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. 

Genera Moore, Motorparts Nation
A Kansas City food truck worker hands food to a customer
Machinery causes sparks
Scott and Sue Bachman of Bachman Cattle Farms and Bachman's Farm Store
Stephanie Campbell, founder, Blue Willow Boutique
Camryn Okere, founder of St. Louis-based Rem and Company
A woman uses a smartphone to take a picture of food on a table
An artistic representation of a pink piggy bank
Show Me The Money: January 2020 | MOSourceLink
People watch fireworks at night