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

Lewis & Clark Ventures

Lewis & Clark Ventures is a St. Louis-based multi-sector venture capital firm.


Lewis & Clark Ventures is a St. Louis-based venture capital firm focusing on high potential investment opportunities throughout the Midwest region.

The mission of the fund is to deploy Series A / B stage growth capital into companies operating within sectors that include agtech, digital healthcare and software, serving markets such as financial, agricultural, healthcare, and business enterprise solutions.

We believe there is an incredible number of gifted entrepreneurs and exciting companies operating in our own backyard, and we are here to solve their capital needs and allow them to focus on business growth.


Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Venture Capital Equity Providers
Primary ContactMatt Shandy
Address120 South Central Avenue
Suite 1000
Saint Louis, MO 63105