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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Global Entrepreneurship Week in Kansas City

In Pictures: How KC Celebrated #GEWKC Hump Day

The third day of Global Entrepreneurship Week started strong with 1 in a Million, a national competition between 1 Million Cups alumni that was brought home to Kansas City by KC startup and Battle of the Brands contender Blooom, Inc.

Across the metro, other established and aspiring entrepreneurs dug deep into the rich resources available to those who want to start businesses in Kansas City. At the Small Business Development Center at Johnson County Community College, a room full of aspiring business owners learned how to start a business in just a day. In North Kansas City, iWerx, an enterprise and entrepreneurial development center, provided hard-hat tours of the metro's newest business incubator. In Kansas City, Kansas, Alicia Hooks, director of workforce development at KCKCC provided the keynote to the KCK Women's Chamber Luncheon. In the Crossroads, Digital Sandbox KC alumni gathered and shared their success stories. 

And we're just half way through. No stopping us now.

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