Our Partners

They’re amazing, plain and simple (even though their support is anything but that).

Building it Together

Community is who we are. Forward is where we’re going.

Our partners are similarly motivated to impact the region positively. By pouring into us and our programs, they’re making a tremendous difference in our community and region.

Let us introduce you to a few of the companies we proudly partner with.

Three people speak in Jay Wasson IDEA Loft.
Anniversary celebration crowd.

Meet our Corporate Partners

Our Corporate Partners inspire us and make our world go ’round.

They support entrepreneurship, value the vitality of small businesses and dream big. We are deeply grateful for their support!

Partners to Grow Across Missouri

Innovate SOMO, our partnership with Codefi, has allowed us to partner with even more amazing organizations statewide. With these partners, we’re able to spread our programs to Missourians in the southernmost 47 counties. 

Innovate SOMO team gathers.

Creating a One-Stop Shop

Passionate about helping entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses? You betcha. 

Our Resource Partners share that passion (and our office space) to build a supportive ecosystem as businesses start and grow.

Empowering high school juniors and seniors with real-world, career-oriented experiences.

Advancing minority business opportunities in the Southwest Missouri area.

Helping Missouri manufacturers increase sales, create jobs, and reduce costs.

Supporting Missouri’s businesses and diverse industries, strengthening our communities, and developing a talented and skilled workforce.

APEX Accelerators, formerly PTAC.

Assisting businesses - including small, disadvantaged and women-owned firms - in obtaining federal, state and local government contracts.

Providing mentorship to help with your business needs.

Supporting technology, connecting people and improving the community.

Promoting a broader understanding and appreciation of the ethnically diverse talent and community resources and opportunities available in the Springfield/Greene County area.

Unleashing the potential of students to help them succeed in high school and in their careers after graduation.

Community Partners

Through a shared mission and vision for a better Springfield, we’ve built many community partnerships.  

Naming Partners

Visiting us? You’ll see these names around the building. They helped us establish our spaces through generous gifts.

Legacy Partners

Without these partners, we couldn’t do what we do. It’s their gifts and guidance that make it all possible.

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