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Where innovators come to play.

Digital Sandbox KC brings together people, ideas and resources to build thriving companies. The program provides much needed early-stage funding to rising stars. The region's longtime leaders including private companies, government agencies and universities have united to help this new wave of entrepreneurs. It's an unprecedented metro-wide effort to help make KC America's most entrepreneurial city.

“Because of the credibility of the Digital Sandbox KC we were able to raise $400k. If you’re a Sandbox company you‘re seen as a real company.”  - Mark Calhoun, co-founder, PerfectCube


Results so far:
(based on 65 proof-of-concept projects funded for area startups)

  • 34 new KC-based companies created

  • 49 companies have secured follow-on investment

  • $28.3MM in follow-on funding

  • 339 new jobs created, nearly $9MM in total salaries

 

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  • September 20, 2016

    DIGITAL SANDBOX KC COMPANIES SELECTS FOUR NEW COMPANIES

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  • August 03, 2016

    339 JOBS AND 34 NEW COMPANIES CREATED BY DIGITAL SANDBOX KC PARTICIPANTS

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  • July 14, 2016

    PROOF-OF-CONCEPT FUNDING AND SPACE FOR INDEPENDENCE STARTUPS

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