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

Mark Twain Regional Council of Governments

Regional planning commission providing technical assistance to businesses, communities and counties in eight county region.


Council of governemtns is a political subdivision of MO offering technical assistance to businesses, communities, special districts and counties in an eight county region in Northeast MO. In addition to other services, the COG offers low interest financing to new and expanding businesses through a revolving loan fund provided by the US Department of Commerce - Economic Development Administration. The purpose of the laon program is to encourage new job creation and entrepreneurial growth for at risk busineses.


Business Planning

  • Demographic/Census Data

Economic and Site Development

  • Environmental Compliance
  • Tax Credits

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Loan Providers
  • Obtaining Debt Funding
  • Obtaining Government Funding
  • Tax Credits

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Demographic/Census Data


  • Demographics/Census Data

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

  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Office Equipment and Furniture
  • Office Space

Regulatory Compliance

  • Environmental Compliance
Primary ContactCindy Hultz
Address42494 Delaware Lane
Perry, MO 63462
Phone(573) 565-2203
Fax(573) 565-2205