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One of Kansas City’s biggest tech startups wanted to make Juneteenth a day of “action and awareness,” the company said, quietly donating the emerging fintech giant’s one-day marketplace revenue Friday to three Kansas City organizations dedicated to equity, inclusion and opportunity.
Selected for giving: The Porter House KC; Determination, Incorporated; and Kansas City G.I.F.T. (Generating Income for Tomorrow).
“This donation will help us continue to provide services to our entrepreneurship community, including our small business development program, mentorship program, and our furthering efforts to unite the ecosystem through additional programming,” said Dan Smith, co-founder of The Porter House KC.
Click here to learn more about The Porter House KC, which assists new and emerging entrepreneurs in Kansas City’s urban community, primarily people of color, by providing an affordable business space that can be used to start a new business or expand an existing one.
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