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The Hatchery

If you have aspirations to become an entrepreneur, be on the team of an entrepreneurial venture and experience all of the entrepreneurial resources the Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation has to offer, then this is for you!

Applications are now available to enter the Hatchery as a Student Venture Team for all UMKC students. From 6 to 8 "Teams" will be created around entrepreneurial concepts. These concepts could be an idea that a student has for a venture, a great technology that needs a team to fully develop or an existing company that can benefit from a student team made up of creative and innovative students.

Program Features

  • Ideal space where creativity and inspiration flow freely

  • Computers and technology dedicated to student ventures

  • Mentorship

  • Legal guidance

  • Networking opportunities

  • Market Research support and guidance

  • Workshops and seminars

  • Access to entrepreneurship competitions where cash awards are available

HURRY since there will be only 8 teams admitted to the Hatchery this year. Applications are available in THREE categories; IDEAS for incubation, STUDENTS interested in being on a team and EXISTING ventures needing additional team members. Click here to apply.


  • Must be UMKC student teams (minimum of 3 students)

  • Up to one year residence in the Hatchery