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.

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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 business classes and events

You'll Fall for These Kansas City Business Classes and Events


The KCSourceLink calendar 
is chock-full of classes and events you can attend to learn how to start, grow 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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1 - 2 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 24

Making Global Local

Learn about opportunities to support projects funded by the U.S. Trade and Development Agency in priority regions across the globe with World Trade Center - Kansas City.

1 - 2 p.m. Tues., Sept. 29

Human Relations Department Monthly MWDBE Certification Workshop

If you've ever wanted to become a certified business by the City of Kansas City, Missouri, here's your chance to hear from the city office and learn more at this virtual monthly workshop.

2 - 3:30 p.m. Wed., Sept. 30

Beyond the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP): Tax Considerations During COVID-19

The pandemic has shaken up the 2020 tax season, so join Enterprise University to learn how your company can prepare.

9 - 10:30 a.m. Thurs., Oct. 1

Small Business Celebration VIRTUAL Top 10 CEO Panel

Join the Greater Kansas City Chamber (virtually) at the annual Small Business Celebration Top 10 Panel and discover these small businesses' secrets to success.

11 - 12 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 8

Digital Marketing Strategies During Crisis

Learn to digitally engage with customers in a changed market and leverage shifting customer behaviors with the team at the Asian American Chamber of Commerce.

9 - 9:30 a.m. Fri., Oct. 9

Webinar "How to do Business with GSA"

This webinar is open to all small businesses looking for additional information and guidance on the U.S. General Services Administration and what it offers to grow your business through procurement.

6 – 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15

Block Knowledge Product Development Program

If you're a business founder who would like know more about user-interface design and experience research as well as learn how to better communicate with developers, check out this Block Knowledge program.

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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