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Meet the Newest KC Startups in the Sandbox

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Digital Sandbox KC completed its second-quarter 2022 application cycle, adding five new companies to its roster.

The Impact of Digital Sandbox KC for Regional Innovation


Innovation is most vulnerable at the stage between research and revenue. And that’s precisely where Digital Sandbox KC comes in. The 2022 Impact Report tells the story of how project-funding for Kansas City innovations has yielded economic impact for KC founders and for our region.

Have a Tech Startup but Can’t Code? These Product-Development Events Can Help

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Check out these two product development opportunities for non-technical founders from the Technology Venture Studio.

Announcing Digital Sandbox KC's 2022 Summer in the Sand Program

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Welcome the Newest 9 Comeback KC Ventures Fellows

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Meet the newest Comeback KC Ventures Fellows who have received support.

5 Digital Sandbox KC Newcomers are Poised to Shake Up Kansas City’s Startup Ecosystem

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Digital Sandbox KC completed its first-quarter 2022 application cycle, adding five new companies to its roster.

How Your Innovative Business Can Apply for the World’s Largest Fund of Grant Money, SBIR and STTR

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Learn how your cutting-edge business or innovative startup can apply for SBIR and STTR grants.

MTC Awards Two MOBEC Grants to Fuel KC Innovation

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MTC has awarded more than $1 million in grant funding to support startups and entrepreneurship via its MOBEC program. Digital Sandbox KC and LaunchKC are among the seven statewide awardees, which will use the grants to advance technology, innovation and jobs in Missouri.

Rally, Rally! Sandbox Startups Among Those Pitching for $25K in Startup Competition


Ten Kansas City startups, eight of which are Technology Venture Studio and Digital Sandbox KC alums, will compete for $25,000 in funding at Husch Blackwell's Get Started Omaha.

Inno Madness Brings Healthy Dose of Competition to KC's Startup Scene


Round 1 of KC Inno’s first Inno Madness, bracket-style competition kicked off this month with thirty-two Kansas City startups. Meet the contenders and cast your votes today!