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1 Million Cups

A Kauffman Labs program striving to engage entrepreneurs through a weekly educational and networking program.

aBleu Boutique

Home furnishings + womens fashion

Accelefund

Accelefund helps aspiring entrepreneurs invest in their companies using retirement savings without paying taxes, early withdrawal penalties or taking out a loan.

Alphapointe

Alphapointe is a Nonprofit that sells more than 50,000 brand name business supplies to companies in the Kansas City area, as well across the U.S. at our online store. This store supports our mission to create jobs for the visually impaired in our community.

AltCap

Founded in 2005 with a mission to provide fair access to capital, AltCap is a critical source of alternative debt financing for communities and entrepreneurs that fall outside the financial mainstream.

Apex Accelerator – Overland Park, KS

The Johnson County Community College Kansas Procurement Technical Assistance Center provides government procurement services to small businesses in over 17 counties in Kansas, including Johnson, Wyandotte, Douglas and Leavenworth.

Apex Accelerators – Kanas City, MO

The APEX Accelerators program, formerly known as Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP), under management of the Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP), plays a critical role in the Department’s efforts to identify and helps a wide range of businesses enter and participate in the defense supply-chain. The program provides the education and training to ensure that all businesses become capable of participating in federal, state, and local government contracts.

Artist INC/Mid-America Arts Alliance

Artist INC is a program under the Mid-America Arts Alliance. Artist INC connects artists of all disciplines to the tools, resources and opportunities necessary to develop their entrepreneurial skills and strengthen their artistic practice.

ArtsKC – Regional Arts Council

ArtsKC has developed programs and services designed to unleash the power of the arts. This includes programs for the arts community, the business community and services to the civic community.

Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City

The Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City was formed in 1998 as a nonprofit organization to enhance the economic opportunities for Asian American businesses through education, networking and advocacy while promoting community engagement and visibility.

Basehor Chamber of Commerce

The mission of the Basehor Chamber of Commerce is to advance the general welfare, prosperity and positive business environment of the Basehor business area

bcp tech Accelerator

When you have an insurtech product that is ready for market, the bch tech Acelerator want to help accelerate your growth.

Belton Chamber of Commerce

The Belton Chamber of Commerce is committed to growing and fostering the development of the community and the surrounding areas. Chamber members use the resources that the chamber offers for building connections and relationships, strengthening business ties and connecting with the support they need to keep building successful businesses.

Better Business Bureau of Greater Kansas City

Better Business Bureau of Greater Kansas City's mission to promote trust in the marketplace has made the organization a business leader since 1916. BBB sets standards for marketplace trust, celebrates business role models, calls out substandard marketplace behavior and creates a community of trustworthy businesses and charities

BioKansas

BioKansas is a 501(c)(3) organization that supports the advancement of the life science ecosystem within Kansas. The organization provides education, training, advocacy and community support services for organizations that advance bioscience research and discovery that directly impact human and animal health and beyond.

BioNexus KC

BioNexus KC inspires thinkers from different disciplines to combine their efforts for a common purpose: health care innovation. From bioinformatics to cancer research and beyond, the organization stimulates collaboration and helps bring emerging technologies from concept to reality.

Black & Veatch IgniteX Accelerator | Climate Tech

IgniteX Climate Tech Accelerator is advancing innovation in sustainability to create a net-zero carbon future

Black & Veatch MakerSpace at Johnson County Library

The Black & Veatch MakerSpace at Johnson County Library is an exploratorium of technologic contraptions for innovators, creatives and tinkerers. The organization fosters the maker movement by helping patrons learn to use new equipment and software, troubleshoot technologies and find resources. This is a free resource (no need for a library card) and is open to the public.

Black Economic Union of Greater Kansas City

The Black Economic Union of Kansas City is a not-for-profit Community Development Corporation located in the historic Lincoln building at 18th and Vine Kansas City MO. The Black Economic Union of Kansas City was founded in 1968 by Jim Brown, Cleveland Browns football star turned actor, and Curtis McClinton, former Kansas City Chiefs Halfback, and is the oldest of Kansas City's 13 Community Development Corporations.

Bloch Consulting Lab at UMKC

The Bloch Consulting Lab offers pro-bono consulting to new ventures and small businesses led by founders from underserved Kansas City communities.

Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce

The Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce provides business assistance, networking opportunities and other services related to growing businesses in Blue Springs, Missouri.

Blue Valley CAPS

Blue Valley Schools’ Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) represents the collaboration of education, business and community, providing students with a unique, immersive experience resulting in highly skilled, adaptable, global innovators and leaders.

Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Area Chamber of Commerce

The Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce provides networking opportunities, business referrals and contacts and other services related to growing businesses in the Bonner Springs, Edwardsville and surrounding area. The BS-EDW Chamber also hosts several community events throughout the year. These include Edwardsville Days Festival, an annual golf tournament, Tiblow Days Festival, community candidate forums and more.

Bridge Space

Bridge Space is the first coworking space and entrepreneur incubator in downtown Lee's Summit, Missouri. The organization has private offices, programming to accelerate businesses and plenty of space for coworking.

Brookside Business Association

The Brookside Business Association promotes economic development, community growth, business retention and attraction in the Brookside area of Kansas City, Missouri.

Capital Access Center

The Capital Access Center (CAC), part of the Kansas Small Business Development Center (SBDC), is a consulting service to small business owners needing Capital (loans, lines of credit, etc). Due to state-specific funding for the Capital Access Center, we are only able to work with Kansas businesses.

Charlotte Street

Charlotte Street Foundation identifies the needs and fuels the evolution of an ever-changing multidisciplinary arts ecosystem, acting as its primary provocateur. It cultivates the contemporary, the exceptional and the unexpected in the practice of artists working in and engaging with the art community in the Kansas City region.

City of Blue Springs, Missouri – Economic Growth and Development Division

With a focus on economic growth and prosperity, the Economic Growth and Development Division of the city of Blue Springs works with the Economic Development Council to retain, support and collaborate with existing businesses while also recruiting new businesses that are in line with the city’s long-term strategic plan.

City of Buckner, Missouri – Administrator/Clerk

The administrator/clerk for the city of Buckner, Missouri, works to help businesses thrive within the town and provides quality services through professionalism, leadership, innovation, open communication and stewardship of city funds in a responsible manner.

City of Excelsior Springs, MO – Community Development Department

The City of Excelsior Springs’ Community Development Department assists businesses in locating, expanding and moving to the community. Find more information, visit https://cityofesmo.com/development/ or email Melinda Mehaffy, economic development director, at [email protected].

