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
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Northland Angel Investor Network (NAIN)

The Northland Angel Investor Network seeks to match financial capital and assistance with qualified start-up and emerging-growth companies of Clay County, Missouri, which is part of Kansas City’s Northland area.

About

The Northland Angel Investor Network (NAIN) seeks to match financial capital and assistance with qualified start-up and emerging-growth companies willing to locate in the dynamic community of Clay County, Missouri, which is part of Kansas City’s Northland area — boasting a population of nearly 325,000. NAIN works in concert with the Clay County Economic Development Council (EDC), whose mission is “Maximizing economic well-being and opportunity in Clay County, Missouri.”

NAIN is unique in that it seeks investors and businesses that can work in unison to consistently build companies of value. Companies can be from any industry, size or growth trajectory to be considered for funding, provided there is a strong foundation for growth.

Services

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Angel Investment Providers
Primary ContactDavid Palmstein
Address7001 North Locust Street
Suite 123
Kansas City, MO 64118
Phone(816) 468-4989
Fax(816) 587-1996