Missouri Entrepreneurship News

Read about great things going on for businesses in Missouri.

Melodi Wisswell of Platinum Paws in Columbia, Missouri Business Planning, Entrepreneurs in Action, Funding and Finances, Main Street, Microenterprise, Starting a Business, Women and Business

How A Resource You Should Use Turned an Entrepreneur’s Love for Animals into a Dog-Grooming Salon

Melodi Wisswell’s career path seems obvious in retrospect. She’s always loved animals. She has a business degree. And she wanted...

Luke Phelps and the Vroom Solar team Business Growth, Entrepreneurs in Action, Funding and Finances, Innovation-Led

How This Missouri Startup Is Bringing Solar Power to Rural America

Sometimes, the idea for a new business is right under your nose. That was certainly the case for Luke Phelps’s...

A chicken at a farm Advancing Entrepreneurship, Business Growth, Innovation-Led, Main Street, Microenterprise, Second Stage, Shop Local, Starting a Business, Uncategorized, Women and Business

What Is Value-Added Agriculture, and How Can It Make a Huge Difference in Your Business?

What if there were a way for farmers and agriculture producers to enhance their profitability and diversify their product offerings....

St. Louis downtown skyline featuring the Arch Business Growth, Innovation-Led, Main Street, Microenterprise, Second Stage, Uncategorized

Which 9 Missouri Companies Made Inc.’s List of Best Workplaces for 2023?

Inc. Magazine is out with its 2023 Best Workplaces list, and nine companies in Missouri made the cut — ranging...

A view of Columbia, Missouri Advancing Entrepreneurship, Business Growth, Entrepreneurial Ecosystem, Funding and Finances, Innovation-Led

Opportunity for Budding Missouri Tech Startups as Scale VC Closes Second Fund

Scale VC, a venture capital fund based in Columbia, Missouri, has announced the closing of a $5 million fund that...

Advancing Entrepreneurship, Business Growth, Funding and Finances, Innovation-Led, Main Street, Microenterprise, Second Stage, Starting a Business

$700K USDA RISE Grant Primes Green Hills RPC, MOSourceLink to Grow Agriculture Jobs in NW MO

MOSourceLink and Green Hills Regional Planning Commission have teamed up to create more opportunities in agriculture entrepreneurship in Northwest Missouri.


Tech Entrepreneurs: MTC Is Accepting Applications for Its IDEA Funds Programs

Explore the opportunities for tech entrepreneurs and innovative founders through the Missouri Technology Corporation's IDEA Fund.

Business Growth, Business Planning, Entrepreneurs in Action, Main Street, Starting a Business

How GoPo Gourmet Popcorn Became Mid-Missouri’s Go-To Snack Shop

Brooke and Nicholas Bartlett built a 5,000-square-foot business from a movie-night hobby.