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

Mo-Kan Development, Inc.

MO-KAN Development Inc. provides loan programs to small businesses in Kansas and Missouri.


The purpose of MO-KAN Development Inc. is to promote and assist the growth and development of small businesses in Missouri and Kansas through the selection of recipients for loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration and various in-house, revolving loan funds.  Eligible businesses are for-profit with tangible net worth less than $15 million and a net income after taxes less than $5 million. Loans are available to businesses in all stages of life, including start-up, purchases, and expansions. Mo-Kan loan funds are primarily used for GAP financing and partners with a conventional lender of your choice.  Mo-Kan loans provide FIXED RATE financing for the life of the loan.


Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Loan Providers
  • Obtaining Debt Funding
  • Real Estate Finance
Primary ContactKleci Moss
Address224 N. 7th St.
Saint Joseph, MO 64501
Phone(816) 233-3144