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Summer in the Sand

Summer in the Sand offers opportunities for entrepreneurs to network with each other and learn from some of the best in the industry. The topics are tailored to the needs of the Sandbox-funded startups, but offer an impressive lineup of themes and experts to prompt discussion around some of the hottest topics for KC entrepreneurs. 

All sessions run from 2:30 - 4 p.m. and are held in conjunction with “CoWorking Wednesdays” at the Sprint Accelerator, a partner of Digital Sandbox KC. 

This Summer's Line-Up

June 13 | How to Pitch to the Sandbox
Ready to bring your idea to the Sandbox? Gain valuable insight from Jeff Shackelford, Digital Sandbox KC director, on the Sandbox process and tips for making an effective pitch for funding support from Digital Sandbox KC. 

July 18 | Startup Sales Strategy
You've invested time and money into launching your startup. Now comes the tough part—selling your product. A panel of Sandbox entrepreneurs will share their advice on shifting gears from development to selling, how to approach your go-to market strategy and make the sale.  

August 15 | Growing Your Startup Team
One of the most important parts of a startup is the team. But how do you work out who to hire, when and how? Learn from the hiring successes (and challenges) of a panel of Kansas City startup founders and leave with helpful takeaways for growing your startup team.

September 19 | Regional Funding for Early-Stage Entrepreneurs
Get introduced (or re-introduced) to some of the key players in the Kansas City early-stage capital market. Find out what investors look for, and how you can position yourself for the best possible chance of a “yes.”




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