City of Gladstone, Missouri – Economic Development Department

The Gladstone, Missouri Economic Development Department is dedicated to improving the economic welfare of Gladstone, Missouri.

City of Independence, MO

The Community Development Department, located at 111 E. Maple Avenue in Independence, Missouri, city hall is divided into these divisions:

• Building inspections
• Historic preservation
• Neighborhood services
• Development services
• Regulated industries

Most importantly, the city works with citizen groups, the city council, the planning commission, the zoning board of adjustment and city administration to ensure quality development throughout the city of Independence.

City of Peculiar, Missouri – Economic Development Department

Economic development in Peculiar, Missouri, includes existing business assistance, entrepreneurship support and resources, site location assistance, and workforce development initiatives.

City of Raytown – Economic Development Department

The City of Raytown has initiated an aggressive economic development effort emphasizing small business development, business recruitment and business retention. The program provides real estate site selection, incentive attainment and general ombudsman services.

City of Richmond, MO – Economic Development Department

The mission of the Richmond Department of Economic Development is to promote and support business and economic development within the community of Richmond, Missouri.

Clay County Economic Development Council

The Clay County Economic Development Council works to attract, expand and retain business in Clay County, Missouri, and promote a positive economic development climate.

Community Capital Fund

Since 2012, the Community Capital Fund has deployed more than $1,500,000 to neighborhoods and grassroots organizations, as well as entrepreneurs and small businesses, organized nine Community Development Workshops that have collectively drawn more than 2,100 community leaders and fiscally sponsored 10 social ventures that have raised more than $1,500,000 collectively.

Dairy Farmer’s of America CoLAB Accelerator

DFA’s CoLAB Accelerator is a 90-day, immersive program that accelerates and grows ag-tech and dairy foods startup businesses through mentoring and educational programming.

Determination, Incorporated

Determination, Incorporated is a nonprofit based in the Kansas City metro that creates a pathway to opportunity for formerly incarcerated people through entrepreneurship.

Digital Sandbox KC

Digital Sandbox KC provides proof-of-concept resources, including market validation, prototyping and beta-testing support for development of digital technologies within new and existing businesses.

Downtown Council of Kansas City

The Downtown Council is your one-stop resource for opening a business in Downtown Kansas City and provides research, development and ombudsman services.

DreamSpring

DreamSpring is a nonprofit community lender providing small business loans and lines of credit, resources and guidance.

Dundee Venture Capital

Dundee Venture Capital, based in Omaha, Nebraska, is a seed stage venture fund with more than $5 million invested in the Kansas City region.

E-Ship Rising

E-Ship Rising focuses on youth in entrepreneurship, ages 6 – 26. E-Ship rising provides a “Passport to Freedom" by providing an environment for entrepreneurship to thrive .

Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City

The Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri, is a not-for-profit organization that is the city of KCMO's primary development organization and provides assistance to new and expanding businesses already located in Kansas City, Missouri, or those considering a KC location.

In addition, the EDC administers the city's TIF program, LCRA and Enhanced Enterprise/Zone Works program.

EDC Loan Corporation of Kansas City

EDC Loan Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri, is a nonprofit corporation specializing in the origination and underwriting of Revolving Loan Funds. Its mission is to help small business grow and expand through loan programs to attract, expand and retain jobs.

Endeavor Heartland

Established in 2019, and later expanded into Kansas City and Tulsa, Endeavor launched in Bentonville, Arkansas to support entrepreneurs with the potential for economic and social impact in America's Heartland.

Ennovation Center

The Ennovation Center is a dynamic business development incubator spanning over 28,000 square feet, featuring a range of specialized facilities and services to support the growth and success of its clients.

The facility offers several distinct business specialties, including a shared commercial kitchen space, bio-safety Level 1 labs, and a business and tech area offering dedicated workspaces, temporary workspaces, offices, conference rooms, office suites and production labs.

Enterprise Center in Johnson County

The Enterprise Center in Johnson County (ECJC) is a venture development organization providing resources and connections to accelerate the success of early-stage companies.

Entrepreneurial Legal Services Clinic and Intellectual Property Clinic at UMKC School of Law

The Entrepreneurial Legal Services Clinic and Intellectual Property Clinic delivers legal advice and facilitates the delivery of professional business planning and intellectual property services to owners of small businesses – both existing and startups — who cannot afford the market rates for such services. University of Missouri-Kansas City faculty will supervise law students as they provide legal and professional services to qualified clients.

Entrepreneurship Community Partnership

NetWork Kansas is devoted to the growth of entrepreneurship and small businesses throughout the state of Kansas. Our mission is to promote an entrepreneurial environment by providing a central portal that connects entrepreneurs and small business owners with the right resources—expertise, education and economic resources—when they are needed most.

equity²

equity² is an impact investment firm committed to deploying capital in inclusive and equitable ways.

Excelsior Springs Area Chamber of Commerce

The Excelsior Springs Area Chamber of Commerce helps to engage, influence and impact the business community of Excelsior Springs, Missouri.

FabLab at MCC-Penn Valley

FabLab is a resource for individuals to access tools, technology and training. The lab is filled with machines that allow members to design and fabricate many different concepts into working prototypes.

Firebrand Ventures

Firebrand Ventures is a new kind of Midwest venture fund. We combine a strong brand, vast network and deep experience with startup hustle to invest in exceptional early-stage software startups.

Five Elms Capital

Five Elms Capital is the ideal partner for leading B2B software companies.
The organization invests $5 million to $75 million in companies with $2 million to $20 million in revenue. Five Elms offers minority or majority investments, growth capital or liquidity for founders and early investors.

Flyover Capital

Flyover Capital provides capital to assist founders in creating the next generation of technology success stories in areas outside the traditional tech hubs.

Frontier Financial Partners

Frontier Financial Partners helps package and provide business loans to small, independent business people across various industries.

Gardner Chamber of Commerce

The Gardner Chamber of Commerce provides business assistance, networking opportunities and other services for businesses operating or wishing to operate in the Kansas towns of Gardner, Edgerton or New Century.

Gladstone Area Chamber of Commerce

The Gladstone Area Chamber of Commerce develops its community by being the voice for small businesses in the Gladstone, Missouri, area.

GO Topeka

GO Topeka creates county-wide economic success for all companies and citizens through implementation of an aggressive economic development strategy that capitalizes on the unique strengths of the community.

