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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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Kansan launches Kickstarter-like VetLaunch for veterans

VetLaunch August 22, 2014 by

At one point in his military career, Sean McIntosh was in charge of a $14 million training budget. Now the former Navy SEAL said he has a tough time borrowing a $5,000 business card. “There’re probably 5,000 veterans with my same problem,” McIntosh, 33, said in a recent telephone interview. It’s a tale as old as Vietnam, at least in a modern-warfare sense. The ex-soldier, emerging from a world of high-pressure decision-making and million-dollar responsibilities, reintegrates into a society that can only offer him or her a lackluster civilian workload.  read more

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