Making News

We’ve been honored to receive shoutouts, awards, and industry nods since opening in 2013. Check out a few of our personal favs below!

  • University Incubator IMPACT Award Winner, InBIA (2018)
  • 7 Incubators That Can Help Your Startup, Entrepreneur Magazine (2017)
  • Community Impact Award finalist, Biz 417 Excellence in Technology Awards (2017)
  • Business Advocate of the Year, Springfield Business Journal (2015)
  • Corporate Investment & Community Impact Award, Trade & Industry Development Magazine (2014)
  • Small Business Development Center Excellence in Innovation Award, SBA Region VII (2013)
  • Governor’s Community & Redevelopment Project of the Year, Office of the Missouri Governor (2013)
  • Community Connected Campus finalist, University Economic Development Association (2013)

Springfield has been getting some solid love, too!

  • Best Large Cities to Start a Business, Wallet Hub (2018)
  • Best Cities for Hispanic Entrepreneurs, Wallet Hub (2018)
  • 7 Cities You Didn’t Expect to be Great for Business, Forbes (2017)
  • 2017’s Best Large Cities to Start a Business, Wallet Hub (2017)
  • The Top U.S. Metro Areas for Startup Growth, Forbes (2016)
  • The 10 Best Cities for Starting a Business, Inc. (2016)
  • 2015’s Best Cities to Start a Business, Wallet Hub (2015)