Business Council provides $148,800 in startup grants

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Three Wyoming startups received $148,800 in grants from the Wyoming Business Council's February round of Kickstart:Wyoming program. Fire Friends and Yellowstone Compact & Commodities, based in...
Grown in Wyoming announces new website features

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Wyoming growers and producers can now join, renew membership and purchase program materials like stickers and decals online through the new and improved Grown in...
Longmire 2019 dates announced

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

More than 2,000 general admission tickets were sold within a few days of local author Craig Johnson announcing the dates for the eighth annual Longmire...
Wyoming Tourism Tips & Tricks

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Tourism is Wyoming's second largest industry. Its success starts with extending a friendly Wyoming welcome to visitors. Brook Kaufman, of Visit Casper! has some great ideas of...
Wyoming startups receive boost from state grant money

Thursday, February 07, 2019

Four startups received $247,600 in funding from two new Wyoming Business Council grant programs designed to boost local innovators.  As a direct result of Kickstart:Wyoming and SBIR matching dollars,...
New Cheyenne Regional Airport Opens to the Public

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Welcome to Cheyenne, American Airlines! We're glad you're here!  American Airlines recently began daily service from Cheyenne Regional Airport's shiny-new terminal to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. Wyoming...
Commercial Drone Airfield Could Be Coming To Laramie

Monday, December 17, 2018

The Laramie Regional Airport could become the nation’s second private drone hub. The airport is partnering with Infinity Development Partners to bring the growing industry to Wyoming. Laramie Regional Airport...
Great Ideas: NoSo Patches

Friday, December 14, 2018

Four winters ago, Kelli Jones of Jackson, Wyo., hopped a barbed wire fence in the backcountry and tore a big hole in her brand-new puffy...
High-schooler developing soap business

Thursday, December 13, 2018

The idea hit him a couple years ago after witnessing a soap demonstration: I should try this. Luke Lawson became interested in soapmaking in seventh grade...
Wyoming housing toolkit receives regional accolades

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Wyoming's efforts to address housing challenges statewide has earned accolades from a regional nonprofit focused on the prosperity and sustainability of western rural communities. The Western Rural Development...
VA earns 3-star rating for care delivery

Monday, November 19, 2018

SHERIDAN — As part of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ efforts to remain transparent and hold facilities accountable, VA released its end of fiscal year...
Wyoming Opens Trade Office in Taiwan

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Governor Matt Mead has completed a successful trade mission to Taiwan, where he opened the Wyoming – Asia Pacific Trade Office. The goal is to...
National magazine profiles Wyoming wool exporter

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Inc. Magazine, a national publication targeting entrepreneurs and small businesses, recently profiled Mountain Meadow Wool, a Buffalo, Wyoming-based manufacturer and exporter. Founded in 2002, Mountain Meadow Wool...
Wyoming-Asia Pacific Trade Office ribbon-cutting ceremony

Monday, November 05, 2018

  Wyoming-Asia Pacific Trade Office ribbon-cutting ceremony including Governor Matt Mead, Wyoming Senate President Eli Bebout, Wyoming Business Council CEO Shawn Reese, trade office Director Chester Chu and Taiwan...
Proposed tax could garner $50M

Sunday, November 04, 2018

The Joint Revenue Interim Committee has voted to draft a bill that would raise statewide sales tax by half a percent and distribute that revenue...
Wyoming producers seek Taiwanese buyers

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Four Wyoming agriculture companies are meeting potential buyers and exploring market opportunities in Taiwan as part of the Wyoming Business Council’s ongoing international trade mission...
Business Council accepting startup grant applications

Monday, October 29, 2018

The Wyoming Business Council launched applications for two new grant programs aimed at helping startups in Wyoming thrive. The programs are an outcome of economic diversification legislation passed...
Women's Council seeks nominations for Entrepreneur Award

Friday, October 26, 2018

The Wyoming Council for Women (WCW) is accepting nominations for the Woman Entrepreneur Award until Nov. 1.  The Council developed the brand-new Entrepreneur Award to recognize and support female-owned businesses in...
State board approves six community grants

Thursday, October 25, 2018

The State Loan and Investment Board (SLIB) approved six of the seven Business Ready Community (BRC) grant requests presented during its quarterly meeting in Cheyenne. Board meeting...