Techstars in Kansas City

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Yesterday Techstars announced the launch of Techstars Kansas City. 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.) I spent about a day a month in Kansas City, during which time I developed a deep respect for the Kauffman Foundation, Ewing Marion Kauffman (Mr. The post Techstars in Kansas City appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

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.”

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

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. I have a long relationship with Kauffman and Kansas City going back to the mid-1990′s and I want to support the development and growth of the Kansas City startup community.

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. Announcements

Oracle MCX: We're not in Kansas anymore

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I did not get much notice for the Oracle MCX event in Chicago this week, so could only spend a day there, but even in that short timeframe I got the vibe over and over that things are finally humming. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

Tech Startup Scene in Kansas City Is Red Hot!

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Tech Startup Scene in Kansas City Is Red Hot! Long referred to as the “Silicon Prairie,” Kansas City is quietly making its mark as a great place for startups of all flavors. If you’ve not checked out the startup scene in Kansas City you’re missing out!

How a 91-Year-Old Who Doesn't Watch Movies Revived This Iconic Kansas City Drive-In Theater

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The Boulevard Drive-In, in Kansas City, Kansas, is both a digital pioneer and sweet shot of nostalgia. Its nonagenarian owner loves people. Movies, not so much. Main Street

Oracle MCX: We're not in Kansas anymore

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I did not get much notice for the Oracle MCX event in Chicago this week, so could only spend a day there, but even in that short timeframe I got the vibe over and over that things are finally humming. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

My Kauffman Fellows Summit Talk

Feld Thoughts

I’ve recently joined the board of directors and enjoyed spending two days in Kansas City immersed in things with the Kauffman Fellows, a bunch of friends, and a number of LPs and GPs that came to the event. As part of it, I gave a talk and did Q&A with Lesa Mitchell (now the Managing Director of Techstars Kansas City). Entrepreneurship interview kansas city kauffman fellows lesa mitchellI attended the 20th Reunion of the Kauffman Fellows on Monday and Tuesday.

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

Kauffman Thoughtbook 2015

Feld Thoughts

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

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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

We Are Not in Kansas Anymore

Taffy Williams

Whenreviewing the history, above all remember: “ We Are Not in Kansas Anymore ”so make sure you adjust your strategy accordingly. History hasalways had a major impact on the future and the same is true for the future of startupsand entrepreneurs. Past successes andfailures will always be part of the guiding principles for everyentrepreneur. Entrepreneurs reviewhistory of businesses and use that information to try to gain advantages intheir new company.

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.

Kansas gets past Duke in OT classic for Final Four

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Kansas is going back to the Final Four OMAHA, Neb.

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Three Lessons for Entrepreneurs From the Kansas City Royals

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

Historic jeans-maker to leave Kansas City headquarters

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) AP) — Officials with Lee Jeans say the company plans to move its headquarters from Merriam, Kansas, to North Carolina

Underdog UMBC falls to Kansas State 50-43

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AP) — Barry Brown scored 18 points, and Kansas State ended UMBC's brief, but historic run in the NCAA Tournament with a 50-43 victory on Sunday night CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)

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

Upset-minded UMBC turns attention to No. 9 Kansas State

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9 seed Kansas State (23-11) vs. No. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) AP) — No. 16 seed UMBC (25-10

How A Teen Got Fired After Asking Why She Wasn't Paid The Same As A Man

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At a Kansas pizza joint, curious happenings

NCAA Capsules-South Regional

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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

Truex wins with heavy heart in Kansas elimination race

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) didn't feel a sense of urgency to win Sunday's race at Kansas Speedway because of its playoff implications, not with his spot in the next round safe following a victory at Charlotte AP) — Martin Truex Jr.

Truex wins with heavy heart in Kansas elimination race

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. didn't feel a sense of urgency to win Sunday's race at Kansas Speedway because of its playoff implications, not with his spot in the next round safe following a victory at Charlotte Martin Truex Jr.

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

No. 9 NORTH CAROLINA 80, KANSAS ST. 70

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Upset-minded UMBC turns attention to No. 9 Kansas State

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9 seed Kansas State (23-11) vs. No. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) AP) — No. 16 seed UMBC (25-10

Creighton's Foster faces former team, coach in Kansas State

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9 seed Kansas State (22-11 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) AP) — No. 8 seed Creighton (21-11) vs. No.

Minus top scorer, Kansas State tops Creighton 69-59 in South

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AP) — Barry Brown scored 18 points and ninth-seeded Kansas State posted a 69-59 wire-to-wire victory over No. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) 8 Creighton on Friday night despite playing without leading scorer Dean Wade

America, where everybody has a chance to win

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Todd’s tweets following the win of Miss New York, Syracuse native, American citizen, Nina Davuluri: @toddstarnes Miss Kansas, a gun-toting, deer-hunting, military veteran was America’s choice – but not the liberal Miss America judges’ choice.

Woman found dead in Kansas ID'd; North Carolina man charged

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AP) — Police in Junction City, Kansas, have identified a woman whose body was found last month, and a North Carolina man has been charged in her killing JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP)

Clint Bowyer returns to Kansas with ride capable of winning

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) AP) — The last few years, Clint Bowyer showed up at Kansas Speedway twice each season and dutifully handled every interview request, sponsorship event and promotional opportunity pushed his way

whitneymcn: Oh, by the way: to make up — I hope — for missing.

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whitneymcn : Oh, by the way: to make up — I hope — for missing cover Friday yesterday, here’s GWAR doing a cover of Kansas’ Carry On My Wayward Son. . Carry On My Wayward Son Gwar Kansas metal Cover Friday

Wake Forest gets No. 11 seed in South Region, faces Kansas State in Dayton

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11 seed in South Region, faces Kansas State in Dayton Wake Forest gets No.

Kansas, North Carolina State newly mentioned in NCAA case

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NEW YORK (AP) — Kansas and North Carolina State are the latest schools to be swept up in a bribery scandal involving college basketball

Theriaut clinches ARCA title before finale at Kansas

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) AP) — There is no long, convoluted story about how Austin Theriault came to Ken Schrader Racing, forging a team that so dominated the ARCA Series that it captured the title simply by showing up for the