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


GUILDit is where art and business fuse. Our monthly forums and events help sole entrepreneurs grow their business. Be a part of an audience that learns from, helps and is inspired.


GUILDit is a free forum that helps craft a stronger Kansas City art economy. Come see and hear a variety of artists present their businesses. Be a part of an audience that learns and helps further sole entrepreneurs successes by giving businesses ideas, resources and solutions. Connect to the arts and entrepreneurs, connect at GUILDit.

Location exclusions: The Greater Kansas City Region. 


Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
  • Market Plan Development

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development


  • Advertising/Brochure Design
  • Market Plan Development and Training


  • Peer Mentoring

Networking Organizations

  • Industry Specific

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Small Business Policy


  • Business Management Training
  • Marketing Plan Development and Training
Primary ContactSusana Bruhn
AddressKansas City, MO 64111