Boot Camp prepares to kicks off in South Central Missouri

For the past year, Missouri State University’s efactory has offered the Early-Stage Business Boot Camp in Springfield. Thanks to grant funding through the Southern Missouri Innovation Network (Innovate SOMO), this series has expanded at no costs to participants. Registration is now open for residents of South Central Missouri to participate in the 8-workshop series set […]

Join Our Team – Hiring a Student Employment Specialist

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Do you know someone who has a desire to connect with the university? Someone who has a passion for personal relations and supporting the success of students? Maybe you are that someone. Check it out We’re hiring a Student Employment Specialist to join our Student Employment Services arm of the efactory team.  This is a […]

Prepare for a new year and a more empowered you

Building on your talents and getting better at your job is a way to improve your ultimate quality of life. You may increase your salary by improving your skills, showing leadership and gaining new credentials.  Why not make it your New Year’s resolution to try new things and grow your professional toolbox in 2024? Offering […]

Innovate SOMO: What it means for Missouri

Innovate SOMO team gathers.

Contributed by Dr. James Stapleton, co-founder of codefi Across Missouri, the fastest-growing job categories and companies are in the technology field. Also throughout the state, there’s a major deficit in the supply of individuals educated and prepared to tackle those positions. This is even more true in smaller metros and rural communities. Innovate SOMO is […]

Building synergy – and capacity – in coworking space

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You can feel energized by the freedom of remote work and still realize its challenges. For CloudPano’s co-founder Clayton Rothschild, this has certainly been the case. Along with a business partner in Texas, they built a successful SaaS platform and operate with an offshore team across the world. Meanwhile, Rothschild, in Springfield, Missouri, splits his […]

Step into a fulfilling career with CareerStep

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Create a rewarding new career for yourself with CareerStep. Participants receive flexible, industry-relevant online training that supports professional development, no matter where they are in their career.

Great leaders look for opportunities to change, evolve, adapt

Clif Smart, Teresa Coyan and John Jasinski sit at judges' table.

They say the only constant is change, and for us, that’s exciting. Being that efactory serves startups, entrepreneurs and employers across the region, we are surrounded by people looking to approach the world differently.  In addition to helping startups, we’ve served local companies with all sorts of coaching and developed custom training to drive innovation […]

Get involved in Course Projects: A win-win-win

Want to design a new process for your business? Or are you considering new opportunities, products or tactics? Pairing up with a Missouri State University class may be a great option for you to explore new possibilities. We’re really gratified that our course projects continue to be utilized and valued. It’s an incredible solution for […]