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

Southern Boone Economic Development Council

Southern Boone Economic Development Council's mission statement is To unite individuals, businesses, educational partners, civic organizations and government leaders in collaborative efforts to improve the quality of life for area residents by encouraging a stronger economic base in the greater Ashland area. Ashland is one of the fastest growing communities in Missouri. We would love to show you Ashland and Southern Boone County.

About

Southern Boone Economic Development Council's mission statement is To unite individuals, businesses, educational partners, civic organizations and government leaders in collaborative efforts to improve the quality of life for area residents by encouraging a stronger economic base in the greater Ashland area.  

Ashland is one of the fastest growing communities in Missouri.  We would love to show you Ashland and Southern Boone County.  

Services

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Research

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Purchasing an Existing Business

Economic and Site Development

  • Environmental Compliance
  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Real Estate Finance

Human Resources

  • Retention

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data

Management Issues

  • Human Resources
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Recruiting Assistance

Mentoring

  • One-on-One Counseling

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Forming a Business
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Site Location
  • Startup Business Counseling
Primary ContactBill Lloyd
Address301 E. Broadway
Ashland, MO 65010
Phone(573) 657-0606