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Advanced Mentoring and Accelerator Programs

Kick it in gear with help from these immersive mentoring programs.  Each has an application and screening process.  Timeframes for applications are listed.


PIPELINE is designed to systematically identify high potential technology entrepreneurs and match them with best-in-class training, resources and mentors to facilitate their dynamic growth in the region.

Applications are generally accepted in late summer.

Nora Freyman
1901 Olathe Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66103
Phone: (913)307-0004

Spark Lab KC

SparkLabKC is a formative business accelerator created to help driven Midwestern entrepreneurs forge their ideas into tangible ventures. The company is Kansas City based and locally sponsored with mentors stretching from Silicon Valley to Greenville, SC. SparkLabKC believes in a uniquely authentic Midwestern perspective about business, one that couples a tireless 'can do' attitude with uncommon acumen.

The first program will launch in 2Q13.


BetaBlox is a seed accelerator/business incubator designed to help start-up companies achieve a higher likelihood of success at a faster speed. We accomplish this by providing a bevy of products and services designed not only to help a company grow, but also to prevent it from having to spend unnecessary cash. Every six months, 10 companies are provided with complimentary turnkey office space, access to investors, mentors, consultation, and more

3101 Mercier
Suite #407
Kansas City, MO 64111
(913) 707-0888

The Think Big Accelerator Program is an intensive 14-week program with the goal to help you turn your idea into a profitable company.

Think Big Partners
1800 Baltimore | 4th Floor
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 842.5244