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MATR Newsletter – August 2, 2021
The state with the best education wins!

Early Stage MT Western Montana Regional Showcase – Missoula – 8/5

The Accelerator Series culminates in the Statewide Showcase on October 21st where finalists compete for a $50K check from Frontier Angels, a statewide angel investment group.

Time Magazine – In the ‘Great Reshuffling,’ People Are Flocking to Montana’s Biggest City. Its Mayor Has a Good Idea Why

How the Great Reshuffling is affecting the community, the factors driving so many Americans to relocate and his approach to paying for the increased demands on the local infrastructure.

CBS Sunday Morning – The history and future of Butte, Montana

For a small town, Butte, Montana is rich in history – from being, at one time, the largest city between Chicago and San Francisco, to being the site of one of the world’s most productive copper mines.

Today’s MATR Newsletter is sponsored by:

Flathead Valley Community College

Great Falls Development Authority

  • Great Falls Economic Development Top 10 for 8-1-21

    Here is our Top 20 for the last five weeks 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.

MEDA -Montana Economic Developers Association

The Telecommuting and Gig Workforce in Montana

Developing a more Entrepreneurial Montana

  • Bozeman, Montana’s young entrepreneurs showcase businesses at Children’s Business Fair

    The Acton Children’s Business Fair is not unique to Bozeman — it’s a global affair. The fair is a program developed by Acton Academy, a worldwide alternative model to schooling that’s based on a one-room school structure with a multi-age classroom. Acton schools have held 850 fairs across 16 countries — this fair was happening the same date as one in Romania.

Funding and Building your Business

Wyoming Business

  • We’ve been here before: Wyoming nuclear project echoes of past

    The multi-billion dollar Natrium project is a joint effort of PacifiCorp, TerraPower and the U.S. Department of Energy that is expected to place a 345-megawatt power plant in Wyoming. Behind TerraPower is none other than Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

21st Century Education Initiative – “You Should Care…”

Government Technology


Energy and Climate Change

Other Economies

Privacy, Hacking and Virus Alerts

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