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

MTC IDEA Fund July Award Cycle Application Deadline – May 17th

Stacey MarlerBlog, Business Development, Grants, Funding, Support

MTC is continuously accepting applications for their IDEA Fund Co-Investment Program and is reviewing and awarding investment allocations on a quarterly basis. MTC recently announced awarding over $2M worth of equity-based investments into 8 Missouri-based high-growth potential startups. The deadline for full consideration for the next quarterly application review cycle is 11:59 pm, Wednesday, May 17, 2023. MTC’s IDEA Fund … Read More

MTC Seeks Candidates for Manager of Ecosystem Engagement (Grants Team Leader)

Stacey MarlerBlog, Employment Opportunities, Grants, Funding, Support

MTC is looking for a highly motivated, self-driven, organized candidate ideally with strong ties to Missouri’s innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystems to be responsible for coordinating and executing the ecosystem-building activities of the organization. This includes managing the organization’s grantmaking, sponsorships, strategic initiatives, and marketing and communications activities. As you may be aware, through MOBEC and other matching grant programs, MTC … Read More

Missouri Technology Corporation awards total of $14.85 million through the Advanced Manufacturing Resiliency Grant Program

Stacey MarlerBlog, Business Development, Business Growth, Grants, Funding, Support, NIST MEP & Partners, Sustainability

The Missouri Technology Corporation (MTC) announced today that it has awarded a total of $14.85 million to two recipients through the Advanced Manufacturing Resiliency Grant Program. Jordan Valley Innovation Center (JVIC) at Missouri State University and the API Innovation Center (APIIC) at Cortex Innovation Community will use grant awards of $5.4 million and $9.45 million to invest in the manufacturing … Read More

Missouri Technology Corporation awards $2 million of SSBCI-funded equity investments

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

Jefferson City, Mo. — The Missouri Technology Corporation (MTC) announced today that it will invest more than $2 million in eight high-growth potential startups that are developing technologies and businesses to create high-paying jobs across Missouri. Investments will be made through MTC’s Innovation, Development, and Entrepreneurial Advancement (IDEA) Fund Co-Investment Program, and is the first distribution of federal funds from … Read More

Rural Energy for America Program Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Loans & Grants in Missouri

Stacey MarlerBlog, E3 (Energy, Environment, Economics)- Waste Reduction, Energy Audits/Assessments- Cost Savings, Grants, Funding, Support, REAP

ATTENTION: Rural Small Businesses & Agricultural Producers. Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) is a program that provides guaranteed loan financing and grant funding to agricultural producers and rural small businesses for renewable energy systems or to make energy efficiency improvements. Agricultural producers may also apply for new energy-efficient equipment and new system loans for agricultural production and processing. Funds … Read More

MTC Accepting Applications for IDEA Fund Co-Investment Programs

Lyndsey ParkerBlog, Business Development, Business Growth, Grants, Funding, Support

MTC is now accepting applications for their IDEA Fund Co-Investment Programs. For the next 8 years, the majority of MTC’s IDEA Fund investments will be funded through the $95M in federal funding from State Small Business Credit Initiative Program (SSBCI) that was allocated to Missouri. Missouri receives $95 million through State Small Business Credit Initiative to support small business growth … Read More

BREAKING: STL Wins $25M Build Back Better Grant!

Stacey MarlerGrants, Funding, Support, Blog

By speaking with one voice and putting forth one collaborative proposal with input from across the bi-state St. Louis metro, the St. Louis region has succeeded in winning a $25 million highly competitive federal Build Back Better Regional Challenge grant. “One voice with one plan led to a big win for St. Louis,” said Jason Hall, CEO of Greater St. … Read More