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

Lee's Summit Economic Development Council

Lee's Summit Economic Development Council (LSEDC) is dedicated to business attraction and retention to achieve a strong economic climate in Lee's Summit, MO.

About

Lee's Summit Economic Development Council (LSEDC) is dedicated to business attraction and retention to achieve a strong economic climate in Lee’s Summit, MO. LSEDC assists businesses with the following: Demographics data Site and building selection Linking the businesses to the local/state governments Business retention efforts

Services

Business Planning

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

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Forecast
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Tax Credits

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Grant Provider
  • Obtaining Government Funding
  • Tax Credits

Human Resources

  • Retention
  • Workforce Incentives

Import and Export Assistance

  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Trade Education and Training

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program

Marketing/Sales

  • Demographics/Census Data

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

  • Office Space
  • Site Location

Operations and Logistics

  • Freight and Distribution

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City

Regulatory Compliance

  • Government Requirements

Starting a Business

  • Site Location

Tax Services

  • State Tax Credit Information
  • Tax Credits
Primary ContactTina Chace
Phone(816) 525-6617