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The Montana Department of Commerce works with statewide and local partners, private industry and small businesses to enhance and sustain economic prosperity in Montana. - Montana Is On The Move

Space is now available at iConnect Montana's new 47,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art data center facility in Billings, Montana. 1030 Central features the highest industry standards for operating efficiencies, cost controls, security and reliability.

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Dorsey & Whitney - An International business law firm, applying a business perspective to clients' needs in Missoula, Montana and beyond.

The MDT Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program encourages and supports the participation of companies owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals in transportation contracts.

The Montana Governor's Office of Economic Development is the state's lead organization to help businesses succeed in our state.

PFL is a marketing technology company that provides sales enablement and marketing automation solutions, as well asprinting, mailing, and fulfillment services. They also provide some great Montana Jobs.

Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development - Driving economic growth & sustainability through tourism. The $3 billion spent annually by visitors circulates throughout Montana communities generating business & tax revenue, jobs & economic development opportunities.

An investment of more than $1 billion has allowed NorthWestern Energy to provide more than 60% of its energy from renewable resources, helping it lead the way to a brighter future in Montana.

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The Montana Associated Technology Roundtable was founded to promote economic development in Montana by bringing together the network of entrepreneurs and business professionals to share ideas and information.

MATR is your resource for all things tech in Montana. Join the MATR Newsletter and get the latest updates on emerging technology, business trends, events and employment opportunities twice a week.  There is no charge to join or to post articles, jobs, and events that contribute to a more successful Montana.

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MTIP Innovation Readiness Series – Market Research for Early-Stage Technologies

Join MTIP as we show you how to conduct market research for innovative technologies.

Financial Managment for your Construction Business – 2/26 – Kalispell

Please join Sue Thompson from the CFO AGENCY as she leads this FREE class! This is an excellent workshop for ANY business! It is oriented toward construction, but the accounting and financial management strategies that are...

The Artful Angler – Montanan Mike Gurnett celebrates wildlife in metal after being a spokesman for the natural world

Gurnett crafts from steel and other metals the likenesses of trout, salmon, grayling, antlers and big flies, some—­like the mayfly—that are seven feet long and have hooks that are bent on a specially created jig...

Hubster Network (Soft Launch) – 3/7 – Missoula, Montana

The Hubster Network is a collection of Missoula’s most influential people coming together once a month to support local businesses in creating sustainable solutions to local problems.

Montana’s SBDC Network Supports 500 Jobs, Launch 58 Businesses in 2018

“the Helena SBDC was extremely helpful and knowledgeable with writing and improving my business plan. They gave me the confidence and the peace of mind I needed to start a business.”

The Army enlisted fish as water pollution scouts, a tech startup is deploying them to public water utilities

“The bluegills act like canaries in a coal mine,”

Montana Legislature’s Public Education Draft Doesn’t Include Preschool Funding

Republican Rep. Llew Jones is the chair of the education subcommittee. He says it wouldn’t make sense to set aside money for a program that isn’t in place.

Supreme Court says constitutional protection against excessive fines applies to state actions

The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Wednesday that the Constitution’s prohibition on excessive fines applies to state and local governments, limiting their abilities to impose fines and seize property.

Down Home and High Tech: Innovative Rural Communities Receive National Recognition

High-speed internet connections and innovative leadership are resulting in economic boons for small towns and rural areas. The Rural Innovation Initiative recognizes nine such communities around the United States.

Federal statistics show drop in Missoula airfare as number of flights, carriers grow

The increasing number of travel options out of Missoula International Airport resulted in a net reduction in local ticket prices in 2018, saving Missoula passengers roughly $2.8 million, according to U.S. Department of Transportation statistics.

Montana State Capitol installs first electric wheelchair charging station

Governor Steve Bullock spoke at the ribbon cutting ceremony, discussing the future of disability advocacy in Helena and the steps being taken to lead the initiative forward.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk: Cars will have ‘full self-driving’ features by the end of the year

“I think we will be feature complete – full self-driving – this year,” Musk said. “Meaning the car will be able to find you in a parking lot, pick you up and take you all...

