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.
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Kansas City Entrepreneurship News

Juaquan Harron (left) and Rodney McDuffie II, founders, The Vendors Assistant
A collage of Digital Sandbox KC recipients for the 4th quarter
A collage of ELEVATIONLAB graduates who received UBGI scholarships
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A person navigates a forest and walks toward the sun
Will Brown of Will Brown Interiors, a small business based in Kansas City
A runner gets set at the starting block on a racetrack
Gigi Jones of Zafar and Gigi's Kale Chips helps a customer at her store in the Power and Light District.
A racecar gamepiece sits on the
Two people hold hands
   

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