Digital Sandbox KC provides proof-of-concept resources to entrepreneurs in the early stages of development, and they recently formed a partnership with the Center for Entrepreneurship (CFE), Innovation Stockyards on Missouri Western’s campus, Buchanan County, the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce and the Missouri Technology Corporation to bring their success to the St. Joseph area. The [...]
A mainstay on the square in Savannah, Missouri, will stay open, thanks in part to a loan program administered by the Center for Entrepreneurship and the Craig School of Business. The Sports Page, 411 W. Main Street, was purchased by Leigh ’12 and Stacy Spicer. It was started by the late Terry Powell and then [...]
Jorge Belcher and Jacob Blaylock, recent Missouri Western graduates, will get a jump start on their entrepreneurial dreams, thanks to the Craig School of Business Franchise Program and Center for Entrepreneurship. Blaylock and Belcher were the two finalists from a senior-level applied entrepreneurship class this spring who prepared business plans and presented them to a [...]
The Center for Entrepreneurship conferred its first annual entrepreneurship awards in March. Awards this inaugural year were given in two categories, Emerging Entrepreneur and Entrepreneur of the Year. The Emerging Entrepreneur is the highest award given to an entrepreneur who has been in business for five years or less, and Jason Chase, co-owner/CEO of Tech [...]
Austin Stock, the new manager and one of the owners of the Hoof & Horn Steak House in St. Joseph’s southside, reopened the landmark restaurant last year. The native of Troy, Kansas earned his degree in hospitality management from Kansas State University and spent the last several years in various restaurant management positions in Topeka, [...]
More than 500 students, faculty, entrepreneurs and community members came together in March to celebrate Entrepreneurship Week. The weeklong program included workshops and networking events and culminated with a capstone luncheon and awards. Mark your calendars for next year’s Entrepreneurship Week, scheduled for April 2-6, 2018.