Investing in dynamic & passionate Entrepreneurs
All businesses start with a “what if we…” dialogue. It evolves into a real business despite what your co-workers, Aunt, neighbor or youth baseball coach told you. It’s an iPad app. It’s an ecommerce business. It’s growing. And it needs capital. The banks don’t get it. Friends and family are tapped out. Now where do you go without selling your soul?
Time is valuable and we are not here to waste it. We are not sitting in the background, we are hands on and want to give you the time you need to be a success.
We have had our fair share of successes and failures, we understand the frustrations and triumphs and are here to share our thoughts on both.
We have gained valuable knowledge while building our own startups, it’s information that can be beneficial to you
and help speed up the growth process.
Last night it was quite an honor for all of us in the village to spend 2 hours with Kansas City CEOs from Cerner, Sprint, AMC Entertainment, UMB Bank, Black & Veatch, KC Southern, Dunn, and Burns & McDonald. As […]
Posted by Pete Frei
April 8th, 2014
How do you enter an emerging technological field and live long enough to taste success? If you’re Zach Kaplan, CEO of Inventables, you maintain unrelenting focus, pay attention to what’s most important and keep preachin’, baby. “I love building things, […]
Posted by Nick Engelbart
April 1st, 2014
Most guys who find themselves at the office at 8 p.m. on Valentine’s Day either don’t have anyone to take out to begin with or needn’t bother going home. For Bulu Box co-founder Paul Jarrett, the exact opposite was true […]
Posted by Michael Wetta
March 24th, 2014
Briefcase is a tool by which colleges and universities can more effectively assist their future or recent grads in the often-frustrating process of finding that first “real” job, providing a comprehensive list of positions tailored to areas of interest, education, and desired geographic location.