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Need guidance on funding your business? Check this regularly-updated document prepared by Mike Sparr, Founder, Goomzee, Christina Henderson, Exec. Dir., Montana High Tech Business Alliance, Sue Larew, VP, First Interstate Bank Robert Nystuen, Kalispell Market President, Glacier Bank. Click to view Table of Contents.
This form can be used as a guide for companies that need to document workplace performance issues and corrective actions. It was provided by Jenn Ewan, Senior Counsel with Michael Best. Read more here.
“A New Frontier: Entrepreneurship Ecosystems in Bozeman and Missoula, Montana” is the first major study of entrepreneurship in Montana, funded by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The Kauffman Index has ranked Montana the #1 state for startup activity for four straight years, and this case study helps explain why. Based on 42 first person interviews with Montana entrepreneurs and support organizations, surveys, and public data, the report sheds new light on Montana’s ecosystem – our high level of entrepreneurship, dense networks of support, global businesses, high quality workforce, and high quality of life.
By Leslee Tschida
Did you know that your business has the opportunity to earn between $2,400 and $9,600 in tax credits for each qualified individual you hire from January 2015 through December 2019? The Work Opportunity Tax Credit Program is a federal tax credit available to employers for hiring individuals from certain target groups who have consistently faced barriers to employment.
By Bryce DeGroot
The decision to sell a company or a share of equity can be driven by personal goals such as retirement, the need to free up time or capital for the next venture, or business strategy. The best exit strategy weaves together the company’s growth strategy and long-term exit planning into an outcome that maximizes value and achieves the shareholder’s personal goals.