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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Courageous Conversations

Tuesday, March 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am • Organized By Kansas City Business Journal
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Join a conversation on diversity, equity and inclusion with panelists throughout our region who bring perspective from their respective disciplines across business and community. In partnership, we can build upon current collective knowledge and experience, amplify what's been done and move forward what hasn't. The goal of the program is to contribute to meaningful, positive systems-change toward inclusive economic growth – enabling all of our regional family members to thrive.

Meet the Panelists

Philip Gaskin
Vice President of Entrepreneurship - The Kauffman Foundation

Gwendolyn Grant
President & CEO - Urban League of Greater Kansas City
Ruben Alonso III
President - AltCap
Alyssa Jennings
Financial Advisor - Edward Jones
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