Congratulations to the

2016 Award Winners!


Winners were revealed November 3rd

at The Prospera Awards event

Starting a business

is a leap of faith

We're here to help you launch with confidence

Empowering entrepreneurs is what we do

From moral support to small business loans,

we have your back

A balanced blend of financing for those craving quality lending

Just one of our specialties

Injections of expertise are essential to advancing your organization

Together we can mold your workforce for success


Area Statistics

Bozeman Micropolitan Area the fastest growing in the nation
Census data released in 2016 ranks Bozeman No. 1 in the nation for micropolitan area population growth from July 1, 2014 to July 1, 2015. The area's estimated population grew from 97,276 people to 100,739 people, or approximately 3.6 percent.


Local nonprofit releases socioeconomic reports by county
To help planners, officials, media, and others access information quickly, Headwaters Economics has developed a clickable map that provides detailed socioeconomic reports for every county’s economy in the country. The PDF profiles are available to anyone and show trends for population, employment, personal income, earnings and jobs by industry, non-labor income, and more—along with helpful explanatory text, citations, and additional resources.

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Business Pulse

Prospera is hiring!

We are very excited to announce that we are seeking to hire for two part-time positions at the Montana Women’s Business Center at Prospera starting after the New Year: a  “Jumpstart Your Business” Training Director and a Montana Women’s Business Center Training Manager. Applications for both positions are due by December 10th.

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VentureTech Launches Contest for Entrepreneurs Launching their B2B Software Business
VentureTech, led by the Startup Maverick, Joseph Knecht, has launched b2b Innovate, the world’s first competition to help aspiring entrepreneurs validate their business to business (B2B) ideas. The contest deadline has extended and applicants are accepted now through Nov. 28, 2016, Cyber Monday, at

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