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.
UMKC Innovation Center
UMKC Innovation Center

Guide: Start a Business  Part Four

Site Location Assistance/Coworking Space

Which location is best for your business: storefront, coworking space or office?

Coworking Space 

Coworking is a style of work where professionals are working independently in the same environment. Professionals working in the same space are able to gain access to new ideas and techniques, learn from each other and build relationships across industries. 

Site Location Assistance

City and county officials in your area usually know what locations are available, can provide input on traffic and market patterns and will know of any zoning issues.

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