes for hackers kansas city kc fiberhouse kc startup village The winners of the Feld KC FiberHouse competition , that I’ve done in conjunction with the Kauffman Foundation , is a company called Handprint ! Handprint is working on some amazing 3D printing and editing technology.

Three Lessons for Entrepreneurs From the Kansas City Royals

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What small-business owners can learn from the American League champions

Texas goes to Kansas City for the Kauffman Foundation Eship Summit

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Trey Bowles from The Dallas Entrepreneurship Center (The DEC), Joshua Baer from Capital Factory, JR Reale from Station Houston, and Preston James from DivInc together in Kansas City, MO for the Kauffman Foundation Eship Summit. This was my first time visiting Kansas City.

Harvick passes Truex with 1 to go to win at Kansas Speedway

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) AP) — Nobody has been able to keep pace with Kevin Harvick this season

Why America's Greatest Artists Come to a Tiny Shop in Kansas City to Do Their Work

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Printmaker Michael Sims never intended to open a business, but over more than three decades he's built Lawrence Lithography Workshop into a supplier for some of the country's most prominent art galleries and museums

Surging Chiefs have won 16 of past 18 regular-season games

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KANSAS CITY (6-2) at CAROLINA (3-5

The Public Library Is Stuff That Works

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When my children were little we would make almost weekly treks to the basement of the Plaza branch of the Kansas City library. Stuff That Works ALA Kansas City Public LibraryThis is a new Sunday series that I call Stuff that Works.

JAZZ AT NIGHT: Think Deep by Coleman Hawkins - One of the first.

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JAZZ AT NIGHT: Think Deep by Coleman Hawkins - One of the first true greats of the tenor saxophone, Hawk practically invented bebop, reigned king of Kansas City swing, and inspired many of the legends of jazz. Music Jazz Coleman Hawkins Think Deep Hawk The Hawk Flies High Tenor saxophone Kansas City

Chiefs put kicker Santos on IR, sign Butker from Panthers

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have placed kicker Cairo Santos on injured reserve and claimed rookie kicker Harrison Butker off the Carolina Panthers' practice squad

Sporting KC signs 15-year-old Busio to homegrown deal

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) AP) — Sporting Kansas City has made it quite clear that age doesn't mean a whole lot these days

Earnhardt dismisses talk about past for future fatherhood

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. Dale Earnhardt Jr. would much rather talk about the future than the past these days

Oddly Correct Way of Doing Business – Local Color Video

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Gregory Kolsto of Oddly Correct Coffee Roasters in Kansas City realized that if couldn’t work for a company he could believe in 100% he would have to create one. HP Gregory Kolsto Kansas City Local Color Oddly Correct Coffee Roasters

Noah Gragson wins NASCAR Truck race at Kansas

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) AP) — Noah Gragson won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race Friday night at Kansas Speedway, starting from the pole and leading 128 of the 167 laps

Harvick keeps hot streak going with pole at Kansas

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) AP) — Kevin Harvick had to race onto the track after finally passing through inspection just as the first round of qualifying was beginning for Saturday night's race at Kansas Speedway

Stewart-Haas adds ITsavvy as sponsor for Bowyer this season

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) AP) — Stewart-Haas Racing has added information technology provider ITsavvy as the primary sponsor for the No. 14 car driven by Clint Bowyer for races at Richmond and Phoenix later this season

Why Magic Johnson Believes This Wearable Tech Startup Has Staying Power

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Kansas City-based ShotTracker develops wearable tech for athletes and teams, projecting their stats in real-time to coaches and fans

How to Create a Bold, Daring and Utterly Irresistible Pricing Model

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I am conducting a full day live and in person workshop in Kansas City in June called – How to Build the Marketing System That Is Perfect for Your Business and I am going to employ this the model of exchanging fee for value.

Sporting KC signs 17-year-old, continues youth movement

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) AP) — Sporting Kansas City has signed 17-year-old Jaylin Lindsey a month after the MLS club agreed to a similar homegrown contract with 15-year-old Gianluca Busio

Chiefs opportunistic defense keeps churning out big plays

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AP) — Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry grew up competing against Cam Newton in the Atlanta area CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)

Panthers look to borrow a page from Chiefs' 2015 playbook

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AP) — The Carolina Panthers are trying their best to emulate last season's Kansas City Chiefs CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)

Is Your Business a Pork Belly :: Small Business Marketing Blog.

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Normal is a Commodity Better is Only Better if it’s Different Posted by : John Jantsch on Apr 22, 2011 | 8:22 am Categories : Duct Tape Marketing , Marketing Strategy Tag : Kansas City Board of Trade Popular Posts Adding the Facebook Like.

Wolfpack relish ride to Sweet 16 matchup vs Mississippi St

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) AP) — North Carolina State coach Wes Moore remembers hearing where his Wolfpack, fresh off a second-round trip to the NCAA Tournament, were picked to finish in the Atlantic Coast Conference this season

Harvick on pole at Kansas seeking fifth win this season

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) AP) — Kevin Harvick will start on the pole for Saturday night's Monster Energy Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway, where he will try to win for the fifth time this season

Conor Daly to make NASCAR debut in August at Road America

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) AP) — Conor Daly will make his NASCAR debut in August when he jumps from an IndyCar into a Ford Mustang for Roush Fenway Racing for the Xfinity race at Road America in Wisconsin

Conor Daly to make NASCAR debut in August at Road America

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) AP) — Conor Daly will make his NASCAR debut in August when he jumps from an IndyCar into a Ford Mustang for Roush Fenway Racing for the Xfinity race at Road America in Wisconsin

Talladega will no longer be NASCAR elimination race in 2017

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) AP) — NASCAR has decided that Talladega Superspeedway won't be an elimination race in next year's championship Chase

Dorn's double-double sends N.C. State past UMKC 88-69

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AP) — Torin Dorn had 22 points and a career-high 17 rebounds to help North Carolina State beat Missouri-Kansas City 88-69 on Saturday afternoon RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

Chiefs to visit Carolina without Houston, Maclin, Howard

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) AP) — Linebacker Justin Houston will have to wait at least another week before making his season debut for the Kansas City Chiefs after he was ruled out for Sunday's game at Carolina