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

All Things Missouri

All Things Missouri is an interactive destination for businesses, community and business leaders. Populated with both national and local data to help Missourians better understand community needs, allocate resources, and make more data-informed decisions.


All Things Missouri ( is a free, online platform designed to support community and business leaders in accessing, analyzing, and visualizing data about their communities.

All Things Missouri's interactive platform provides up-to-date, quality data across sectors – business, nonprofits, governments, researchers, and Extension staff.

This data can help Missourians better understand community needs, allocate resources, and make more data-informed decisions - to serve all cities and counties across the state of Missouri.

The Missouri Map Room:

  • Hosts more than 33,000 mappable data layers
  • Allows you to map your community and easily share maps with others
  • Provides powerful query tools, data export capability, and annotations

Dynamic Reports & Assessments:

  • Quick three-step process to create a robust assessment of one or more counties
  • Built-in state and national benchmarks allow for quick comparison
  • Easy-to-understand data visualizations
  • Download, share, or export your report for additional analysis


All Things Missouri was created by the Center for Applied Research and Engagement Systems (CARES) at the University of Missouri.


Business Planning

  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Market Research

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Industry Specific Research/Expertise


  • Demographics/Census Data
  • Market Research

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Missouri Business Issues

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
Primary ContactJamie Kleinsorge
Address222 Gentry Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone(573) 882-7458