Kansas City and St. Louis are participating in Global Entrepreneurship Week , an annual, week-long celebration of entrepreneurs from Nov. 12-16, with hundreds of events around the world. The cities are hosting events about working with government contractors, writing business plans and issues facing young entrepreneurs.
More than 100 countries from six continents will celebrate the week and 50 companies, including on Kansas City firm, will compete for prizes. Likarda LLC, an animal health startup, is one of the featured promising companies that formed between late 2011 and late 2012. They come from a range of industries and were picked based on concept, growth forecasts and industry knowledge.