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

InnovateHER KC

InnovateHER KC is a 5000+ member leadership community that connects, empowers, and supports women leaders - uniting women to accomplish incredible things.


InnovateHERS are audacious innovators, industry disruptors, intentional connectors, and courageous changemakers ready to challenge the status quo in the name of economic and cultural progress in our communities.

Our diverse membership transcends industry and background, coming from all walks of life. They are startup founders. Politicians. Teachers. Doctors. STEMinists. Academics. They run classrooms, launch companies, lead initiatives, serve on boards and manage teams. InnovateHERS are badass women, doing kickass things – and all are committed to enacting radical, positive change in Kansas City through innovative, equitable leadership.

InnovateHER serves our members with a lens to inclusivity, belonging, and low barrier to entry in everything we do so as many leaders as possible can access the kind of community and support that helps women thrive.


Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development


  • Award Recognition

Networking Organizations

  • Demographically Based
  • Small Business/General

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

  • Coworking space


  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Human Resources Training
  • Marketing Plan Training
  • Startup Classes
Primary ContactLauren Conaway
Address300 E 39th St
Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone(816) 301-5385