Day: April 1, 2014

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Three years after announcement, Kansas City is still figuring out Fiber

By SPN Team / April 1, 2014

When the world jumped from dial-up to broadband, it changed the way we worked. In time, many hope Google Fiber, with Internet speed 100 times faster than current services, will do the same.

But day-to-day, the implications of Google Fiber are not as great as Kansas City Startup Village co-leader Matthew Marcus says he envisioned…

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Diana Kander’s novel, “All In Startup,” helps startups find their way

By SPN Team / April 1, 2014

Diana Kander sees it time and time again, and it’s painful. The senior fellow at the Kauffman Foundation mentors a lot of early-stage companies through her work with the Foundation and the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Bloch School and E Scholars program.

Each startup kept getting stuck in the same spot: they didn’t know how to practice lean principles and properly do customer development …

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