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

Get Your Hiring Checklist

Our We Create Jobs report reveals ... startups create jobs! (14,863 on average per year, to be exact.) If you’re ready to join the job-creating powerhouse of entrepreneurship and need some guidance, then you should download this checklist right now.

Going through all the right steps when you’re hiring sets up your new employee for success, and your business. If you want your business to thrive, you have to have the right people in the right positions.

Download this easy-to-use checklist when you're ready to grow your team to grow your business—and want to make sure you're making all the right steps

  • Grow your team to grow your business

  • Fill out the correct tax and insurance forms

  • Connect with the appropriate offices in Missouri or Kansas

  • Reach out for additional support and guidance

  • Find the best possible candidates 

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