Digital Sanbox KC
What is Digital Sandbox KC?
Digital Sandbox KC is a program that provides proof-of-concept support to early-stage technology projects. It’s a public-private partnership aimed at fostering entrepreneurship and innovation in the Kansas City region. The program offers project funding, mentorship and resources to startups and entrepreneurs working on tech-driven ideas.
We take pride in being a catalyst for innovation and entrepreneurship, contributing not only to the economic landscape of our community but also to the broader landscape of technological advancements and groundbreaking ideas.
How it works
Our application process is designed to help you showcase your business concept and secure funding. Curious about what makes a successful pitch to the Sandbox? Download our “How to Pitch to the Sandbox” deck here.
If your application is selected, you’ll have the opportunity to pitch your idea in person to our evaluation team with deep expertise in working with early-stage companies.
Following pitches, all presentations are scored and ranked by the same criteria. Funding decisions are made quarterly, and are based on rigorous evaluation standards to ensure fairness and transparency.
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Celebrating 10 years of success
Since its inception in 2013, Digital Sandbox KC has been at the forefront of fostering innovation and driving economic growth in the Kansas City region.
Over the last 10 years, the program has provided vital project development funding to 202 startups. Following Sandbox funding, these startups have gone on to raise a total of more than $220 million in follow-on funding.
Ready to accelerate your startup journey? Apply to Digital Sandbox KC and unlock project funding, mentorship and resources for your startup.
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