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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Community Engagement Summit

Thursday, February 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm • Organized By Missouri Department of Economic Development
Online Event


DED has been allocated approximately $43 million of CDBG funds to help communities prevent, prepare for, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. This event is to inform the public on DED’s COVID-19 efforts, receive public input on the use of these funds, and provide information. DED invites you to join us for this virtual summit on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 3:00 pm. Your input will help inform DED’s priorities for these funds and future efforts.