New Episode of the Entrepreneurially Thinking Podcast
Dec 21 all-day
New Episode of the Entrepreneurially Thinking Podcast
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Most of us don’t realize that every branch of the U.S. military is represented in St. Louis. Or that the Veteran’s Business Resource Center (VBRC) is based here and served a region that includes Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri and Illinois.

For active service members, veterans and military families, resources like the VBRC are important to their success while enlisted and when they transition back to civilian life. Needless to say, keeping talented military professionals in our region, especially as business owners, is a good thing for St. Louis.

To learn more about what VBRC does and the people it serves, we’ve invited Executive Director Darcella Craven and Donovan Foster CIO, Principal Consultant, at Brinex to talk about the agency’s programs and services and what that means to the men and women who participate in programs like Boots to Business.


MO Small Business Incubator Tax Credits Available
Dec 31 @ 8:07 pm – 9:07 pm
MO Small Business Incubator Tax Credits Available

Center for Emerging Technologies (CET) has received $50,000 in 2017 Small Business Incubator tax credits. Donations made by December 31, 2017 to support capital improvements to and maintenance of CET labs, equipment and facilities are eligible to receive tax credits in the amount of 50% of the contributions made to CET for these activities.

Any excess tax credits can be carried forward for up to 5 years and the taxpayer may sell credits for about $0.91 of their dollar value. The illustration below shows the estimated net cost of the donation after tax benefits are calculated. This can be a particularly beneficial program for those making gifts of appreciated stock. For more information please contact Rikki Henry at

CET Tax Credit Illustration