Startland News Interviews Bridge Space Founder, Ben Rao

Just as the Kansas City Star is noticing Bridge Space’s progress, so is Startland News. In late 2017, Startland News interviewed Bridge Space founder, Ben Rao. If you’re unfamiliar with Startland News, they are an online magazine focusing on local innovation: entrepreneurs, startups, government, educators and corporations in Kansas City. For an online magazine that notices innovation, Bridge Space…

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Bridge Space Supports CASA

This holiday season, the Bridge Space team wanted to do something to give back to our local community by supporting Jackson County CASA. We know kids want to open a present on Christmas morning, and we committed our time, money, and fund-raising efforts to making that happen for 6 CASA children, ages 9 months to…

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Bridge Space Honors Kansas City’s 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year

Yesterday, Bridge Space was inspired and honored to witness the 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, a Kansas City tradition since 1985.   On this special night, Kansas City CEO & entrepreneurs, business owners, students, and industry legends came together at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, a world-class faculty, to celebrate one thing: entrepreneurship.  The Regnier Institute…

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Kansas City Star is Watching Bridge Space

As Bridge Space gets closer and closer to opening its doors as the first coworking and entrepreneur center in Eastern Jackson County, people are starting to pay attention.  The Lee’s Summit facility is catching attention from local press. Recently, the Kansas City Star interviewed Ben Rao, Bridge Space founder.  The Kansas City Star points out…

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Bridge Space BBQ Bike Race

Local Lee’s Summit cycling enthusiasts sported the Bridge Space team jerseys at the Tour de BBQ fundraiser which raised over $80K for children’s cancer.  This great race consists of multiple stops of sampling BBQ from different restaurants around the urban streets of Kansas City. The Bridge Space team mustered the strength to ride 32 miles…

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An Invitation to the Bloch School of Management

  Bridge Space founder, Ben Rao, continues to drive entrepreneurial education by presenting recently to MBA students at the Bloch School of Management at UMKC, teaching practical business lessons and sharing his personal journey as an entrepreneur over the past 20 years. “Bridge Space is dedicated to continuing education at all academic levels, from middle school to…

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The Next Gen Leaders

Congratulations to our friend and fellow Lee’s Summit Entrepreneur, Grant Gooding, for being named top 25 Next Gen Leaders out of 300 Nominees. Grant is a great leader in our community and recently wrote about his top 5 leader characteristics.  We especially love #3.    

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A Million Dollar Merger in Kansas City

Mike Wrenn, the CEO of Affinity Worldwide, donated $1 million to support local entrepreneurship in Kansas City. According to Startland News, the Kansas City Startup Foundation, a nonprofit focused on merging startups in Kansas City’s ecosystem, was donated ownership of CEED programs and staff. The Kansas City Startup Foundation “now operates Startland News, the Kansas City…

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Come be apart of making history!

  Bridge Space and more than 10 other coworking spaces are gathering on August 9th to set a world record!! The Kansas City Coworking Alliance is sponsoring a day of coworking, connecting and colliding to celebrate all that is great about coworking in Kansas City. We’ll start out supporting startups at 1 Million Cups then…

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