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One Night Only! VC's Unplugged , 5/1, Bozeman, Montana :


Tuesday, May 1, 2012 5:00PM to 7:00PM at the Baxter Hotel Please join TechRanch http://techranch.org/ as we welcome the Rocky Mountain Venture Capital Association http://www.rockymountainvca.com ...


TechRanch After-Hours Networking, 12/1, Bozeman, Montana:


Too much turkey on Thanksgiving? Join us for pizza at Pub 317 (321 E. Main, Bozeman) next Thursday, December 1 from 5:30 to 7:00pm. This after-hours networking event is a great way to meet and ...


Pub Night Networking Event, 9/8, Bozeman, Montana:


Put on your boots because TechRanch and the Rockin R Bar are having a Pub Night networking event on Thursday September 8, 2011 from 5:30 to 7:30pm. Come check out the new R Bar and join us for ...


TechRanch pulls request for city funding from Bozeman, Montana:


TechRanch http://www.techranch.org/ , a Bozeman nonprofit that helps build small businesses, has pulled its request for money from the city of Bozeman, saying it's revamping its own business plan. "We ...


Bozeman, Montana allocates $25,000 to help struggling local business incubator - TechRanch:


The city of Bozeman plans to give TechRanch http://techranch.org/ $25,000 to help keep it viable. A nonprofit business incubator, TechRanch has helped create local firms like Bacterin, Foundant Technologies, ...


TechRanch TREK - Social Media Marketing: Google Adwords And Facebook Ads, 5/25, Bozeman, Montana:




Join us on May 31 for "An Afternoon with Energy Investors":


Please join us on May 31 for an afternoon with venture capitalists and private equity investors who are actively seeking investments in the clean tech and energy sectors. This event is part of ...


Business incubator can mean a faster start for your startup:


I love business incubators - they are a great way to both get your business off the ground, as well as being a smart way for a city to spur business development. By Steve Strauss, for USA TODAY Full ...


Free Google I/O Extended Event, May 10-11, Bozeman, Montana:


On May 10 and 11, MSU Burns Technology Center will host free viewing events for the Google I/O 2011 developers' conference http://www.google.com/events/io/2011/. This event is being organized ...


Optimizing Regional Businesses Through Internet Technology, Various Dates And Communities In Montana :


ORBIT is Optimizing Regional Businesses through Internet Technology. When businesses improve their online presence, they can increase their revenues. In this introductory class, participants ...
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Personal Safety In The Workplace, 4/26, Bozeman, Montana:


Safety starts with you. Whether you're at the office, on the road or at home, you should be aware of potential threats and your personal safety and know how to protect yourself in any environment. Join ...


QR Codes. Do You Know What They Are And What They Can Do For You?, 3/23, Bozeman, Montana:


QR codes. You've probably seen them. Do you know what they are and what they can do for you? Join us on Wednesday, March 23 at noon at the TechRanch conference room, 910 Technology Blvd., ...


TechRanch Host 2 events - Develop a social media strategy and action plan for your business:


After a successful start to the Social Media Marketing User Group in December, TechRanch is excited to present more opportunities for small businesses to learn how to use social media as an effective ...


Techranch Presents: "Facebook, Twitter And Adwords, Oh My!" Learn More Dec 14, Bozeman, Montana:


2010-12-14 17:30:00 TechRanch conference room, 910 Technology Blvd., Bozeman Contact: RSVP to Laura Rhodes lrhodes@techranch.org by Monday, December 13 or call (406) 556-0272. Chances ...


TechRanch TREK: Business Sustainability, 11/18, Bozeman, MT:


Please join us on Thursday, November 18 at 12 noon in the TechRanch http://www.techranch.org/ conference room for our next TREK event. Learn how you can improve your company's bottom line while reducing ...


Since inception, TechRanch has worked with over 60 companies across Montana.:


Many of these firms have gone on to secure major government grants, license technology to industry, employ individuals in high paying, clean technology jobs and best of all, develop products that fill ...


Apply To Present At The 28th Annual VCIR Winter Conference In Beaver Creek, Colorado, Feb 8-10, 2011:


WHAT: Venture Capital in the Rockies is the largest and oldest capital conference in the Rockies region. Now in its 28th year, Venture Capital in the Rockies showcases the region's most promising companies ...


0% Interest Loans Help Montana Entrepreneurs "Bootstrap" Their Business:


The Bootstrap Montana Loan Program provides 0% interest loans - ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 - to Montana entrepreneurs for projects that generate revenue from out-of-state clients, customers or businesses. ...


Teen Entrepreneurship:


I recently had a conversation with Paul Anderson, Montana's Teacher of the Year. Paul has taught just about every subject but one of the reasons he was chosen for this award was his initiative in ...
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TechRanch TREK: Social And Emotional Intelligence, 10/20, Bozeman, Montana:


Please join us on Wednesday, October 20 at 12 noon in the TechRanch conference room for our next TREK event. As a follow up to the popular session earlier this year, Sabrina Hanan of All About ...


Stupid Comments From Prospective Investors:


So much is written about how to present to investors, what content should be on your slides, what to say, what not to say. Most of it's common sense with a few industry particulars thrown in. The ...


Tech Ranch Montana 10 Yr. Celebration :




When is the right time to start a business?:


An acquaintence of mine is in the last stages of analysis in the pursuit of starting a new business - a restaurant. Two of her advisors have questioned her logic of opening a restaurant in this economy. ...


Why do businesses fail?:


Time and time again I hear on the radio news shows, read in the papers or on line - that the number one reason for small company failure is a lack of funding. This annoys me for two reasons. FIrst, ...
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TechRanch TREK: What Can Camelina Do For You?, 8/26, Bozeman, Montana:


This Thursday, August 26th, beginning at Noon in the TechRanch conference room, Dr. Alice Pilgeram, Research Professor in Plant Science at Montana State University, will describe the current status ...


TechRanch: Successful business catalyst running on empty $:


After 10 years of helping Dobeck and scores of other entrepreneurs start new businesses around Montana, TechRanch http://wwwtechranch.org itself is in trouble, running on fumes. Mark Dobeck had ...


TechRanch - Boost Your Web Presence, Drive More Revenue Seminar For Small Businesses, 9/22, Bigfork, MT:


TechRanch http://www.techranch.org is hosting an educational seminar geared toward Montana entrepreneurs at Marina Cay Resort in Bigfork, MT on September 22, 2010 beginning at 8:30AM. ORBIT ...


Boost Your Web Presence, Drive More Revenue Seminar For Small Businesses, 9/23, Frenchtown, Montana:


TechRanch http://www.techranch.org is hosting an educational seminar geared toward Montana entrepreneurs at the Frenchtown Fire Hall in Frenchtown, MT on September 23, 2010 beginning at 8:30AM. ...


I kid you not:


This has got to be the funniest thing I have read in a business plan. An entire section related to 'Gorilla' marketing. As if we didn't have enough to deal with regarding Guerilla marketing, ...


Cities need start-ups not civil servants:


I’m impressed by organisations like Montana’s TechRanch http://techranch.org/ , an initiative by the state’s business leaders to promote high-technology companies and jobs. It offers entrepreneurs access ...

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