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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Spring Forward with These KC Business Events


The KCSourceLink calendar is chock-full of classes and events you can attend to learn how to start and scale your business. Chanté Keller, Network Navigator extraordinaire, is here with a few of the highlights. Grab your calendar, and let's get to work.

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How do you find and hire the right developer to build your innovative idea without wasting time and money? Get answers to these questions and more at the KC Collective Resource Event: Ask a Developer from 5 - 7:30 p.m. March 12 with KC Collective.

If you want some one-on-one help for your business, we’ve got you covered in March with KCSourceLink Office Hours. Explore the multiple sessions throughout the month (and throughout the metro) and sign up to reserve your spot.

Learn what investors want to know before they invest in your startup at Pitching to Investors from 4:30 - 7 p.m. March 18 with the Missouri Small Business Development Center at UMKC.

Today’s workforce brings together four or five generations—so how do you effectively, lead, manage and support those employees? Find out over breakfast at Making the Most of Generational Diversity: Leading and Managing a Multi-Generational Workforce 7:30 - 9 a.m. March 19 with the Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership.
 
Hear from some of Kansas City’s fastest-growing companies about what it takes to scale at Powerhouse on the Prairie, Startland’s next Innovation Exchange, from 5:30 - 8 p.m. March 19.
 
Network with diverse business owners, resource partners, government organizations and regional corporations at the 9th Annual Procurement Forum 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. March 25 with Metropolitan Community College.


Want more events? Check out the KC metro’s most comprehensive business calendar.

KCSourceLink helps aspiring startups and established small businesses find the right business resources to start, scale or accelerate. Give us a call (816-235-6500) or tell us who you are, and we’ll help you find your path to business success.

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