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PLEASE JOIN US for the next event in our 2013 Technology Entrepreneur Speakers Program series, highlighting the region's most innovative technology business leaders. This month's featured speaker is Alexander Kemper. Put success in motion as we discuss ideas and opportunities driving the next generation of entrepreneurs. This will be the last event in Polsinelli's old office. We look forward to your joining us in the new space in the months to come!

 

 

ABOUT THIS EVENT:

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.*

* Doors open at 5:00 p.m. | Speaker begins promptly at 5:30 p.m.

 

All programs held at the law offices of

Polsinelli

700 W. 47th Street, Suite 700 | Kansas City, MO 64112

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COST | REGISTRATION:

Early registration - Individual ticket - $15 ($20 at the door) To ensure your reservation, advanced registration is requested. Click here to register now. Students with a valid university or college ID are welcome to attend at no charge; however, reservations are still requested.

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ABOUT OUR SPEAKER:

Alexander C. Kemper is the founder of C2FO and serves as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive. In addition, Kemper is the founder and Chairman of the Board of The Collectors Fund, a private equity fund focused on alternative asset classes.

Prior to founding The Collectors Fund and C2FO, Kemper founded Perfect Commerce (fka eScout.com) and served as the company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 2000-2006. Under Kemper's leadership Perfect Commerce created the Open Supplier Network™ (OSN™) and became the largest and fastest growing provider of on-demand supplier relationship management (SRM) technology in the United States.

Prior to founding Perfect Commerce, Kemper served as Chairman of the Board and CEO of UMB Bank and CEO of UMB Financial, a NASDAQ traded financial services company with assets of more than twelve billion dollars.

Kemper is an active angel and venture investor and currently serves on the corporate boards of UMB Financial (NASDAQ: UMBF), UMB Bank, NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV), AXA Art USA (NYSE: AXA) and BATS Exchange.

Kemper and his family live on a farm in Kansas City, Missouri, where they raise and care for their horses, sheep and any and all wild animals (not including their 4 children).

 

QUESTIONS:

For questions regarding this event, contact Elaina Smith at 816.235.6063 or via e-mail at umkcsbtdc@umkc.edu.

 

PROGRAM BEGINS PROMPTLY AT 5:30 PM.

Beverages will be provided. Garage parking is available to paying attendees at no charge with validation.

 

 

ABOUT THIS SERIES:

The Technology Entrepreneur Speakers Program Series is presented by The Missouri Small Business and Technology Development Center and is intended to help entrepreneurial companies in their growing needs in every stage of their lifecycle, from start-up and later-stage technology. This program could not be provided to you without the generous support of our sponsors: Polsinelli, Citizens Bank & Trust, Arsalon Technologies, KCnext, Enterprise Center of Johnson County, Pipeline Entrepreneurial Fellowship, University of Missouri - Kansas City, Silicon Prairie News, Kauffman - The Foundation of Entrepreneurship and think BIG Partners.

 
 
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September 10, 2013Featured speaker at our next 2013 Technology Entrepreneur Speakers Program.Tech ESP 2013This series, held six times throughout the year, highlights the region's most innovative technology business leaders as they discuss ideas and opportunities for the future generation of entrepreneurs.  Tech ESP highlights experiences, lessons learned and unique issues and challenges faced by entrepreneurs in the creation of a new enterprise.
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