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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Coming Up in Kansas City Entrepreneurship

Coming Up In KC entrepreneurship

The KCSourceLink calendar is chock-full of classes and events that you can attend to learn how to start and scale your business. Jenny Miller, network builder extraordinaire, is here with a few of the highlights. Grab your calendar, and let's get to work:

It’s a busy week for Kansas City business. Below are some can’t miss highlights.

Learn how you can access MO STEP funds to expand exports to key markets and support marketing activities on Wednesday, March 1 during a Program Information Session.

FastTrac® TechVenture™ kicks off on Wednesday, March 1. You won’t want to miss this opportunity if you are developing a cutting-edge technology or science-based business.

Conquer for Good is a half-day event to share stories of purpose, problems being tackled and momentum building on the road to conquer for good on Thursday, March 2.

The A.M. Shift is poised to give you actionable advice and people to build your network. Gain inspiration and new connections on Friday, March 3.

Be A Successful Artrepreneur will teach you how to market your creations and achieve greater success on March 6.

More timely opportunities in Kansas City entrepreneurship

Hey tech startups, applications open on March 1 for Launch KC! Entrepreneurs will vie for eight $50,000 grants and one $100,000 grand prize grant. 

Nominate your entrepreneurial network to the Kauffman Foundation's Kansas City Connector Project now. Nominations close March 31.  

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