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

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.

About

The Enterprise Center in Johnson County (ECJC) is a venture development organization providing resources and connections to accelerate the success of early-stage companies. Since 1995, the ECJC has served clients in various industries including: technology, life sciences, mobile & communications, business services, clean energy, consumer products and more. Services of the ECJC include: Advisory and financial services Flexible, all-inclusive office space and virtual office options Access to capital through the Mid-America Angels network Entrepreneur education through a weekly workshop series Networking opportunities ECJC manages the Mid-America Angel Investment Network which provides equity investments into promising early-stage growth companies.

Services

Business Planning

  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Obtaining Debt Funding
  • Obtaining Equity Funding
  • Obtaining Government Funding

Human Resources

  • Employee Development, Hiring and Policies

Legal Services

  • Patent, Trademark & Copyright Information

Management Issues

  • Human Resources
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Recruiting Assistance

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Commercialization
  • High Tech Development
  • Life Sciences Development

Marketing/Sales

  • Competitive Analysis
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research

Mentoring

  • Formal Mentoring Programs

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

  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Office Space

Technical Assistance

  • Commercialization
  • Technology Transfer

Training

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
Primary ContactKathryn Golden
Addresss4220 Shawnees Mission Parkway
Mission, KS 66205
Phone(913) 438-2282