Sustainable Missoula: Methane is the greenhouse gas to beat
With our state’s average temperatures increasing faster than the global average, this makes NorthWestern Energy’s push for more methane gas plants, including one on the banks of the Yellowstone River near Laurel, even more concerning.
UM opens Innovation Factory to bolster creative thinking, entrepreneurs
The Innovation Factory is the brain-child of Scott Whittenburg, vice president for Research and Creative Scholarship at UM. It’s intended to be a gathering place for entrepreneurs and creatives to meet, collaborate and take action.
Missoula tourism and marketing company, TOMIS, looks to expand, add jobs
Increasing their community involvement is just one way TOMIS is looking to grow this year. Company founder Evan Tipton said TOMIS recently launched a new SaaS product, completed a seed round, and anticipates hiring new team members in 2019.
WGM Group uses technology, homegrown talent to build Montana’s future
Founded by a pair of former Forest Service employees in 1966, planning and design firm WGM Group’s first project was the lift at Montana Snowbowl, just in time for the 1967 world championship ski races.
ATG gears up for growth, outreach while settling into new Sawmill office
Stergios and his team at ATG, a Cognizant company, have moved into their new Missoula office, launched a training program in partnership with Cognizant and Missoula College, and unveiled an upcoming visit from Gov. Steve Bullock in March.
The Missoula law office behind Montana’s biggest tech deal – and other startups
Raised in a two-room shack without running water or electricity, Jack Manning never imagined that he would one day be the lead attorney for the largest business acquisition in Montana’s history.
Tech companies look to diversity, inclusion in recent Missoula forum
Nearly 60 men and women from Missoula-area tech companies gathered on the third floor of onX’s Missoula building earlier this month to discuss diversity and inclusion in the workplace, as well as network with other professionals.
Missoula-based tech company onX names former Amazon exec as CEO
Laura Orvidas was named the new CEO of outdoor tech company onX in June 2018. She comes to the Missoula-based company from a position at Amazon as the vice president of consumer electronics.
Missoula’s onXmaps announces record-breaking $20.3M funding round
Missoula-based onXmaps Inc. has closed a $20.3 million funding round led by Summit Partners, an international growth equity firm. It is the largest growth equity investment in a mobile- and consumer-focused business in Montana history.
Powering Montana: NorthWestern finds high-tech solutions to help customers
Every month, NorthWestern Energy President and CEO Bob Rowe sends anniversary cards to employees, thanking them for their years of service. He already knew he worked for an exceptional company, but when a 45th anniversary card crossed his desk, that confirmed it.