Homes for Hackers

Homes for Hackers attracts new startups to Kansas City with 3 months of free rent, utilities & Google Fiber in the heart of the KC Startup Village.

What's the catch?

There's no catch, but you must be serious about moving your startup to Kansas City.

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hack·er (/ˈhakər/)

Slang • A computer programming enthusiast, able to rapidly create complex innovations using computer hardware or software, with little regard for best practices or corporate bureaucracy.

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Hacker Requirements:

  • Move to Kansas City
  • Kick ass on your startup
  • Contribute to the KCSV
  • Abide by the hacker house rules
  • Respect the house, other residents & neighbors
  • Welcome & assist any airbnb guests staying in the house
  • Possess strong technical skills
  • Pay for your own food

Why move to Kansas City?

Great People

Growing Startup Community

Your Impact/Voice

Cost of Living

Startup Runway

Google Fiber

Central US Location

Quality of Life

Access to Capital

Access to Talent

Want to try Google Fiber?

Rent a room in the Hacker House on Airbnb to try it out. The Airbnb room helps keep the program free for fledgling startups.

Special Thanks To

Beasley Creative Logo Design
KC Startup Village For being awesome

Past/Present H4H Startups

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Beehive WiFi

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New Appetite

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As Seen In

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Location

Contact H4H

Founder Ben Barreth

Cell 816.332.9770

Email ben@homesforhackers.com

Address 4428 State Line Rd, Kansas City, KS 66103