Bringing in participants from Amsterdam, Switzerland and all around the U.S. on Oct. 24, the Gigabit Summit Roundtable #4 kicked off its global discussion with the theme "Advanced Degrees and Certificate Programs for Gigabit City Leadership, Education, Business and Smart-City Planning". The panel focused primarily on the collaborative planning across city industries with technology sectors. ... continue reading »
If you build it, they will come. Interestingly enough, this Field of Dreams saying no longer applies just to baseball fields in Iowa. It also has a place in entrepreneurship here in Kansas City. One startup’s presence in Hanover Heights has now drawn several other entrepreneurial endeavors, leading the area to be called the KC Startup Village. ... continue reading »
In the morning light of Oct. 10, words such as “burn rate” and “venture capital” spilled out over coffee and donuts. Web developers and hackers coded during breaks in morning sessions and speakers. The dress code was jeans as entrepreneurs swapped business cards in every direction possible, picking up new friends and problem-solving contacts. This would sound like your typical Silicon Valley event, if it weren’t set smack dab in the middle of Iowa.
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Quixotic. It means "controlled chaos". For a performance company that combines graphic design, music, dance, projections, this just about sums it up. Anthony Magliano created Quixotic almost six years ago, and it has been a wild ride ever since. ... continue reading »
Four days after the Google Fiber rally came to an end, Google has unveiled the 180 fiberhoods that will be getting Google Fiber and when they can expect construction to begin. It is now confirmed that 69 out of 74 KCK fiberhoods made it, and 111 out of 128 KCMO fiberhoods turned green. ... continue reading »