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

Mountain Plains Minority Supplier Development Council

Mountain Plains Minority Supplier Development Council promotes the growth and development of minority businesses through B-to-B opportunities and government contracts.

About

Through its programs, events and services, Mountain Plains Minority Supplier Development Council promotes the growth and development of minority businesses by increasing business-to-business opportunities between certified minority businesses (MBEs) and member corporations and government units.

Services

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training

Import and Export Assistance

  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development

Marketing/Sales

  • Competitive Analysis
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing

Mentoring

  • One-on-One Counseling

Networking Organizations

  • Small Business/General

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

  • Incubator Space

Operations and Logistics

  • Freight and Distribution
  • Locating Freight Forwarders/Customs Brokers

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • African-American Business
  • Hispanic Business
  • Missouri Business Issues
  • Small Business Policy
  • Women's Business Issues

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Bid Matching and Preparation
  • Obtaining Certification
  • Obtaining Corporate Contracts
  • Obtaining Government Contracts

Training

  • Budget, Financial Statements and Cash Flow Training
  • Business Management Training
Primary ContactElizabeth Hill
Addresss11320 W 79th St
Overland Park, KS 66214
Phone(816) 221-4200
Fax(816) 221-4212