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

EnCorps Partners

Dedicated to building community through supporting economic development and business growth, EnCorps Partners, LLC works with developers and city officials to create sustainable flex office spaces tailored to community needs.

About

Dedicated to building community through supporting economic development and business growth, EnCorps Partners, LLC works with developers and city officials to create sustainable flex office spaces tailored to community needs.

Marketing and management experts specializing in coworking, EnCorps Partners Robert L. Curland and Terri S. Turner advise entrepreneurs, economic development professionals, ecosystem developers, hospitality professionals and real estate developers on best practices of building, growing and running niche office space and hybrid spaces that include traditional and gig-economy workspace.

With experience launching and managing more than 360,000 square feet of flex real estate solutions in Kansas City, EnCorps Partners' innovative approach blends hospitality and customer service with a community mindset and business-support culture.

It’s newest flagship property, Cowork KCI, opened in March 2020 in Platte County, Missouri.

SERVICES INCLUDE

  • Community, Industry and Building Audits
  • Building Reviews and Selection
  • Business Model Proformas
  • Amenity Review
  • Revenue Stream Options and Recommendations
  • Resource Connections
  • Stakeholder Inclusion Planning
  • Pre-sale Marketing
  • Marketing Planning and Consultation
  • Outsourced Marketing
  • Flex Space Property Management

 

Services

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Plan Development

Marketing/Sales

  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research

Mentoring

  • Formal Mentoring Programs

Networking Organizations

  • Demographically Based
  • Small Business/General

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

  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space

Starting a Business

  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Startup Classes

Training

  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Marketing Plan Training
  • Startup Classes
Primary ContactRobert Curland
Address12200 N. Ambassador Dr. Ste. 301
Kansas City, MO 64163
Phone(816) 376-0088