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

Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC)

The Kansas City Area Development Council is a private, non-profit organization charged with representing the economic interests of the entire two-state, 18-county region of Greater Kansas City.

About

The Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC) is a private, non-profit organization charged with representing the economic interests of the entire two-state, 18-county region of Greater Kansas City through the attraction of new net growth in jobs and corporate investment.

KCADC has provided assistance to early stage companies in the animal health, life sciences and advanced energy industries and works to promote assets in the region that benefit early and mid-stage companies. Visit thinkkc.com to learn more.

Services

Economic and Site Development

  • Site Location Assistance
  • Tax Credits

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Demographic/Census Data

Starting a Business

  • Site Location
Primary ContactTim Cowden
Address30 W Pershing Rd
Ste 200
Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone(816) 221-2121