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

TechAccel, LLC

TechAccel is a venture development and technology organization that invests across the agriculture, animal health, and food science industries. They work with startups, universities, and corporate partners to fund and advance new discoveries to market.

About

TechAccel is the first-of-its-kind venture development and technology organization that invests across the agriculture, animal health, and food science industries. The firm focuses its investment efforts in three areas:

  1. Startups: TechAccel participates in early-stage and priced equity rounds. The firm also brings additional R&D capital and scientific resources to help startups expand their technology platforms into new or adjacent markets.
  2. Universities: TechAccel identifies and licenses technologies from universities and provides funding to bridge the gap between the lab and the marketplace. The firm also utilizes universities as virtual research labs to conduct critical studies on the path to commercialization. 
  3. Corporate Strategics: TechAccel works with large strategic partners to fund, de-risk, and commercialize technology programs that have been stranded on corporate shelves. Additionally, the firm helps scout for new innovation or startups that might fill critical product development needs.

 

Services

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Obtaining Equity Funding
  • Technology Grants
  • Venture Capital Equity Providers

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Commercialization
  • High Tech Development
  • Life Sciences Development
  • Technology Transfer
Primary ContactBrett Morris
Address6811 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Suite 215
Mission, KS 66202
Phone(913) 549-4124