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

City of Peculiar - Economic Development

Peculiar's Economic Development focus includes existing business assistance, entrepreneurship support and resources, site location assistance and workforce development initiatives.


Entrepreneurship and Creative Ideas are a necessary component in developing a healthy economy.  The City of Peculiar, Missouri, is committed to developing and providing resources and a support infrastructure for Entrepreneurship and Creative Ideas.  We work with various partners and resources to better assist you with starting a new business, growing a young business, or accessing technical assistance or mentoring.

Contact Jim Clarke, Economic Development Director, to assist you with assessing your business idea, starting a new business, or locating your existing business in Peculiar, Missouri! 


Economic and Site Development

  • Site Location Assistance
  • Tax Credits

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Tax Credits


  • Demographics/Census Data

Office, Incubator, Accelerator, Laboratory, Kitchen and Meeting Space

  • Retail Space
  • Site Location

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Site Location
Primary ContactJim Clarke
AddressPeculiar, MO 64078