Grain Valley Partnership

The Grain Valley Chamber Partnership is dedicated to being the primary advocate for businesses in the Grain Valley, Missouri, area by promoting economic development, providing educational resources and partnering with our members to improve the business environment and community image.

Grandview Area Chamber & Economic Development Council

The Grandview Area Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit organization established to serve the business community through promoting a positive business environment and encouraging economic growth, leadership, education and interaction.

Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce provides business assistance, networking opportunities, public relations and other services related to growth and development in the Kansas City region.

GSA Heartland Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU)

The Heartland Regional Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) serves as the Region 6 liaison and advocate for small businesses in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska. As an advocate for small business owners, it is the mission of the OSDBU to promote increased access to GSA's nationwide procurement opportunities.

GUILDit

GUILDit spurs Kansas City artists and entrepreneurs. The organization’s mission is to create communities around best business practices in the way of forums, panels, lectures and alike programming.

Hammerspace Community Workshop & Makerspace

Hammerspace is a 170,000-square-foot workshop facility which is home to Kansas City's community of makers, crafters and inventors. It's like a gym for people who build stuff.

Harrisonville Area Chamber of Commerce

The Harrisonville, Missouri Chamber of Commerce provides business assistance and networking opportunities to growing businesses in Harrisonville, Missouri.

Heartland Black Chamber of Commerce

Heartland Black Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit organization. It partners with all types of businesses owned-and-operated by black business entrepreneurs. Its core focus is on the launching, developing, promoting, sustaining and growth of the Black community.

Heartland Business Capital

Heartland Business Capital is a Small Business Administration licensed company that provides 504 loans to businesses throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area. The 504 loan offers financing for owner-occupied real estate and heavy machinery and equipment.

Helzberg Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program (HEMP)

The Helzberg Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program (HEMP) matches growing entrepreneurs one-on-one with business veterans to help them grow their business. HEMP focuses on businesses around $1 million in revenue and higher, three years or more in business and with five or more full-time employees.

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City is dedicated to the creation, advancement, promotion and development of economic opportunities within the Hispanic market and business community.

Hispanic Economic Development Corporation of Greater Kansas City

The Hispanic Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) is dedicated to improving the lives of Latinos within the greater Kansas City. HEDC achieves this through business development and economic and community wealth creation initiatives.

Holy Rosary Credit Union

Our members are not only members of a financial institution, they are members of the HRCU family. We seek not only to provide financial services, but to empower our members to be in control of their finances. We do this by overcoming language barriers, offering opportunities for education, and creating a mutual trust between our staff and our members.

iiM (innovation in Motion)

Innovation in Motion (iiM) is an angel capital firm headquartered in Merriam, Kansas. We employ a disciplined approach to identifying, funding and curating startup and early-stage companies in the agriculture, animal health and human health sectors.

Independence Chamber of Commerce

The Independence, Missouri Chamber of Commerce provides business assistance, marketing, continuing education services, networking opportunities, public policy advocacy and other services related to community/business development in Independence and Eastern Jackson County.

Independence Economic Development Council

The Independence, Missouri Economic Development Council is a nonprofit, public/private partnership, which was established in 1983 for the purpose of supporting and enhancing the economic growth of Independence.

InnovateHER KC

InnovateHER KC is a 5,000+ member leadership community that connects, empowers and supports women leaders and unites women to accomplish incredible things.

Innovation Stockyard

he Innovation Stockyard operates the Kit Bond Science and Technology Incubator on the campus of Missouri Western State University with a focus on economic and workforce development, and animal health and nutrition.

Innovation Studio – Powered by UMKC

The Innovation Studio powered by the University of Missouri – Kansas City is a hub of advanced product design, technology and business innovation.

International Trade Council of Greater Kansas City (ITCGKC)

The International Trade Council of Greater Kansas City is a regional nonprofit professional association committed to building a strong and successful international business network in the Kansas City region. To achieve this, ITCGKC connects professionals and global partners in the international business and academic communities, delivers timely international trade education and bridges access to relevant resources.

InterUrban ArtHouse

InterUrban ArtHouse is creating a regional hub where artists can work and prosper in an affordable, sustainable and inclusive environment to drive innovation, economic vibrancy and community culture.

InvestMidwest Venture Capital Forum

InvestMidwest highlights startups in the Midwest region with the most promise for success.

The conference provides an ideal opportunity for entrepreneurs to raise capital and all attendees to make new connections.

Job One

Job One enhances the lives of adults with disabilities by providing a lifetime of meaningful employment choices. We do this through entrepreneurship and partnership with the business community.

Johnson County Missouri Economic Development Corporation (JCEDC)

The Johnson County, Missouri, Economic Development Corporation (JCEDC) provides confidential one-on-one business assistance, microloan funds, financing options and incentives for new and existing businesses, small to large, for all Johnson County, Missouri.

Johnson County Public Library

Johnson County Library creates an environment for people to learn, to explore, to enjoy, to create, to connect.

Justine PETERSEN

Justine Petersen Housing and Reinvestment Corporation (Justine PETERSEN) is a Missouri not-for-profit corporation. The organization’s mission is to connect institutional resources with the needs of low-to moderate-income individuals and families, helping them to build assets and create enduring change, not just for each individual or family that we assist, but the community as a whole.

Our mission is demonstrated by our services, which include credit building and financial education, homeownership preparation and retention, and micro-enterprise lending and training.

K-State Olathe Food Innovation Accelerator

K-State Olathe's Incubator Kitchen provides facilities and expertise to support the food industry with startups, new products, scaling up, optimizing processes and R&D in analytics, microbiology, consumer panels and logistics.

K-State Pollution Prevention Institute

The Pollution Prevention Institute at Kansas State University (PPI) was established in 1995 to provide environmental training and assistance to businesses in Kansas.

K-State Research & Extension Wyandotte County

The K-State Extension in Wyandotte County provides leadership in education through evidence-based, culturally appropriate programs and information that improves the quality of life for all citizens.

K-State Research and Extension – Johnson County

K-State Research and Extension – Johnson County offers resources and referrals for small business development with emphasis on agriculture-, horticulture- and food-based businesses.

K-State Technology Development Institute (TDI)

The Technology Development Institute provides a variety of resources and services through collaborative engineering and business development partnerships to advance technologies, people and companies.

