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

Hermann Area Chamber of Commerce

Hermann Area Chamber of Commerce supports businesses that support the greater Hermann community.


The Hermann Area Chamber of Commerce works to support the local business community and to improve the quality of life for all Hermann-area residents. The Chamber operates a Welcome Center that serves thousands of visitors annually and a state License Bureau that is known for efficient, friendly service. 

Hermann area includes northern part of Gasconade County and Southern Montgomery County.


Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Plan Development

Economic and Site Development

  • Site Location Assistance

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Demographic/Census Data


  • Demographics/Census Data


  • Peer Mentoring

Networking Organizations

  • Small Business/General

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

  • Site Location

Starting a Business

  • Site Location
Primary ContactMelissa Lensing
Address150 Market Street
Hermann, MO 65041
Phone(573) 486-2744