After her months-long series of meetings, Solorzano said she was presented with several funding focal points. However, most of her conversations circled back to one area with room for improvement: early childhood care and education.
“There is no longer any doubt that public preschool is a win-win: It helps our kids and bolsters our state’s economy. I have faith that lawmakers on both sides of the aisle will support this bill and do right by Montana families.”
Missoula SOUP held its first micro-granting dinner last week, where diners could select one of four business ideas – pitched by their developers – to win startup funds raised via cash donations at the door.
5G RuralFirst’s inclusion of 700MHz spectrum is particularly important because bringing 5G service to rural areas requires far-reaching radio signals that can blanket large spaces with low population densities.
Amazingly, it looks very much like Star Trek’s replicator, but instead of fictionally dismantling objects into sub-atomic particles or actually slowly 3D printing something layer by layer, the new approach projects light into resin, which produces small objects in a matter of minutes.
“We have researchers across the state developing the latest and greatest technology,” Reyes said. “But these researchers might not all have the business background to properly market and sell their inventions and ideas.”