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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Join us at the VEGPRENEUR Summit, a 2-day live virtual conference showcasing and connecting entrepreneurs who are pushing forward sustainable, plant-based innovation.

Designed for entrepreneurs, investors, thought-leaders, and plant-based enthusiasts, this summit is for you to explore the intersection of entrepreneurship and the plant-based revolution we currently find ourselves in. Discover how founders across various industries are making eco-friendly change happen through their business ventures, and gain the knowledge and network to build your own!

Throughout the weekend, we’ll explore topics like: 

  • The story of how established and emerging plant-based brands got their start

  • How you can launch, fund, and grow your venture successfully

  • Trends and opportunities in the plant-based and sustainability markets

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