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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SBA Funding for Your Business - in partnership with the IRS and WHD

Tuesday, April 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm • Organized By U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) - Kansas City District Office
Online Event


For two years, the focus of SBA has been on the COVID-19 relief programs for small businesses, but now it’s a perfect time to re-introduce you to the standard offerings of the SBA.

Join the webinar and learn how to determine which loan program is the best fit for your business, what a lender looks for when reviewing your loan request, and how to get in touch with an SBA resource partner who can help you along the way.

As a bonus, the IRS and WHD will  also join the meeting.

The IRS will provide information on the legislative impacts to employers who received PPP Loans. Can your business claim the Employee Retention Credit retroactively?

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage & Hour Division will provide an overview on the laws enforced by its agency including the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Family Medical Leave Act. USDOL-WHD will also provide a summary of some important USDOL-WHD initiatives that are underway this year!