About the UMKC Innovation Center

From whiteboard to boardroom, the UMKC Innovation Center partners with the university and the community to spark entrepreneurial efforts within our region and across the country.

 

With a suite of high-impact programs that serve tech ventures, deliver entrepreneurial education and build our entrepreneurial ecosystem, the center helps emerging and existing business owners, including students, faculty and community members, to hone their business basics, evaluate commercialization opportunities and connect with the right resources at the right time.

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Digital Sandbox KC

Latest Digital Sandbox KC Companies Reflect Diversity of Entrepreneurs in Kansas City

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Growth360

GROWTH360 Alums: Why They Love This No-Cost Class, And Why You Should Apply

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What Is an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem, Really?

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Dare to Venture Competition Awards $30K in Total Micro-Grants to 16 Alums of KC Business Program

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$100K Grant Awards 23 KC Minority Businesses Vital Funding for Resiliency

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We Create KC

We Create KC: Kansas City’s Entrepreneurship Impact Reports

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You Create Hope: Read the UMKC Innovation Center’s First Impact Report

Where there are problems, there are entrepreneurs with solutions. The energy and resolve of entrepreneurs have never been as apparent, or as necessary, as in …

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What Is an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem, Really?

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See How These UBGI Scholarships Can Help You Start, Grow Your KC Business

Whether you’re thinking about starting a business or have one you’re ready to grow, the Urban Business Growth Initiative is ready to help with a …

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GEN Global

New Interactive, Virtual Format: Global Entrepreneurship Week 2020 in Kansas City

Global Entrepreneurship Week – Kansas City, the metro’s largest annual celebration of entrepreneurship, is seeking event submissions from the community in defined topic areas to …

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Latest Digital Sandbox KC Companies Reflect Diversity of Entrepreneurs in Kansas City

Digital Sandbox KC has selected four companies for its next round of proof-of-concept support for the quarter, continuing its commitment to fuel innovation in the Kansas …

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