A  The Women's Capital Connection (WCC)

http://www.womenscapitalconnection.com/





     Office Locations:

8527 Bluejacket St.
Lenexa, KS 66214
Phone: 913-492-5922

 

Stages:

  • Early
  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Information Technology

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    Description:

    The Women's Capital Connection (WCC) is a regional network of accredited angel investors dedicated to identifying and funding the most promising start-up business opportunities in the Kansas-Missouri region. The Women's Capital Connection officially launched in January, 2008 with 33 founding investors committed to investing in women-led ventures in our region. Since 2008, 47 women investors have been involved in supporting angel investing. Sixty-six women-led ventures have applied for angel funding with 17 companies moving forward for investor presentations. To date, three companies have received funding. WCC has two primary objectives: 1) To present high return on investment funding opportunities to its members; 2) To facilitate access to early-stage financing for high-potential women led businesses and entrepreneurs. WBC provides access to capital, education, and resources to women entrepreneurs at every stage of business development through business counseling, seminars, classes, & workshops, networking and mentoring. In operation since July 2000, Kansas Women's Business Center is a resource community designed to help women entrepreneurs grow their business by developing, consulting and mentoring women entrepreneurs at all stages of their business. WCC will consider firms with the following criteria: early stage companies that offer exceptional opportunities for high returns on investment, an opportunity with the potential for rapid, scalable growth, proprietary technology, early market lead, or other strong barriers to entry, a credible exit strategy, and a location within a 150-mile radius of Kansas City.



    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B
       
       
     

    Investment Team:


    Name   Title
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    Carol Hallquist Co-Founder
    Cheri Streeter Co-Founder
    Dorothy Browning
    Kelly Pruneau Network Manager
    Rania Anderson Co-Founder

     

    Portfolio companies include:


      Matrix Electronic Measuring
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