Kansas City Area Development Council

The Kansas City Area Development Council is a private, non-profit organization charged with representing the economic interests of the entire two-state, 18-county region of Greater Kansas City.

Kansas City Area Transportation Authority

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority connects people to opportunities through safe, reliable public transportation. KCATA is a bi-state agency charged with serving the transportation and development needs of the Kansas City region.

Kansas City Coworking Alliance (KCCA)

The KC Coworking Alliance (KCCA) is a collective of independent collaborative coworking spaces in the Kansas City metro area. The KCCA works to spread the word about coworking, share best practices to strengthen our unique communities, and collaborate in the new shared economy.

Kansas City GIFT (Generating Income For Tomorrow)

Generating Income for Tomorrow’s goal is to create a clear path to economic prosperity and wealth for the African American community in the Kansas City region. We do this by providing monthly grants and support from professionals to Black business owners.

Kansas City Kansas Public Library

The Kansas City, Kansas Public Library offers business reference services, including access to information for small business or those contemplating starting a small business.

Kansas City Public Library – Small Business & Entrepreneurship

The Kansas City Public Library provides resource materials and online databases that entrepreneurs and business owners can use.

Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers & Accountants for the Arts

Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization that provides legal and accounting assistance to qualifying artists and arts organizations from all creative disciplines. The ArtSmarts program provides seminars in arts law to help artists avoid common pitfalls in their professional arts careers.

Kansas Department of Agriculture – Agriculture Marketing, Advocacy and Outreach Team

The mission of the KDA Agricultural Marketing, Advocacy and Outreach Team is to serve all Kansans through innovative programming and delivering solutions designed to create an environment that facilitates growth and expansion in agriculture while increasing pride in and awareness of the state’s largest industry – agriculture.

Kansas Department of Commerce, Business Development Division

The Kansas Department of Commerce, Business Development Division administers programs and services to support businesses, grow the economy and improve the quality of life across Kansas.

Kansas Department of Commerce, International Division

Whether you are just starting to explore selling outside of the U.S. or are looking for new markets, the international team at the Kansas Department of Commerce, Export Assistance has the tools and experience to get you to your goals faster and with fewer obstacles.

Kansas Department of Commerce, Office of Minority & Women Business Development

The Kansas Department of Commerce, Office of Minority and Women Business Development promotes business development with a focus on minority-owned and women-owned businesses.

Kansas Department of Revenue – Business Tax Services

The Kansas Department of Revenue handles business tax registrations for the state of Kansas.

Kansas Insurance Department

The Kansas Insurance Department provides free insurance shopping information specific to small business owners.

Kansas Manufacturing Solutions (KMS)

Kansas Manufacturing Solutions helps companies realize never-ending growth in the rapidly changing global marketplace by helping make American businesses more innovative at home and more competitive abroad.

Kansas Secretary of State

The Kansas Secretary of State operates the Business Filing Center, which registers business entities, trademarks and handles trade names and liens made pursuant to the Uniform Commercial Code.

Kansas Small Business Development Center at JCCC (SBDC)

The Kansas Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Johnson County Community College provides business assistance to aspiring and existing small business owners in Johnson, Miami and Wyandotte counties in Kansas through low cost training events and no-charge one-on-one business counseling.

Kansas Small Business Development Center at KU (SBDC)

The Kansas Small Business Development Center at the University of Kansas provides free and confidential individual advising to small business owners, managers and prospective owners. The center can work with any company that fits into the Small Business Administration's definition of a "small business."

Kansas State University – Center for the Advancement of Entrepreneurship

The Center for the Advancement of Entrepreneurship at Kansas State University works to enhance the entrepreneurial environment at the university and throughout Kansas. The organization’s programs are designed to provide a superior academic experience for all K-State students and to deliver key support to Kansas entrepreneurs.

Kauffman FastTrac

Kauffman FastTrac equips aspiring entrepreneurs with the business skills and insights, tools, resources, and peer networks necessary to start and grow successful businesses.

Kauffman Founders School

The Kauffman Founders School is an online education program that enables entrepreneurs to learn anywhere, anytime. Leading experts present rich content that founders can immediately apply to their businesses.

KC BizCare

KCBizCare is a division of the city of Kansas City, Missouri, City Manager's Office. KC BizCare is a free business resource, advocacy and information center for new and existing businesses operating within the city.

KC Collective

KC Collective was developed by startup founders for startup founders. Through collective collaboration, the organization leverages its networks to provide introductions, mentorship, generous perks and discounts from partners and the education and resources necessary for Kansas City entrepreneurs to move their business forward.

KC Digital Drive

KC Digital Drive works on the frontier of inclusion and innovation which requires an adaptive model that considers the maturity of an idea and the nature of stakeholder engagement.

KC IABC (Kansas City Chapter, International Association of Business Communicators)

Kansas City Chapter, International Association of Business Communicators offers monthly luncheons, conference and special interest groups on communications. Members include business owners, freelancers and corporate communications professionals. The organization educates, connects and recognizes marketing communications professionals in the Greater Kansas City area.

KC SmartPort

KC SmartPort is a nonprofit economic development organization that works to attract freight-based companies, such as manufacturing, distribution and warehouses, to the 18 county, bi-state Kansas City region.

KC Tech Council

The KC Tech Council serves as the regional advocate for Kansas City's tech industry, focused on elevating Kansas City as the leading tech hub of the Midwest. Membership comprises companies ranging from early-stage to enterprise, covering all facets of the tech industry and an abundance of outside industries that bolster its growth.

KCK Chamber of Commerce

Membership with the Kansas City Kansas Chamber of Commerce offers numerous benefits and keeps business owners on top of important, ever-changing issues and trends within Wyandotte County. As a member of the business community in the metropolitan area, the mission of the KCK Chamber is to enhance and create opportunities in Wyandotte County that build a quality community to live, work and conduct business.

KCRise Fund

KCRise Fund is a venture capital co-investment fund designed to help bring more financing to early-stage businesses in the area. The fund looks to co-invest with other institutional investors, including venture capital firms and corporate investors, in pre-Seed, Seed and Series A rounds of at least $1 million for early-stage technology companies with a strategic connection to the western half of Missouri or the entire state of Kansas, with a primary focus on business-to-business companies.

Kearney Chamber of Commerce

The Kearney, Missouri Chamber of Commerce is in the relentless pursuit of a vibrant and prosperous business community.

Keystone Innovation District

Keystone Sessions is all about creating innovation intersections. Attend a session to gain valuable knowledge, connect with industry leaders, and elevate your skills.

