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Find small business resources at Meet Missouri


Navigating the world of small business resources can be confusing. There are lots of groups, associations, and experts waiting to help you take your business to the next level. But sorting through all that information takes time, and determining which offers are legit can take trial and (costly) error. Meet Missouri: Resources to Grow Your Small

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Bright Ideas: Tech Faire Debuts November 3


A movement is spreading. Six minutes. Twenty slides. Innovative takeaways that can be implemented in real-time. It’s called Tech Faire. And until now it has only existed inside the walls of Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc (AECI). At AECI employees gather once a month to hear presentations from their peers. The presentations inform, encourage, and challenge the

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We’re at 💯 Percent Occupancy!


If you’re wondering why that parking lot looks so full, it’s because The eFactory’s business incubator program has officially reached 100 percent occupancy. That means each and every available office in the building is leased and occupied by members working on all things tech in southwest Missouri. The eFactory has been blowing past benchmarks since

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Download This: Let’s Do Lunch Looks to Reach 1,000 Users


Hector Cruz knows a thing or two about the power of relationships. As Evangel University’s Director of Alumni Engagement, Cruz is tasked with building and maintaining bonds between the university and its former students in order to cultivate donors, volunteers, and ambassadors for the institution. It’s safe to say Hector is a real people person.

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Managed Financial Networks looking for Automation & Data Processing Specialist


The eFactory member Managed Financial Networks is looking to grow their team with the addition of an Automation & Data Processing Specialist. You’ll get to join a startup team dedicating to supporting financial institutions while flexing your skills when it comes to all things automation. And the best part? The office at The eFactory, of

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July Speaker Series Recap: Embracing Your Weird with Josh Sullivan


The eFactory’s July Speaker Series was weird. But weird in a good way, you know? Josh Sullivan, Marketing Director at Mother’s Brewing swung by to talk branding, cobras, and math over ice cold Mother’s beer. If you missed it if may have been because you were busy or because it sounded so weird you decided

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Cubicles 🚮 // Coworking 🔥🔥


Cubicles suck. Enter: Coworking. I think the fact that Buzzfeed put out an article of 54 ways to make your cubicle suck less is pretty telling. I’ve worked in plenty of cubicles in my short career and I’ve already had enough. When I moved into the coworking space at The eFactory, I felt like (spoiler

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Speaker Series Recap: Reflections on Building a Creative Startup


Culture Flock is local indie clothing and accessories brand located in downtown Springfield. They believe in equality for all, being kind to others, protecting our planet, and having fun everyday. This past week, they joined us at The eFactory to share their story and things that they have learned while building a creative startup. Side

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Member Spotlight: Double Jump Media


Have you shopped at Ruby’s yet? Have you even heard about it?! This post isn’t about Ruby’s but about the people who created this video. Double Jump Media is a video production company who service businesses and organizations that operate without an in-house video team. After catching up with Ben Clayton, founder of Double Jump,

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Week 10 – Top 5 Ways You Can Help Cohort #2 This Week


Oh, hey there, Week 10. Demo Day is right around the corner and the companies are feverishly working on their presentations. Here’s a couple of things that you can do to help them out!   Make Some Room On Your Phones If you’re looking for great restaurant deals in the Springfield area, download Reaction Surveys

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