Building a Venture Capital Backed Startup in America's Heartland
This is one that you won't want
to miss! Our keynote speaker is Chris Costello, CEO & Co-Founder of
blooom (yes, we left off the
capital "b" and put in the extra "o" on purpose) is one of
the nation's fastest growing robo-advisors and just passed 1 billion dollars in
assets under management. Chris and his company are often in the news, and are
based right here in Leawood in Park Place.
financial tech firm has reached $1 billion in assets under management, becoming
the fastest, independent robo advisor to pass that threshold" ... Startland
startup's co-founder makes Upstart 100"... Kansas City Business
We are celebrating a
great year and will look forward to the things in store for 2018. We'll
also recognize our 2017 Hall of Fame Award recipients, and acknowledge some of
our friends and community partners who have volunteered their time to help the
Leawood Chamber deliver "Business Personalized" to our over 500
Chris Costello is the CEO and
Co-Founder of Leawood-based blooom.
At blooom, Chris leads the
company in building innovative financial services to reach a brand new audience
of under-served Americans.
Blooom has been named
one of the world's most innovative companies by Fast Company, and Chris was
selected as "Ten to Watch in 2016" by WealthManagement.
Tickets are $60 for members, and $70 for non-members. By registering online, you agree to the chamber's refund policy as noted at http://leawoodchamber.org/refund-policy. The reservation deadline for individual tickets is Thursday, December 6th by 12:00 pm.
Event Hosts: Burns & McDonnell
. Country Club Bank . CrossFirst Bank . Menorah Medical Center . Shawnee
Mission Health . Town Center Plaza
Event Patrons: American Century
Investments . Bank of Blue Valley . CBIZ MHM LLC . Commerce Bank . DEMDACO .
Discover Vision Centers . Johnson County Community College . KCP&L
Event Associates: AMC Theatres. JE Dunn
Construction . Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City . Mutual of Omaha Bank . Saint
Luke's Health System . Security Bank of Kansas City . Saint Joseph Medical
Center . Tutera Senior Living & Healthcare . UMB Bank
Table Hosts: Blooom
Click here to view a list of members who have registered to attend this event.