UMKC Innovation Center partners with the university and the community to spark and sustain entrepreneurial efforts within our region and across the country.

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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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1Week KC: Innovation Exchange

Wednesday, June 21 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm • Organized By Kansas City Startup Foundation
1712 Main St, 2nd Floor, Kansas City, MO 64108


Presented by Think Big and Startland News, this month's Innovation Exchange will analyze KC’s entrepreneurial ecosystem looking at its past, present and future. We'll speak with area entrepreneurship leaders for a historical perspective on how KC has grown and talk with emerging community builders to see where it can go.

This month's conversation will feature: 
- Toby Rush, CEO of EyeVerify
- Darcy Howe, Managing Director of the KC Rise Fund
- Joni Cobb, CEO of Pipeline Entrepreneurial Fellowship 
- Kate Hodel, Special Projects with KCSourceLink
- Adrienne Haynes, Managing Partner of SEED Law
- Ben Jackson, co-founder of Bungii

The Innovation Exchange is an event to give the community a more intimate way to connect with newsmakers in Kansas City’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. From investors and entrepreneurs to corporate leaders and other innovators, we hope to provide backstory of the stories you read.

This event is part of 1Week KC. For more information check out:

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