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How Big Kansas City helped my bottled-up startup idea run free

Big KC crowd August 26, 2014 by

As we prepare for Big Kansas City 2014, we asked 2013 attendee Lacey Ellis to share her conference experience and why she’ll be a return attendee. Ellis is the founder and CEO of LittleHoots, a fast, fun and easy way to capture all the wonderful things your children say with beautiful designer templates that bring those moments to life instantly. Prior to founding LittleHoots, Ellis was a 10-year veteran in the advertising industry.  read more

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ClaimKit raises $560K round, with $360K from Mid-America Angels

MAA / ClaimKit August 26, 2014 by

A document management startup that helps surety claim professionals collect information for and manage investigations just received a dose of certainty. ClaimKit, led by co-founder and CEO Chris Cheatham, just closed $360,000 in syndicated investment from Mid-America Angels—with participation from Women's Capital Connection—and $200,000 from SeedStep Angels in Oklahoma.  read more

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