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Big Kansas City Pop Up Events: KC Convergence

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Who says Big Kansas City has to start at the Opening Party? Two hours before you arrive at Missouri Bank's downtown branch, Triple I, VML and UP Global are coming together to share cocktails and conversation at the VML Global Headquarters. KC Convergence, a Big Kansas City Pop Up event, has been coined as the (pre) pre-Big KC party, described as “a fusion of entrepreneurship, creativity and technology."  read more

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Big Kansas City Pop Up Events: Sprint Accelerator Reverse Pitch

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Just a month ago, SPN received a nomination for the Silicon Prairie Awards stating, “the Sprint Accelerator was the center of the KC tech community this year, period.” So what better way to kick off Big Kansas City then a trip to the place that brought us together over the year. Presented by the Kansas Bioscience Authority, the Sprint Accelerator will host a “reverse pitch” on Wednesday, Oct. 8, from 5–7 p.m. in collaboration with Collab, a program at KU Med that perfectly fits into the Accelerator's mobile health theme.  read more

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Only a week left to apply to pitch at a Rise of the Rest stop near you

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In less than a month, startups in five Midwestern cities will each have a shot at a $100,000 investment. As part of the Rise of the Rest Road Trip with Revolution CEO Steve Case, five pitch competitions will be held across the region—in Madison, Wis.; Minneapolis; Des Moines; Kansas City and St. Louis—to help "celebrate and accelerate" the progress being made in the heartland's entrepreneurial communities.  read more

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The what, when and where of the Big KC parties you don’t want to miss

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Ready to get ramped up for Big KC and all our amazing speakers that come with it? Ready to let loose from all that energy after a day full of listening to speakers, sharing ideas and meeting with the region’s best and brightest? We’ve got you covered. You’re the Who, Big Kansas City is the Why - below you’ll find the What, When and Where about partying at Big KC 2014.  read more

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