Low cost of living and connections potential make the city attractive to startup companies.
The San Francisco-based company is considering expansion to Columbia. However, Uber is not currently regulated as a typical taxi service, so questions about insurance, background checks for drivers and other requirements have been raised in recent months.
Five mid-Missouri businesses might need to find alternatives to finance their business overseas if Congress fails to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States.
Pizza lovers will soon get a taste of Pizza Tree’s rectangular and specialty pies again as it opens doors this fall at 909 Cherry St. in downtown Columbia.
Awards program recognizes environmentally-minded local businesses and organizations
ZOU Cabs, a bicycle taxi service started by an MU finance student, began transporting customers in mid-June. The business' now six bikers look forward to continuing their late-night pedaling into the fall, when its founder thinks demand will switch to a higher gear.
A hotel building under renovation at the Interstate 70 and U.S. 63 interchange was the site of two grisly crimes in 2007.
Budvar and Samson are based in the town of Ceske Budejovice, also known as Budweis, from which the traditional Budweiser beer is made.
The state Dairy Revitalization Act is an attempt to help the industry overcome economic, weather and other challenges.
After five years of service, president Mike Brooks is retiring from REDI and Columbia.
Leader of the Small Business Administration, Maria Contreras-Sweet, says being a Hispanic business-owner has helped her be a more culturally competent and respectful administrator.
The Columbia company 9th & Elm will mark its first anniversary Tuesday. Elly Bethune said she realized the online platform's potential after watching the growth of a fashion shop that she and Clay Bethune founded in Columbia in 2006.
Kansas City-based startup Knoda will get a $50,000 boost.
Competing against similar companies like EventBrite and StubHub, EveryTicketGives brings a charitable twist to online ticket selling.
After more than 13 years of professional design and marketing experience, Reid Lyle created Fast Yeti Tees, which specializes in custom T-shirts and embroidery.
Small business owners are frustrated by many potential employees who don't follow directions on job ads, are no-shows at interviews and sometimes accept job offers only to turn them down at the last minute. Human resources consultants say it's an issue across the age spectrum and pay scale.
The original purpose of the Museao Building was a furniture store called Pavilion. After Pavilion closed, the building became a creative space for startup businesses.
The line, Planck & Anchor Distillers, will include gin and vodka, as well.
Karen Spears, who owns an art business she calls The Korean Pears, creates hand-lettered, colorful, abstract paintings.
Proponents of the community improvement district say it would use a half-cent sales tax to fund beautification projects on Business Loop 70.