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

Missouri Division of Workforce Development

The Missouri Career Centers and our network of Business Contacts offer personalized assistance to help businesses connect with job seekers that meet their specific workforce needs.


The Career Centers provide access to programs and services, as well as a connection to regional and statewide resources. The Career Centers are available to help you access assistance with recruiting qualified candidates, including writing effective job postings, advertising opportunities on, accepting applications, pre-screening applicants and assessing applicants skills and abilities using nationally recognized tools.

In addition, the Career Centers can connect you with training resources designed to help your business succeed. To find a Career Center and local Business Contact, visit or call 1-888-728-JOBS.  


Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Tax Credits

Human Resources

  • Employee Development, Hiring and Policies
  • Workforce Incentives

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Demographic/Census Data

Management Issues

  • Recruiting Assistance
Primary ContactStaff Contact
AddressPO Box 1087
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone(866) 506-0251