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ScaleUP! KC's ninth cohort consists of 15 growth-oriented entrepreneurs from across the Kansas City area. | Courtesy of ScaleUP! KC

ScaleUP! KC picks 15 more entrepreneurs for growth-focused program



Fifteen Kansas City entrepreneurs running businesses across a variety of industries will make up the ninth cohort of ScaleUP! KC, the program announced Tuesday.

ScaleUP! aims to help business owners develop strategies and plans for scaling their business. The free program is offered by the UMKC Innovation Center.

Participants are chosen through an application process. Their businesses must meet certain conditions, including being in operation for a minimum of two years, generating at least $200,000 in revenue and having plans for growth.

The new cohort brings the total number of businesses that have participated in the program to 141, according to a press release.

The entrepreneurs and companies selected for the cohort are:

Jill Meyer, ScaleUP! program director, said the entrepreneurs who participate in the program “help make this metro a great place for entrepreneurship.”

“This program has shown us, time and time again, that not only can you start a business in Kansas City, but you can also scale it here,” Meyer said in the release.

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