Entrepreneurs in Action

Paley and Erik Carmona of Carmona's Chamoy

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 turned into a tasty side hustle. Now, Carmona’s Chamoy is flourishing, thanks to support from loved ones, the Hispanic Economic Development Corporation and the Latino Arts Foundation. Here’s how they’re building...

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Dave Alburty and Ann Packingham of Innovaprep LLC

How a Missouri Tech Startup Became a Key Player in the Global Fight against COVID

Dave Alburty isn’t afraid to think outside of the box. When he started his business, he didn’t want to live close to work. He wanted to work close to home. “I chose Drexel, Missouri, for my first company because I wanted to start a company where I wanted to live,” he...

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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.

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How Lake of the Ozarks Startup 11 North Is Navigating Supply Chain, Labor Challenges

Jeff and Amanda DeWitt of custom home services company 11 North have faced and conquered plenty of challenges spurred by the pandemic.

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Wanna Sell at Your Local Farmers Market? These Workshops, Tips Will Show You How

Workshops from Resource Partners and insight from other entrepreneurs guide your way to food-business success.

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Find Small Business Success with 8 Tips from Seasoned Missouri Entrepreneurs

Explore advice and helpful hints for small businesses from Missouri entrepreneurs who have been there, done that.

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They Hatched this Missouri Business as Kids; Now, It’s a Booming Egg Empire

Knowing when to specialize and when to diversify helps family farm thrive.

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Fifth-Gen Missouri Farmer Creates an App That Aims to Revolutionize Ag Labor

Kevin Johansen is changing how producers and workers connect.

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10 Most Popular Missouri Entrepreneur Stories That Inspired You in 2020

You couldn't stop reading these 10 Missouri entrepreneur stories in 2020.

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