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KCSourceLink Earns National Recognition

August 2017

The U.S. Economic Development Administration recently praised a report by KCSourceLink.

The 4th Annual “We Create KC” report outlined the impact that KCSourceLink is having on making Kansas City “America’s Most Entrepreneurial City.” Highlights from the report include:

• KCSourceLink made more than 92,000 connections via hotline, email and website last year to help entrepreneurs and small business.

• There has been a 290% increase in available capital for early-stage entrepreneurs, for a total of $792 million in capital available for them.

• The program is working to move innovations from universities and research labs into the marketplace through its Whiteboard2Boardroom program.

KCSourceLink helps aspiring startups and established small businesses find the right business resource to start, scale or accelerate. The EDC, and affiliates Midwest Small Business Finance and Northland and Northland Angel Investor Network, have collaborated with the organization on several efforts. For additional information, visit

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