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  1. The Dragonfly Journey – Columbia, MO

    • July 10, 2019

    For some, pursuing a lifelong dream or turning a hobby into a full-time job is the inspiration behind opening their business. For Yvette Chambers, owner of The Dragonfly Journey in Columbia, Missouri, her goal was to help families practice... Read more ...

  2. The Littlest Chocolatier – Sunrise Beach, MO

    • July 8, 2019

    Joan Rutt and her husband, Kurt, owners of The Littlest Chocolatier in Sunrise Beach, Missouri, were initially unsure of what they were going to do with a building they had purchased. "We bought the building first," explains Joan. "It took us two... Read more ...

  3. True North Enterprises – Neosho, MO

    • July 8, 2019

    Jimmy Burgess, owner of True North Enterprises in Neosho, Missouri, wants to remove what he calls “death by PowerPoint” from leadership trainings. His mission is to create leaders by teaching civilians the skills that he and his team of veterans... Read more ...

  4. Twins and Co. LLC – Joplin, Missouri

    • June 13, 2019

    What does one see when they picture a typical entrepreneur? Whether their mental image is of a twenty-something genius from Silicon Valley or the retired couple with a shop on Main Street, statistics prove that the typical business owner is... Read more ...

  5. 37 North Expeditions – Springfield, MO

    • June 10, 2019

    "Get Sweaty. Get Connected. Get Happy." This is not your average business slogan, but then again, 37 North Expeditions is not your average business. 37 North was founded by Springfield-native Danny Collins and his wife Cristina Bustamante in April... Read more ...

  6. Recovering and rebuilding after a disaster

    • May 23, 2019

    When a disaster hits a community it can be devastating. For business owners, it can be a doubly difficult. At the same time they are facing the loss of their property and ensuring the safety of their families during the crisis, they also face... Read more ...

  7. Sunspot – Kirksville

    • April 11, 2019

    What originally began as a daydream has become a reality for Denys McClanahan, one of the new owners of Sunspot in Kirksville, Missouri. The local tanning salon, which offers bed and spray tanning, was recently purchased by McClanahan and her... Read more ...

  8. Civil Design, Inc., Creating a Company Culture – St. Louis, MO.

    • April 11, 2019

    Collaborative, family, community, innovative, impactful. Is this how you would describe your workplace? Maybe not, but these are the words that the employees of Civil Design, INC. (CDI) have chosen to describe their company and these five simple... Read more ...

  9. How She Funded It: SBIR Funding Jumpstarts PatientsVoices™ to Improve Patient Satisfaction

    • March 12, 2019

    Sometimes ideas come from knowing a market really well. Sometimes they come from serendipity—a happenstance encounter with an undeniable opportunity. Mary Kay O’Connor founded PatientsVoices™ from both experience and instinct. But regardless... Read more ...

  10. iShare Medical creates records in one secure file

    • March 12, 2019

    What if your medical records could follow you from doctor to specialist to hospital and always be complete, secure and easily shared? That’s the concept behind iShare Medical, a Kansas City based company that has grown with the assistance of the... Read more ...

  11. TicketRX makes it easier to resolve traffic tickets

    • March 12, 2019

    Everyone hates getting a traffic ticket and then trying to resolve it without going to court. But for over-the-road truck drivers, an unresolved traffic ticket can mean lost income or a lost job. Bryan Shannon’s own experience as a college student... Read more ...

  12. Doing business in Missouri: Business plan

    • Feb. 25, 2019

    A business plan is the written expression of your business idea and projections on markets which, if properly used, will help you manage the business and work effectively towards its success. The process of putting a business plan together,... Read more ...

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