Contest to award $50,000 to 10 startups that move to KC

Photo Courtesy of Forbes
Photo Courtesy of Forbes

Nonprofit organization LaunchKC has announced a new competition through which it will award $50,000 apiece to 10 high-growth tech startups if they move to Kansas City.

The 10 startups selected will receive a $50,000 grant, plus a year of free office space, mentoring, professional services and opportunities through the Kansas City-based Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The program will also provide additional chances for the companies to pitch for funding.

The program is being led by the Downtown Council of Kansas City and the Kansas City Economic Development Corp.

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