montana business assistance connection

MENTORING COMPANIES
TO MAXIMIZE POTENTIAL AND
GAIN ACCESS TO CAPITAL

Lewis & Clark Brewery
helena, montana

montana business assistance connection

MENTORING COMPANIES

TO MAXIMIZE POTENTIAL AND

GAIN ACCESS TO CAPITAL

EDGE Marketing + Design
helena, montana

looking to

start up a business?

MBAC helps those looking to start a business in the area by serving as a sounding board, voice of reason and providing access to critical startup capital.

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planning to

expand your business?

MBAC can help mentor ownership and management, and vet your plans and ideas so you understand potential pitfalls and areas that may not have been properly addressed.

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transitioning to

a new owner?

MBAC works one-on-one with you so that you understand the valuation and helps you create a succession plan that is financially sound for all concerned.

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the mbac region:

Lewis and Clark, Broadwater, and Meagher Counties

67,000

people

42,000

employed workers

3,500

businesses

top 10 fastest growing

private sector industry clusters

Demographics

Population of Helena

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US Residential Grid-Tied Energy Storage Will Overtake Off-Grid Storage in 2017

The residential energy storage market is undergoing a transformation this year. According to a new report from GTM Research, U.S. Residential Battery Storage Playbook 2017, this year will be the first ever in which grid-tied residential battery storage system...
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Clean Energy Is Approaching a Tipping Point

The cost of renewables is plunging faster than forecasters anticipated just a few years ago as as technologies like gigantic wind turbines arrive on the market. That’s the conclusion of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, whose founder Michael Liebreich estimated that clean...
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Montana Wildfire Relief Fund grows to $316,039

  Montana Television Network (MTN) stations across the state have now raised $316,039.74 as part of their Montana Wildfire Relief Fund, from a total of 1,180 donations. This includes an initial $50,000 in matching funds from the Montana Television Network and its...
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Wells Fargo donates $22,500 to Montana wildfire relief efforts

The company says $10,000 will go to the American Red Cross of Montana, $10,000 to the Montana Community Foundation and $2,500 to the Garfield County Fire Foundation. “Wells Fargo is committed to our communities, and this means helping our team members, friends and...
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Montana Agencies Ask Smith River Floaters to Document Algae

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials will ask those who receive a permit to float the Smith River to help record algae blooms on the water next year. The Independent Record reported (http://bit.ly/2fkFY55 ) on Thursday that the state Department of Environmental...
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Boeing Helena expands for second time

Boeing Helena celebrated a 90,000 square foot expansion on Thursday to fabricate titanium parts for a new model of airplane with speakers Gov. Steve Bullock and Helena Mayor Jim Smith....
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Lewis and Clark Brewery Expansion is complete.

The new brewery, which is adjacent to the existing location, will triple production with advanced technology. Owner Max Pigman said he’d been looking for a way to expand for several years, but available property would have put him in the Helena Valley or Montana City....
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New Smokejumper Station is a hit!

The Smokejumper Station is open for business.  They are located in the airport before you go through security.  And the Smokejumper Landing is a coffee bar/snack shop that is past security is ready to serve you....
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Montana quadruples solar energy capacity in one year

Montana was producing 6.6 megawatts of installed capacity a year ago. The governor’s office released an energy plan, Montana Energy Future, with a goal to double solar capacity by 2025. Now the state has an installed capacity of 26 megawatts.
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an entrepreneur isn’t someone who owns a business.

It’s someone who makes thiNGS happen.

TIM FERRISS, 4-HOUR WORKWEEK AUTHOR