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

Economic Development Corporation (EDC) - Jefferson County

Provides financial and other assistance to companies located in and interested in locating in Jefferson County.

About

The Economic Development Corporation of Jefferson County (EDC) is a not-for-profit, public corporation providing a full range of services to help meet the business' needs in the County. We provide a variety of services including development, attraction, expansion, and retention to the business community of Jefferson County.  

Services

Business Planning

  • Demographic/Census Data

Economic and Site Development

  • Lease Review
  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Tax Credits

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Loan Providers
  • Obtaining Debt Funding
  • Obtaining Equity Funding
  • Real Estate Finance

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

  • Site Location

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City
  • Missouri Business Issues

Tax Services

  • State Tax Credit Information
  • Tax Credits
Primary ContactTodd Tracy
Address5217 HWY B
Hillsboro, MO 63050
Phone(636) 797-5336