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


Plexpod is people space; a progressive coworking facility where creators, entrepreneurs, and businesses access inspiring workspaces, inviting communities, and empowering resources and amenities to grow your business.


Plexpod is a progressive coworking community providing flexible office space and business resources to entrepreneurs, startups, and growth-stage businesses. Plexpod member-companies enjoy access to resources including conference rooms, meet-up enclaves, event spaces, digital maker space, coffee cafe, fitness & gaming, sport court and dance studio, and all within next-generation inspiring workspaces. “Plex”, meaning multiple units, and “pod”, meaning a protective housing. Plexpod is a place where being around business is just as important as being in business.



  • Peer Mentoring

Networking Organizations

  • Demographically Based
  • Geographically Based
  • Home Based
  • Industry Specific
  • International Trade
  • Small Business/General

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

  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Coworking space
  • Office Equipment and Furniture
  • Office Space
Primary ContactStephanie Medina
Address300 E. 39th St
Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone(844) 753-9763