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

Daniel Boone Regional Library

The Daniel Boone Regional Library offers free tools and classes to help you start or expand your small business. Discover resources to help you with market research, staff straining, management and more. Visit www.dbrl.org/business to explore our full listing of services, programs and collections for entrepreneurs.

About

The Daniel Boone Regional Library offers free tools and classes to help you start or expand your business. Discover resources to help you with market research, staff straining, management and more. Cardholders living in Boone and Callaway Counties also gain free access to Legal Forms Library, Lynda.com, Small Business Reference Center, Reference USA and Universal Class.  Visit www.dbrl.org/business to explore our full listing of services, programs and collections for entrepreneurs. Stay informed about upcoming events by subscribing to our technology email newsletter at www.dbrl.org/contact/newsletters. As a public library, our primary focus is providing services to those living in Boone and Callaway Counties. However, anyone is welcome to attending our free classes and programs. 

Services

Business Planning

  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Libraries and Research Organizations

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

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development

Marketing/Sales

  • Demographics/Census Data
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Website Development

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

  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Coworking Space

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Startup Classes

Training

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Business Management Training
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Human Resources Training
  • Marketing Plan Development and Training
Primary ContactBrandy Sanchez
Address100 W. Broadway
Columbia, MO 65203
Phone(573) 817-7047