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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Keystone Sessions

Wednesday, September 14 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm • Organized By Keystone Innovation District
800 East 18th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64108


A weekly networking event focused on innovation, education & entrepreneurship - featuring 3 unique topics & inspiring speakers.

Doors open at 4:00 for networking, drinks and food!

5-6pm: CAPS Network - Paving the Education-to-Employment Path Through Profession-Based Learning

Corey Mohn, the President & Executive Director of the Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) uses professional skills development, self-discovery & exploration, and an entrepreneurial mindset to be responsive to employer needs and equip students across the country to be a part of the workforce of tomorrow.

6-7pm: Pipeline 2023 Application for Fellowship & Pathfinder

In this Sessions, you'll learn about the Pipeline Fellowship and Pipeline Pathfinder programs and why you should apply to be in their 2023 cohorts. Melissa Vincent, Executive Director, will share insights from past cohorts, what it means to gain access to a national network of successful entrepreneurs like you who are making an impact in their community and what's in store for the future of Pipeline.

7-8pm: Startup Stories with Luke Einsel

Luke will share his journey with Thirsty Coconut, Smart Beverage and now Zubr. How he has endured as a serial entrepreneur, raised millions and won legal battles while being outgunned as a startup.

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800 East 18th Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
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