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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2021 KC Rising Horizon

Thursday, May 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm • Organized By KC Rising
Online Event


KC Rising has been working with the community to articulate a shared vision. This work also led to changes in how success is measured against a smaller set of benchmark metros.

In addition, some key strategies for accelerated economic growth will be highlighted and new sector strategies that will position KC for today and tomorrow will be unveiled.

Join KC Rising for this exciting program, as well as time for virtual networking.


This year's event will be held virtually on an interactive platform called Remo. Prior to the event, you will receive an email from Remo, prompting you to complete your event profile. Remo will also send you a unique link to join the event. When you RSVP to attend the Horizon Event, please use the email address you plan to use when logging into Remo.

You will be able to save this event to your calendar via your emailed ticket upon completing registration.


Please RSVP by May 3rd.

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