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

Cultivation Capital

Cultivation capital is a venture capital firm investing in technology, life science and agriculture companies


Cultivation Capital is a venture firm focused on investing in technology and life sciences companies whose ideas have the potential to transform the way we live and work.

We partner with entrepreneurs who have the potential to build some of the world’s most successful startups.

We actively invest out of a variety of funds, and support and invest in multiple business development programs focusing on areas like financial technology, agriculture technology, cyber security technology, and life sciences.





Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Obtaining Equity Funding
  • Venture Capital Equity Providers
Primary ContactKyle Kerns
Address911 Washington Avenue, Suite 800
Suite 800
Saint Louis, MO 63101
Phone(314) 541-6124