155 companies found:

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Technology Transfer Research (STTR) Programs fund research and development (R&D) by individuals and small business. Website >>

TechRanch - Montana's Resource for Entrepreneurs Website >>

The Missoula Area Economic Development Corporation (MAEDC) helps create an environment in which businesses of all sizes and types can thrive. Website >>

Bread and Butter : What a Bunch of Bakers Taught Me About Business and Happiness by Tom McMakin Website >>

The Montana SBA provides financial and business assistance to the small business constituency of Montana Website >>

The Montana Economic Developers' Association (MEDA) is an association of business professionals who promote and foster economic development activities in Montana. Website >>

The Montana Private Capital Network is a matchmaking service that provides Montana entrepreneurs and investors with a private, secure, and cost-effective means of finding each other. Website >>

The Ravalli County Economic Development Authority (RCEDA) promotes, stimulates, develops and enhances the general welfare, commerce, economic development and prosperity of Ravalli County, The State of Montana, and its citizens. Website >>

In addition to our investment responsibilities, one of the main goals of the Montana Board of Investments is to provide creative solutions to financial issues facing new and expanding businesses in the state of Montana. Website >>

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Pacific Northwest Giving Website >>

Gateway EDC- The purpose of the corporation is to support the retention of existing jobs and promote creation of new jobs and promote creation of new jobs in Lewis and Clark, Broadwater, Meagher and Jefferson Counties Website >>

Entrepreneur-America - In the hills of Montana, Rob Ryan teaches young entrepreneurs with great growth potential the art of survival. Website >>

Ace-Net- Bringing Investors and exciting companies together- Website >>

"IntelligentFunding.com provides consulting services and assists clients with all aspects of capital development. Website >>

Montana Business Capital provides consulting services regarding optimal funding strategies to expanding businesses. Website >>

MonTEC's mission is to revitalize and diversify the regional and state economy of Montana by encouraging small business innovative research. Website >>

Montana Rural Development Partners (MRDP) Together we achieve the extraordinary. Website >>

TechLink helps the Department of Defense to commercialize leading-edge new technology by partnering DoD labs with private sector companies for technology licensing, transfer, and research and development. Website >>

The Rural Institute is guided by values of independence, productivity, integration, and inclusion of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Website >>

The Montana Finance Center provides summary information for the most significant financing resources available from state, federal, and local institutions. Website >>

Legacy Angels: Individuals who want to establish their legacy through the use of capital, intellect, and experience to foster the development of new or expanding enterprises, creating both an economic return and a social benefit. Website >>.

Eastern Montana Angel Investor Network - bridging the gap between entrepreneurs and investors. Website >>

Entrepreneurs! Tour of America with Richard Tavener- a celebration of entrepreneurship in America Website >>

SBIR Gateway- The Most Comprehensive and Easy to Use SBIR Information Site Website >>

Colorado Venture Capital Association Website >>

Bitter Root Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Website >>

The Montana Business Incubator (MBI) provides entrepreneurs with access to people, technology, ideas, funding, and other resources to help them prosper. Website >>

Northwest Venture Associates (NWVA) works alongside great entrepreneurs and managers to build valuable enterprises through internal growth, mergers and acquisitions in the Pacific Northwest. Website >>

Montana Business Connections- Your Link To Business And Economic Development Resources

SMARTUPS-Lessons from Rob Ryan's Entepreneur America Boot Camp for Start-Ups Website >>

Biz-Savvy is the bridge that supports entrepreneurs and professionals who are in the process of moving towards a successful, balanced, and fulfilled life. Website >>

EntreWorld- The Entrepreneur's Search Engine Website >>

Entrepreneurship Education-for teachers, instructors, program developers and others who help students of all ages find their own entrepreneurial opportunities. Website >>

The Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) fosters widely shared and sustainable economic well-being. Website >>

Montana Tech Economic Development Resource Center-will maximize the effectiveness of economic resources at Montana Tech to stimulate economic growth and create jobs. Website >>

The National Association of Seed and Venture Funds is an organization of private, public and nonprofit organizations committed to building their local economies by investing and facilitating investment in local entrepreneurs. Website >>

Northwest Technology Investor Network- Bridging the gap between entrepreneurs and investors. Website >>

MounTerra, Inc.- provides a comprehensive range of business development, marketing assistance, and export and import management services. Website >>

Montana Angel Networks Website >>

The Kauffman Foundation's work is focused on two areas: youth development and entrepreneurship. Website >>

The Abilities Fund is the first and only nationwide community developer and financial lending institution targeted exclusively to advancing entrepreneurial opportunities for Americans with disabilities. Website >>

Wasatch Venture Fund, a Draper Fisher Jurvetson affiliate, is a Salt Lake City based venture capital firm, specializing in early-stage, information technology investments. Website >>

The University of Idaho Research Park is the Inland Northwest’s campus focus for research and technology-based companies wanting to create or continue working relationships with the University of Idaho and other Northwest colleges. Website >>

The Environmental Technology Commercialization Center (ETC2) links private companies with innovative EPA-developed technologies. Website >>

Pioneer Entrepreneurs- Our mission is to change the opportunity landscape – one member at a time. Website >>

Big Sky EDA- Building Businesses and Creating Jobs in the Greater Billings, Montana area. Website >>

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. -Salt Lake- corporate practice focused on mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, private financings and the general corporate representation of public and private clients, targeting the intermountain region.

