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Pitching to Investors

Thursday, March 26

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location:  Women's Business Center, 8527 Bluejacket, Lenexa, KS


What are the best strategies to pitch to investors?  Need funding for your business but don't know where to start with your pitch to a potential investor?  Do you know the best strategies to convince investors that you are worth their money while also avoiding obvious pitfalls?  Attend the Pitching to Investors workshop, where you'll learn about these topics and more:

  • Investor Pet Peeves
  • Selling Your Product
  • Market Characteristics
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Does and Don'ts of Financial Slides
  • The Ask and the Leave


This workshop will be taught by Michele Weigand, managing partner of Focused Perspective with over 27 years of finance and business development experience.  Michele was the former Chief Investment Officer for KTEC and managed investments for GE Mortgage and GE Resinsurance.

Registration:  Cost to attend is $35 and includes a boxed lunch.  Register online.

This workshop is co-hosted by:






Athena League

Unlocking the Economic Power of Women

Thursday, March 26


Location:  Missouri Bank

Details coming soon.

For more information about our speakers, please visit our website

Registration:  Cost is $5.  To register visit the Athena League website.


Financing Your Small Business - KCMO

Tuesday, April 14


Location:  KCMO CDE, 1900 Vine, Kansas City, MO

Need a loan to help start or grow your business?  Unable to get a traditional bank loan due to start-up status, small size of loan or credit issues?

You may be a candidate for the Kansas City Regional Microloan Program, co-sponsored by Justine PETERSEN and the Women's Business Center of the OneKC for Women Alliance with support from the KCMO CDE.

Microloan Program features:

  • Microloans between $500 and $50,000 (average size loan = $8,000)
  • Interest rates between 8-12%, terms up to 72 months

Attend a free informational seminar to learn more about the program and what you need to do to preapre for the loan application.

Click to register by email or call (816) 216-1851 ext. 111.


NAWBO-KC Monthly Meeting - UnWined

NAWBO Meeting

Tuesday, April 14

5:30 - 8:00pm

Location:  Buckley's Wine Market, 8661 W. 135th St., Overland Park, KS

Join NAWBO for an evening of wine tasting, information about NAWBO-KC and NAWBO National, information about membership discounts in April, free bottle of wine for new members and great networking with NAWBO members.

For more information visit the NAWBO-KC site. Members and guests encouraged to register online.  Cost is $15 for members and $45 for guests.