The 65 proof-of-concept projects funded by Digital Sandbox KC in the past three years have created a total of 339 jobs with a payroll of $9 million; 34 new KC-based companies; and 55 new products.
Digital Sandbox KC, a highly successful proof-of-concept program, the City of Independence and the Independence Economic Development Council are teaming up to help early-stage entrepreneurs in Independence.
Digital Sandbox KC and GXP Investments are teaming up to launch a Kansas City-based Energy Sandbox, a new proof-of-concept program targeting early-stage entrepreneurs focused on the energy sector.
From autism routines to social events to customer surveys, the newest Digital Sandbox KC companies represent a diverse range of startup companies. These new companies are just the latest examples of innovations in Kansas City that have been selected for proof-of-concept funding support.
Three student-led companies have been selected for proof-of-concept funding support through a partnership involving Digital Sandbox KC and UMKC’s E-Scholars program.
Six additional companies joined Digital Sandbox KC in December, bringing the number of proof-of-concept projects funded to 20 for 2015. The newest recruits are Training for REAL, Miles, UpDown NightLife, PlanITimpact, Edcoda and League Ally.
Football season is here and two KC companies who are helping improve the fan and player experiences are now playing in the Sandbox.
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