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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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Global Market Access Program: Increase Your International Sales

Missouri International Trade & Investment has partnered with IBT Online, a full service online marketing firm, to provide website localization and online marketing services.


Reimbursable through the Global Market Access Program (G-MAP), you can now globalize your website and help your foreign customers, agents, and distributors, easily understand who you are and what you offer. From strategic planning, through content localization, design customization and implementation of localized websites, to country specific search engine optimization and social media marketing, our online global services are tailored to support your international business strategy.

Online Global services deliver:

  • Online: 24/7, multi-lingual, local search engine optimization and social media marketing, single digital platform for multi-national business service development, content for local end target audiences, traffic, user experience, engagement, e/mcommerce and communities (own, manage and control your online space)
  • Brand: awareness, credibility, trust, experience, promotion and protection (build your brand value, locally and globally)
  • Business: market knowledge, find distributors, leads and clients, on/offline shows and events, sell to businesses (B2B) and consumers (B2C), develop existing and grow new revenue streams, reports and analytics and return on investment (grow your businesses top and bottom lines)


Global Market Access Program

The Global Market Access Program (G-MAP) is a cost-sharing program that helps Missouri small businesses participate in international trade shows, missions, and events to get their products in front of a global audience. G-MAP will reimburse 50%, up to $6,000, of the cost of the Online Global Programs. Learn more about the reimbursement process.

For more information about Missouri’s Online Global Program, contact Leslie Fischer, Trade Specialist at or (573)522-6524.

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