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

Nodaway County Economic Development

Nodaway County Economic Development provides services to the businesses and communities of Nodaway County. NCED manages two low interest / no interest revolving loan funds to assist startup businesses with equipment and building improvements.


Nodaway County Economic Development(NCED) is a local EDO providing services to the businesses and communities of Nodaway County.  NCED provides relocation and expansion assistance to businesses outside Nodaway County and expansion assistance to those businesses within the county.  In addition, NCED works with start up businesses and connects them with resources and service providers to help make success possible.  NCED manages two low interest or no interest revolving loan funds to assist start up businesses with equipment and building improvements.


Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Purchasing an Existing Business

Economic and Site Development

  • Lease Review
  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Tax Credits

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Loan Providers
  • Obtaining Debt Funding
  • Obtaining Equity Funding
  • Obtaining Government Funding
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Tax Credits

Human Resources

  • Workforce Incentives

Import and Export Assistance

  • Networking/Exploring Exporting

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Student Marketing Projects

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data

Management Issues

  • Recruiting Assistance

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Manufacturing Development


  • Demographics/Census Data
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Research

Nonprofit Development

  • Accounting
  • Strategic Planning

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

  • Lease Review
  • Site Location

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Site Location
  • Startup Business Counseling

Tax Services

  • State Tax Credit Information
  • Tax Credits


  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
Primary ContactJoshua McKim
Address408 N. Market
Maryville, MO 64468
Phone(660) 582-4490