We’re changing the way our region provides resources and support to entrepreneurs, innovators and job creators.

We’re supercharging local economies, forging new partnerships and removing barriers to entry.

Supercharge Southwest Missouri is a collaborativeregional initiative that empowers entrepreneurs to build better businesses. The program leverages a broad network of supporters to provide unmatched resources to innovators and job creators who are starting, scaling, or innovating throughout southwest Missouri.

Supercharge Southwest Missouri leverages innovation and entrepreneurship assets across our region to create and amplify new technologies, businesses, resources, capital investment strategies, and more. The program accelerates high quality job growth, creates economic opportunities, and supports the next generation of industry-leading companies in southwest Missouri.

Supercharge Southwest Missouri is funded through a grant award from the Missouri Technology Corporation to Missouri State University. The program is powered by business support teams at the efactory and Missouri Small Business Development Center (SBDC), located inside the Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center in downtown Springfield, Missouri.


On-Demand Training

Missouri Technology Corporation

The Missouri Technology Corporation (MTC) is a public-private partnership created by the Missouri General Assembly to promote entrepreneurship.


The efactory opened its doors in March of 2013 with one goal in mind: to serve entrepreneurs and business owners throughout southwest Missouri. Today the center's network of programs support both large and small businesses throughout southwest Missouri.

Missouri Small Business Development Center at Missouri State University

With offices located in Springfield and West Plains, the Missouri SBDC at MSU offers one-on-one consulting and training to business owners and leaders. As part of the efactory's business support program, the MSU SBDC helps accelerate Missouri’s economy by offering business consulting, training, and workforce development solutions.

The Missouri SBDC at MSU is part of a larger state and nationwide network of business resource programs, funded in part through the University of Missouri Office of Extension and the U.S. Small Business Administration.