All posts by Jason Gertzen

John Fein is the managing director of Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator Author: / On: / Categories: News / no Comments

John Fein has great experience with health, technology and startups. So you can see why he is a great fit to take on the Managing Director duties for the Sprint Accelerator for mobile health, powered by Techstars. Welcome aboard, John! David Cohen, founder, CEO and managing partner of Techstars, shared more about John’s background and […]

Big companies turning to startups for innovation Author: / On: / Categories: KC / no Comments

It doesn’t always take a big company to come up with a big idea. Some of Kansas City’s biggest companies certainly know this and they are reaching out to smaller firms and startups for help as they seek growth-driving innovations. Sprint joined H&R Block, DST Systems, the Kansas City Chiefs and the University of Missouri-Kansas […]

Startups “Get in the Ring” in Kansas City Author: / On: / Categories: KC, News / no Comments

Flashing lights, thumping tunes and wild cheering. Oh, and a boxing ring, too. How else would you celebrate and showcase eight of the hottest U.S. startups? That’s how Kansas City did it this week at Get in the Ring: The American Startup Clash. The event at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation on Monday was among […]