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
UMKC Innovation Center

#ShopLocal with Kansas City Small Businesses (and Have Some Fun) on 816 Day

Learn how you can celebrate 816 Day in Kansas City and support small businesses.
Read more

Kansas City Entrepreneurship News

816 Day in Kansas City
Graduates of the GROWTH360 course
A woman lifts weights at a gym
An outstretched hand poised for a handshake
An sign in a window that says, Come in, We're Open.
Chris Goode, owner of Ruby Jean's Juicery
Lisa Peña, founder of Urban Hikes KC
A dog looks at the camera
Earstin and Penelope Sanders pose outside Aunt Mildred's Barbecue Mobile Eatery
A collage of ELEVATIONLAB graduates who received UBGI scholarships
   

Interested in writing for or sharing your story with KCSourceLink? We welcome queries from Kansas City-based entrepreneurs and companies. Review our guidelines and fill out our guest blog form.