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How startups are changing their approach to distributed teams as big tech looks outside the Valley - VentureBeat
When ClassPass was looking to open a third office outside of its New York and San Francisco locations, it decided on Missoula, Montana — a location that doesn’t usually top the lists of the best cities for tech startups.
this-week-414  Around-the-web  Matt  tech  high-tech  technology  entrepreneurship  startup  tech-forum  economic-development  silicon-valley  montana  mountain-states 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
Economic Development Ballot Initiatives - SSTI
While economic development issues have been taking a back seat to other discussions surrounding the presidential election, two state ballot initiatives address these issues directly and several other states feature educational initiatives. Engineering facilities at the University of Rhode Island and biomedical research in Montana would advance if ballot initiatives in those states pass on November 8. Both states are seeking passage of bond issues that would build facilities that would be used to expand or build facilities that benefit students or researchers in engineering and biomedical fields.
government-policy  economic-development-news  montana  rhode-island  Around-the-web  this-week-368 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Silicon Valley’s FICO Opens Operations Hub In Bozeman, Montana - Area Development
FICO, a pioneer in the use of predictive analytics and data science to improve operational decisions, has established an operations center in Bozeman, Montana. The company plans for further growth in the region.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  data  montana  mountain-states  high-tech  tech  technology 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
State Incentive Assists Two Montana Firms With Expansion - Area Development
The Montana Department of Commerce awarded $367,500 in grants to fund business expansion projects for two growing Missoula area businesses. The funds are being made available through the Big Sky Economic Development Trust Fund.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  montana  mountain-states  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
The Mountain States Garner Accolades for Business Expansion
Their economies are faring well, but the Mountain States continue to keep themselves busy building new industries and supporting existing employers.
regional-reports  area-development-features  Matt  mountain-states  colorado  Nevada  wyoming  montana  Idaho  side-insider-1-20-16 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Regional Report: Mountain Region States Highlighting Innovation and Pioneer Industries - Area Development
States in the mountain region are pulling out the stops to attract advanced technology companies. Nowhere is this more true than in Nevada, where Tesla is building its gigafactory, which will be the world’s largest and most advanced battery factory.
area-development-features  regional-reports  matt  economic-development  site-selection  mountain-states  colorado  nevada  montana  idaho  tesla  gigafactory  automotive-industry  batteries  innovation  utah  wyoming 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
Tech Talkin’ Govs: HI, MT Govs Address Innovation Infrastructure, Apprenticeships - SSTI
SSTI's Tech Talkin' Govs series has returned as governors across the country formally convene the 2015 legislative sessions. The series highlights new and expanded TBED proposals from governors' State of the State, Budget and Inaugural addresses. The fourth installment of this year’s series includes excerpts from speeches delivered in Hawaii and Montana. Read the first, second  and third installments of this year’s series.
Hawaii  montana  technology-based-economic-development  government-policy  governors-agendas  this-week-290  around-the-web 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
One Montana Town Finds Itself Buckling Beneath The Oil Boom - NPR
Oil development is significantly straining communities across the Great Plains. In small Sidney, Mont., a steady stream of big rigs pounds the streets as a rapidly increasing population stretches the towns sewer system to its limit. As Dan Boyce reports, the mayor says the town has nowhere near enough money to pay for all of its infrastructure needs.
infrastructure  energy-infrastructure  energy  montana  marcellus-shale  natural-gas  this-week-247  around-the-web 
january 2014 by areadevelopment
Booming Natural Resource and Agriculture Industries Spur Rail Investment in Montana - WNYC
Growth in Montanas oil and gas, agriculture, and coal sectors has spurred Burlington Northern Santa Fe railway to open a new economic development office in Billings, Montana.
this-week-236  economic-development-news  around-the-web  montana  railroad  freight-logistics 
october 2013 by areadevelopment
Boeing Plans $35 Million Expansion At Its Helena, Montana, Manufacturing Center - Area Development Online
Boeing will expand its Helena, Montana, manufacturing facility by nearly 50 percent to support demand for its commercial airplanes and new work for the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner. The nearly $35 million project will add more than 55,000 square feet of manufacturing space, expanding its Boeing Helena facility to 167,099 square feet.
aerospace  manufacturing  montana  boeing  economic-development  site-selection 
september 2013 by areadevelopment
Oracle wants to expand Montana relationship, president says - Billings Gazette
Oracle, one of the nations largest corporations, looks forward to expanding its “special relationship” with Montana and its universities, its president, Safra Catz, told the Montana Economic Development Summit as the two-day event wrapped up Tuesday at Montana Tech.
u.s.-manufacturing  around-the-web  montana  high-tech  this-week-231  backshoring  data-centers  Oracle-Corporation 
september 2013 by areadevelopment
10 Most Entrepreneurial States - CNNMoney
Thinking about starting a business? These 10 states saw more startup activity than anywhere else nationwide, according to the Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity.
california  louisiana  alaska  Hawaii  economic-development  startup  matt  entrepreneurship  mississippi  idaho  around-the-web  nevada  montana  vermont  new-mexico 
september 2013 by areadevelopment
BNSF: $335 million in capex for Montana, North Dakota - Railway Age
BNSF plans to invest an estimated $335 million to improve and expand rail capacity in North Dakota and Montana this year.
rail-logitsics  montana  freight-logistics  this-week-227  infrastructure  logistics  north-dakota 
august 2013 by areadevelopment
Leading Locations for 2013: The Mountain Region MSAs - Area Development Online
A mixture of modern and emerging sectors — including aerospace, biotech, information technology, and financial services — has driven the economies of the Mountain States’ (Colorado, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Nevada, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming).
metros  wyoming  colorado  economic-development  south-dakota  matt  nevda  idaho  utah  montana  leading-locations  site-selection  north-dakota 
july 2013 by areadevelopment
Regional Review: FDI Adds to Vitality of the Mountain States - Area Development Online
The Mountain States’ economies were driven over the past 12 months by a mixture of modern and emerging sectors, including information technology, and old standbys like dairy. At the same time, foreign investment came from a variety of sources to add to the vitality of the region.
mountaiin-states  location-usa  fdi  utah  montana  nevada  colorado  info-tech  economic-development  site-selection  matt 
may 2013 by areadevelopment

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