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.
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Missouri Enterprise - Kansas City

Missouri Enterprise is an organization of entrepreneurial manufacturing and business professionals, operating in 7 locations throughout Missouri, dedicated to helping primarily small and medium size businesses (primarily but not exclusively manufacturers) succeed.

About

Missouri Enterprise is an organization of entrepreneurial manufacturing and business professionals, operating in 7 locations throughout Missouri, dedicated to helping primarily small and medium size businesses (primarily but not exclusively manufacturers) succeed. Missouri Enterprise provides access to new technologies, training and hands-on implementation assistance with process improvements, quality management and innovative growth strategies. As a result, clients realize significant increases in customer satisfaction, sales, quality and profitability along with material and labor savings.

Services

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Forecast
  • Tax Credits

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Obtaining Government Funding

Human Resources

  • Employee Development, Hiring and Policies
  • Workforce Incentives

Management Issues

  • Human Resources
  • Leadership/Professional Development

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Commercialization
  • High Tech Development
  • Industrial Technology Research
  • Manufacturing Development
  • Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)
  • Technology Transfer

Marketing/Sales

  • Advertising/Brochure Design
  • Competitive Analysis
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research
  • Website Development

Mentoring

  • One-on-One Counseling

Networking Organizations

  • Industry Specific

Operations and Logistics

  • Health and Safety Training
  • Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)

Product Development

  • Product Assembly and Packaging
  • Product Design and Development

Regulatory Compliance

  • Environmental Compliance

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Government and Military Specifications
  • Price History

Starting a Business

  • Feasibility Studies

Technical Assistance

  • Commercialization
  • Industrial Technology Research
  • Website Development

Training

  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Marketing Plan Training
Primary ContactR. Curtis Mullen
Addresss4240 Blue Ridge Blvd.
Suite 501
Kansas City, MO 64133
Phone(816) 719-0929