Grow Your Business
Entrepreneurs at every stage of business development have a unique set of requirements. If your business vision doesn’t include twice-a-day encounters with rush hour traffic, Moniteau County may be the perfect fit for you. A low cost-of-living, an environment that supports relaxed creativity and a communications/technology infrastructure that compares favorably with anywhere in the country all combine to put Moniteau County on the entrprener’s short list.
Multiple Small Business & Technology Development Centers (SBTDCs) exist throughout the region, in Jefferson City, Sedalia, and Columbia, all ready to support Moniteau County businesses.
Small Business & Technology Development Centers (SBTDCs) are a unique collaboration of SBA federal funds, state and local governments, and private sector resources. SBTDCs provide a vast array of technical help to small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs. By supporting business growth, sustainability and enhancing the creation of new businesses entities, SBTDCs foster local and regional economic development through job creation and retention. As a result of the extensive, one-to-one, long-term professional business advising, low-cost training and other specialized services SBTDC clients receive, the program remains one of the nation’s largest small business assistance programs in the federal government.
Work from Home
The trend to working from home continues to grow for both telecommuters and self-employed individuals. Moniteau County is at the forefront of new communications technologies that make this not just possible, but seamless and convenient.
Along with a great view to look out at each morning, Moniteau County telecommuters enjoy a low cost-of-living and the benefits of gigabit fiber to the home (FTTH), while the area’s self-employed also have access to the support of Missouri’s Small Business & Technology Development Centers (SBTDCs).