Sprint Accelerator’s Inaugural Demo Day Recap

Sprint Accelerator’s Inaugural Demo Day Recap

A crowd gathered at  the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, June 12, to see the 10 entrepreneurs taking part in Sprint’s Mobile Health Accelerator program.

Though none of the 10 are originally from Kansas City, several are looking at making the city their new home.

Sprint CEO, Dan Hesse, declared the initial run of the program a success and plans to repeat it again next year.

More about demo day and the 10 entrepreneurial teams can be found by clicking here.

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