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

Kansas City Startup Foundation

The Kansas City Startup Foundation is a 501(c)3 dedicated to accessing the passion, ingenuity and collaborative spirit of the Kansas City startup community through education, storytelling and connections to empower individuals to solve the challenges of today.

About

The Kansas City Startup Foundation is a 501(c)3 dedicated to accessing the passion, ingenuity and collaborative spirit of the Kansas City startup community through education, storytelling and connections to empower individuals to solve the challenges of today.

OUR VISION: An inclusive Kansas City with connected and engaged citizens that employ entrepreneurial thinking to solve problems.

OUR MISSION: We access the passion, ingenuity and collaborative spirit of the Kansas City startup community through education, storytelling and connections to empower individuals to solve the challenges of today.

Services

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Mentoring

  • Peer Mentoring

Networking Organizations

  • Geographically Based
  • Small Business/General

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City
  • Kansas Business Issues
  • Missouri Business Issues

Starting a Business

  • Startup Business Counseling
Primary ContactMatthew Marcus
Address1712 Main Street
Suite 426
Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone(913) 370-4524