Tech Cocktail Serves Startups Big Crowds, Business Opportunities

There’s a lot more opportunity for technology companies in Kansas City than people know, DST Systems Inc. CIOVercie Lark said.

“People know about the big names,” Lark said, citing Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE: S) and Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN) as examples.

But when it comes to up-and-comers in the local tech and entrepreneurship community, “Quite frankly, there’s not been a lot of good forums for them to connect in Kansas City,” he said.

That’s why DST backed a Wednesday night event aimed at highlighting 16 Kansas City-area tech startups.

Read more on Kansas City Business Journal.


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