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Success Stories

Check out some of the amazing people we have partnered with.
We enjoyed helping them take their business to the next level and watching them succeed!
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Conflux Brewing

"Our experience was fantastic, helping give us confidence, industry reports for our business plan and insight into lender presentations." -Hugh Yates


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Go Run Missoula

"The SBDC supported the transformation of my business plan into a successful, covid-19 operational and highly functioning program for young women in Missoula."  -Angela Bridegam, Owner


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Montana Adventure Shuttle 

"Working with Jennifer has been invaluable. As an entreprenuer without a business degree or MBA, having been all 'self-taught' in the ways of starting and growing a business, and a moderate business plan to start with, I found her to be a wealth of inspiration, ideas and information."  -Sheila Cornwell, Owner. 


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Montana Root Applications

"The solid strategic advice I have received from the Missoula SBDC has been amazing and meets 110% of expectations." Ryan Duarte -Co-founder and CEO


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Spartans Vehicle Repair and Tuning

"Jennifer put together recommendations and meetings with individuals that were willing to help and get everything rolling. I am very impressed by her knowledge and ability to guide an inidividual to success." Milt and Jennifer Itskos, Owners


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Tier One Solar

"Starting a rural business that intends to launch a nationwide sales campaign is not an easy task. Without engaging the wisdom and insight of the SBDC, it is near impossible." -Ryan Duarte, Owner



A Balanced Body

“I would not have been able to successfully complete the online applications for the business adaptability and business stabilization grants on my own. Jordan also answered questions and clarified the process to apply for those two grants.” Rose Stoudt, Owner



Pearl Boba Tea

"The SBDC provided us with local resources to help identify funding opportunities. They walked us through a comprehensive cost and budgeting excercise to help us plan for the fiscal year and growth." -Asia Caluori, Owner


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Sapphire Water Works

"Creating a clear idea of projections for my business plan helped me have the confidence that I was asking for the right amount for my small business loan. It also reassured me that my business plan had been drafted thoroughly and with enough information to support the goal of my business."  Kelsi Crisp Staninger, Owner