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


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.


Alphapointe is a diverse company that includes office supply stores, Call Center Services, plastic injection molding, janitorial products, and textile manufacturing, and Low Vision Services.  It also offers more than 50,000 office supply products to businesses in the Kansas City area and nationally at our online store . Formed as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit in 1911, Alphapointe is the largest employer of the blind in the state of Missouri.  We operate facilities in four states. The organization provides jobs and services to those who have lost sight.


Human Resources

  • Employee Development, Hiring and Policies

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Manufacturing Development


  • Call Center Services

Office, Incubator, Accelerator, Laboratory, Kitchen and Meeting Space

  • Office Equipment and Furniture
Primary ContactDustin Altic
Address7501 Prospect
Kansas City, MO 64132
Phone(816) 421-5848
Fax(816) 237-2017