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Apply Now for Prospera’s Emerging Companies Roundtable!

You are invited to be part of Prospera’s Emerging Companies Roundtable program that creates a close-knit peer network of owners/senior management of local emerging growth companies. A new program for 2021 will include guest speakers to explore topics of interest to growth companies operating in Montana.

Survey Explores Link Between Telehealth and Economic Success

A new survey of economic development professionals suggests that more telehealth access and local control of broadband-related factors can give cities and counties an economic leg up.

The Hidden Investment Opportunity In Electric Vehicles? Commercial Real Estate

Drivers waiting to recharge their vehicles are now captive, on-location customers—precisely what physical shopping centers have struggled to attract.

Broadband bill to allow Montana municipalities to provide service gets hearing in House committee

“We are falling behind in our economy, and people are feeling it,” Kortum told the House Local Government Committee Tuesday afternoon. “Let’s give our towns the freedom to innovate and design broadband solutions that fit their unique needs.”

Rethink Youth: Elevate Student Voices Into Community Conversations

On this panel, both students and community leaders will come together to elevate the importance of student voice in community and philanthropic initiatives. This panel will examine how education systems and municipalities can develop and support youth participation and empowerment.

California can finally enforce its landmark net neutrality law, judge rules

It survived challenges from Trump’s DOJ, and now one from telecom industry too

Great Falls Airport Authority plans construction of communal space for businesses

“We can achieve those economies of scale by sharing walls, sharing a ceiling, sharing truck bays, sharing the infrastructure burden that it takes to build these buildings,” Faulkner told the Board. He also added that the plan is to lease the space to a number of different local businesses.

Rocky Vista University Medical School Proposes Billings, Montana Campus – First for Montana

Rocky Vista University (RVU) announced today that it has selected Billings, Montana as the proposed site for development of a four-year medical school – the first of its kind in the state of Montana.

Registration is Now Open! Montana Housing’s Annual Housing Tax Credit Compliance Training March 30-31

This training is for developers and management companies that work with Housing Tax Credit properties. The virtual training will go over all aspects of compliance for the Housing Tax Credit program in Montana.

How a 1960s discovery in Yellowstone National Park made millions of COVID-19 PCR tests possible

In 1964, the microbiologist was driving out West when he stopped to visit Yellowstone National Park. It was the first time he saw the park’s picturesque hot springs.