News and Updates

MTC to Launch Regional Node Planning Grant Program in Late-August

In the next few weeks, MTC will launch its newly developed Regional Node Planning Grant Program. These six-month grants will fund the planning necessary to create “nodes” which are intended to incentivize more of Missouri’s communities to successfully coalesce their assets to best support innovation and entrepreneurship through strategic, coordinated...

A Message from Jack Scatizzi, MTC’s Executive Director

Missouri Technology Corporation (MTC) is a public-private partnership created by the Missouri General Assembly to promote entrepreneurship and foster the growth of new and emerging high-tech companies. The nature of being a public-private partnership has unique advantages that allow MTC to serve our mission of growing technology-based businesses in Missouri. Specifically,...

NGA & MTC Partnership to Create the NGA Accelerator Receives National Award

Photo by the NGA In late March, the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC) recognized the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) in partnership with the Missouri Technology Corporation (MTC) as one of two recipients of the “FLC Star of 2023” award for their geospatial technology accelerator. The NGA Accelerator Powered by Capital...

Missouri Technology Corporation Awards $2.3 Million Worth of IDEA Fund Investments

The Missouri Technology Corporation (MTC) will invest more than $2.3 million in seven Missouri-based high-growth potential startups. The investments will be made through MTC’s Innovation, Development, and Entrepreneurial Advancement (IDEA) Fund Co-Investment Program, and will be funded through the U.S. Department of Treasury’s State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) program. MTC’s...

MTC awards Advanced Manufacturing Resiliency Grants

MTC will be awarding $14.85 million to two recipients through the Advanced Manufacturing Resiliency Grant Program. Jordan Valley Innovation Center (JVIC) at Missouri State University and the API Innovation Center (APIIC) at Cortex Innovation Community will use grant awards of $5.4 million and $9.45 million to invest in the manufacturing...

A Message from Jack Scatizzi, Executive Director of the Missouri Technology Corporation

2022 was an exciting year for the Missouri Technology Corporation (MTC) as we worked to establish a strong foundation for the organization to build upon over the next decade. Our year-long strategic initiative culminated with the publishing of the Catalyzing Innovation Report in collaboration with TEConomy Partners last February and...

IDEA Fund: Missouri Technology Corporation awards $2 million of SSBCI-funded equity investments

The Missouri Technology Corporation (MTC) announced today that it will invest more than $2 million in eight high-growth potential startups that are developing technologies and businesses to create high-paying jobs across Missouri. Investments will be made through MTC’s Innovation, Development, and Entrepreneurial Advancement (IDEA) Fund Co-Investment Program, and is the first distribution...