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
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Wyandotte Economic Development Council

The Wyandotte Economic Development Council is a non-profit economic development corporation whose mission is to promote and strengthen Wyandotte County Kansas' economy through innovative approaches to programs, partnerships, and leadership in industrial, residential, office and retail markets.

About

The Wyandotte Economic Development Council is a non-profit economic development corporation whose mission is to promote and strengthen Wyandotte County Kansas’ economy through innovative approaches to programs, partnerships, and leadership in industrial, residential, office and retail markets. WYEDC has been active since 1992 and has been involved in over 300 economic development projects to date.

The Wyandotte approach to economic development is not one seen in every community and is truly an asset. Working with multiple individuals, partners, and organizations to collaborate in furthering our economic success is a competitive advantage that our community offers on a daily basis.

The Wyandotte Economic Development Council believes that the collaboration with our partners and in the interest of our stakeholders, the goals of the organization are:

  • Build a dynamic local community and a vibrant economy enhancing the quality of life for residents and creating a climate conducive for business
  • Recruitment of businesses and projects that create sustainable developments and high-quality jobs to strengthen the local economy
  • Retention and expansion of existing businesses within Wyandotte County
  • Foster emerging markets and economic trends through target industries
  • Provide marketing and promotion of Wyandotte County
  • Encourage residential development and redevelopment projects by assisting in partnership collaborations
  • Support of employee training and workforce solutions activities

Services

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Forecast
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Tax Credits

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Tax Credits

Human Resources

  • Employee Development, Hiring and Policies
  • Retention
  • Workforce Incentives

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Demographic/Census Data
Primary ContactDanica Rome
Addresss727 Minnesota Ave
Ste 201
Kansas City, KS 66101
Phone(913) 748-2273