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

Evergy Ventures

At Evergy Ventures, our door is always open to innovative and progressive companies within the energy value chain. Our strongest partnerships come from growth equity investments in revenue-generating businesses that are primed for expansion and could benefit from a well-capitalized strategic partner with deep industry knowledge.


Our core focus areas include:

  • Digital Utility
  • Connected Mobility
  • Distributed Energy Resources
  • Intelligent Connected Buildings

While we proudly invest in companies across North America, we’re pleased to call the Midwest our home and have a particular affinity for businesses in our region.

We are continually evaluating new investment opportunities. If you’re an entrepreneur or financial professional, please reach out. We look forward to exploring whether there might be an opportunity to work together.


Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Venture Capital Equity Providers
Primary ContactStaff Representative
Address1200 Main Street
Suite 2000
Kansas City, MO 64105