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STEAM Education Pathways

Can we ensure that when we build our incubators and innovation labs; that they are packed full of talented people? I propose we build a non-profit foundation for STEAM Excellence; a go-to resource for local after-school and summer-school educational programs. Partner with Boys&Girls Club, YMCA, TRIO, etc. The STEAM projects will be designed around real life entrepreneurial models – opening pathways to apply what you've ...more »

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How do we get more people from out of town to try the Midwest?

Some out of town people think that living in the Midwest means we are farmers, ride tractors, etc. How do we get more people / companies from out of town to come to our city / region and experience our area before making a decision?

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Creating A Product from Your Expertise

Using for promotion to grow your audience of followers.

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Local Skills Survey

Should we conduct a local "Skills Survey"? How do we know what web development skills our community has? Perhaps this will demonstrate the need for a training company to enrich our talents.

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Makers in Wichita

Get Dom to talk about the Make movement, what it is, makers in the area, and how they can meet other makers through MakeICT.

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Linking Entrepreneurs with Talent

How do entrepreneurs find the talent they need to create next-generation products and services? What resources do they use in trying to find IT specialists, web designers and other key talent? And how do job seekers interested in working for a start-up find these entrepreneurs?

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Bring free government and non-profit data to the masses.

Using free and publicly available data, give everyone who needs it a chance to leverage the data in an open source format. Put the data in a usable searchable format, with analytics for the masses.

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How to convert Social Media followers into customers

Youv'e got a very active FB page, and that's great, but how do I get them to my website to purchase.

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Making extra checkbook money work when not needed!

Investing in mutual funds in a prudent manner to get returns while lazy money is waiting for a use. 3 day turnaround on getting a ACH back to your bank account

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Wichita Collaboration Clubhouse (now forming)

I'd like to gather a network of people who want to build something like this (or complement an existing organization's capacity to do this).

 

 

"Jackie Gonzalez gives us a tour of the Flagship Computer Clubhouse. (To find out more about Computer Clubhouses, see this week's LCL reading and visit http://computerclubhouse.org"

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Business Financing Options

Different options available when considering financing or refinancing your business.

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Brainstorming Session for Building a New Business

Let's have a a special session for all of those attending who have talent, expertise, and interest in various fields. We will put our heads together to create ideas for launching a new business. Everyone who has a business idea or who would like to work for a start-up should attend.

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