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Prospera Business Network is the lead non-profit organization advancing and supporting community-centered economic development in southwest Montana. Our focus is helping people start and grow their business – in turn strengthening our region’s economy and communities.

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iConnect system architects solve problems and design IT strategies to meet your immediate needs and achieve your future goals.

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It is simply amazing, without reserve, and the best piece of fine furniture we have ever encountered. ​-Ted LaCriox Arlee, Montana

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SBA 504 Loans offered statewide! Real estate and equipment, acquisitions, renovation, and new construction. Low, fixed-rates up to 25 years with as little as 10% down.

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

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

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

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Great Falls trade area. Competitive for food, ag, bioprocessing, energy, and support. Closest U.S. metro area to Calgary. Untame Your Entrepreneurial Spirit!

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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.

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

PROSPERA: Learn Everything You Need to Start Your For Profit or Nonprofit Business – October 5, 12, 19, and 26 – Online Webinar

This four session course has been specifically designed for individuals who are brand new to the non-profit sector wanting to start a new non-profit.

Great Falls Economic Development Top 10 for 8-31-21

Here is our Top 11 for last week celebrating work and successes to grow and strengthen the Great Falls regional economy — Montana’s Golden Triangle. And, sharing business resources and skill-building opportunities to empower your success.

Panel moves to fund $125M in Montana infrastructure projects

The money is part of more than $2 billion Montana received through the American Rescue Plan Act, passed by Congress in March to offset some of the economic impacts of the pandemic. The state is receiving its money in two rounds, and the ARPA Infrastructure Advisory Commission is expected to award another round of water and wastewater grants next year.

Big Sky Economic Development Newsletter – Presenting a Three-Part Experience for the 2021 Annual Meeting

Big Sky Economic Development vision is Building a Vibrant, Health Economy. BSED’s 2021 Annual Meeting will highlight entrepreneurs and the businesses they have created, the ideas they have built into reality. It will take place on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at the Babcock Theater at 3:30 pm.

Economic Development Bus Tour: Big Sky 😍 Back by Popular Demand! 10/15 – Big Sky, Montana

Join us for a day filled with education surrounding economic development in Southwest Montana, networking opportunities + exclusive, behind-the-scenes tours.

Edge of the Plains Documentary – Imagination, Resourcefulness and Grit Entrepreneurship in Montana – Many Montana Communities Starting With: 9/9 – Harlowtown, Montana

Coming Soon to Your Town

We’re taking Edge of the Plains on the road.
Join us for an upcoming screening.

Montana’s post-pandemic economy is robust, says UM economist

Zoot Enterprises is now working with high school and middle schools in an attempt to reach students sooner and get them thinking about tech careers and showing them they can do it and stay in Montana. 

“We need more talent,” Follett said. 

Great Falls Economic Development Top 10 for 8-22-21

Here is our Top 10 for this week celebrating work and successes to grow and strengthen the Great Falls regional economy — Montana’s Golden Triangle. And, sharing business resources and skill-building opportunities to empower your success.

Montana’s post-pandemic economy is robust, says UM economist

“There’s no cooling-off of the economy right now,” said Patrick Barkey, director of the Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of Montana and the event’s keynote speaker. 

NBC Nightly News Video – “The Great Resignation” shifts workplace power – Bozeman, Montana’s Zoot Enterprises

NBC Video on the changing work environment and how Zoot is responding