Babir Sultan came to America in 2001 from Pakistan, looking to live the American Dream. He started in New York City, working construction just to pay the bills. His real passion, however, was computer networking. Within the first couple of years in the states, Sultan wound up in the IT world, but still felt like he…Read More
Less than six months after the completion of its inaugural class, SparkLabKC today announced the group of startups that will participate in its second class …Read More
New ventures always come with their fair share of risk, so it always helps to get an early boost. SparkLabKC, an accelerator for early-stage tech startups, got its start less than a year ago, but already has some momentum to take into its second class …Read More
Kyle Rogers knew in 1999 that his Kansas Jayhawks would win the national basketball championship in 2003 behind the likes of future first-round picks Kirk Hinrich and Nick Collison. In passing, told his mom. Four years later, KU lost by three points in that game. He came close, and though he missed, he remembered telling his mom of his prediction years before.
“Of course, she didn’t remember a one-liner from me four years ago,” Rogers told Silicon Prairie News …Read More
Less than two months removed from its first demo day on August 23, Kansas City accelerator SparkLabKC is ready to bring on 10 more early-stage companies …Read More
In August, Kansas City accelerator SparkLabKC had its inaugural demo day at the National World War I Museum in front of about 140 investors and community members. Now one of the class’ first companies, Knoda, has sent its pitch to the masses. The prediction-software startup recently posted its 12-minute presentation to YouTube and founder Kyle…Read More
SparkLabKC’s first class of 10 startups will have 10 minutes to impress investors at its inaugural demo day August 23 at the National World War I Museum. It’ll also have the chance to hear from …Read More
SparkLabKC is ready to plug in with the 11 early-stage startups—all from Kansas City—it chose for its inaugural class.
The accelerator last …Read More
With support from nearly a dozen companies and organizations in Kansas City’s startup community, including OneLouder, Polsinelli Shughart and University of Missouri-Kansas City, a group of five serial entrepreneurs …Read More