Konza Valley Capital

Konza Valley Capital is a licensed small business investment company that provides private equity capital to lower middle-market companies having potential for substantial growth and long-term equity appreciation.

KU Innovation Park

KU Innovation Park, with locations at both the University of Kansas Lawrence Campus and Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas, is the largest incubator system in the state. It is comprised of three separate facilities totaling approximately 90,000 square feet of wet lab, office space and shared work spaces.

LaunchKC

LaunchKC’s accelerator platform partners Kansas City corporations with scalable startup businesses. It selects startups that align with each corporation’s goals, providing them access to exciting innovative products and services. Startups chosen for the program will receive unprecedented resources from corporate partners.

Lawrence Public Library

The Lawrence, Kansas Public Library is a public library located in Lawrence, Kansas. It serves the city of Lawrence. Through its membership in the Northeast Kansas Library System is a community hub where its patrons can learn, connect, create and grow through access to its vast collections, resources, services, programs and knowledgeable staff.

Leavenworth County Development Corporation

The Leavenworth County Development Corporation provides resources and solutions to small businesses and entrepreneurs at no cost, in addition to attracting new business and retaining existing businesses to grow the community.

Leavenworth County E-Community

Leavenworth County is a NetWork Kansas E-Community, which makes a commitment to cultivate an entrepreneurial environment by identifying and developing resources to help local entrepreneurs start or grow businesses.

Leavenworth Main Street Program, Inc. ®

The Leavenworth, Kansas Main Street Program fosters economic development and historic preservation with downtown Leavenworth, Kansas, the first city of Kansas, established in 1854.

Leavenworth-Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce

The Leavenworth-Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce aggressively advocates the interests of business before influential policy makers, especially those in local, state and federal government, by focusing on core issues identified by members.

Leawood Chamber and Economic Development Council

The Leawood, Kansas Chamber of Commerce is part of a genuine community of people dedicated to business and personal success in and around Leawood, Kansas. The chamber’s mantra is "Business Personalized" because working together, we all have the opportunity to connect, support, build and learn from one another.

Leawood Venture Capital

Leawood Venture Capital invests in early-stage companies where its team has extensive market and technology expertise and can contribute to the overall success of its investment portfolios. With deep roots on both coasts, the team has strong relationships across the country and accesses the most promising deals from the national centers of technology excellence.

Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce

The Lee’s Summit, Missouri Chamber of Commerce creates opportunities for business success through networking and advocacy, as well as business and professional development. The chamber provides leadership by being a catalyst for the economic growth and prosperity of the Lee's Summit community.

Lee’s Summit Community Church

Lee’s Summit Community Church is a nondenominational church dedicated to making disciple makers who saturate Lee’s Summit, MO with the gospel. Our goal is to give every man, woman, and child the opportunity to hear, know, and follow Jesus.

Lee’s Summit Community Church

Lee’s Summit Community Church is a nondenominational church dedicated to making disciple makers who saturate Lee’s Summit, MO with the gospel. Our goal is to give every man, woman, and child the opportunity to hear, know, and follow Jesus.

Lee’s Summit Community Church

Lee’s Summit Community Church is a nondenominational church dedicated to making disciple makers who saturate Lee’s Summit, MO with the gospel. Our goal is to give every man, woman, and child the opportunity to hear, know, and follow Jesus.

Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council

Lee's Summit Economic Development Council is dedicated to business attraction and retention to achieve a strong economic climate in Lee's Summit, Missouri.

Lenexa Chamber of Commerce

The Lenexa, Kansas Chamber of Commerce gives its business members clout in the community, access to key people in government and the community, a forum for businesses to affect the business climate and a lead role in insuring strong economic growth and quality of life in Lenexa, Kansas.

Liberty Area Chamber of Commerce

The Liberty, Missouri Area Chamber of Commerce is the area’s leading nonprofit, membership-driven business organization dedicated to creating a climate in which businesses can succeed.

Liberty Economic Development Corporation / LINK Business Facilitation

The Liberty, Missouri Economic Development Corporation is a public private organization dedicated to the growth and prosperity of the Liberty area. LINK Business Facilitation is a free resource for small businesses and entrepreneurs in the Liberty area and is for all phases of business.

LISC Greater Kansas City

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is the nation's largest Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) serving 30 cities across the country.

MARC

The Mid-America Regional Council is a nonprofit association of county and city governments and metropolitan planning organization for the bistate Kansas City region.

Martin City Community Improvement District

The Martin City, Missouri Community Improvement District is an economic development tool that lets business owners in the CID coordinate public improvement efforts; address safety and security; produce marketing campaigns to attract new businesses and tourism; and create programs that foster recreational and cultural activity and special events.

Metropolitan Community College – Supplier Diversity

Metropolitan Community College has increased M/WBE opportunities with training, education, mentoring, and networking with an innovative approach.

Miami County Economic Development Department

The Miami County, Kansas Economic Development Department assists businesses in their development and expansion while promoting the region's economic growth.

Miami County Kansas E-Community

Miami County, Kansas, is a NetWork Kansas E-Community. That means it has made a commitment to cultivating an entrepreneurial environment by identifying and developing resources to help local entrepreneurs start or grow businesses.

Mid-America Angels Network

Mid-America Angels is a regional network of angel investors dedicated to identifying and funding the most promising startup business opportunities in the Kansas-Missouri region.

Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce

The Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce advocates, promotes and facilitates the success of the LGBT business community and their allies through the guiding principles of equality, inclusion, economics and education to create, identify and enhance business opportunities for the LGBT and allied community.

Mid-America Trade Adjustment Assistance Center (TAAC)

The Mid-America Trade Adjustment Assistance Center assists domestic manufacturers negatively impacted by import competition by providing cost share funding to implement improvement projects to make a business more globally competitive.

Mid-Continent Public Library Culinary Center

The Mid-Continent Public Library Culinary Center is a destination and resource for anyone interested in learning more about food and culinary entrepreneurship. Housed in the Green Hills Library Center, the Culinary Center features a teaching and demonstration kitchen and two shared commercial kitchens for use by startup food businesses.

Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership

The Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership is dedicated to enhancing performance and effectiveness in the nonprofit community through education, research and service.

Midwest Small Business Finance

Midwest Small Business Finance provides small businesses with economic development and financial assistance. It also provides startup and growth capital for small businesses, including SBA 504 loans and multiple revolving fund loan programs.

