Links to other financial web sites:
MONTANA FINANCE INFORMATION CENTER
The Montana Finance Center provides summary information for the most significant financing resources available from state, federal, and local institutions.
VENTURE CAPITAL INFORMATION & ASSISTANCE
The Board has a relationship with Highway 12 Ventures, one of the leading early-stage venture capital firms focused on investing in the most promising start-up companies in the Intermountain West. Highway 12 Ventures is pleased to provide information, consultation, and assistance to Montana businesses that may be seeking venture capital funds. The link below connects to the firm’s website.
UNITED STATE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE RURAL BUSINESS COOPERATIVE SERVICE PROGRAM
This program works in partnership with the private sector and the community-based organizations to provide financial assistance and business planning. Participants in these programs may include individuals, corporations, partnerships, cooperatives, public bodies, nonprofit corporations, Indian tribes, and private companies.
UNITED STATES SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
The SBA administers numerous business finance and technical assistance programs. It provides detailed information on a variety of SBA business finance programs such as the 7(a) guarantee for bank loans to small businesses. Most SBA programs work through local banks but several are available locally through economic development corporations.
GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY
This web site provides a good overview of Montana's overall economic environment as well as links to a variety of state information resources.