Missouri's Technology Development Network
Resources for Starting and Growing Technology Companies in Missouri
Missouri has a strong network of of state, federal, university and private resources designed to develop and support high-growth businesses. These organizations work together across the state of Missouri to support high-growth and technology-based businesses. Find the one that is right for you by accessing
Research and Development Support
Universities often have new technologies that are ripe for commercialization as well as faculty and staff who can help to solve research and development problems.
Early-stage Seed Investments
MoFAST counselors can help you seek out, apply for and win Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) awards that will provide money to develop and potentially commercialize your innovations.
Angel Groups are available to take you to the next step in funding beyond "friends and family."
Early-stage Business Growth
Covering every county in Missouiri, the Small Business and Technology Development Center Network offers counseling, assistance with business planning and access to technology specialists across the state.
Missouri has a network of Innovation Centers that offer a wide range of management and technical assistance to businesses. Many of these centers have associated incubators with wet labs.
Missouri Enterprise works to improve the productivity and competitiveness of Missouri’s manufacturers and businesses in the health care industry.
Later Stage funding
InvestMidwest is Missouri's own annual venture capital forum. The state also boasts a number of venture capital firms.
Other statewide technology based organizations
These organizations provide advocay and funding for technology initiatives.
Missouri Technology Corporation