LaunchKC determines finalists for $50k grants

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LaunchKC, a Kansas City-based grants program, has announced the 20 finalists that will be in the running to win a portion of the $500,000 jackpot. Finalists will pitch their firms to LaunchKC who will then select which ten entrepreneurs to support and assist with coaching, mentoring and funding to develop high growth, successful businesses in Kansas City. The ten start-ups will be selected at TechWeek and will receive a $50,000 non-dilutive grant.

Here are the finalists:

Aces Health (Bentonville, Ark.) – Health Tech

ConsultUS (Prairie Village, Kan.) – Ag Tech

Backstitch – (Detroit, Mich./Kansas City, Mo./Sprint Accelerator) – Cloud Services

Big Bang – (Kansas City, Mo.) – Cloud Services

BLITAB – (Austria) – Education Tech

EnduraLock – (Overland Park, Kan.) – Other

Eyes on Freight – (Kansas City, Mo.) – Logistics

Glober – (San Francisco, Calif.) – Mobile Tech

Fitness Technology – (Kansas City, Mo.) – Health Tech

Forest Devices – Alpha Stroke (Pittsburgh, Pa.) – Health Tech

Herd Scout – (Overland Park, Kan.) – Ag Tech

iShare Medical Records – (Kansas City, Mo.) – Health Tech

Magnomics – (Portugal) – Ag Tech

MailControl – (Chicago, Ill.) – Cloud Services

Mobility Designed – (Prairie Village, Kan.) – Other

Mycroft AI – (Lawrence, Kan./Sprint Accelerator) – Artificial Intelligence

NeuroCognetix – (Columbus, Ohio) – Health Tech

Ombitron – (Seattle, Wash.) – Internet of Things

PerfectCube – (Lenexa, Kan.) – Data Analytics

Super Dispatch – (Kansas City, Kan./Sprint Accelerator) – Mobile Tech