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

Tell us what you need and we'll develop your Personal Action Plan, a customized checklist to the things you need to do and the people you need to meet to move your Kansas City business forward.

KCSourceLink's services and connections are free.
Free: Our services our free. We’re going to email you a Personal Action Plan with your next steps based on: 
  • who you are (that’s why we need your industry and demographics)
  • which city you live in (that's why we need your zip code)
  • what you need (be as specific as you can about what you need and be sure to give us your phone number if we have follow up questions 

Once you complete this action plan, keep coming back for more help to grow your business — we will make it easy and check in to make sure you’re on the path to success.

 With KCSourceLink, you can talk to real human about the next steps on your entrepreneurial journey.

Friendly: Once you receive your Personal Action Plan, feel free to give us a call if you have further questions about funding, marketing, business plans, strategic plans, mentors, taxes, legal, hiring, exporting, franchising, etc. Our help desk is manned by real people who are ready to help you with your challenges and questions. 

 KCSourceLink delivers your next steps within 1 business day. Fast: 24 hours. Boom. Personal Action Plan is in your inbox.

You’re not messing around and we aren’t either. Growing your business is our business. 


Whether you’re starting a business, growing one or just have an idea sketched on a napkin that you’d like to test out, KCSourceLink is ready to connect you with the next steps, connections and resources to take your Kansas City business to the next level.

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