Montana's Business Portal - Website >>

Meridian Strategies-We get the right information from the right people yielding opportunities that would otherwise go overlooked. Website >>

The Homeland Security Leadership Alliance (HSLA) is the global non-profit organization for the homeland security industry. Website >>

The Wayne Brown Institute, established in 1983, is nationally recognized as one of the finest non-profit providers of accelerator and entrepreneurial programs in the United States. Website >>

The African-American, Hispanic, Asian and Native American (AHANA) to improve the economic status and enhance the quality of life of the AHANA communities through the development of business and employment opportunities. Website >>

Genesis Equity Fund, LLC provides equity financing for emerging companies in South Dakota and contiguous states. Website >>

Women Entrepreneurship - key resources, targeted information, registration for online programs, and networking opportunities to help build the rewarding career you deserve Website >>

Highway 12 Ventures is an early-stage VC fund investing in high-growth, entrepreneurial companies in Idaho and the contiguous Intermountain West states of Oregon, Washington, Montana, and Utah. Website >>

The Northwest Venture Championship™, hosted by Boise State University, is a business plan competition and entrepreneurship education event that seeks to raise the awareness and support for entrepreneurship in Idaho and the regional northwest US.

Stone Soup is dedicated to enriching existing Pacific Northwest non-profit entities Website >>

SCORE Missoula offers one-on-one business counseling, speakers to service, civic, and business organizations and business-education classes. Website >>

Pacific Horizon Ventures is a Seattle-based venture capital firm, with national presence, focused on the life science and healthcare industries. Website >>

Second Venture Corporation was founded by serial entrepreneurs to address the needs of emerging companies and investors worldwide. Website >>

The Montana Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) is a statewide program where you can get personal government marketing assistance at no cost. Website >>

Akers Capital manages Pac West Technology Fund I, LP, an investment partnership that invests in emerging technology companies in the Northwest and Northern California. Website >>

The Morgan Leigh Group- We are dedicated to dramatically increasing the probability of success for our startup company clients. Website >>

The Northwest Entrepreneur Network helps entrepreneurs make the connections and access the resources they need to succeed. Website >>

MicroMentor is a mentoring program that uses the Internet to connect low-income owners of very small businesses, "microentrepreneurs," to individuals who have successfully navigated business ownership in the same industry. Website >>

Delta group is a nonprofit alliance of accredited investors who introduce promising early-stage tech businesses in Eastern Washington, Idaho and Montana to angel investors. Website >>

Idaho EPSCoR's goal is to enable more Idaho small businesses to win SBIR/STTR awards. Website >>

AF & F, Inc. provides an alternative source of working capital through accounts receivable financing. This allows a fast-growing company to expand production and sales without going into debt. Website >>

The Alliance of Angels (AoA) is a regionally (Pacific Northwest) -focused group of about 140 individual investors and representatives of investment corporations. Website >>

Stellar Technologies LLC builds its asset base by making strategic acquisitions and investments in quality people and core technologies. Website >>

The Oregon Entrepreneurs Forum (OEF) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the climate for emerging, growth-oriented companies across Oregon and the Pacific Northwest. Website >>

GDC Tech Alliance- The Source of Networking and Information for Technology Based Companies in the Gallatin Valley. Website >>

Assess Your International Risk - Website >>

SBA Region 8 covering Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Utah and Colorado Website >>

The Edward Lowe Foundation champions the entrepreneurial spirit by encouraging second-stage business owners to get PeerSpectives™ on their businesses. Website >>

Website >> of Defense (DoD) Mentor-Protégé Program provides incentives for (major) DoD prime contractors (Mentors) to help small disadvantaged businesses (SDBs)_protege/

ItsSimple.biz is a free internet based resource center to assist in the creation and expansion of small business across America. Website >>

Grants.gov - Find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies. Website >>

The Wyoming SBIR/STTR Initiative (WSSI) -to assist all qualified Wyoming small businesses and individuals in accessing the funding opportunities provided by the (SBIR) and (STTR) Programs; ~$2 billion annually! Website >>

The Washington State Office of Regulatory Assistance (ORA) seeks to improve citizens' and businesses' interactions with agencies and to increase understanding of government purposes and operations. Website >>

