Entrepreneurship Scholars (E-Scholars) is an intensive, early-stage venture development program that provides entrepreneurs with knowledge, support and resources to launch scalable and sustainable ventures within a supportive community of peers and mentors.
The Regnier Institute Mentor’s Program provides entrepreneurs with connections, advice and support from experts as they develop their ideas, write business plans and launch new ventures.
UMKC Enactus brings together a diverse network of students, academic professionals and industry leaders around the shared mission of creating a better, more sustainable world through the positive power of business.
First Wednesdays brings the community and students together to hear from, and network with, some of Kansas City’s most influential entrepreneurs.
The Entrepreneur of the Year Awards is an annual fall event that has been celebrating the entrepreneurial spirit by honoring entrepreneurs, innovators and creative accomplishments since 1985.
The Career Accelerator is a one-of-a-kind career fair, open to students & entrepreneurs, enabling startups to network within the Kansas City entrepreneurial community and engage with college students looking for jobs and internships.
The Roo Idea Jump is a business feasibility competition with $3,000 in prizes open to all UMKC students.
The Regnier Venture Creation Challenge is a business plan and speed pitch competition focused on new-venture concepts open to university students in Missouri and Kansas and current Entrepreneurship Scholars, with awards totaling $50,000.