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The Boom in Boomer Entrepreneurs

The Boom in Boomer Entrepreneurs: Why Older Workers Are Finding Entrepreneurial Success...Or Not

FastTrac Vice President Michele Markey shares the advantages and the pitfalls of being an older entrepreneur.

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Show Me the Money

Show Me the Money!

FastTrac Vice President Michele Markey shares tips about how to launch capital, prioritize business expenses and learn the language of finance.

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Promote Your Business

Promote Your Business (Even On A Tight Budget)

FastTrac Vice President Michele Markey shares tips for effective, low-cost promotion.

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Kauffman FastTrac presents author Dorie Clark in a three-part video series and Twitter chat beginning July 23

How to Become a Breakthrough Entrepreneur

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 16, 2015) – Hundreds of millions of tweets, posts, chats and blogs are created each day, making it more difficult than ever for new businesses to stand out. In three 10-minute videos released each Thursday from July 23 through Aug. 6, Kauffman FastTrac will help entrepreneurs overcome this challenge. The new video series featuring author Dorie Clark will conclude with a live Twitter chat on Aug. 13, from noon to 1:00 p.m. CDT, using the hashtag #KFTAuthors.

 

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Kauffman FastTrac Announces Entrepreneurship Training for U.S. Military Veterans

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Sept. 3, 2014 ) — According to a study by the U.S. Small Business Association, more than 45 percent of veterans start businesses after their military careers end. To support these veterans, Kauffman FastTrac® is offering a complimentary 10-week entrepreneurship course for U.S. military veterans. FastTrac® NewVenture™ for the Veteran Entrepreneur is designed to teach the skills needed to successfully launch a business. To date, FastTrac has educated nearly 500 veterans as they pursue innovative business ideas and turn them into realities.  

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Kauffman FastTrac Graduate Wins Mr K Award

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (May 29, 2014) — The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce has named Bishop-McCann its 2014 Small Business of the Year. Bishop McCann’s founder and CEO, Dan Nilson, is a graduate of the Kauffman FastTrac program and was presented with the chamber’s annual Mr. K Award in front of a sold-out crowd of more than 600 people. The Mr. K Award is named after the late entrepreneur and philanthropist Ewing Marion Kauffman.

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