Missouri Apex Accelerator – Kansas City

Missouri Apex Accelerator – Kansas City assists businesses — including small, disadvantaged and women-owned firms — in obtaining federal, state and local government contracts.

Missouri Arts Council

The Missouri Arts Council supports the arts that strengthen the cultural, educational and economic vitality of our state. MAC is dedicated to broadening the appreciation and availability of the arts in the state and fostering the diversity, vitality and excellence of Missouri's communities, economy and cultural heritage.

Missouri Center for Employee Ownership

We're an educational nonprofit with funding from the Kauffman Foundation to increase awareness of the benefits of employee ownership for succession planning, entrepreneurship, and economic development. We're also an unbiased source for referrals.

Missouri Department of Agriculture

The Missouri Department of Agriculture sets agriculture policy, provides assistance to farmers throughout the state and focuses on food-related businesses.

Missouri Department of Economic Development – International Trade and Investment Office

The mission of the Missouri International Trade and Investment Office is to increase the number of Missouri companies exporting and increase the volume of Missouri exports.

Missouri Department of Economic Development – Kansas City Region

The Business Development team within the Missouri Department of Economic Development is ready to assist your existing Missouri Business.

Missouri Department of Health

The Missouri Department of Health is responsible for the dispersal of information regarding licensing and regulation for businesses within the health and senior service industries.

Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations

The Department works with businesses regarding unemployment, workers' compensation, workplace safety, wage and hour, discrimination, mine and cave safety, and bargaining units for public employees.

Missouri Department of Natural Resources

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources assists businesses with environmental compliance issues, primarily concerning air pollution control.

Missouri Department of Revenue

The Missouri Department of Revenue administers Missouri's business tax laws and collects taxes.

Missouri Department of Social Services

The Missouri Department of Social Services is responsible for the dispersal of information and industry regulatory compliance for businesses within the industries of social services.

Missouri Division of Professional Registration

The division provides administrative support to 41 professional licensing boards and commissions responsible for licensing and regulating the activities of more than 525,000 Missourians.

Missouri Enterprise, Kansas City and Northwest Missouri

Missouri Enterprise is a dedicated manufacturing expert and your partner to strengthen and grow your company. The organization assists manufacturers with workforce development, technology, lean principles, exporting, quality, food safety and more.

Missouri Film Office

The Film Office is devoted to saving filmmakers time, effort and money in arranging a shoot.

Missouri Linked Deposit Program

The SBTDC offers confidential, one-on-one counseling, coaching and training to existing businesses and emerging business owners.

Missouri SBDC at Northwest Missouri State University – St. Joseph

The SBTDC offers confidential, one-on-one counseling, coaching and training to existing businesses and emerging business owners.

Missouri SBDC at University of Missouri Kansas City

Missouri SBDC at UMKC is OPEN for business; both virtually and in-person for our trainings and counseling. Contact us at [email protected] to talk how we can help you SOAR with your entrepreneurial journey

Missouri Secretary of State, Kansas City Branch Office

The Missouri Secretary of State's Office, Secretary of State offers a variety of information useful to business owners. The Secretary of State's office provides the necessary information and forms to register a business in the state as well as information pertinent to corporations, LLCs and sole proprietorships.

Missouri Technology Corporation

The Missouri Technology Corporation (MTC) is a public-private partnership created by the Missouri General Assembly to promote entrepreneurship and foster the growth of new and emerging high-tech companies. MTC focuses on the life sciences and technology industries, which build on Missouri’s rich history in agriculture.

Mo-Kan Regional Council

MO-KAN Development Inc. provides loan programs to small businesses in Kansas and Missouri.

MOSourceLink

MOSourceLink links small businesses to the right resource at the right time across Missouri.

Mountain Plains Minority Supplier Development Council

Mountain Plains Minority Supplier Development Council promotes the growth and development of minority businesses through B-to-B opportunities and government contracts.

Multicultural Business Coalition

The Multicultural Business Coalition is a nonprofit collective of Kansas City-based organizations that were created to encourage and support a healthy multicultural business community.

National Association of Women Business Owners

NetWork Kansas is a statewide service that enables entrepreneurs and small business owners to be connected with the resources they need when they need them.

NetWork Kansas

NetWork Kansas is a statewide service that enables entrepreneurs and small business owners to be connected with the resources they need when they need them.

Nonprofit Connect

Nonprofit Connect links the nonprofit community to education, resources and networking so organizations can more effectively achieve their missions.

North Kansas City Business Council

The mission of the North Kansas City Business Council is to be an advocate for business and quality of life in North Kansas City, Missouri. We provide networking, marketing and economic development support for the community. We are also active in supporting and encouraging workforce development and entrepreneurship.

Northeast Johnson County Chamber of Commerce

The Northeast Johnson County Chamber of Commerce is a relationship-driven organization dedicated to helping small business grow in and around the Kansas communities of Fairway, Merriam, Mission, Mission Hills, Mission Woods, North Overland Park, Prairie Village, Roeland Park, Westwood and Westwood Hills.

Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce

NEKCCC strives to be a financially sound, well-managed business association that enhances the quality of life and economic competitiveness in the Historic, contemporary and multicultural district of KCMO.

Northland CAPS

Northland CAPS students use business standard software, equipment and employer mentorship to solve real world problems for entrepreneurs and business owners.

Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce enhances the business community, economic growth and quality of life in the Northland.

Olathe Chamber of Commerce

The Olathe Chamber of Commerce provides business assistance, networking opportunities and other services related to growing a business in Olathe, Kan.

Olathe Economic Development Council

The Olathe Economic Development Council, a not-for-profit organization, provides assistance to new and expanding businesses already located in Olathe, Kan., or those considering an Olathe location.

OpenAir Equity Partners

OPENAIR Equity Partners is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in early venture, mid venture, late venture and later stage investments.

Overland Park Chamber of Commerce

The Overland Park Chamber of Commerce works to enhance the business environment and quality of life in the Overland Park, Kan., community. It offers its members programs and services for advocacy, networking, marketing and promotions, and business development.

Overland Park Economic Development Council

The Overland Park Economic Development Council provides demographic, real estate and general business development consulting services to promote business in Overland Park, Kan.

Paola Chamber of Commerce

The Paola (Kan.) Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to community development, encouraging business alliances and nurturing the growth and development of new and existing businesses.

