Celebrate (and propel!) KC entrepreneurship with Battle of the Brands, Pipeline and ScaleUP!KC. 
KCSourceLink Resource Navigator KC Business Classes and Events Shop Local KC KC Business Tips and Trends

Join the Fracas! Nominate Your Company for Battle of the Brands

Get your brand buzzing and show the diversity of KC entrepreneurship with our annual Battle of the Brands, a bracket-style competition between Kansas City startups, small businesses and brand icons. Nominate your company by Feb. 12. Battle begins in March.

Meet the Third Cohort of ScaleUP! KC

Meet the next big things in small business as they take their first steps into the stratosphere with ScaleUP! Kansas City. Interested in scaling your business? Apply to now.  

Tips for all entrepreneurial types: startup, microenterprise, main street, second stage and innovation-led

Tips for Startups   Tips for Microenterprises - Small, lifestyle businesses   Tips for Main Street Businesses - Those with customers & store fronts  Tips for Second Stage Firms - Established businesses poised to expand  Tips for Innovation-Led Companies

Startups | Microenterprises | Main Street | Second Stage | Innovation-led

Groundhog Do-Over

Like Punxsutawney Phil, ambitious entrepreneurs venture from their comfort zones every year to open their own businesses. Here are tips from veteran small business entrepreneurs Claim Kit, Green Van Dry Cleaning, Video Fizz and Rex Animal Health to help you not get scared by your own startup shadow.

This Is How Kansas City Creates Super Entrepreneurs 

Pipeline's newest class of fellows includes four Kansas City companies that are no strangers to using KC's resources to build high-growth businesses.

Looking for Money? 

Missouri Technology Corporation is now accepting applications for all commercialization programs under the Missouri IDEA (Innovation, Development and Entrepreneurship Advancement) Funds.

Entrepreneurs in Action

Learn how Kansas City entrepreneurs (like Molly Bingaman, pictured) got funding, found mentors and conquered their challenges with our ever growing repository of Entrepreneurs in Action

You Decide! Design KC's First Startup Day

You are cordially invited to help design our first Startup Day, part of this year's 1WeekKC (scheduled May 20-27). Hop over to this quick questionnaire and let us know what you'd like to see on the Startup Day agenda.

Show Me the Money!

Each month, we highlight the businesses in Kansas City that are receiving funding and making all the right moves to grow from startup to second stage. Find out which companies got funding or were acquired.

KCSourceLink Facebook  KCSourceLink Twitter  KCSourceLink Website  KCSourceLink LinkedIn  KCSourceLink Instagram  KCSourceLink YouTube


Kauffman Foundation



AMC Theatres  American Century Investments  Black & Veatch
Burns & McDonnell  Cerner Corporation  Hallmark
JE Dunn Construction  Kansas City Southern
Sprint  UMB

Copyright © 2016 UMKC Innovation Center, All rights reserved.
You contacted us for small business assistance, you signed up for our emails on our website or you support of small business in the Kansas City area. Thank you!

unsubscribe from this list