Inspiring Innovation and Job Creation - Joplin, Missouri and Seven County Region
Information for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses In the Joplin Region, including southeast Kansas, northeast Oklahoma and southwest Missouri.
Joplin Regional Biz Center -
Joplin Regional Angel Investors Network (BETA) -
FOUR4NINE Technology Corridor -
Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce -
If you have an innovative idea and want to start a new business, professional office space can be leased for as little as $200 a month in the Joseph Newman Innovation Center. Several office configurations are available. Amenities include access to two professional conference rooms, break room and high speed internet. Utilities are included in the lease. No long-term lease agreements required. Tenants have access to professional business assistance and mentoring.
Entrepreneurs often need help when developing a business idea. Innovation Center staff, the SBTDC, and a network of 10 Certified Innovation Centers across Missouri can assist in evaluating a business idea and provide direction and support. In many cases assistance is free of charge. The Missouri Department of Economic Development and the Missouri Technology Corporation can provide enterprise-level assistance for existing businesses and companies interesting in relocating their operations into Missouri.
The Joplin Regional Prosperity Initiative is a seven-county, five-year blueprint for strengthening the region's existing assets and leveraging future opportunities that increase the overall prosperity for all of the region's citizens and businesses. The Joplin Regional Biz Center was designed to help entrepreneurs throughout the region. New programs and services will be developed or enhanced to assist entrepreneurs and small business owners.
Since 2006, The Innovation Center is proud to have helped over 30 companies, creating nearly 400 jobs in the Center. Contact us to see how we can help you. ----- Steve Russell, Director. firstname.lastname@example.org