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 Springfield Economic Development Office

The Springfield Economic Development Office works in partnership with the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce, Springfield Business Development Corporation, City Utilities of Springfield, and Greene County to facilitate and promote business development within the City of Springfield, as well as throughout the Springfield region. The Office provides development assistance and incentives, and serves as a facilitator for major economic development projects to ensure timely approval of plans and permits.

About

The Springfield Economic Development Office works in partnership with the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce, Springfield Business Development Corporation, City Utilities of Springfied, and Greene County to facilitate and promote business development within the City of Springfield, as well as throughout the Springfield region.  The Office provides development assistance and incentives, and serves as a facilitator for major economic development projects to ensure timely approval of plans and permits.

Services

Economic and Site Development

  • Environmental Compliance
  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Watershed Planning

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Loan Providers
  • Obtaining Government Funding
  • Tax Credits

Legal Services

  • Environmental Compliance

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

  • Site Location

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City

Starting a Business

  • Site Location

Tax Services

  • Tax Credits
Primary ContactMatt Schaefer
AddressBusch Municipal Building
840 Boonville Avenue
Springfield, MO 65802
Phone(417) 864-1100
Fax(417) 864-1030