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Montana State University, Montana Technological University, the University of Montana and 10 other Universities, join regional alliance for high-tech economic development

The Mountains and Plains University Innovation Alliance, which includes universities in Montana, Idaho, Wyoming and the Dakotas, will support coordination and collaboration to attract and expand industries aligned with the member institutions’ strengths in research and education, according to Alison Harmon, MSU’s vice president for research and economic development.

New York Gov. Hochul announces launch of $30M matching fund program to qualifying early-stage startup companies in the state as part of a larger effort to bolster high-growth industries.

The idea behind the program is that these companies will work with private-sector co-investors to match these funds as part of a larger effort to support the development of businesses in high-growth industries throughout the state.

Find out what’s opening or starting construction in 2023 – Great Falls Economic Development Authority

This hybrid event is from 8-10 am. The format is simple and quick: three-minute presentations on projects that will either start or open in 2023! Projects include business startups, business expansions, real estate developments, and institutional capital projects.

The Top Existential Threats to Entrepreneurship

America’s inability to solve a host of basic issues isn’t just making life hard for entrepreneurs–it’s killing their potential. Here, eight founders and CEOs sound off on the stopgaps they’ve adopted to get by.

Big Sandy Organics (“Kracklin’ Kamut” roasted wheat snacks) scores big at this year’s Trailmix competition presented by Albertsons during Boise Entrepreneur Week.

The company, known for its popular “Kracklin’ Kamut” roasted wheat snacks, earned $50,000 along with shelf space at the Albertsons’ Broadway Avenue Store in Boise, Idaho.

Check out our latest C2M Beta “Overview Video” and RSVP for Showcase 2022 NOW

we are so excited to announce the Fall 2022 cohort of companies participating in our entrepreneur program. Blackfoot developed C2M Beta to accelerate innovation and empower promising leaders and early-stage Montana and Idaho startups that drive impact and value in the local communities. 

Upcoming Trainings/Events: Business Pitch at MT Pints, TikTok 101, E-Mail Marketing and more!

Do you have a business idea you’d like to pitch? Join us October 10 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM for a Business Pitch event at MT Pints in Great Falls located at 215 3rd St NW.

TICKET GIVEAWAY! Montana Startup Summit – 9/30-10/1 – Bozeman, Montana

MATR readers could win tickets to the Startup Soiree and Showcase This week. To be entered, just email [email protected] by 9/29. Winner will be announced on Wednesday, September 29th. #MTStartupSummit Tech leaders, innovators, state and…

Montana Startup Summit – 9/30-10/1 – Bozeman

Tech leaders, innovators, state and local leaders, and anyone interested in the growing local tech economy have a unique opportunity to attend the Montana Startup Summit in Bozeman, MT on September 30th and October 1st. The Summit is a series of events designed to celebrate, connect, and grow the startup economy in the state, and the culminating event is Early Stage Montana’s Startup Showcase featuring seven Montana-based startups pitching their potential, and vying for the title of Montana Startup of the Year.

Business-Pitch Competitions: A New Economic Development Strategy for Rural America 

Proponents of the events say they can attract young people interested in entrepreneurial endeavors and open up a possibility for broader community building.