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

ScaleUP! Kansas City

ScaleUP! Kansas City is a four month program that will immerse 12 to 15 entrepreneurs in courses and collisions that will connect them with a high caliber network of peers, resources and mentors and change the trajectory of their businesses.

About

Who can be accepted:

You can be part of this elite cohort of growth-oriented businesses if you:

  • Lead a company that has been in business for at least 2 years and have at least 2 employees
  • Generate annual sales in excess of $150K
  • Have a strong market than can generate more than $1 million in sales
  • Strive to drive your business to greater heights

What you get:

The cornerstones of ScaleUP! Kansas City are FastTrac® Listening to Your Business™ and FastTrac® Growth Venture™, proven energizers for businesses positioned to scale.

Courses are supplemented with Kauffman Founders School, peer-to-peer round tables and “collision” sessions that unite you with subject matter experts.

The most meaningful part of ScaleUP! is the lifelong connections you’ll make with your peer cohort—other entrepreneurs who face the similar challenges as you.

Services

Mentoring

  • Formal Mentoring Programs

Training

  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Human Resources Training
  • Marketing Plan Training
Primary ContactJill Meyer
Address4747 Troost Ave
Kansas City, MO 64110
Phone(816) 235-6063