“Today innovation is no longer locked up in narrow industry silos. For entrepreneurs to succeed, they need to be plugged into an entire ecosystem, and at Keystone, that’s precisely what we’ve built.”
-Davyeon Ross, Board Chair for Keystone
LaunchKC is a nonprofit initiative co-founded by the Downtown Council and the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri. LaunchKC has become an economic engine that has generated nearly $50 million in funding and hundreds of new jobs in the region.
Keystone Labs will provide an array of operational functions for LaunchKC, including the planning, development and execution of all educational programming; office space and real estate for the participating companies; program management staff; and development of the business models between participating companies and industry.