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

Wakarusa Valley Development

Wakarusa Valley Development partners with the U.S. Small Business Administration to meet the financing needs of growing small businesses throughout the state of Kansas.

About

Wakarusa Valley Development, a non-profit organization, partners with the U.S. Small Business Administration to meet the financing needs of growing small businesses throughout the state of Kansas.

The organization provides small businesses long-term, fixed-rate financing to acquire real estate and equipment through the SBA 504 Loan Program. Additionally, the SBA 7(a) Loan packaging services help small businesses gain access to capital and assist area lenders in building relationships by meeting their borrowers’ needs.

Services

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Loan Providers
  • Obtaining Debt Funding
  • Obtaining Government Funding
Primary ContactTroy Roberts
Address4321 W. 6th Street
Suite B
Lawrence, KS 66049
Phone(785) 749-7600
Fax(785) 749-7601