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

North Central Missouri Business Facilitation

To facilitate entrepreneurial development in the north central Missouri counties of Caldwell, Clinton, Daviess, DeKalb, Grundy, and Harrison.


The North Central Missouri Business Facilitation exists to help any person who aspires to create or expand a business in one of the six counties we serve: Caldwell, Clinton, Daviess, DeKalb, Grundy or Harrison.

Business Facilitator's provide intensive, one-on-one assistance to the entrepreneur.

Resource Team
A Resource Team of many business volunteers is available to brainstorm ideas on how to help the entrepreneur if needed.


Resource Team is a network of local business owners, volunteers, retirees, community leaders and friends that together have a wealth of experience, knowledge and contacts. The Resource Team is availble and wiling to leverage their collective knowledge and assets to support entrepreneurs across a variety of areas



Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Plan Development


  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring

Networking Organizations

  • Geographically Based
  • Small Business/General

Starting a Business

  • Startup Business Counseling
Primary ContactStephanie Williams
AddressP. O. Box 222
Pattonsburg, MO 64670
Phone(816) 617-6144