There are a boatload of entrepreneurial events hosted in Kansas City on a weekly basis. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, investor, supporter or curious Kansas Citian, we’d recommend these upcoming events for you.
WEEKLY EVENT PREVIEW
First Friday Focus – Google Fiber
When: August 7 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Village West Luxury Apartments
Google Fiber launched in Kansas City three years ago. A lot has happened since the first home was connected in Kansas City, Kansas, and Google’s Community Impact Manager, Rachel Hack Merlo, will share an update.
Coding and Cocktails
When: August 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: The Nerdery
Women are invited to attend sessions to get an introduction to website building in a fun, laid-back atmosphere. No coding experience necessary
Verizon Wireless Connected Series
When: August 11 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Think Big
Developers/Engineers: Learn about how Verizon can help clear up the confusion and shorten your device development process
When: August 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Sprint Accelerator
Come join us, hang out, and talk some web shop! We’ll be talking <div>s, <span>s, and what happens when web components take over the world. Find out with your fellow front end folks.
Protecting Your Intellectual Property
When: August 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Enterprise Center of Johnson County
Lightning strikes–you’ve got a great idea! But protecting your idea to ensure your company profits from your work can be a long and confusing process.
Don’t miss out on the events that happen every week at the same time, in the same place.
Code for America Hack Night @ Sprint Accelerator
Mondays from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
1 Million Cups @ Kauffman Foundation, Lawrence & KC Live Stream
Wednesdays from 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Coworking Wednesdays @ Sprint Accelerator
Wednesdays from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Hammerspace Open House @ Hammerspace
Thursdays from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Forward to the Future
When: August 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Grand Street Cafe
This summer marks the third anniversary of Kansas City’s Digital Playbook and the birth of KC Digital Drive. These homegrown initiatives have become national models for how a city plans for and owns its digital future. On the table at this exciting event: closing the digital divide, fueling innovation to drive the economy and highlighting Kansas City as a global leader in technology for positive impact.
KCWiT TechTalk- Assessing Your Value
When: August 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Balance Innovations
Whether moving into a new job or negotiating the terms of your existing job, it is necessary that you assess your value to get the most out of your negotiations.
Startup Grind: Sherry Turner (Women’s Capital Connection)
When: August 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Village Square Coworking Studio
Join us for food, drink and fantastic discussion as Sherry tells us about her journey and perspective on entrepreneurship, investing and empowering women to chase their dreams.
Techweek Kansas City
When: September 14 – September 20
Where: Union Station
As a weeklong celebration of technology and innovation, Techweek hosts events that engage and excite in every way imaginable. Get your tickets now!
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