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Joining Host Kelly Scanlon on this episode of Smart Companies Radio is Mike Hurd, Director of Marketing with Downtown KC and Drew Solomon with the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City. Drew and Mike will share news about LaunchKC a program designed to attract tech entrepreneurs locally, regionally and nationally to apply and compete for up to 10 $50,000 grants, mentorship, transitional work space and other incentives. LaunchKC will select the top-scoring entrepreneurs to develop high growth, successful businesses in Kansas City, Missouri. You'll also get details on Kansas City landing its first ever Tech conference which is scheduled for September 2015 For more information go to To listen to shows hosted by host Kelly Scanlon visit the Smart Companies Radio archives
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This week's guest is Patricia Greene, professor of entrepreneurship at Babson College. As a founder of the Diana Project, she is one of the world's foremost experts on women's entrepreneurship. She's also the national academic director... more

Dan Stalp & Bill Brelsford take your calls and answer your marketing questions. Cold Calls? Prospecting on LinkedIn...Is it effective? Listen in for great tips on sales and marketing.

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On Today's Divine Leverage - Success From the Inside Out - Host, Devon Plumberg walks you through the many steps to being successful, including but not limited to being grateful for the success you have alreay attained.

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Joining host Kelly Scanlon is noted author and speaker Meg Hirshberg. Meg talks about her latest book, For Better or For Work: A Survival Guide for Entrepreneurs and Their Families. Hirshberg is a contributing editor and former columnist... more