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

Kirkwood Public Library

The Kirkwood Public Library inspires a lifelong commitment to learning and creativity, for a more informed and connected community.


If you’re looking for current, reliable information from a wide variety of resources, including research in specialized subject areas, then try using the Library databases. Reach out to their librarians with your questions via email and they'll help you find the best information for your business plans, marketing strategies, and more!

Kirkwood Public Library offers a plethora of technologies for your use, including a 3D printer! They offer large format printing, wifi hot spots, disc duplications, and check out their nonprofit tool kits for everything your business or non-profit might need. 


Business Planning

  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Research

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Industry Specific Research/Expertise


  • Demographics/Census Data

Networking Organizations

  • Small Business/General

Nonprofit Development

  • Funds Development

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Startup Classes


  • Startup Classes
Primary ContactReference Department
Address140 East Jefferson Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63122
Phone(314) 821-5770