02 October

SBA Montana District Office

The U.S. Small Business Administration helps Americans start, build and grow businesses. The SBA Montana District Office provides a variety of services to small- and medium-sized enterprises across the state of Montana, including: – Business Guides – Funding Programs – …

01 October

WICHE – Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

Since 1953, the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) has been strengthening higher education, workforce development, and behavioral health throughout the region. As an interstate compact, WICHE partners with states, territories, and postsecondary institutions to share knowledge, create resources, …

01 October

WWAMI Multi-State Medical Education Program

WWAMI is the UW School of Medicine’s one-of-a-kind, multi-state medical education program. The acronym, WWAMI, stands for the states served by the UW School of Medicine: Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho. UW medical students have access to a variety …

06 August

Montana INBRE at Montana State University

Montana INBRE is a collaborative network of Ph.D.-granting institutions, baccalaureate schools and tribal colleges that invests in Montana’s biomedical research capacity and workforce pipeline. Our aim is to improve the health and well being of all Montanans, and we’re achieving …

17 January


This webpage on the Techrockies website provides a list of venture capital firms in the Rocky Mountain region, which includes Idaho, Colorado, Arizona, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

17 January

Rocky Mountain Venture Capital Association

The Rocky Mountain Venture Capital Association represents entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and the service providers who support them in the Rocky Mountain Region, which includes Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona, Idaho, Montana, Nevada and Wyoming.

11 December

Montana Small Business Development Center

The Montana Small Business Development Center’s (SBDC) certified Business Consultants offer free one-on-one business advising to entrepreneurs statewide. The SBDC Lead Center is located at the Montana Department of Commerce in Helena and supports ten centers, each hosted by economic …

10 December

Montana SBIR/STTR Matching Funds Program

The SBIR/STTR Matching Funds Program assists technology-based Montana companies by providing additional funding that can be used for technology development or other uses during the time that the company is working on a Small Business Innovation Research or Small Business …

06 March

Linn Grove Ventures

We invest in innovative technology to solve problems and sustain growth in agriculture, animal health, food production, and medical health. Established in 2007 as the ag tech market began to form, Linn Grove recognized early on that the technology rich …

06 March

SBIR/STTR Guides – MSU TechLink Center

Guides for Montana Innovators and SBIR Candidates. These guides are for potential applicants to federal SBIR programs as well as clients interested in information on intellectual property (IP). The links to individual SBIR guides will re-direct you SBIR.gov summaries for …

06 March

Montana Innovation Partnership (MTIP)

The Montana Innovation Partnership (MTIP) powered by MSU TechLink Center offers no-cost services to help Montana innovators and entrepreneurs learn about and compete for over $2.5 billion in federal research and development funding under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) …

06 March

Montana Manufacturing Extension Center (MMEC) at MSU

The Montana Manufacturing Extension Center is a statewide manufacturing outreach & assistance center staffed by full-time professionals with extensive experience in manufacturing and business in a variety of industries. MMEC is a manufacturing outreach and assistance center that helps manufacturers …

06 March

MSU Entrepreneurial Courses

BMGT448 Entrepreneurship BMGT468 Entrepreneurial Experience BMGT458 Advanced Entrepreneurship BFIN456 Fin Mgmt for Entrepreneurs BMKT446 Marketing for Entrepreneurs EIND425 Technology Entrepreneurship SFBS429 Food and Health Entrepreneurship

06 March


The MSU TTO has 2 goals. First is to license university technology to companies, to commercialize it. Second is to facilitate industry sponsored research with the university. These two activities are complementary and synergistic. We characterize ourselves as being the …

06 March

CTM Summer Internship Program

Summer internships offered with UM’s Center for Translational Medicine. Mentorship plan that allows students to gain valuable research experience in working labs. This program teaches/develops valuable technical skills and critical thinking skills as an independent researcher.

05 March

Early Stage MT Regional Pitch Competition

Early Stage MT 2019 will have 3 regional competitions, more HyperAccelerator programs, and a bigger Statewide Showcase. Entrepreneurs from around the state present their emerging businesses to industry experts for a chance to meet mentors and pitch investors. Early Stage …

05 March

UM Business Startup Challenge

Occurring every spring, the Business Startup Challenge is open to all students attending a college or university in Montana. From new products and inventions to social entrepreneurship ventures, the challenge invites all ideas for submission. These competitions are designed for …

05 March

UM EPIC Pitch Competition

The University of Montana EPIC Pitch Competition is run by the College of Business and the Blackstone LaunchPad. The competition is open to all students of the University of Montana including Missoula College, regardless of year or major. The goal …

05 March

Next Frontier Capital

Next Frontier Capital is a venture capital fund based in Bozeman and Missoula, Montana. The Fund seeks to lead or co-lead venture investments in Montana industries with high intellectual property values.