Apply by Monday to Live Rent-Free in Brad Feld’s KC Fiber House

By | Mar 22, 2013 at 5:00 pm

Entrepreneurs have until Monday, March 25, to apply to live rent-free in Brad Feld’s new Kansas City house, complete with warp-speed Google Fiber Internet. Applicants must be at least 18 years old, be willing to live in the house for one year, and have…


Homes for Hackers Offers Free Housing to Entrepreneurs in Kansas City

By | Nov 9, 2012 at 9:44 am

Kansas City’s startup scene just got a huge boost in the form of a four-bedroom house, the first property in a project called Homes for Hackers. Run by web developer Benjamin Barreth, Homes for Hackers plans to offer three months of rent-free housing to…


Airport Life: Flight Status, Airport Maps, and Baggage Policies All in One Place

By | Oct 25, 2012 at 11:00 am

“Airport life” doesn’t conjure up the best of images: hard plastic chairs, TSA agents invading your personal space, and overpriced fast food. But Dan Stratman, a pilot and 23-year airline veteran, wants to make airport life a little more bearable. While waiting to check…

Startups & Apps

Tech Cocktail’s Kansas City Mixer Event Wrap-Up

By | Oct 23, 2012 at 7:50 pm

In collaboration with our extraordinary Kansas City Ambassador, Betty Ann SantaMaria and DST Systems, Tech Cocktail hosted our inaugural Kansas City Mixer & Startup Showcase on Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 at Boulevard Brewing Company. At the event, we showcased some of Kansas City’s most interesting…

Startups & Apps

Kansas City: In Flyover Country, Startups Fly Under the Radar

By | Oct 16, 2012 at 11:00 am

In a city of under half a million, just south of Iowa, the Kansas City startup community is quietly gaining momentum. The local Think Big Accelerator is now mentoring its first class of six startups, zapping them with a shot of funding. The city…

Startups & Apps

Who is Kansas City’s Hottest Showcasing Startup? [Poll]

By | Oct 2, 2012 at 1:42 pm

Tech Cocktail is now being served in Kansas City.  That’s right, later this month, TC is coming to KC.  We heard through the grapevine that Missouri’s biggest city is home to some great early stage startups and a bubbling technology scene.  Naturally we wanted…

Location Based Services

Meat to Table, Brought to you By AgLocal

By | Feb 6, 2012 at 1:00 pm

As someone who has spent his last three months in the liberal haven that is Boulder, Colorado, it’s hard to imagine that there are any fast food restaurants still in business out here.  The only thing Boulderites seem to agree on more than politics…

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Instant Deals from Five and Fifty Expand to 4 Cities

By | Sep 4, 2011 at 11:00 am

The numerous problems with traditional daily deal sites have been chronicled all over the web.  If it’s not buyers’ remorse, it’s retailers getting burned financially.  A Kansas City-based startup, Five and Fifty, was founded in February to address some of those issues.  By introducing…