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


RMI is a financial resource that provides long-term, fixed-rate financing through several diverse loan products to Missouri businesses.


RMI is a financial resource for improving the economic well-being of individuals, businesses and communities. RMI assists Missouri small businesses by providing financing through:


  • Intermediary Relending Program (IRP) - Provides up to $250,000 in financing to for-profit businesses located in non-metro areas with a population below 25,000. Funds are used for fixed assets, inventory or working capital.
  • Small Business Investment Fund Program (SBIF) - provides up to $250,000 in fixed-rate financing to for-profit and not-for-profit businesses. These funds may not be used for refinancing.


Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Loan Providers
  • Obtaining Debt Funding
  • Real Estate Finance
Primary ContactMindy Murray
Address3324 Emerald Lane
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Phone(800) 234-4971
Fax(573) 635-5636