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.
UMKC Innovation Center

AAIM Employers' Association

AAIM Employers’ Association provides comprehensive HR solutions for companies of any size. We offer employers the services, tools, and resources they need to hire, retain, and develop employees efficiently and effectively.


AAIM Morning Briefing COVID-19: 

As the spread of coronavirus remains a top concern across the globe, employers are tasked with adapting quickly to new safety & health rules, travel restrictions, management challenges and more. Monday & Thursday 7:30-8am CT join us for a morning briefing to help employers navigate these issues. Call our dedicated line at 314-514-4099 during air time and leave a voicemail for an opportunity to have your question answered LIVE on the air. Recordings of the previous briefings will be made available.

AAIM Employers’ Association provides comprehensive HR solutions for companies of any size. Serving organizations throughout Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana, we offer employers the tools and resources needed to hire, retain, and develop top talent. Members enjoy access to world-class services, subject-matter-experts, current legal information and statistical data, leadership and educational training programs, peer-to-peer networking, and special events. Additionally, AAIM’s technology suite includes a state-of-the-art recruiting and applicant tracking system, an expansive learning management system, accredited background checking services, and a mobile app for company communication. Learn more at


Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training

Human Resources

  • Employee Development, Hiring and Policies
  • Retention
  • Workforce Incentives

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data

Management Issues

  • Human Resources
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Recruiting Assistance


  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring

Nonprofit Development

  • Human Resources

Regulatory Compliance

  • Bonding

Tax Services

  • State and Federal TaxTraining

Technical Assistance

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training


  • Budget, Financial Statements and Cash Flow Training
  • Business Management Training
  • Human Resources Training
Primary ContactJodi Wiener
Address1600 S. Brentwood Blvd.
Ste. 400
Saint Louis, MO 63144
Phone(314) 968-3600