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

Starting with a $1,000 Credit Card: The Hard Road Leads 3 Brothers to KC Business Success

Ivan Guizar and his brothers Romero and Jamie built a growing business in KC, despite the odds.
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Kansas City Entrepreneurship News

KC entrepreneurs Ivan, Jamie and Romero Guizar of Evergreen Flooring
Kansas City Tech Entrepreneur Claude Harris of College Coaching Network
A boat sails across the sea with land in the distance
Three presenters host during Global Entrepreneurship Week - KC 2018
Kansas City tech entrepreneur Josh Lewis speaks on stage
Philip Hickman, Plabook | WeCreate KC | KCSourceLink
Joe Vazquez, Vazquez Commercial Contracting | WeCreate KC | KCSourceLink
Nick Ward-Bopp of Maker Village KC | WeCreate KC | KCSouceLink
Kansas City serial entrepreneur Gigi Jones works at one of her businesses, Zafar
Enterprising Women Magazine Kansas City Winners 2019