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.
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This Month: Classes and Events to Grow Your Missouri Business

Check out this small sampling of statewide events that will help you grow your Missouri business.
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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. 

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MO Innovation Policy Network
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MOSourceLink - Perfect Your Startup Pitch
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3 Things You Must Do Before Starting a New Business
Myths, Misconceptions and Mistakes of First-time Business Owners