Parkville Area Chamber of Commerce

The Parkville Area Chamber of Commerce provides business assistance, networking opportunities, public relations, and other services related to growth and development in the Parkville Missouri area.

Parkville Economic Development Council

The Parkville Economic Development Council has been established to recruit, retain and assist Parkville businesses.

Pathway Financial Education

Pathway Financial Education believes that everyone should have access to high-quality, free financial training and education to achieve self-sufficiency, financial health and well-being. That is why we offer free financial training and education for small businesses, adults and youth.

PCs For People Kansas City

PCs For People Kansas City provides technology assistance to nonprofit organizations with very inexpensive, high quality refurbished computers, Wi-Fi and network installations, tech support and on-going maintenance plus IT consulting at below market rates.

Pipeline Entrepreneurs

Pipeline is a Fellowship of high-performing entrepreneurs who call the Midwest home. They have access to our national network of experts who share a passion for our Pipeline family.

Piper School District

We're looking to produce client projects for area businesses through our various academies.
If your organization has a problem, or a project that’s No. 10 on your “to do” list, give it to our students. They're ready for real world learning.

Platte City Area Chamber of Commerce

The Platte City Area Chamber of Commerce provides networking opportunities, entrepreneurial support, business retention and expansion services for the Platte City, MO Area.

Platte County Economic Development Council

Platte County Economic Development Council (PCEDC) is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to enhancing economic development activities in Platte County, Mo.

Prospect Business Association

Prospect Business Association's Business Development Services Program provides hands-on assistance and back-office support services to start, scale and sustain companies based on their unique needs.

Raytown Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism

We are a membership-based organization that connects businesses to community, regional, and state resources to help them succeed personally and professionally. From marketing ideas to networking events, we are your one-stop shop.

RedTire

Assist businesses in ownership transition, succession planning, business valuation, business sales and acquisitions. Provide guidance and counselling to potential buyers. Equally assist both sides by helping the parties negotiate a fair value to make a win-win deal and complete the purchase transaction. All services are offered free of charge.

Riverside Area Chamber of Commerce

The Riverside Area Chamber of Commerce is a business and community organization to grown awareness and help the area prosper.

RMI Business Finance

RMI is a financial resource that provides long-term, fixed-rate financing through several diverse loan products to Missouri businesses.

Royal Street Ventures

Royal Street Ventures is a Utah-based venture capital firm that has expanded into the Kansas City region.

San Luis Marketing Agency

A video and marketing agency. We offer a complete range of marketing and sales services to businesses of all sizes, individuals, and nonprofits. So you can focus on working, creating, and dreaming.

ScaleUp! Kansas City

ScaleUP! KC is a four-month program that will immerse 15-20 entrepreneurs in courses and collisions that will connect them with a high-caliber network of peers, resources, and mentors and change the trajectory of their businesses.

SCORE

The Kansas City SCORE Chapter is comprised of more than 70 volunteers who provide free mentoring and workshops to entrepreneurs. Volunteers are professionals with time-tested knowledge and experience in almost every industry.

Shawnee Chamber of Commerce

The Shawnee Chamber & Economic Development Council promotes job creation, business expansion and real estate development in Shawnee, Kansas.

Smithville Area Chamber of Commerce

The Smithville Chamber of Commerce provides business assistance, networking opportunities and other services related to growing businesses in Smithville, Mo.

Social Security Administration

The Social Security Administration provides information to business owners as it relates to issues with social security and questions about the self-employment tax.

South Kansas City Chamber of Commerce

The South Kansas City Chamber of Commerce provides business assistance, networking opportunities, professional development and other services related to starting or growing a business.

Southland CAPS

Southland CAPS students learn from real-world business problems and business partners. They use their business mentors, their technical skill, and their professionalism to solve real-world problems for small businesses and new entrepreneurs.

Southtown Council

The Southtown (Mo.) Council strives to facilitate linkages among the stakeholders in Southtown to create an environment for economic development and community growth.

Southwest Johnson County Economic Development Corp

The Southwest Johnson County, Kansas Economic Development Corporation works to attract and retain business in southwest Johnson County.

Spring Hill Chamber of Commerce

The Spring Hill, Kansas Chamber of Commerce works to link business, government and the community in Spring Hill.

Square One Small Business and Workforce Development Services by Mid-Continent Public Library

Square One Small Business Services at Mid-Continent Public Library supports local entrepreneurs through access to information, programs and opportunity. Whether owning a business is a brand new dream or your life’s work, MCPL is committed to helping you succeed.

St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce

The St. Joseph, Missouri Chamber of Commerce provides business assistance, networking opportunities and other services related to growing businesses in St. Joseph.

Summit Technology Academy

Summit Technology Academy has been recognized in the national spotlight as an innovative model to prepare juniors and seniors in high school for high-wage, high-demand professional careers.

SupportKC

Support Kansas City enables nonprofit organizations to focus on their missions by providing integrated expertise in financial management and support services.

T-Mobile Accelerator

The T-Mobile Accelerator, located in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, is a hub for corporate innovation and entrepreneurial engagement.
The accelerator provides free support with planning, registering, funding, operating, and growing your business. The accelerator offers private, free, one-on-one small business coaching.

TechAccel – Technology Accelerating Partners

TechAccel is a venture development and technology organization that invests across the agriculture, animal health and food science industries. They work with startups, universities and corporate partners to fund and advance new discoveries to market.

Technology Venture Studio

The Technology Venture Studio helps move early-stage innovations from concept to reality—all to create jobs and economic impact, attract more equity funding to our region and establish Kansas City as a tech hub.

TGP Investments

TGP Investments is a Kansas City based private equity investment fund formed to make middle-market investments in well-managed, profitable and growing companies.

The Black MasterMind Group Charitable Foundation

The Black MasterMind Group Charitable Foundation is designed to create strategies to help the Black entrepreneurial community start, stabilize, sustain and scale businesses. It educates, trains, coaches, mentors, develops and provides funding initiatives

The City of Harrisonville, MO – Community Development Department

The city of Harrisonville, Missouri Community Development Department was originally established in 1988 to enhance Harrisonville’s business climate by bringing jobs and capital investment into the city. In 2001, the department’s focus was broadened to include planning as well as economic development. By combining the department’s functions, the Community Development Department now takes a more comprehensive approach to coordinate the growth and development of Harrisonville.

The Dwayne Peaslee Technical Training Center

The Dwaune Peaslee Technical Training Center, also known as Peaslee Tech, is located in Lawrence, Kansas, and is the largest provider of apprenticeships in Kansas. Additionally, courses may be taken from affiliated colleges at Peaslee Tech onsite.

