Celebrating 40 Years of Excellence and Innovation!

Stacey MarlerBlog

We are thrilled to reach out to you on this special day as we proudly celebrate the 40th anniversary of Missouri Enterprise! On September 26, 1983, we embarked on a journey of growth, innovation, and partnership, shaping us into the organization we are today. As we stand at this remarkable moment in our history, we extend our heartfelt gratitude for … Read More

Missouri Technology Corporation unveilsStrategic Implementation Plan for FY 2024 as state funding boosts capacity

Stacey MarlerBlog

The Missouri Technology Corporation (MTC) announced today that it has released its Strategic Implementation Plan for Fiscal Year 2024. This comprehensive plan outlines MTC’s commitment to catalyzing innovation and entrepreneurship in the state of Missouri by introducing new programs and initiatives to empower high-tech companies to thrive. “We appreciate the efforts of the Missouri Technology Corporation to support entrepreneurship and … Read More

Missouri S&T to break ground on Protoplex, celebrate Manufacturing Day

Stacey MarlerBlog, Advanced Manufacturing Technology Services, Industry 4.0

Missouri University of Science and Technology will kick off its celebration of Manufacturing Day with a groundbreaking ceremony for the Missouri Protoplex at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 5. When it opens in fall 2025, the Protoplex will anchor S&T’s planned manufacturing and innovation campus. The event is free and open to the public. There is no parking available at the … Read More

Great Game of Business Conference

Stacey MarlerGreat Game of Business, Blog, Business Growth, Events, Expired, External Events

Business As The New Educators For 31 years, The Great Game of Business Conference™ has brought together industry thought-leaders from around the world to learn, be inspired, and make connections that empower companies to do business differently by educating, empowering, and engaging everyone on what it takes to WIN at business. This year we’re placing an emphasis on education, with … Read More

Shad Burner Joins KBS Group As Principal

Stacey MarlerBlog

KBS Group today announced that Shad Burner joined the company as a principal, expanding the company’s far-reaching expertise in public and private economic development. KBS founder, former U.S. Senator Kit Bond said, “Shad has extensive experience in federal and state programs and has worked closely with businesses, communities, and organizations from the Bootheel and rural communities to St. Louis, Kansas … Read More

MTC Announces Physical Infrastructure Grant Recipients

Stacey MarlerBlog, Business Growth, Grants, Funding, Support

More than $1 million in grant funding to support the entrepreneurial ecosystem statewide through the Physical Infrastructure Grant Program has been awarded for the fiscal year 2023 grant cycle. Due to the success of the pilot program, MTC will be launching a full Physical Infrastructure Grant Program in the spring. The Physical Infrastructure Grant Program seeks to ensure entrepreneurs throughout the state … Read More

MTC to Launch Regional Node Planning Grant Program in Late-August

Stacey MarlerBlog, Business Development, Business Growth, Grants, Funding, Support

In the next few weeks, MTC will launch its newly developed Regional Node Planning Grant Program. These six-month grants will fund the planning necessary to create “nodes” which are intended to incentivize more of Missouri’s communities to successfully coalesce their assets to best support innovation and entrepreneurship through strategic, coordinated partnerships among entrepreneurial service organizations within the “node”. As identified … Read More

MTC Awards $2.4 Million in the July Investment Cycle

Stacey MarlerBlog, Business Development, Business Growth, Grants, Funding, Support

During the July 2023 Board of Directors meeting, $2.4 million was approved for equity-based investments in the following companies: Over the past decade, MTC has invested nearly $47 million in over 145 early-stage Missouri-based high-growth technology-focused companies, which have raised over $1.3 billion in additional private capital. MTC recently awarded the following: MTC currently accepts IDEA Fund applications continuously and … Read More

Opinion: Let’s toast Anheuser-Busch’s Missouri employees

Stacey MarlerBlog, Workforce

Peel back the label and you will find the real story that needs to be told. It’s the story of the workers nationwide, many in our own backyard. Not to be forgotten is the vast number of employees at Anheuser-Busch who work hard to produce the products many of us enjoy with our families and neighbors. Missouri is home to … Read More

We Need Your Input – NIST Survey on Automation in Manufacturing

Stacey MarlerBlog, Advanced Manufacturing Technology Services, Industry 4.0

Dear Manufacturing Employee,  The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is conducting a survey related to Automation in Manufacturing for its Measurement Science for Manufacturing Robotics (MSMR) program.  The NIST MSMR program regularly reaches out to US industry stakeholders to ensure the program goals are aligned with industry needs, and the research outputs are appropriately targeted to benefit US manufacturers. We … Read More