Speaking Startup: A new event to connect KC entrepreneurs to capital



This week’s episode features a blend of entrepreneurial endeavors old and new.

First, we hear from RJ Pahura, co-founder of FUND Conferences. FUND hosts events to connect entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, and it’s hosting its first Kansas City conference Oct. 9-10.

Then, we catch up with Gary White. He’s the CEO of Kansas City-based Water.org, which uses microfinancing to bring water and sanitization to people around the world.

Here’s the full rundown:

  • 2:15 – The week’s entrepreneurship headlines
  • 3:30 – RJ Pahura of FUND Conferences
  • 11:05 – Gary White of Water.org
  • 15:27 – Notable numbers in startup news
  • 17:06 – Closing thought

The Speaking Startup podcast explores news and issues important to Missouri entrepreneurs. Find more Speaking Startup on our website or wherever you get your podcasts.

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