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

InvestMidwest Venture Capital Forum

InvestMidwest provides access to capital for emerging, privately held companies to promote entrepreneurship, business growth and expansion in the Midwest, with a focus on technology and life sciences.

About

InvestMidwest provides access to capital for emerging, privately held companies to promote entrepreneurship, business growth and expansion in the Midwest. InvestMidwest brings together 200-250 of the country's leading venture capitalists, investors, bankers, and accounting and legal professionals for presentations by 15 to 20 emerging growth businesses seeking funding.

Presenting companies are scrutinized and chosen based on several factors: the company management team, marketing strategy, the proprietary nature of their products or services, market opportunity and financials.

Services

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Obtaining Equity Funding
  • Venture Capital Equity Providers
Primary ContactChristine Walsh
AddresssOne Metropolitan Square
Suite 1300
Saint Louis, MO 63102
Phone(314) 444-1151
Fax(314) 444-1133