Shawnee wants to tackle startup challenges

The city of Shawnee is sending a clear message to entrepreneurs: We want you here.
The city plans to launch the “Startup Workforce Relocation and Expansion Program,” which is an expansion of its already successful Shawnee Entrepreneurial Economic Development (SEED) program.
“We have a very solid program in place with SEED in terms of attracting and retaining established businesses, but we didn’t have anything specific that met the need for startups and for entrepreneurial ventures,” Shawnee City Councilman Brandon Kenig said, who proposed expanding the program. “This has the potential to have an enormous impact.”

(Read more: Kansas City Business Journal)

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