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

Heartland Black Chamber of Commerce

Heartland Black Chamber of Commerce (HBCC) is a nonprofit organization, 501(C)(6), that embodies all types of businesses within its membership; minority, women and disadvantaged business entrepreneurs (M/W/DBE), with a primary focus on African-American business.


The Heartland Black Chamber is compiling a list of minority restaurants that are providing curbside and delivery services and making them available to the public. If you are providing this service, please contact the Heartland Black Chamber.


The purpose of HBCC is to create and leverage communal capital to aid members in developing their enterprises: to establish a pool of current and useful information that members can draw from and to bring forth strong leadership within the business community.

The role of HBCC is to advocate and lobby on behalf of M/W/DBE’s and to establish programs and networking opportunities for them to expand their resources.

HBCC provides leadership through urban business enterprise, procurement and construction contracts, professional development, employment training, workforce guidance and leadership development.

HBCC serves Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska and Kansas.


Networking Organizations

  • Demographically Based
  • Small Business/General

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • African-American Business
Primary ContactKim Randolph
Address736 Armstrong
Kansas City, KS 66101
Phone(913) 948-7680