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Monthly Archives: October 2019

Oct 10, 2019

Community to Classroom

By |2019-10-21T16:25:51-05:00October 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Twenty-two local businesses are working with undergraduate marketing research, digital media and web design students at Missouri Western this fall. Students are gaining real-world experience, and, in return, helping local businesses. Students from Dr. Shiva Nandan’s Advertisement and Promotions and Marketing Management courses are working with local businesses to develop marketing plans and creative assets, [...]

Oct 10, 2019

Grow with Google Workshops

By |2019-10-21T15:14:14-05:00October 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The Center for Entrepreneurship recently hosted a Grow with Google workshop. Entrepreneurs learned about digital strategies and networked with other entrepreneurs. Bryan Caplan, a Google representative, led the workshop about the different features business owners can utilize.  The workshop covered best practices for creating a free Google My Business account and improving website visibility in [...]

Oct 10, 2019

New Owner of Planet Sub

By |2019-10-21T15:11:49-05:00October 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|

  Recent graduate James Knight was inspired to become an entrepreneur during his time in the MBA program within the Craig School of Business. This experience connected him with the Center for Entrepreneurship and sent him on a journey to owning his own business. During his senior year, Knight took an MBA capstone course in [...]

Oct 10, 2019

Small Business Summit

By |2019-10-21T15:07:55-05:00October 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Center for Entrepreneurship is hosting Small Business Summit. This is a perfect learning opportunity for small-business owners and employees. The event will be held on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fulkerson Center at Missouri Western State University, 4525 [...]

Oct 10, 2019

The Axe Factor St. Joseph

By |2019-10-21T15:44:37-05:00October 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Mathew Wieners has had a dream of owning a business for several years. That dream has become a reality with the recent opening of the Axe Factor. After considering several other business ideas, this trending business idea came up. He partnered with Bruce Baker, Paul Walker and Mike Yuille to bring this new activity to [...]

Oct 10, 2019

Southside Partnership

By |2019-10-21T14:57:44-05:00October 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The Center for Entrepreneurship and the Southside St. Joseph Development Corporation joined together to host a series of Small Business Workshops throughout the month of October.   “The attendance has been amazing,” said Martha Clark, project manager for the Southside Development Corporation. “We are very pleased with the turnout and great business ideas.” The events include [...]

Oct 10, 2019

Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

By |2019-10-21T14:55:27-05:00October 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The Center for Entrepreneurship recently hosted an Entrepreneurship Ecosystem gathering that included the Center’s advisory council members, partner agencies and local government leaders. The purpose was to highlight the city’s entrepreneurial ecosystem — the local network of supporters and entities that help fulfill the aspirations of small-business owners. The gathering allowed elected officials and partner [...]

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