What big cities can learn from the small Swiss town with a driverless bus

Here’s what you’ll see when you catch your driverless ride:

City Club Missoula Presents: What’s Up In Helena: Montana Legislative Review – 3/4 – Missoula

A full recap of the 2019 legislative session.

Montana Career Opportunities – Early Childhood Lead Teacher , Early Childhood Substitute Teacher – Zoot Adventure Learning Academy

Zoot Adventure Learning Academy (ZALA) is a company based child care center in Bozeman, Montana passionate about offering an environment where families thrive. Serving infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, ZALA believes in an innovative, play-based approach....

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Self-Driving Cars Might Kill Auto Insurance as We Know It

Without humans to cause accidents, 90% of risk is removed. Insurers are scrambling to prepare.

Internet providers want tax break to install broadband in Montana

About 74 percent of people in Montana have broadband coverage, ranking it last among all the states for connectivity.

Montana Department of Commerce Supports Development of Nearly 2,500 Affordable Homes

“As Montana’s economy continues to thrive, our work to support a growing workforce and their families with access to safe, affordable homes continues,” said Community Development Division Administrator Jennifer Olson.

Surveys find University of Wyoming outperforming peers in engagement

A national survey finds that University of Wyoming students have more interaction with faculty members, spend more time preparing for class and receive more encouragement to participate in campus activities than students at other public...

Artificial intelligence, genuine results: Technology in recruitment

Priya Sunil speaks to recruitment leaders across a range of organisations to uncover real-time cases of how AI, machine learning and other tech platforms are disrupting talent acquisition.

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The MDT Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program encourages and supports the participation of companies owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals in transportation contracts.


Dorsey & Whitney – An International business law firm, applying a business perspective to clients’ needs in Missoula, Montana and beyond.


The Montana Department of Commerce works with statewide and local partners, private industry and small businesses to enhance and sustain economic prosperity in Montana. – Montana Is On The Move


An investment of more than $1 billion has allowed NorthWestern Energy to provide more than 60% of its energy from renewable resources, helping it lead the way to a brighter future in Montana.


PFL is a marketing technology company that provides sales enablement and marketing automation solutions, as well asprinting, mailing, and fulfillment services. They also provide some great Montana Jobs.


The Montana Governor’s Office of Economic Development is the state’s lead organization to help businesses succeed in our state.


Space is now available at iConnect Montana’s new 47,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art data center facility in Billings, Montana. 1030 Central features the highest industry standards for operating efficiencies, cost controls, security and reliability.


Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development – Driving economic growth & sustainability through tourism. The $3 billion spent annually by visitors circulates throughout Montana communities generating business & tax revenue, jobs & economic development opportunities.


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Big Sky EDA- Building Businesses and Creating Jobs in the Greater Billings, Montana area

Montana Technology Innovation Partnership (MTIP)- Promoting Technology Commercialization in the State of Montana.

Montana West Economic Development - Mission: To cultivate growth through the support of new and expanding businesses in the Flathead Valley

As the hub of learning, creativity and innovation in Northwest Montana, Flathead Valley Community College is expanding

TechLink helps the Department of Defense to commercialize leading-edge new technology by partnering DoD labs with private sector companies for technology licensing, transfer, and research and development

For over 25 years, Zoot Enterprises has been a global provider of advanced origination, acquisition, and decision management solutions.

Big Sky Commerce is an integrated provider of merchant credit card transaction processing services, check processing services, Internet payment gateways, related software application products and value-added services.

The Kalispell Chamber of Commerce is the longest-standing and leading advocate for the Flathead Valley community and business climate.

Arrow Solutions Group is a Montana-based technology staffing company providing technical resources to organizations in Colorado, Montana, Idaho and Wyoming.

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