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

Mid-America Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

The Mid-America Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (Mid-America GLCC) is an organization that advocates, promotes and facilitates the success of the LGBT business community and their allies through the guiding principles of equality, inclusion, economics and education.

About

The Mid-America Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (Mid-America GLCC) is an organization that advocates, promotes and facilitates the success of the LGBT business community and their allies through the guiding principles of equality, inclusion, economics and education.  The Mid-America GLCC’s purpose is to create, identify and enhance business opportunities for LGBT and LGBT-friendly organizations, thereby fostering a more inclusive and vibrant economy in Mid-America. Currently focused on building the organization’s foundation in Kansas City our future plans call for the Mid-America GLCC to be a resource for the five-state area of Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa and Oklahoma. In our first year our membership has grown to over 150 diverse organizations. These organizations include large corporations, small businesses, sole proprietorships, individuals, government offices and non-profits.

Services

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development

Mentoring

  • Peer Mentoring

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • LGBT Business Issues

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Obtaining Government Contracts
Primary ContactMichael Lintecum
AddressPO Box 5961
Kansas City, MO 64171
Phone(816) 474-3558
Fax(816) 931-5676