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 has Landed.

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 favorite social media account (all the links will turn into pretty social cards).

  • Did you know? In 2018, 78% of all new jobs in the state of Missouri came from startups. That makes up 7% of all employment across Missouri. If you want to know more, download @MOSourceLink's Show Me Jobs Report.
  • 44,535. That's the number of jobs created by Missouri's entrepreneurs in 2018. @MOSourceLink has developed a cool report that discusses the impact of startups on our local economy. Download it and get ready to have your mind blown.
  • ICYMI: @MOSourceLink released their inaugural Show Me Jobs report that takes a detailed look at new and young startups statewide and their contribution to job creation. You should download it. And explore the 44,535(!) jobs that MO entrepreneurs created in 2018.
  • Research from the @KauffmanFDN show that tech biz plays a major role in job creation in Missouri. @MOSourceLink's Show Me Jobs Report highlights that tech biz has created 1.5k jobs on average over the last five years. The report is gooood, download it now.

MOSourceLink is helping make Missouri the state for innovation between the coasts. With a network of 500+ business-building resources across Missouri, MOSourceLink helps aspiring and established business owners start, grow and accelerate businesses across the state of Missouri.
Thinking about hiring your first employee? Need something else for your business? 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.

Look in your inbox for the MOSourceLink Show Me Jobs Report.