Missouri Entrepreneurship News

Read about great things going on for businesses in Missouri.

DeYonna Reed of Revive Janitorial Business Growth, Business Planning, Entrepreneurs in Action, Main Street, Starting a Business, Women and Business

Being Laid off Fuels Entrepreneurial Success for Missouri Couple’s Young Commercial Cleaning Business

After being laid off from their jobs in 2017, DaYonne and Jamaal Reed decided to go all in on...

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....

Keeyoung Kim, chef and owner of Chingu Business Growth, Business Planning, Entrepreneurs in Action, Funding and Finances, Main Street, Multicultural Entrepreneurs, Starting a Business

How Crowdfunding Bolstered This Missouri Entrepreneur’s New Restaurant amid Unexpected Challenges

In the recipe for small business success, patience and determination are two key ingredients. But there’s also the business side...

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 —...

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...

Paley and Erik Carmona of Carmona's Chamoy Business Planning, Entrepreneurs in Action, Main Street, Microenterprise, Multicultural Entrepreneurs, Shop Local, Women and Business

How a Missouri Couple Got Their Start Selling Homemade Chamoy at First Fridays

Entrepreneurship can be delicious! Just ask husband-and-wife duo Erik and Paley Carmona. What started out as a kitchen experiment has...