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Tester Secures $15 Million to Improve Montana Amtrak Service, Upgrade Empire Builder Infrastructure around Malta

“As someone who’s spent his entire life in north central Montana, I can tell you firsthand just how critical the Empire Builder is to keeping communities connected and helping Montana small businesses thrive,” said Tester.

Tester Secures $500,000 for North Coast Hiawatha Passenger Rail Route Development from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Corridor ID funding comes directly from Tester’s bipartisan IIJA. Tester worked with five Republicans and four Democrats to negotiate the IIJA and was the only member of Montana’s Congressional delegation to vote for the bill.

OpenAI tumult, FTX blowup help bring VC governance back in vogue

“Every major investor is now asking for a board seat, versus 2021 when you had maybe 50% [requesting a seat],” said Yash Patel, a general partner at Telstra Ventures, which had a small stake in FTX. “That change is partly driven by LPs who are not happy with what happened in 2021 and its ramifications.”

This Entrepreneur Grew His Company Nearly 300 Percent in 3 Years by Sending Cold Emails

His practiced sales pitch strategy combined with a meticulous attention to detail also helped.

Why Business Needs “Ignition Schools”

Ignition Schools stoke innovation and mint founders.

Meet the Founder Solving the Succession Crisis for Small Businesses Across the Country

Teamshares has raised over $245 million in financing and has acquired almost 90 businesses across the U.S.

Natural superhero fungi boosts crop yields by 40%

In what is a hugely promising sign for securing and boosting food production, a large-scale field study has demonstrated how treating farmland soil with mycorrhizal fungi can improve crop yields of maize by 40%, without the use of any additional fertilizers or pesticides.

The Founder of Panera Bread Has a Great Recipe for Winning Over Investors

Panera Bread co-founder Ron Shaich coached Johnny Pork Roll founder John Yarusi on clearing one of entrepreneurship’s greatest hurdles: proof of concept.

College of Veterinary Medicine Feasibility Study Findings & Lunch Invitation

Montana doesn’t have a vet school, nor does Idaho, Utah, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Nebraska. Veterinary care for pets and stock animals is critical to our economy and way of life.

Arizona State, Idaho National Laboratory team to boost clean energy research

One joint project works to improve and decarbonize methods to extract critical minerals needed for renewable energy generation, energy storage and high-tech electronics. Another effort will develop solutions to electrify process heating, a major pathway to decarbonizing heavy manufacturing.