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. 

Stormwater Solution
Founders Lori and Reshma of St. Louis, Missouri startup Summersalt
MOSourceLink Show Me Jobs Report
An image of Missouri entrepreneur Seth Kitchen in front of the mural wall at efactory in Sprigfield Missouri.
Libby Martin of Calving Technologies
A group of entrepreneurs after the Ozarks Small Business Incubator pitch competition in the Ozarks, Missouri
A male entrepreneur outside Missouri's Small Business Development Center
Mary Kay O'Connor of PatientsVoices
How a Kansas City Medical Researcher Became an Entrepreneur
Anna Haney of Noviqu