Launch KC

Cultivating Tech Talent

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Where KC’s IT Community Takes Off

Launch KC is a strategic initiative designed to attract and develop IT entrepreneurs and professionals to the thriving information technology community in the Crossroads Arts District and throughout Kansas City. Launch KC was conceived through public-private collaboration on the Mayor’s Bi-State Innovation Task Force and developed under the leadership of the Mayor’s office, the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) of Kansas City and the Downtown Council (DTC) of Kansas City. The current Launch KC task force is a team of civic leaders, economic developers IT entrepreneurs, and communication industry experts.

The People Involved

Drew Solomon

Drew Solomon

Director

KC EDC

KC EDC

Partner

City of Kansas City, Missouri

City of Kansas City, Missouri

Partner

KC Chamber of Commerce

KC Chamber of Commerce

Partner

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