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Comeback KC Ventures Fellows List

August 3, 2022 by

Comeback KC Ventures is an innovation-based entrepreneur support program originally funded through an 18-month SPRINT Challenge grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration and administered in partnership by KC Digital Drive and the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Innovation Center, launched to accelerate innovation.     2021/2022 – Cohort 1  A Traveled Path A Traveled Path […]

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University Health Takes Advantage of New Apple Health Data Sharing Options

July 6, 2022 by

University Health is one of the first health systems in the nation to take advantage of a new update to Apple’s Health app that makes it easier for physicians to access the health data collected by their patients’ personal devices and wearables. Dr. David Voran is currently leading an effort across University Health to encourage the adoption of these tools and explore how physicians can take advantage of the data to improve treatment outcomes.

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AR/VR Heartland Developer Challenge Demo Day

February 14, 2022 by

On February 3rd, KC Digital Drive hosted a demo day at the T-Mobile campus for the Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality (AR/VR) Heartland Developer Challenge, a year-long program to bring together entrepreneurs, hackers, makers, developers, and other creative minds with the goal of building AR applications that solve local problems. The full list of developers who presented […]

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Comeback KC Ventures Announces Its First 7 Fellows

January 29, 2022 by

Kansas City innovators get support to accelerate KC’s comeback from COVID-19. Seven Kansas City tech startups have taken the leap to launch new technologies and startups in response to challenges posed by COVID-19 — and have received technical and financial assistance through Comeback KC Ventures.  These innovations were conceived after two years of the coronavirus […]

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KC Digital Drive Air Sensors Project Named MetroLab Network & GovTech’s Innovation of the Month

October 8, 2021 by

KC Digital Drive’s Air Quality Sensors project was recently highlighted as part of MetroLab Network and Government Technology’s Innovation of the Month Series, which highlights impactful tech, data and innovation projects underway between cities and universities. The sensor project is focused on reducing air pollution in COVID-19 hot beds and improving overall air quality using citizen-accessible data and sensors.

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