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Capital Guide

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Startup Guide

Find the steps, tips and resources you need to start a business in Kansas or Missouri.

Growth Guide

Plan, market, hire, promote and grow your Kansas City business with these resources.

Innovation Guide

When you’re disrupting an industry, you need business-building resources that can keep up.

We Create KC Guide

See how you are advancing KC entrepreneurship.

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Economic development plays a vital role in our communities, fueling local job creation programs, advancing career development opportunities and improving communities’ quality of life. University Center Week is June 5 […]

How KCSourceLink and Its Resource Partners Are Moving the Needle on Economic Development

Economic development is a vital ingredient to move every community and region forward, and often the catalyst to spark economic growth comes from institutions within the community, like universities. The [...]

Fire Up Your New Business with These Hot Kansas City Entrepreneur Classes, Workshops

There’s no way around it: Starting a new business is a lot of work. Fortunately, Kansas City is filled with experts ready to lend a helping hand. This summer, KCSourceLink’s [...]

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