Entrepreneurs to Speak at Fort Hays State University

Michael Farmer and Joseph Galante, two technology entrepreneurs will share their stories on November 21 as part of Fort Hays State University the College and Business’ Entrepreneur Direct speaker series. Farmer and Galante will present from 10:30-11:45 a.m. in the Robbins Center’s Eagle Communication Hall. The presentation is free and open to students, faculty, and…

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2013 KRC Conference Agenda | Kansas Rural Center

Lisa Roberts, marketing and product manager for the Kansas Small Business Development Center (KSBDC) network will be participating in the local marketing panel discussion: Pricing Your Products for Local Markets Review principles of cost accounting, competitive analysis and pricing farm products for local markets, to ensure you are keeping profitability at the forefront of your…

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Hays Startup Weekend on Horizon

[10.16.13 press release FHSU Startup Weekend update] The first ever Startup Weekend in Western Kansas is only a month away, and excitement is growing both on the Fort Hays State University campus and throughout Northwest Kansas. Hays Startup Weekend will be held November 15-17 and is an event designed for entrepreneurs to meet, share ideas, and…

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Hays Startup Weekend in 30 days

Ready for the numbers? In 30 days you can spend 54 hours exploring your entrepreneurial dream. Note to self: Don’t forget caffeine. According to the Startup Weekend website, Startup Weekend has been busy.  More than 1,068 events in 478 cities resulting in 8,190 startups with exposure to more than 100,000 entrepreneurs have already happened. And…

John Addessi to share marketing expertise at League of Kansas Municipalities Annual Conference

Saturday, October 12, 2013, from 10-11 am CT, our own John Addessi, consultant with the Kansas Small Business Development Center at Johnson County Community College (or JCCC KSBDC, for short) will share “Marketing Essentials for Main Street” at the Kansas Main Street, Inc. symposium as part of the larger League of Kansas Municipalities Annual Conference…

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Interesting articles we share on

Friday, June 7, 2013 kansasSBDC Here’s a quick way to share a short collection of articles we found interesting this past week. If you’re a legislator, economic developer, city, county, or other entity focused on supporting small business in Kansas, we invite you to subscribe and share with others.