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Today’s TED Talk – The case for co-ops, the invisible giant of the economy

Think capitalism is broken? Try cooperativism, says co-op enthusiast and researcher Anu Puusa. She lays out how cooperatives — businesses owned, operated and controlled by their members — can both make money and have a positive impact on the environment and local communities. With co-ops, Puusa says, doing good business and doing good at the same time becomes possible.

Starlink receives nearly $73 million for more than 29,000 sites in Montana.

SpaceX won bids to provide internet across Montana, including swaths of Lincoln, Flathead and Glacier counties and small pockets along the Hi-Line at Cut Bank, Shelby and Havre. SpaceX also will serve an area east of Bigfork.

Montana Foreign Direct Investment Map

Myriad opportunities exist for FDI into Montana as part of vertical integration of supply chain or partnerships with international firms.

Accelerate Montana’s Rural Innovation Initiative – UM Students: Check out this International Innovation and Entrepreneurship Course!

This program will teach you what is like to work with an international remote team working to crack economic inequity in rural communities using innovative, cutting-edge, lean startup tools to launch and grow sustainable businesses.

The Case for Letting People Work From Home Forever

Do you want happier, productive, more engaged, and more fulfilled employees and coworkers? Well, you should campaign to let them work remotely. Here’s why.

NorthWestern Energy to upgrade all the state’s electric meters over next three years

It could take three years to upgrade the state’s 590,000 electric meters.

Missoula entrepreneur double dips in new startups, overcomes industry hurdles

“Missoula has allowed myself and my team to have a great work-life balance where we can be passionate about growing a business and making sure we are home to have dinner and take our kids fishing, bike riding, hiking, skiing,”

Joe Biden’s Broadband Push Could Be Worth Billions To Wireless And Cable Companies

All the major carriers stand to benefit if the Biden buildout goes forward.

The Crime of the Century on HBO

The Crime of the Century is a searing indictment of Big Pharma and the political operatives and government regulations that enable over-production, reckless distribution, and mass abuse of synthetic opiates.

3 Ways to Build Stronger Small-Business Communities in a Post-Covid World

The economic recovery could present a new opportunity for Main Street businesses and startups nationwide–with some strategic planning.