Missouri Technology Corporation achieves $50 million investment milestone through state-sponsored venture capital program

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

MTC Investment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri Technology Corporation (MTC)’s Innovation, Development, and Entrepreneurial Advancement (IDEA) Fund has reached the significant milestone of surpassing $50 million in equity-based investments into nearly 160 Missouri-based technology startups. This achievement highlights MTC’s commitment to driving economic development and supporting technology-driven entrepreneurial endeavors in Missouri. “The impact of MTC’s $50 million of equity investments cannot be overstated,” … Read More

The Great Game Experience Workshop

Stacey MarlerBlog, Active, Business Development, Continuous Improvement, External Events, Great Game of Business, Workforce

Here are 3 Reasons to Attend: Strategic Financial Literacy Enhance financial literacy within your organization, understand key metrics, and learn how to make data-driven decisions that can significantly impact your company’s bottom line. Employee Engagement and Accountability Create a culture of transparency and accountability, discover effective strategies to foster a sense of ownership, and learn how to empower your workforce to … Read More

SIAL Inspire Food Business – Canada

Stacey MarlerExternal Events, Active, Brand Development, Business Development, Business Growth, DED

WHEN: May 15-17, 2024 COST: $5,000 DEADLINE: March 1st, 2024  Inspiring the agri-food industry is our promise to enable companies in the sector to better understand the market and global food trends to develop and sustain their competitiveness. SIAL Canada is the only national trade show to offer a complete range of food products under one roof. It meets the needs of the retail, food … Read More

Interzoo 2024 – Germany

Stacey MarlerExternal Events, Active, Brand Development, Business Development, Business Growth, DED, Marketing & Research

WHEN: May 07-10, 2024COST: $6,000 DEADLINE: February 19, 2024 Interzoo is the world’s biggest marketing platform for the pet industry. Manufacturers, wholesalers, and service providers from over 60 countries gather and present innovative pet supplies. This makes Interzoo a key source of inspiration for the international pet industry. A total of around 28,000 trade visitors from 129 countries come to … Read More

MTC Seeks Candidates for Grants Program Manager & Operations Manager

Stacey MarlerBusiness Development, Blog, Employment Opportunities, Grants, Funding, Support, MTC, Operations

This is a great opportunity for anyone with strong ties to the state’s innovation and entrepreneurial communities and a desire to play an active role in supporting and expanding the state’s innovation and entrepreneurial capacities. The ideal candidate for the Grants Program Manager should bring extensive experience in grant and entrepreneurial ecosystem management, ideally within the Venture Capital sphere or related fields … Read More

MTC IDEA Fund April 2024 Award Cycle

Stacey MarlerBusiness Development, Business Growth, Grants, Funding, Support, MTC, NIST MEP & Partners

As you may already be aware, Missouri Technology Corporation has a state-sponsored venture capital program. Through the IDEA Fund, we make equity-based investments to technology companies that have high growth potential and a strong commitment to economic development in Missouri. In 2023, MTC awarded over $9M to 32 companies through our four quarterly cycles. The IDEA Fund offers three programs … Read More

Aerospace & Defense Suppliers Summit (A&DSS) Seattle

Stacey MarlerExternal Events, Advanced Manufacturing Technology Services, Blog, Business Development, Business Growth, Expired, ISO, Supply Chain

We are reaching out to select manufacturers in Missouri to extend an exclusive invitation to the 7th edition of the Aerospace & Defense Suppliers Summit (A&DSS), taking place in Seattle from March 12-14, 2024. This invitation is specifically for businesses holding an ISO or AS9100 certification, as this is a prerequisite for participation in the event. Why Attend A&DSS Seattle? Participation Details: … Read More

Global Entrepreneurship Week – #KC

Stacey MarlerExternal Events, Blog, Business Development, Business Growth, Expired

Global Entrepreneurship Week – #KC (Nov. 13-19) is the metro’s largest multiday educational event to help doers, dreamers and makers start and grow their businesses and side hustles. To attend at no cost, sign up and build your #GEWKC schedule from 110+ sessions at gewkc.com/sched. As always, this conference is 100% no cost to attendees. Our focus is, of course, business … Read More

DED Accepting RFI Submissions for the Missouri CHIPS Act Program

Stacey MarlerBlog, Business Development, Grants, Funding, Support

DED is now accepting request for information (RFI) submissions for the Missouri CHIPS Act Program. This $10 million program will make investments in the state’s semiconductor supply chain and ecosystem, with an ultimate goal of attracting semiconductor manufacturers to Missouri. DED will accept submissions through Submittable until November 28, 2023. For further details, please review the Missouri CHIPS Act Program Guidelines. Complete information … 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