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Missoula's Sawmill District unveils plans for tech and innovation campus; room for 1,000 workers:


With Missoula's tech scene heating up, the Old Sawmill District https://www.oldsawmilldistrict.com/ and its team of developers unveiled their plans for a tech and innovation campus, one large enough to ...


The city of Bozeman has launched a new podcast to highlight small businesses and entrepreneurship in the community.:


In a collaboration between the city's economic development department, the Bozeman Public Library and Montana Campus Compact, AmeriCorps volunteer Eli Bowe has helped create the podcast, called "micromegas." Bowe ...


Fall Link Up Accelerator For Women : October 10 - November 28 - Bozeman:


Link Up Business Accelerator for Women: Take your business to the next level with an accountability and education group https://www.prosperamt.org/calendar/event/2142 Date: Wednesday, October ...


NSF Grant Awarded to Establish University of Montana I-Corps Site:


The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of Montana funding to stimulate STEM research and innovation with commercialization potential. The three-year grant is expected to total ...


Please sponsor a student to attend the Early Stage Montana Sept. 22 showcase in Bozeman:


Are you interested in Early Stage MT http://www.matr.net/events.phtml?showdetail=6947 but can't make the Statewide Showcase this Saturday? Well there are many students at Montana colleges and universities ...


University of Montana Awarded Grant to Help Commercialize Biomedical Inventions:


A new federal grant will allow the University of Montana to co-lead a regional effort to help biomedicine researchers develop their entrepreneurial skills to speed commercialization of their inventions. The ...


Attn. Veterans: Bunker Labs End Of Summer Block Party - 9/20 - Bozeman:


End of Summer Block Party with Northwestern Mutual & Bunker Labs Bozeman https://bunkerlabs.org/bozeman/ "Join us for food, music, drinks, and a celebrate the spirit of entrepreneurship in Bozeman, ...


'a new Angle' - Conversations with cool people doing awesome things in and around Missoula, Montana:


We like to say at the college that "Montana Means Business," but that's not just a catchphrase. Montana and our Missoula community inspire incredible creators. This podcast is about exploring their journeys. ...


At the start of every semester, a business school professor asks his students a question, and most everyone gets the answer dead wrong:


Wasserman is the founding director of the Founder Central Initiative at the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business, and he's noticed his students consistently buy into common ...


Guest opinion: Network with Montana entrepreneurs Thursday 8/9 in Billings :


With more Montanans working than ever before in our state's history, rising wages and strong growth in sectors like manufacturing and high-tech, I'm proud to say that Montana's economy is strong and growing. ...


Montana Leads The Country In Entrepreneurship, University of Montana Study Says:




This parasite might turn you into an entrepreneur:


In order to be an entrepreneur, it helps if you're not afraid of taking a risk or two. Well, a University of Colorado Boulder study indicates that if you lack the entrepreneurial spirit, it might ...


Innovate Montana Symposium is Returning with a Focus on Startups - Join us Aug. 9th in Billings:


The 3rd Annual Innovate Montana Symposium is coming up soon, featuring some of the top business people in the state, including Bozeman's own Les Craig, Will Price, Dan Gleason, Pat LaPointe, Jake Cook, ...


3 overlooked elements of thriving startup communities:




Early Stage Montana aims to provide mentorship, access to capital to Montana startups:


"The promise of the program http://www.earlystagemt.org/ is a better foundation and understanding of how to build a value proposition that resonates in the marketplace, how to finance a business over ...


Trevor Huffmaster named new director of MSU's Blackstone LaunchPad:


An entrepreneurship program at Montana State University that has helped generate more than 90 ventures since its inception in 2013 has a new director. Trevor Huffmaster, who has served as interim director ...


The Future Of Entrepreneurship Is Students:


Instead of highlighting just one startup with a terrific elevator pitch, I want to shine a light on the University of Pennsylvania student entrepreneurial community, and especially participants in the ...


UM Entrepreneurs Earn Certificates, Fellowships to Pursue Passions:


The University of Montana's Blackstone LaunchPad Pursue Your Passion program celebrated the conclusion of the 2017-18 school year by awarding certificates to six outstanding women and two inaugural fellowships ...


Updates from Blackstone LaunchPad at the University of Montana:




Potluck Of The Minds - Ignite Format - Presentations Of 20 Slides In 5 Minutes - 5/25 - Missoula:


We all have passions and ideas and those things are amazing. Sometimes they are brought to life by keeping them to ourselves and sometimes they are brought to life by sharing them with others. This is ...


The Blackstone Launchpad Highlights Jennifer Sheets, Storysquares App (University of Montana):


Jennifer Sheets is working toward a Master's degree in creative writing at the University of Montana. Her passion for writing is what drives her startup, the Storysquares App. https://www.facebook.com/storysquaresapp/ ...


The Wisconsin Idea for a new generation - "Tapping into the creativity of our students for the good of Wisconsin: Contributions to the Wisconsin Idea across generations.":


Mentorship essential to "unleash the creativity of our students," says new essay published by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Wisconsin has a surplus of new ideas and entrepreneurial ...


Push for "innovation ecosystem" gains momentum - and ideas - in Missoula:


More than one analogy was used Wednesday to describe the third annual Innovate UM conference held in downtown Missoula, be it planting the seeds of tomorrow or rowing with all oars in the same direction. Whatever ...


And the best 'small' city in the U.S. for start-ups is ... where? What can your community learn from it?:




#StartupsEverywhere: Missoula, MT:


The "Treasure State" of Montana is rapidly becoming a trove of high-growth startups and innovators. This week, we talked to Paul Gladen of the Blackstone LaunchPad, a university entrepreneurial education ...


#StartupsEverywhere: Missoula, MT:


The "Treasure State" of Montana is rapidly becoming a trove of high-growth startups and innovators. This week, we talked to Paul Gladen of the Blackstone LaunchPad, a university entrepreneurial education ...


New partnership to provide additional opportunities for MSU student entrepreneurs:


Entrepreneurs working with the Blackstone LaunchPad at Montana State University will now have access to additional opportunities thanks to a new partnership between the Blackstone LaunchPad and Techstars, ...


Upcoming Events for the Blackstone Launchpad at the University of Montana:


29th John Ruffatto Business Startup Challenge: Submissions Due Soon! https://mailchi.mp/1950bd56e949/upcoming-events-for-the-blackstone-launchpad?e=91ef0f5c67 *** New Blackstone LaunchPad Partnership ...


New Blackstone LaunchPad Partnership With Techstars to Benefit Montana Entrepreneurs:


Student entrepreneurs working with the Blackstone LaunchPad at the University Montana will benefit from a new partnership between the Blackstone Charitable Foundation and Techstars, a global startup accelerator ...


InnovateUM 2018 "One University - One City" - 4/25 - Missoula, Montana:


Blurring the lines between city, university, and sectors, this year's innovateUM will explore an emerging opportunity to imagine a vibrant innovation ecosystem along Missoula's stretch of the ...

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