Guest view: ‘Invest in Montana’ tour makes stop in Butte

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By: Matt Rosendale

We have talented people, great businesses, and an unparalleled entrepreneurial spirit in Montana. By raising capital, Montanans can leverage those assets to start new businesses, expand existing ones, and create more good-paying jobs in every community under the Big Sky.

As your Securities Commissioner, one of my jobs is to encourage and help facilitate investment in Montana’s businesses. That’s why I launched my statewide “Invest in Montana” tour to promote capital formation.

At our recent Invest in Montana event in Butte, we discussed sources of capital, types of securities, how to properly offer and sell securities under Montana law, investor disclosure requirements, and crowdfunding, among other topics.

Carole Murphy told us about her efforts to raise capital for her Butte business, Purse for the People. One attendee asked about using crowdfunding for real estate projects, and I had a great follow-up discussion with Muddy Creek Brewing about expanding their operation. These are just some of the great entrepreneurial ideas that can become reality.

Read more at the Montana Standard