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MECA Challenge: Fostering Entrepreneurship in High School

"In order for Kansas City to become the most entrepreneurial city in America, we must first transform education to produce innovative thinkers." I had the amazing opportunity to serve as a judge in yesterday's MECA Challenge sponsored by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City. In short, the MECA Challenge provides opportunities for [...]

It’s Global Entrepreneurship Week! Don’t Miss Out!

Global Entrepreneurship Week is a global movement aimed at driving entrepreneurship forward. Whether you are a new entrepreneur or are trying to take your entrepreneurship skills to the next level, you can benefit from getting involved. Over 170 countries participate and here in Kansas City we have over 170 events scheduled over five days. [...]

Join Venture Legal at WordCamp Kansas City 2018

Our presentation was selected again for WordCamp Kansas City! Join us to learn the Five Legal Issues Every Freelancer Should Understand. You can buy tickets and learn about WordCamp on their website. The presentation: If you are running a freelance business in Kansas City (or even just moonlighting), you should consider how the law impacts what [...]

Let’s Work Together to Create Modern Regulations in Kansas City

For Kansas City to thrive in the future, we must be smart about regulating new technology platforms today. Among the many things I've learned serving on the Policy Committee of the KC Tech Council is that there are thousands of technology job openings in the region, yet not enough highly-skilled technology professionals to fill those jobs. [...]

Kansas City Delegation Visits Capitol Hill to Advocate for Tech Education

Innovation is a key force behind a strong 21st century economy; and unless the United States prioritizes technology education, we will fall behind. Last week I was honored to represent Kansas City on Capitol Hill. Together with four other leaders from the KC Tech Council, I attended the annual CompTIA DC Fly-In Conference and met with six [...]