Startups: Made in Kansas City
EPISODE 1 | APRIL 4
Local inventor Steve Pope launched R2Fact (pronounced “artifact”), to help other inventors and entrepreneurs with research, design, engineering, and prototyping.
1 Million Cups
Kauffman Labs for Enterprise Creation started 1 Million Cups (1MC) as a simple way to engage entrepreneurs in the Kansas City community. It’s become its own model of success. Each week, over coffee, two upstarts present their ideas to mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs.
5B & Co.
Candlemaking sisters Marsha Martin and Lori Woods began to smell success after a diaper changing incident in a candle factory. The experience inspired a business of hand-poured candles with unique scents and names.
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