Monthly Archives: October 2021

KWS: A Case Study on German Success in Missouri

In 2020, leading agtech company KWS announced plans to invest in St. Louis, Missouri. This case study highlights their story, and why Missouri was the perfect location for the company to ... Read More

Business Journals: Square Co-founder McKelvey on Finding a Horse’s Head on The Front Porch & Solving Business Problems

Jim McKelvey and Jack Dorsey created Square in 2009 in St. Louis, Missouri. McKelvey’s new book, The Innovation Stack: Building an Unbeatable Business One Crazy Idea at a Time, shows company ... Read More

Kansas City Wins Smart 50 Award

Rubicon, a software platform that provides smart waste and recycling solutions for businesses and governments worldwide, recently announced that the company’s smart city partnership with Kansas City, Missouri, won a Smart ... Read More

UMSL, NGA Partner to Train Future Geospatial Workforce

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and University of Missouri – St. Louis (UMSL) have formed a partnership aimed at preparing students to enter careers in geospatial intelligence. “As a longtime driver ... Read More

Springfield, Missouri, Chosen for City Incubator Project

Springfield, Missouri, is one of 10 global cities selected for a city incubator project by New York University’s The GovLab. The initiative in Springfield will focus on developing key performance indicators ... Read More

Missouri Partnership CEO Discusses Why Businesses Should Narrow Their Next Location to Certified Sites

Missouri Partnership CEO, Subash Alias, recently sat down with SPN to discuss the benefits of certified sites for businesses looking to invest in a new location. Business expansions are an exciting ... Read More

Danforth Plant Science Center, BioSTL, T-REX To Launch New Geospatial/Agtech Innovation Center

The Danforth Plant Science Center recently announced plans to launch the Center for AgTech and Applied Location Science and Technology (CATALST), in St. Louis, Missouri. The new center will connect St. ... Read More

Business Journals: Corporate Tax Rates Matter, But Make Sure You Dig Deep

In May 2021, the Tax Foundation, in collaboration with KPMG LLP, updated its 2015 Location Matters report that ranked state corporate tax costs across multiple industries nationwide. The 2021 report is a ... Read More

Advanced Manufacturer Invests with New Facility in Boonville, Missouri

Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp., U.S.A., recently announced plans to invest in a new manufacturing facility in Boonville, Missouri. “We’re thrilled to see Kawasaki’s continued success in Missouri and are proud to ... Read More

Evergy Named Among “Top Utilities in Economic Development”

Site Selection Magazine has designated Kansas City, Missouri-based Evergy as a Top Utility in Economic Development. This means Evergy is in the upper 1 percent of all utility economic development teams in the ... Read More