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LaunchKC Grant competition : As one of the largest entrepreneurial competitions in the world, LaunchKC is an economic game-changer in Kansas City, Missouri. In its 5 year, LaunchKC will award $500,000 in grants and continue is efforts in supporting start-up businesses, creating jobs, attracting talent, unlocking value and engaging follow-on investors in Kansas City.

TechStars Demo Day : Techstars Kansas City is building new global companies. Home to one of the largest Design + Build, Agriculture and Animal Health hubs in the world, Kansas City is fast becoming a hub of innovation and entrepreneurship.

BetaBlox Demo Day : BetaBlox is a business incubator located in Kansas City, MO and Tulsa, OK that works with early stage entrepreneurs to increase their likelihood of success. This year we are excited to host our annual Demo Day, a showcase event in KC where each entrepreneur in the BetaBlox program gets a chance to present what he or she are working on to the city and its supporters.

Techweek EXPO : We are excited to be back at Union Station for 2018. With that comes an exciting tech expo in the Grand Hall of Union Station that will showcase exiting tech companies of all sizes, with over 100 exhibits and displays to learn about and network with during Techweek KC.

Big Data Summit : Back and bigger than ever, 2018 will bring the biggest names in big data and data analytics to Kansas City within the scope and reach of Techweek.

Along with the exciting events above, Big Data Summit/Techweek KC 2018 will focus on these Tracks:

  • Healthcare Technology
  • FinTech
  • Venture Capital
  • IoT/smart cities
  • Virtual Reality and augmented reality
  • Digital media/marketing
  • Public policy in tech
  • Minority entrepreneurship
  • Crypto currency/blockchain

**Agenda is subject to change without notice.