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

Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce

NEKCCC strives to be a financially sound, well-managed business association that enhances the quality of life and economic competitiveness in the Historic, contemporary and multicultural district of KCMO.


The Chamber works through partnership and collaboration to comprehensively serve the diverse entrepreneurial, cultural, artistic, commercial, industrial and civic interests of its members. The Chamber seeks as members caring volunteers eager to promote the general well-being and economic growth of the NE community. The Northeast Chamber provides business assistance, networking opportunities, and more to businesses in Northeast Kansas City.

Programs and events include:

• Monthly luncheons

• After-hours

• Technical assistance and referrals

• Advocacy

• Yearly special Events

• Monthly e-mail Publication

The Chamber is the go-to-place for Northeast businesses; a clearinghouse for collaborative problem solving, t is the gatekeeper and advocate for plans and projects that generate economic and social vitality for Northeast businesses, Institutions and neighborhoods.  It is the mentor of tomorrow’s leaders and the guardian of the Northeast’s historic and cultural assets. 


Economic and Site Development

  • Site Location Assistance

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program

Networking Organizations

  • Geographically Based
  • Small Business/General

Office, Incubator, Accelerator, Laboratory, Kitchen and Meeting Space

  • Incubator Space
  • Office Space
  • Retail Space
  • Site Location

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City
  • Missouri Business Issues
Primary ContactRebecca Koop
Address2657 Independence Ave
Suite 101
Kansas City, MO 64124
Phone(816) 231-3312 x100