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1. Introduction Form

This is our first chance to meet your company. Before filling out the Introduction Form, ensure your company:

  • Has a significant presence in the Greater KC area

  • Is raising an equity round of at least $1 million

Timeline: Response within 2-3 days

2. Initial screening

Once you fill out the Introduction Form, your application will be reviewed by our team. If you fit our investment criteria, we will start with an introductory phone call to learn more about your company.

Timeline: 1-2 weeks after completion of form

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3. Syndication Partners

As a co-investment fund, we partner with other institutional investors. During this phase, if you already have an institutional investor committed to your round, we would like to connect. If you don’t, we explore with institutional investors in our network their interest in connecting with your company.

Timeline: 2-4 weeks

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4. Board of Directors Vote

After progression through previous stages, the final investment decisions are made by the KCRise Fund Board of Directors.

Timeline: 1 week