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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Show Me Jobs is headed your way.

And now that you have it, you must be wondering how you can help the state of entrepreneurship in Missouri? Share the report forward!

It's really simple: the more that everyone understands the impact that Missouri startups have on employment, the more support, investment and resources Missouri's entrepreneurs have access to.

Here are some shareables to get you started, feel free to copy and paste to your social media account.

  • Did you know? In 2021, 81% of all new jobs in the state of Missouri came from startups. If you want to know more, download @MOSourceLink's Show Me Jobs Report.
  • 40,544. That's the number of jobs created by Missouri's entrepreneurs in 2021. Share this @MOSourceLink #ShowMeJobs report forward and then tell your legislators and county officials to support our businesses in 2022 so that together we can pave a path through economic recovery and resiliency.
  • @MOSourceLink released its Show Me Jobs report that takes a detailed look at new and young startups statewide and their contribution to job creation in 2021. Help tell the story of Missouri startups economic impact so that these businesses get the support they—and our economy—need.
  • Research from the @KauffmanFDN shows that tech biz plays a major role in job creation in Missouri. @MOSourceLink's Show Me Jobs Report highlights that tech biz has created 950+ jobs on average over the last five years.

MOSourceLink is helping make Missouri the state for innovation between the coasts. With a network of 650+ business-building resources across Missouri, MOSourceLink helps aspiring and established business owners start, grow and accelerate businesses across the state of Missouri.
Need resources to help your business start, recover or build resiliency?  Or maybe you want to help support and accelerate Missouri entrepreneurship? Call us at 866-870-6500, email us or jump the queue and get your Personal Action Plan.

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