The Entrepreneur’s Source

I provide no cost education, awareness and discovery services to people who are in career transition and have an interest in exploring entrepreneurship as a potential career path or adding passive streams of income to their existing investment or bus

The Freelance Exchange

The Freelance Exchange is Kansas City’s outsource resource. Here, “solopreneurs” from the advertising and marketing industry come together as a community to share best practices, become savvier business owners and expand their networks. FX also serves as a free resource for local ad agencies and businesses to find quality talent easily and quickly.

The Lab at Indian Creek Library

The Lab at Indian Creek provides a space for the community to explore, create, invent, build and collaborate with others. The lab offers a variety of equipment and tools for customers to use and learn.

The Porter House KC

The Porter House KC is a inner city based co-working community who provides entrepreneurship access and resources to underserved populations in the Kansas City Metro area. Our mission is to be a bridge for underrepresented individuals that typically don't have access to the entrepreneurial dream.

The Quilting Emporium

Quilt finishing services, quilted goods, and quilting supplies.

The Sewing Labs

The Sewing Labs is a nonprofit community resource center providing classes and jobs training in sewing-related arts in the Kansas City community. The newest program, The Sewing Salon Training Program, provides an unconventional entrepreneurial hub for marginalized and at-risk individuals to develop their sewing businesses.

The Sewing Labs is an inclusive and welcoming community teaching the legacy of sewing for employment, entrepreneurship and enrichment.

The Titan Principles: Fitness and Nutrition Coaching

As a premier Fitness and Nutrition Coaching service in Kansas City, The Titan Principles offers personalized training, nutrition plans, InBody scans, and 3D body scans. Explore a healthier lifestyle today.

The Toolbox: Small Business Resource Center

The Toolbox: Small Business Resource Center is the go-to resource for everything small business in Wyandotte County, Kansas. All services are offered at no cost to local residents and businesses. The Toolbox provides support with planning, registering, funding, operating and growing your business through private one-on-one small business coaching.

U.S. Department of Commerce | International Trade Administration (Kansas City U.S. Export Assistance Center)

The U.S. Commercial Service – Kansas City provides export and trade-related guidance to businesses in western Missouri and eastern Kansas. U.S. Commercial Service helps U.S. businesses export and grow internationally. The U.S. Commercial Service, part of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, offers companies a full range of expertise in international trade. Companies can find assistance locally in more than 100 U.S. Commercial Service offices nationwide and in more than 70 international offices.

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Kansas City District Office

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s mission is to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns.

UMKC Entrepreneurship Scholars Program (E-Scholars)

E-Scholars is an early-stage student entrepreneurial ideation and acceleration program designed to support students and community members in building sustainable and scalable ventures. E-Scholars is designed for community members and UMKC undergraduate and graduate students from all areas of study who seek to launch a new business.

UMKC TalentLink

UMKC TalentLink provides expert-led professional development and training for those seeking practical career skills and knowledge. TalentLink also works directly with local businesses to upskill employees and develop talent.

Unified Contractors of Kansas City

Assist in providing resources and one-on-one training for identifying opportunity for growth with minorities and women-owned businesses to allow them to be more productive and successful in their respected construction trades.

Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, KS- Economic Development Division

Through traditional and equity-based approaches, the Economic Development Department leads the business expansion, small business development and job creation efforts for the Unified Government.

VetBiz

VetBiz is dedicated to helping U.S. veterans and military families achieve their dream of owning a business by transitioning military skills to business success through training, counseling and mentorship.

Wakarusa Valley Development

Wakarusa Valley Development partners with the U.S. Small Business Administration to meet the financing needs of growing small businesses throughout the state of Kansas.

Waldo Area Business Association

The Waldo Area Business Association promotes economic development, community growth, business retention and attraction in the Waldo area of Kansas City, Missouri.

Well Well Marketing

Our vision is to make the world healthier by promoting health and wellness businesses. We provide holistic marketing to holistic brands.

Weston Chamber of Commerce

The goal of the Weston, Missouri Chamber of Commerce is to further the economic development for the city of Weston by promoting and assisting the growth and development of business concerns.

Whiteboard2Boardroom

The Whiteboard to Boardroom project seeks to commercialize technology through a partnership of education, nonprofit and private sector organizations.

Whiteboard 2 Boardroom connects entrepreneurs and established businesses to technologies available for licensing at institutions of higher education, hospitals and corporations in the bi-state region to stimulate applied research, leverage innovation in the marketplace and accelerate the commercialization of technology.

Whiteboard2Boardroom

Whiteboard2Boardroom connects entrepreneurs and established businesses to technologies available for licensing at institutions of higher education, hospitals and corporations in the bi-state region to stimulate applied research, leverage innovation i

Women’s Business Center of Kansas City

The Women’s Business Center provides training, mentoring, networking opportunities and business consulting to help women start and grow their businesses.

Women’s Capital Connection

Women's Capital Connection is a regional network of accredited angel investors dedicated to identifying and funding the most promising startup business opportunities in the region.

Women’s Employment Network

The Women's Employment Network is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to assist women in raising their self-esteem and achieving economic independence through sustained employment.

Workforce Partnership

Workforce Partnership is committed to building a workforce development system that meets the needs of both job seekers and employers throughout the Kansas City area. We operate a network of career centers in Johnson, Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties offering professional expertise and funding resources to employers and eligible job seekers.

World Trade Center – Kansas City

A World Trade Center – Kansas City connects its regional business community to the people, companies, data and government agencies that make up the fabric of global commerce. World Trade Center is the one-stop-shop for companies seeking assistance with their international trade needs, whether importing or exporting. It assists both experienced and beginner companies through all stages of the international trade process.

Wyandotte Economic Development Council

The Wyandotte Economic Development Council is a nonprofit economic development corporation whose mission is to promote and strengthen the county economy through innovative approaches to programs, partnerships, and leadership in industrial, residential, office and retail markets.

YEP KC

YEP (Young Entrepreneurs Program) is a hands-on summer internship program for high school students that focuses on entrepreneurial thinking and development through practical experience. The working experience and exposure each student acquires during their time with YEP makes this an internship program unlike any other.

YEP partners with local high-growth companies in the Kansas City area to offer students opportunities to learn from professionals in a variety of fields, including engineering, marketing, product management, sales, finance and analytics.

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