Connecting entrepreneurs with opportunities to succeed
Would you like to Buy or Sell a Business in St. Joseph or Northwest MO?
The CFE provides free assistance to owners in the process of putting their small business up for sale, and also helps buyers to find one! Small business is integral to our region, so the sale and purchase of successful local businesses in St. Joe is a high priority for us. Below is a list of businesses for sale in the area. If you are interested in buying a business you see listed, click on the link below or call 816-271-4283 to contact the Center for Entrepreneurship and set up a time to speak to Annette Weeks, Director.
Business Listing Submission Form
The Center for Entrepreneurship will list your business after a meeting to validate the posting. The wording of the listing will be at your discretion. You may choose to remain obscure or reveal details in this posting. Name and contact information for any potential interested buyers will be forwarded to you. It will be up to you to follow up with them. Information submitted is confidential.
Bradley Entrepreneur Loan Program at Missouri Western State University
Are you thinking of starting your own business or acquiring an existing business? Financing can be one of the biggest obstacles to achieving your goals, but a new loan program may be able to help.
The Bradley Entrepreneur Loan Program is financed by the Bradley family of St. Joseph, Missouri, owners of the News-Press and Gazette Company. Administered by the Center for Entrepreneurship, the fund is for micro-lending support to help entrepreneurs get funding. With this program, your business may qualify to receive up to $100,000 to guarantee loans from banks to other lenders.
Who is eligible?
Entrepreneurs with an established relationship with Missouri Western, such as current students or alumni; who are considering starting a new business or purchasing an existing business are eligible to apply.
Transference from family ownership to new ownership are of special focus for this program.
Preference will be given to businesses in Buchanan County in Missouri.
The Center for Entrepreneurship will assist entrepreneurs who are interested in the program with every step of the process. All services are free and confidential.
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