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2023/06/05 - Acce$$ to Money
Live Event (in person)
Date & Time: June 5, 2023, 8:30am CDT
Cost: $20.00
Duration: 360 minutes Language: English


Kauffman Foundation Conference Center

4801 Rockhill Road

Kansas City, US, 64110

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About the event

With overwhelming response-registration is now CLOSED to the June 5 Access to Money event.

Thank you for the overwhelming response. Non-registratrants will not be permitted access. Thank you!

SCORE clients tell us figuring out how to fund their business is their most pressing question, so we created Acce$$ to Money to bring many answers into a single event.

Join SCORE and 20+ Top Financial Professionals to learn how to fund your start-up or existing business and non-profit. Banks, Microlenders, Angel Investors, Professional Fundraisers and Entrepreneur Support Organizations will share their expertise.

Visit exhibit tables from our speakers to collect information and make personal connections.

Opening Keynote Speaker Matt Condon will share his journey as a serial entrepreneur, founding his first business in 2003. Arc Physical Therapy+ went on to be named Mr. Kauffman Small Business of the Year, Champion of Business and one of the “Best Places to Work.” In 2014 he founded Bardovan Health Innovations. He served as chair of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and is currently a Trustee of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

Following a panel discussion giving an overview of available funding options, two tracks will be offered. Track A will include start-ups in profit, nonprofit and social enterprise categories and Track B will focus on established businesses. Funding experts will provide more detail on relevant options, followed by a hands-on exercise to help prepare attendees to meet their business’ financial needs.

Enter or listen to presentations in a 3-part Pitch Contest. Enter to win cash gift card prizes. Whether you are just starting and working on your Elevator Speech, or a mature business looking for a B round, we have a pitch contest for you. SEE RULES and REGISTRATION HERE


Closing Keynote Speaker Nia Richardson will share how the City of Kansas City supports entrepreneurs through KC BizCare Office. She is a small business advocate and liaison with City departments that coordinates business-related concerns.

Breakfast and lunch are included in the $20 event entry fee.

*Participating organizations: 

AltCap - Bardovan Health Innovations - Capital Access Center - CrossFirst Bank - DreamSpring - InnovateHerKC - KC BizCare - KC SourceLink - Midwest Center for NonProfit Leadership – 

Missouri SBDC - SBA - SCORE - Shipley Communications - StartUpHustle - Sunflower Bank – 

Women's Business Center - Women's Capital Connection

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Sunflower Bank

Operating as Sunflower Bank, First National 1870 and Guardian Mortgage, Sunflower Bank, N.A. provides financial solutions to the individual communities we serve through a full range of relationship-focused services to meet personal, business and wealth management financial objectives.

Sunflower Bank
UMKC Innovation Center 4747 Troost Ave Suite 101
Kansas City, MO 64110
(816) 235-6675

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