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

Mo-Kan Regional Council

MO-KAN Development Inc. provides loan programs to small businesses in Kansas and Missouri.


The purpose of MO-KAN Development Inc. is to promote and assist the growth and development of small businesses in Missouri and Kansas through the selection of recipients for loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration and various revolving loan funds. 

Eligible businesses are for-profit, tangible net worth less than $15 million, a net income after taxes less than $5 million, and fewer than 100 employees.

The loan monies may be used for the purchase of fixed assets; such as land, buildings, and equipment or working capital for renovations, expansions or inventory. Ineligible businesses include those relocating out of the 7 county area, churches, not-for-profit concerns, gambling establishments, and illegal businesses.

The maximum amount of a loan is $200,000. The loan monies may be combined with another loan fund.


Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Loan Providers
  • Real Estate Finance
Primary ContactKleci Moss
Phone(816) 233-3144