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    Sherry Turner, Women's Capital Connection

    Sherry's effect on Kansas City-area business can be seen through the lives of the hundreds of businesswomen each year whom she helps find jobs, start businesses, get financing or invest in other businesses.

    Turner is executive director of the Women’s Business Center, founder of OneKC For Women, president of the Women’s Employment Network and founder of the Women’s Capital Connection. She also is leading the fundraising effort for the new KC Regional Micro Loan Program.

    Previously, Sherry was the director of small business and entrepreneurship at the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce from 2000-2005.
    6:00 Networking and Food
    7:00 Fireside Chat
    8:00 Networking
    Hosted By Adam Arredondo, Kansas City Chapter Director

    Adam has founded several startups and is an active co-leader of the Kansas City Startup Village in the first neighborhood in the world to get Google Fiber. Currently, Adam is Director of Entrepreneurship & Co-founder of CEED, an organization focused on activating entrepreneurs. He was appointed to the Mayor’s Challenge Cabinet. As a result of all these efforts, he has developed strong connections in the local civic and startups communities.
    Email: | Twitter: @kcdondo
    Global Partners
    Google for Entrepreneurs Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products.
    Local Partners
    Goodcents Deli Fresh Subs Joseph Bisogno started out running a lemonade stand when he was 6, bought an ice cream truck at 18 and later purchased a gas station. In 1989, Bisogno started Mr. Goodcents Subs & Pastas ®. after nearly 10 years of experience with the McDonald's Corp. The first Mr. Goodcents ® franchised location opened just 2 years later, and there are now more than 80 franchised restaurants nationwide.
    Startland News Startland News is a digital publication, covering Kansas City’s startup and entrepreneurial community. **EXCLUSIVE MEDIA PARTNER** Startup Grind KC is closed to other media publications.
    CEED CEED is committed to activating entrepreneurs, building a pipeline of innovative talent and strengthening the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Kansas City.
    Upcoming events you should attend!
    Kansas City hosts Marcelo Claure Sprint 23rd of September 2015
    Kansas City hosts Keith Molzer Flyover Capital 14th of October 2015
    What is Startup Grind?
    Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 150 cities and 65 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.
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