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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Olathe Economic Development Council

The Olathe Economic Development Council, a not-for-profit organization, provides assistance to new and expanding businesses already located in Olathe, Kan., or those considering an Olathe location.

About

Olathe Economic Development Council is a not-for-profit organization that provides assistance to new and expanding businesses already located in Olathe, Kan., or those considering an Olathe location.

For existing small businesses, the Olathe Economic Development Council offers assistance with expansion, relocation, technical assistance and advocacy. They assist with:

  • Site location
  • Demographic information
  • Identification of state and local incentives and financing for businesses
  • Advocates on behalf of small business in Olathe with legislators and government agencies

Services

Business Planning

  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Market Research

Economic and Site Development

  • Site Location Assistance

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Demographic/Census Data

Marketing/Sales

  • Demographics/Census Data

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

  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Site Location

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City
  • Kansas Business Issues

Starting a Business

  • Site Location
Primary ContactShannon Latham
Address18001 West 106th Street
Olathe, KS 66061
Phone(913) 764-1050
Fax(913) 782-4636