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
When: February 12 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Village Square Coworking Studio
Second Fridays is simply a casual, fun gathering for the startup community to connect on a monthly basis with no agenda except good times. We’ll provide games & cards – BYOB.
When: February 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Google Fiber
A free way for kids to learn to code in the Kansas City area. Mentor powered and technology driven.
Coding & Cupcakes
When: February 13 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Mothers and daughters are invited to attend sessions to learn about code and how to build websites together.
Coding & Cocktails
When: February 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: The Nerdery
It’s time to get techy and learn web development basics over trendy cocktails. The first thing to know is no prior programming experience is required!!
“Intentional Collisions” — Cybersecurity
When: February 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Where: Sprint Accelerator
For February, our theme is … Cybersecurity! In our fast-paced tech world, many overlook the risks associated with all of this data and the need for intense IT security and privacy.
The Budget Series: Cash is King — Identifying Key Financial Drivers
When: February 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Women’s Business Center
This is a three-hour interactive workshop that lets participants learn how planning helps to unlock cash at every stage of the business, and how each participant’s own decisions affects cash flow and working capital.
KC Startup Happy Hour #3
When: February 17 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Double Shift Brewery
Indulge in startup & community-oriented conversation with a beer or two, if so inclined. There’s no set agenda, so feel free to show up when you can, and chat on whatever you find interesting at the moment!
When: February 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
PRESS START with KCWiT at Up/Down February 17th, from 6-8pm. Enjoy drinks, video games, skee ball, and arcade games to catch up with KCWiT outside of your computer screen.
KC Roundtable Breakfast
When: February 18 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
KC Roundtable is in existence to provide 20 and 30-something Kansas City entrepreneurs with a group of peers to support and collaborate on each others’ businesses.
Think Big Thursdays: Coffee & Collisions
When: February 18 @ 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Where: Think Big Coworking
Coffee & Collisions will feature KCMO Public Library Director Crosby Kemper III. As the face of the library, Kemper is staking his legacy on something only a man possessing 23,000 books of his own would attempt: making Kansas City smarter.
When: February 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: Kemper Art Museum
GUILDit is a gathering that helps craft a stronger Kansas City creative economy, one art entrepreneur at a time.
When: February 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Jack Reardon Convention Center
Attend for great content from the experts, network with great people from all over Kansas City, and also for the chance to win some cool prizes!
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
Coworking Wednesdays @ Sprint Accelerator
Wednesdays from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Hammerspace Open House @ Hammerspace
Thursdays from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
UMKC Career Accelerator
When: February 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Bloch School
Multiple students will sit down with each employer for 10 minutes, have a discussion and then move on. No awkward standing behind a table, no avoiding eye contact as you move around the room, just comfortable conversation.
Smart City Tech Summit
When: March 29 – 31
Technology plays a major role in helping detect and manage threats to a city. Selecting the right public safety technology is critical.
Gigabit City Summit
When: May 16 – May 18, 2016
Where: UMKC Bloch School
Register now for early bird special! A three-day learning and networking opportunity exclusively designed for leaders in current and emerging Gigabit Cities.
To see the full calendar, click here.