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.
In the News
KCSourceLink | Regional Ecosystem
KCSourceLink Works with Community to Host Global Entrepreneurship Week – Kansas City
Global Entrepreneurship Week – KC is the largest celebration, and only regional conference, for entrepreneurs and small business owners.
ELEVATIONLAB | Entrepreneurial Education
ELEVATIONLAB’s ScaleUP! KC Recruits 12th Cohort of Top-Tier Businesses
ScaleUP! KC helps KC’s homegrown businesses grow and scale beyond $1M in revenue with certified coaching, connections and confidence.
Sally Williams Selected as 2021 Missouri SBDC State Star
Sally Williams was honored with one of America’s SBDC’s highest honors earlier this year, named Missouri State Star in celebration of her relentless passion for …
KCSourceLink | Ecosystem Development
Meet KCSourceLink’s Startup and Scaling Businesses to Watch
Kansas City Business Journal
Comeback KC Ventures aims to turn pandemic-related ideas into healthy startups
Digital Sandbox KC | Technology Venture Studio
Meet 14 Digital Sandbox KC Alums Who Broke the $1MM Mark
Read about the $1MM Club on Digital Sandbox KC
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 …