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

A Sugary Spotlight on Sweetology

A local entrepreneur has found a sweet spot for her startup company in Missouri.  Click on thevideo below to learn more about how Sweetology finds Missouri’s startup community as tasteful as its product.


Sweetology has a desire to become the “Build-A-Bear” (a company that also started out in St. Louis) of cake and cupcake decorating.  Click on the video above to learn more about this growing startup company and how Missouri has provided it with the perfect ingredients for sweet small business success.

(From the Missouri Department of Economic Development)

How can we help you?

Our team helps grow entrepreneurship in Missouri every day.

Connect with us!

Get insights, inspiration and events to help you start, grow and accelerate MO businesses.