Tech Startups

Let's Build Something Great

We are one of the most successful venture development organizations in Missouri because we are just like you - tech founders and entrepreneurs. We've combined our unique expertise with a powerful mission - to eliminate opportunity gaps by providing access to the tools and resources tech entrepreneurs need to thrive across southern Missouri and beyond. Together with our amazing network of founders, investors, and partners, we're ready to build something great with you!

Startup Programs

Go from Idea to Launch and Growth

As seasoned tech entrepreneurs, we understand firsthand the commitment and resources it takes to get an idea off the ground. That’s why our tech startup pipeline consists of four distinct programs strategically designed to maximize your potential for learning, growing and funding as you progress along your journey. We’ve also wrapped in no-cost coaching, professional services like software development, lead generation, and ongoing consulting as core components of our startup pipeline. All to help you accelerate your success!

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World-Class Services

Take the Right Next Step

We provide the core services you need to put your company on a roadmap to success. From product development, professional legal and financial services through every stage of growth, to customer acquisition assistance that helps you fill your sales funnel, we're there to guide and support you every step of the way.

Startup Weekends, Innovation Accelerators, and More

The Connections You Need

Our curated events, founders clubs, and startup weekends are designed to fuel your entrepreneurial spirit. You'll have a chance to join immersive workshops, forge meaningful connections, and pitch your ideas to seasoned investors eager to back the next big innovation.


Pre-Seed and Seed Capital and Resources

In recent years, our team has helped startups in our programs raise nearly $50 million in equity capital. We support your preparation and prospecting to acquire the funding you need through each phase, from idea to growth, to continue on your traction roadmap. In addition to connections with many capital firms across the country, we recently launched our own one-of-a-kind seed fund to support founders in southern Missouri. Learn more about Innovate SOMO Funds:

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