Kansas City Startup Accelerators & Incubators


Kansas City Startup Village


The Sprint Accelerator



Networking Opportunities

1 Million Cups

Startup Weekend

Lawrence Chamber of Commerce


Academic Resources

Business Model Canvas
An online course that will teach you how to build Business Models that work, and Value Propositions that sell.

Kauffman Foundation Founders School
The Kauffman Founders School taps the potential of online education, presenting a robust curriculum from which entrepreneurs can learn anywhere, anytime.

Stanford Entrepreneurship Corner
Stanford University’s Entrepreneurship Corner offers 3000 free videos and podcasts, featuring entrepreneurship and innovation thought leaders.

Small Business Administration (SBA)
The SBA is a United States government agency that provides support to entrepreneurs and small businesses.



The latest news, expert advice, and growth strategies for small business owners.

Advice, tools, and services that help your small business grow.

Fast Company
The world's leading progressive business media brand, with a unique editorial focus on innovation in technology, ethonomics (ethical economics), leadership, and design.



Eric Ries - startuplessonslearned.com

Steve Blank - steveblank.com

The University of Kansas Entrepreneurship Club - eclubku.com

The school and accounting program are accredited by AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Our Finance Scholars travel to Wall Street every year
Students in Applied Portfolio Management class manage a fund valued at $1 million
Business students get hands-on experience valuing and analyzing investments
Top 20 undergraduate accounting program —Bloomberg Businessweek
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
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Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times
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