Author Archives: David Baugher

High hopes, high risks: Running your own food business ‘not for everyone’

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When entrepreneur Rachel Kennedy ran a food truck called Plantain District, she wanted to move things to the next level but a standard restaurant wasn’t really what she was looking for. “I started thinking about a shipping container because that’s so similar to a food truck,” said Kennedy. “Just taking the mobility factor out of it made sense.” And that’s ...

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Wired world: Missouri-based startup pioneers’ software technology keeps other businesses growing and innovating

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Technology is everywhere, and it often seems as though every entrepreneur wants to incorporate the latest gadget, platform or app into their operations. But finding the best ways to employ all of this modern-day wizardry to benefit their own operations remains a tricky challenge for many startups. A lot of companies offer solutions, but which ones are really bending the ...

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KCSourceLink scales up

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For more than 15 years, KCSourceLink has coached and connected thousands of budding entrepreneurs with critical resources for success. Now this UMKC program is expanding to serve new startups throughout Missouri.

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