The National Women's Business Council promotes initiatives, policies and programs designed to support women's business enterprises at all stages of development in the public and private sector marketplaces. Website >>

Aspen Institute fosters enlightened leadership, the appreciation of timeless ideas and values, and open-minded dialogue on contemporary issues. Website >>

ARCH Venture Partners invests in the development of seed and early stage technology companies that have the potential to grow rapidly into successful businesses. Website >>

Venture West Network, Inc. is a non-profit organization founded to encourage networking between entrepreneurs, investors and the service professionals that support them. Website >>

At Frazier Technology Ventures, we have deep operational and multidisciplinary skills gained through years of successfully growing innovative technology companies. Website >>

STVP EDUCATORS CORNER -This is a free archive of high-technology entrepreneurship teaching resources, for ways to get involved in the community of entrepreneurship educators. Website >>

The Alliance of Angels (AoA) Seattle is a regionally-focused "matchmaker" for young technology companies and interested investors. Website >>

Appian’s investment focus is Applied Connectivity - technologies that enable timely, efficient and useful access to enterprise information across a network of connected users. Website >>

The Boise Angel Alliance is an organization of accredited angel investors, which seeks to be involved with emerging companies primarily in the Boise area. Website >>

The Montana Board of Research and Commercialization Technology - to encourage economic development through investment in research projects that have a clear path to commercialization. Website >>

The mission of YoungBiz is to empower youth with entrepreneurial, business, and financial skills through innovative education and real-world experience. Website >>

The primary goal of the Montana Information Technology Alliance (MITA) is to promote and expand the Information Technology community that exists within the State of Montana. Website >>

The National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC) is a full-service technology-management center, providing access to federal technology information, knowledge management and digital learning services. Website >>

National Venture Capital Association Website >>

Corps Of Discovery Venture Partners – a Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) leverages our private equity base utilizing SBA backed debentures to fund companies with great potential. Website >>

Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) provides an environment for entrepreneurs, investors (angel investors and venture capitalists), and service providers to network and establish relationships. Website >>

Madrona Venture Group - Bringing together the resources, experience, teams and strategic relationships to build the next generation of leading technology companies in the Pacific Northwest Website >>

Lifetech Law Group is a law firm focusing on technology and life sciences clients that provides a wide range of sophisticated legal expertise in a responsive and cost-effective manner. Website >>

Washington CASH serves low-income women and other economically marginalized populations with its training and lending services. Website >>

OVP Venture Partners is the market leader in the Pacific Northwest with over $500 million in committed capital under our management. Website >>

The Utah Entrepreneur Challenge is a program where students can attend educational forums to learn from professionals about Business Plan writing, Marketing, ProForma/Accounting, Intellectual Property and Writing Executive Summaries. Website >>

Idaho BSU Tech Center - A Development Center for Technology Start-ups Website >>

FindLaw for Small Business This site is is here to help you find solutions to your legal issues by providing you with easy and comprehensive access to small business lawyers and legal information. Website >>

Ignition Venture Partners Values - Integrity, Commitment, Learning, and Focus in building and growing a great long term portfolio and high performance investment opportunities. Website >>

The MountainWest Capital Network is Utah's first and largest business networking organization devoted to supporting entrepreneurial sucess. Website >>

Montlake Capital - We are a Pacific Northwest private equity firm dedicated to growing capital for investors by investing in and building emerging growth companies. Website >>

Riverlake Partners, LLC, is a private equity buy out fund with a targeted focus on traditional economy manufacturing, distribution and service business primarily located in the Western and Midwestern United States. Website >>

Evergreen Pacific Partners is a $275 million private equity fund based in the Pacific Northwest investing in private, traditional, middle-market companies in Western North America. Website >>

The Oregon Investment Fund (OIF) commits capital to private equity and venture capital funds that will in turn invest in companies located primarily in the state of Oregon, as well as the Northwest region. Website >>

My Own Business, Inc, (MOBI) The world's leading Internet business course on how to avoid failure in starting and operating your own business. Website >>

vSpring Capital - Creating Companies with Enduring Value Website >>

Frazier Healthcare - We focus on the biopharma and medical device sectors, with select investments in healthcare services companies. Website >>

Evergreen Innovation Partners nurtures consumer-oriented inventions so they grow into true innovations. Innovations that big consumer companies (BigCos) will want and consumers will buy. Website >>

Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Program at Stanford University "To EDUCATE on high-tech leadership and entrepreneurship. Website >>

Educators Corner - Stanford Technology Ventures Program A free collection of high-technology entrepreneurship teaching resources, including: Video Clips - Case Studies - Course Materials Website >>

Government RFP Finder and Notification System (Find RFP) is the best tool available to companies interested in participating in the $2 trillion government procurement market. Website >>

