Yearly Archives: 2015

Two Missouri theme parks make Buzzfeed’s list of the top “underrated” amusement parks in the world

Two Missouri amusement parks were recently named to Buzzfeed’s list of the top “26 Underrated Amusement Parks to Visit Before You Die.” Kansas City’s Worlds of Fun, a combination amusement park ... Read More

Springfield manufacturer expands facility and plans to create 65 new jobs

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) recently announced Digital Monitoring Products’ (DMP) plans to expand its Springfield operations, creating 65 new jobs in the area. The company’s expansion is associated ... Read More

Stadia Ventures Launches Accelerator and Expects to Invest $10M in Sports Startups

Stadia Ventures, the Sports Innovation Hub, announced the launch of Stadia Accelerator, a business development accelerator for sports-related startups. They expect to invest $10M over the next 5 years to help ... Read More

Four Missouri companies named best places for millennials to work

Fortune Magazine just released its first “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials” list and four Missouri-based companies made the cut. According to Fortune, the four companies where Missouri millennials should start submitting ... Read More

Kansas City and St. Louis named best places to live

Kansas City was recently named the best place to live in the U.S. according to LookyLocal. St. Louis also made the list, ranking at No. 10. “A big plus about Kansas ... Read More

Missouri’s gross domestic product rises

Missouri’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) totaled over $284 billion in 2014 according to advanced data estimates from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. Missouri GDP increased by 2.8% in current dollars ... Read More

Missouri offers many advantages for innovation

Missouri shows it can innovate. At least that is the conclusion of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s new study, Enterprising States: States Innovate, which analyzes the 50 states through six lenses ... Read More

NORDYNE plant will not close, will be used as warehouse

Poplar Bluff, MO  – Nortek Global HVAC (formerly NORDYNE) announced on July 2 the company is shifting its central warehouse operation back to their Poplar Bluff location. While original plans were ... Read More

Missouri leads the nation in new business creation

Newly released census data shows Missouri leading the nation in new business creation. While the vast majority of states saw a drop in the number of new firms created, new business ... Read More

Monsanto to move R&D jobs to Missouri

Missouri-based Monsanto Company announced plans to move 65 jobs to its Chesterfield Research Village, just outside of St. Louis, in 2016. These jobs will be moving from: Research Triangle Park, North ... Read More