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

St. Louis Development Corp.

The St. Louis Development Corp. offers programs and services to the small business owner.

About

The St. Louis Development Corp. offers programs and services to the small business owner, including technical and financial assistance for: - expansion - relocation - renovation - acquisition - startup - land assembly/site preparation. The St. Louis Development Corp. is composed of seven agencies and authorities that work to promote economic development and growth.

Services

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise

Economic and Site Development

  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Tax Credits

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Loan Providers
  • Obtaining Debt Funding
  • Obtaining Equity Funding
  • Obtaining Government Funding
  • Tax Credits

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • High Tech Development
  • Life Sciences Development
  • Manufacturing Development
  • Wet Lab Incubator

Networking Organizations

  • Small Business/General

Nonprofit Development

  • Funds Development

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

  • Incubator Space

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • African-American Business
  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City
  • Missouri Business Issues
  • Small Business Policy
  • Women's Business Issues

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Obtaining Certification

Tax Services

  • Tax Credits
Primary ContactSTLDC Representative
Phone(314) 657-3700