tech startup http://kcur.org en StartupBus: An Innovative Entrepreneur Competition http://kcur.org/post/startupbus-innovative-entrepreneur-competition <p></p><p>Picture this: a group of "buspreneurs" convene on a bus equipped with laptops and just three days to create a startup company. That is what happened when the area's best hackers, hustlers and hipsters got on the Midwest StartupBus. They also made stops in Nashville, Tenn., and Fort Smith, Ark., along the way.</p><p>KCPT's Caitlin Cress went along for the ride, which began right here in Kansas City on March 2.</p><p><strong>Guest:</strong></p><ul><li><strong>Caitlin Cress</strong>, reporter at the Hale Center for Journalism at KCPT</li></ul> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 21:00:00 +0000 Laura Spencer, Matthew Long-Middleton & Kate Baxendale 52772 at http://kcur.org StartupBus: An Innovative Entrepreneur Competition How You Filled In The Blank: You Know You’re A KC Techie When … http://kcur.org/post/how-you-filled-blank-you-know-you-re-kc-techie-when <p>You know you’re a Kansas City techie when “<a href="https://twitter.com/kcur">@KCUR</a> wants to know.”</p><p>That’s how Kansas City Startup Village (Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/@kcsv">@KCSV</a>) filled in the blank on Twitter when we asked our listeners and followers on social media to complete this sentence: <a href="http://kcur.org/post/tell-kcur-you-know-you-re-kansas-city-techie-when">You know you’re a Kansas City techie when … </a></p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 19:25:02 +0000 Alyson Raletz 48248 at http://kcur.org One Million Cups, The Heartbeat Of Kansas City's Startup Community http://kcur.org/post/one-million-cups-heartbeat-kansas-citys-startup-community <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">One Million Cups, a weekly showcase and get-together for Kansas City's startup community, a has become the place to be and be seen. Every Wednesday morning at 9 a.m., the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation opens its doors, puts on coffee, and some weeks, welcomes as many as 400.</span></p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 15:18:39 +0000 Laura Ziegler 48067 at http://kcur.org One Million Cups, The Heartbeat Of Kansas City's Startup Community Kansas City Touted As 'The Place' For Startups http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-touted-place-startups <p>Kansas City’s civic and business leaders are mounting a push to spawn high-tech companies here. Tue, 11 Sep 2012 14:50:46 +0000 Frank Morris 24303 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Touted As 'The Place' For Startups