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Popular Small Business Bootcamp to Return

The Clay County Economic Development Council and Mid-Continent Public Library will host their next Small Business Bootcamp on March 10 at 8:30 a.m. at the Woodneath Library Center, 8900 Flintlock Road, Kansas City. The event will focus on helping local entrepreneurs start and grow their own business. Presentations will begin …

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Library Hosts Leaders From Shatto Milk Company, Local Distilleries

MCPL’s Square One Small Business Services Offers Programs for Aspiring Entrepreneurs Independence, MO – Mid-Continent Public Library is quenching the thirst of aspiring entrepreneurs for industry insight and guidance through two free programs hosted by Square One Small Business Services, a division of the Library that is funded in part …

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Free Marketing, Advertising and Branding Bootcamp for Small Business

jason rule corner cafe

The Clay County Economic Development Council and Mid-Continent Public Library will host a Small Business Bootcamp on Friday, Sept. 23 at 8:30 a.m. at the Woodneath Library Center, 8900 Flintlock Road, Kansas City. This event will focus on helping local entrepreneurs navigate the areas of marketing, advertising, and branding. At …

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Governor Jay Nixon to lead Missouri delegation on trade mission to Israel

Governor Jay Nixon The Northland News

Trade mission will focus on strengthening ties, recruiting high-tech foreign investment to Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced last Monday that he will lead a delegation of Missouri government leaders on a trade mission to Israel from March 21-28. The trade mission will focus on strengthening partnerships, increasing exports and recruiting …

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Small Business Boot Camp Draws Crowd To Library

jason rule corner cafe

More than 150 entrepreneurs and business owners filled the Woodneath Library Center Friday, March 4 for the latest Small Business Boot Camp sponsored by the Clay County Economic Development Council and Mid-Continent Public Library. Keynote speaker Jason Rule proved that if he ever ends his ownership of the Corner Café …

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Mid-Continent Public Library Offers “The Business of Specialty Coffee” Program

Mid-Continent Public Library is hosting a panel of local coffee-scene experts to spill the beans about the industry on Friday, January 22 at 7 p.m. at its Woodneath Library Center [8900 Flintlock Road, Kansas City, MO]. Funded by a grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the discussion will be …

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Strategies and Success Celebrated at Look North Breakfast

A national venture capital consultant said Thursday that Missouri and Clay County are doing a lot of things right in order to attract and grow business. Addressing the annual Look North Award Breakfast held by the Clay County Economic Development Council, Travis Sheridan said he moved from California to Missouri …

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Northland Angel Investor Network Seeks “Angels” to Help Build Economy, Jobs

Northland Economic Development Council The Northland News

David Palmstein of Gladstone doesn’t have a halo or wings, but he’s working hard to be an angel—an angel investor. Palmstein is managing director of the Clay County Economic Development Council’s newest effort to promote growth and development. Formed last year as one of several EDC strategic initiatives, the Northland …

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Northland CAPS Students Compete in MECA Challenge

Northland CAPS MECA

The Northland News was invited by Pat Stidham of Northland CAPS to cover the MECA Challenge that was held Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at the Ambassador Building near KCI Airport. The events are organized by the Center of Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Development (CEED). According to their website, CEED’s goal is to …

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