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

Startland

STARTLAND — formerly the Kansas City Startup Foundation — is a community building 501(c)3 nonprofit activating a thriving and inclusive culture of innovation in Kansas City through stories, experiences and talent.

About

STARTLAND — formerly the Kansas City Startup Foundation — is a community building 501(c)3 nonprofit activating a thriving and inclusive culture of innovation in Kansas City through stories, experiences and talent.

OUR VISION: Build Kansas City into the most Entrepreneurial community in America (MECA).

OUR MISSION: Activate a thriving and inclusive culture of innovation in Kansas City

Services

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Mentoring

  • Peer Mentoring

Networking Organizations

  • Geographically Based
  • Small Business/General

Public Policy and Government Relations

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

Starting a Business

  • Startup Business Counseling
Primary ContactMaria Miller
Address1712 Main Street
Suite 319
Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone(913) 221-6077