About


The RedTire program by the KU Entrepreneurship Works for Kansas initiative is designed to address the closing of viable businesses due to the lack of a successor or exit strategy.

What is RedTire?

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The Problem:

Small-/medium-sized businesses are shuttering due to lack of owner's successor, resulting in loss of service, tax base for community, and owner equity.
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Our Objective:

Enhance the economic well-being of communities in the U.S.
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Our Solution:

RedTire will act as matchmaker between business owners and university graduates/alums who have the expertise and ambition to run those businesses.
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RedTire is:

A business owner successor program to sustain the ecomonic well-being of communities.

Sellers/retiring owners and buyers must apply to work with RedTire.

Applying is easy and only takes a few minutes.

All RedTire services are provided at no cost to participants

All of the RedTire functions and activities are free of any charge and there is no obligation for any payment whatsoever for any services provided. It is our sole purpose to help successfully connect retiring owners and replacement management to further grow the Kansas economy and provide more good paying jobs for its citizens.