The BetaBlox Essays

We’ve acquired part of over 100 startups in the last five years. This is an unprecedented look inside of the world of starting a company. Our pledge to you is that we document as much as we possibly can about what we’re learning along the way. This is not legal advice, because we’re not lawyers. This is not news, because we’re not journalists. These, are our essays. . .

Startup Champions: Find, Create, & Scale Them

In-case you haven’t heard about it yet, last year one of the most amazing speaker series in the history of startups was published on YouTube. It was curated and moderated by Sam Altman, the relatively new President at Y Combinator. The series takes place at Stanford...

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Tulsa Startup Resources | The Definitive Guide

If you're a Tulsa startup you already understand the need to augment your team with as many entrepreneurship resources as possible. But knowing who is providing resources to startups in the region, and at what stages of business, is the hard part. This essay will act...

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BetaBlox: Tulsa Angel Investor Team Emerges

If you are a Tulsa entrepreneur and haven’t been paying attention to what the Oklahoma Innovation Institute has been doing the last half decade, it’s time to start. In the words of Gary Vaynerchuck, and every hipster in The Brady Arts District: they’re on fire. But...

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BetaBlox Startup Accelerator Launches In Tulsa, OK

Allow us to introduce ourselves. We are BetaBlox, a business incubator and startup accelerator. We were founded in 2012, in Kansas City, MO, and have helped over 100 companies get off the ground. We recently partnered with The Oklahoma Innovation Institute to bring...

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Kansas City Angel Investors Pick Favorites From Demo Day

Thanks in large part to LaunchKC and Commerce Bank, we can chalk up another win in the Demo Day category. First and foremost, thank you to all of the people that showed up to support our city’s thriving entrepreneurship scene, it truly means the world to us. We hope...

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Kansas City Banking Tips Every Entrepreneur Should Know

When consulting with our startups at BetaBlox, we regularly run into Kansas City banking questions. Entrepreneurs will need loans, checking accounts, financial technology integration, and the list goes on. Instead of attempting to explain this stuff ourselves, we went...

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