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


AltCap is an equitable lender and ally to underestimated entrepreneurs. We pair financial expertise with business development resources and on-the-ground advocacy to give local small businesses the capital they need to thrive.


As an ally to local entrepreneurs, AltCap remains committed to helping entrepreneurs access the resources they need to come back strong.

The KC Region Relief + Recovery Loan Fund Is Now Closed. Please see the AltCap website for information on what's next for small businesses.

Follow AltCap on social media for future announcements regarding application instructions for when the fund officially opens.


Economic and Site Development

  • Tax Credits

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Loan Providers
  • Obtaining Debt Funding
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Tax Credits

Networking Organizations

  • Geographically Based

Tax Services

  • Tax Credits


  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Startup Classes
Primary ContactKesi Milligan
Address3200 Wayne Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64109
Phone(816) 216-1851