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

InvestAmerica Venture Group

InvestAmerica is a nationally recognized private equity/venture capital investment management group headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa with regional offices in Kansas City.


InvestAmerica funds will typically invest $1-$2 million in the first round of financing (Series A) and usually be a member of a syndicate that may be providing $3-$10 million of financing for companies with sales ranging $10 - 50 million in the manufacturing, service, distribution and technology industries.


Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Venture Capital Equity Providers
Primary ContactKevin Mullane
Address911 Main St., Commerce Tower
Suite 2424
Kansas City, MO 64105