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

Platte City Area Chamber of Commerce/Economic Development Council

The Platte City Area Chamber of Commerce/EDC provides networking opportunities, entrepreneurial support and business retention and expansion services for the Platte City, MO Area.


The Platte City Area Chamber of Commerce/EDC provides networking opportunities, entrepreneurial support, and business retention and expansion services for the Platte City, MO Area.

Member Benefits:

  • Monthly Luncheons with Educational Programs
  • Quarterly Educational Workshops
  • Social Media
  • After Hours Events
  • Staples Advantage Discounts
  • Member to Member Discounts
  • Ribbon Cuttings
  • Welcome Program
  • Newsletter and Online Member Directory
  • Scholarship Internship
  • Chamber Bucks
  • Speed Networking
  • WIN (Women In Networking)
  • Coffee Connections

Events are open to members and first time prospective members.

Chamber Events:

  • Annual Celebration of Business
  • Golf Tournament
  • Community Wide Garage Sale
  • Wellie Run 5K
  • Pedal for Platte
  • Sample The City
  • Holiday Lighting Celebration



Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Purchasing an Existing Business
  • Valuation

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Forecast
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Lease Review
  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Tax Credits
  • Watershed Planning

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Obtaining Government Funding

Import and Export Assistance

  • Import/Export Certification and Licensing

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Student Research Projects

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Demographic/Census Data


  • Demographics/Census Data

Networking Organizations

  • Geographically Based
  • Small Business/General

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City
  • Small Business Policy

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Site Location
  • Startup Classes
Primary ContactAngie Mutti
Address620 Third Street
Platte City, MO 64079
Phone(816) 858-5270