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Dedication of The Perch


The eFactory and Brewer Science will be dedicating The Perch on Tuesday, May 12th at 3:30 pm at The eFactory (405 N. Jefferson Ave. Springfield, MO 65806). Missouri State University President Clif Smart and Brewer Science Executive Director of Global Intangible Assets Dan Brewer will be giving remarks. The eFactory, a Missouri State University program,

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The eFactory Celebrates Success and Second Birthday at First Friday Art Walk


The eFactory will be celebrating its second birthday as part of First Friday Art Walk on Friday, May 1st from 5-7 pm at The eFactory (405 N. Jefferson Ave. Springfield, MO 65806). It is also the debut of a partnership with the Springfield Regional Arts Council with artwork on display from local artists Stephanie Cramer,

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Springfield named a top city to start a business & access to startup resources


Springfield recently ranked as the 3rd best city in the nation to start a business and 1st for access to recources by a study published by personal finance site WalletHub. “This ranking confirms the progress we have made in just two years toward developing an ecosystem and culture surrounding entrepreneurship in Springfield, and we will

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The News-Leader: The eFactory’s programs are “incubating our community’s future”


The News-Leader’s Editorial Board published a recent article showcasing The eFactory’s programs as “incubating our community’s future.” They cited successful Springfield-based corporations such as O’Reilly Auto Parts and Bass Pro Shops as once being startups and mentioned that the new accelerator could help attract new potential business to our community. You can read the full

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Dedication of the CoxHealth Innovation Room


The eFactory and CoxHealth will be dedicating the CoxHealth Innovation Room on Wednesday, March 18th at 10 am at The eFactory (405 N. Jefferson Ave. Springfield, MO 65806). Missouri State University President Clif Smart and CoxHealth CEO Steve Edwards will be giving remarks. The eFactory, a Missouri State University program, is a technology-focused entrepreneurship center

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JVIC, The eFactory build relationship with new SRC venture, Ceramex


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Entrepreneurship, innovation draw remanufacturing company to IDEA Commons Business experts are known to say that you have to break down silos to gain innovation. But in Springfield, one can look to the silos to find the most high-tech research – the Jordan Valley Innovation Center – a former MFA milling facility with towering grain silos

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The eFactory gains funding from Missouri Technology Corporation


Money will support new entrepreneurial specialist The eFactory in the Plaster Center for Free Enterprise and Business Development at Missouri State University was recently awarded $140,000 from the Missouri Technology Corporation. This two-year grant – provided through the Missouri Building Entrepreneurial Capacity (MOBEC)program – will fund an entrepreneurial specialist staff position at The eFactory. “The

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Springfield’s entrepreneurial ecosystem garners national attention


As a community, Springfield has taken deliberate steps to build its entrepreneurial ecosystem. Already known for startups that have become national brands—Bass Pro Shops, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Springfield Remanufacturing Corporation (SRC), Jack Henry & Associates—the Springfield region has long been supportive of entrepreneurs, but a renewed focus is helping the effort gain steam and garnering

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