UMKC Innovation Center partners with the university and the community to spark and sustain entrepreneurial efforts within our region and across the country.

KCSourceLink connects KC entrepreneurs to the right resource at the right time.

MOSourceLink connects Missouri entrepreneurs to the right resource at the right time.

Whiteboard2Boardroom connects entrepreneurs and businesses to technologies available for licensing.

Digital Sandbox KC provides early-stage proof-of-concept support for digital products.

Missouri Small Business & Technology Development Center provides technical assistance to startup and existing businesses.

ScaleUP! Kansas City helps businesses with revenues around $200K scale toward their first $1 million.

Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Centers helps local businesses obtain government contracts.

KCInvestED helps investors learn more about investing in KC startups.

SourceLink® helps communities nationwide build vibrant and vital entrepreneurial ecosystems.
UMKC Innovation Center

Missouri Entrepreneurship News

Follow our tips to start or grow your business in Missouri as well as our Entrepreneur in Action series,
stories about Missouri entrepreneurs and how they grew their businesses. 

Four women drinking local wares in a Missouri neighborhood
A woman holding a white mug that reads like a boss
An entrepreneur's planning system for their small business
Colorful thread from a small business
A Macbook with other business necessities spread out around a woman typing on a wood table.
A image of Patty Cantrell at a local ribbon cutting in rural Missouri
Ruben Alonso of AltCap
Libby Martin of Calving Technologies
A flatlay of an entrepreneur's desk with a planner and technology
A female entrepreneur selling cosmetics to another woman shopping local in the community