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


The SymbioBiz Family Business Hub is a business incubator for parent entrepreneurs. We provide flexible space to host classes and workshops and provide onsite childcare.


SymbioBiz is an innovative approach to economic development. We take under utilized spaces in the community and use them to support entrepreneurs. We are opening our first Family Business Hub in partnership with South Summit Christian Church. Monday - Saturday the church space will a facility that businesses will use to get started.

Our anchor tenant, Flex Play, provides some amazing amenities to our Resident Entrepreneurs. Flex Play is a community coworking space. Parents have a productive work environment while children engage in fun learning activities.



  • Formal Mentoring Programs

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

  • Incubator Space


  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Marketing Plan Training
  • Startup Classes
Primary ContactStephanie Zamora
Address1121 SW Hook Road
Lee's Summit, MO 64082
Phone(816) 287-0115