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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Build Your 1Week KC Calendar

1Week KC starts May 20th, and runs through the 27th. Are you ready? This year, it's easier than ever. Because: build-a-calendar.

But first. The scoop.

It’s all in the name—1Week KC is our hyperlocal celebration of entrepreneurship in Kansas City. Entrepreneurs of all strokes—Main Street and innovation led, artists and musicians and inventors, multicultural and millennial—are all invited to come together at events across the metro to learn about starting and growing their businesses but, more importantly, to enjoy each others’ company and camaraderie.

To make your life easier, we made this super handy calendar that you can use to make and email yourself an agenda. Sign up now, and we'll see you there soon!

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See you at #1WKC!

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