Bootstrapping Your Business - Start and grow successful companies with almost no money Website >>

N2TEC - raising the level of innovation and technology commercialization in the U.S. Website >>

Paladin Partners was founded in 1995 to assist high growth companies with their strategic and operational needs. Website >>

Montana Venture Law, P.C. Strategic Legal Advice for business ventures. Website >>

Human Interactive Products, Inc. a business enterprise organized into independent profit centers. Website >>

Montana Growth Capital Our mission is simple—to help you grow your business and strengthen Montana's economy. Website >>

The Montana Community Finance Corporation stimulates growth and expansion of small business and employment in Montana. Website >>

Kauffman eVenturing -Entrepreneurs will find eVenturing to be an interactive, vibrant, and vital place to make important connections, access help and advice, and find relevant, practical “just-in-time” information and tools. Website >>

Access Venture Partners is a seed and early stage venture capital fund. Website >>

Treasure State Bank, a new commercial bank built by a local group of business and community leaders as a partner for the greater Missoula community with strong local roots and an inside understanding of how business gets done here. Website >>

Keiretsu Forum is an investment community of accredited private equity investors, venture capitalists and corporate/institutional investors. Website >>

The Frontier Angel Fund is a group of accredited investors dedicated to providing equity capital to early and mid-stage entrepreneurial companies. Website >>

Beartooth Capital invests in ranch real estate to generate competitive returns for investors by restoring and protecting ecologically-important land. Website >>

The Dakota Venture Group (DVG) is a University of North Dakota student run venture capital investment fund. DVG is one of only a few student managed venture capital funds in the United States. Website >>

Foundry Group - Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Foundry Group invests in companies across the United States, with an emphasis on Colorado-based companies. Website >>

Peterson Partners provides private equity and venture capital to companies across the U.S. with specific focus in the Intermountain West. Website >>

Idaho Tech Connect fills a niche in the state - bridging the gap between entrepreneurial and innovation assets. Website >>

Bozeman Business and Professional Women is a diverse group of professional women working to ensure that women in the Gallatin Valley have the tools to succeed. Website >>

Glacier Venture Fund’s mission is to make equity capital investments in early and development stage entrepreneurial companies. Website >>

Montana Environmental and Engineering Consortium- To promote international business opportunities for our members through partnership collaboration and cooperation. Website >>

Enterprise Montana - a private-public initiative of the Montana World Trade Center (MWTC), works with Montana businesses to support the export of high quality products and services to worldwide markets. Website >>

Venture Capital in the Rockies will be in Sun Valley, ID September 9th-11th 2008. Showcasing the region's most promising growth companies for an audience of hundreds of venture investors, CEO's, entrepreneurs and service professionals. Website >>

Arthur Ventures Growth Fund, LLC is a venture capital fund that seeks to identify and invest in well-managed businesses with potential for strong growth to yield significant return on investment for both business and investor. Website >>

MATR has expanded to include a Facebook Group! The group is open membership to all interested ... Website >>

ActionCOACH-Streamline Enterprises - Learn how to tap into the hidden opportunities within your business TODAY! Website >>

The Warren Miller Freedom Foundation is designed to lead young people to become strong, financially independent adults in an experiential/practical curriculum. Website >>

The Harrison Group, LLC, Marketing, Sales and Technology Commercialization Consulting Services Website >>

John Balsam Associates, LLC is a for-profit company with 25 years of experience helping tech-based small businesses in the funding and commercialization of their innovative technologies. Website >>

Everyone at Rocky Mountain Bank in Billings, Bozeman, Bigfork, Kalispell, Plains, Plentywood, Stevensville and Whitehall, Montana wants your banking experience with us to be the most positive it can be, second to none, and we will settle for nothing less. Website >>

We are a community of small business owners offering phenomenal tasting whole grain bread and products baked fresh daily in our own neighborhoods across the U.S. Website >>

August Ventures is a venture capital fund that intends to invest in promising early stage renewable energy technology companies in the western United States. Website >>

The Bootstrap Montana Loan Program creates jobs in rural Montana by providing Montana entre­preneurs with 0% loans for projects which will provide fast return on investment. Website >>

ventureblue Capital LLC - Established by a group of hands-on, high-technology executives, ventureblue Capital provides more than just money. Website >>

Ideahelp.net - an education and information portal for local entrepreneurs, innovators, and inventors Website >>

Cheyenne Capital Fund is a private equity firm focusing on investments in funds and companies primarily in the U.S. Website >>

The Montana Governor's Office of Economic Development is the state's lead organization to help businesses succeed in our state. Website >>

Prospera Business Network - Creating a Pathway for Success for Businesses and Communities Website >>

CoWork Bozeman - Having a support network matters. Find your space. Find your people. Website >>

Montana Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) Personal, Timely Advice on Contracting with the Government Website >>
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