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

Women's Business Center

Provide training, mentoring, networking opportunities and business consulting to help women start & grow their businesses.

About

The Women’s Business Center provides programs for women entrepreneurs from the aspiring stage who have an idea for a business to accomplished woman business owner with high revenues & a large staff. We have educational opportunities such as Kauffman Foundation Fast Trac programs; peer-to peer mentoring round tables,networking events, funding opportunities through the microloan program and the women's capital connection  as well as pairing experts in the fields of finance, marketing & sales with women business owners needing guidance in these areas. One-on-one consulting is also available to address client’s specific needs & challenges. .

Services

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Obtaining Debt Funding
  • Obtaining Equity Funding

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development

Marketing/Sales

  • Competitive Analysis
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Market Plan Development and Training

Mentoring

  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring

Networking Organizations

  • Demographically Based

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Obtaining Certification

Training

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Marketing Plan Training
Primary ContactBrande Stitt
Address4220 Shawnee Mission Parkway
Suite B350
Mission, KS 66205
Phone(913) 492-5922
Fax(913) 888-6928