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Orion Data Centers begins operations in Columbia

Orion Data Centers offers customizable services including co-location space, cloud, custom virtualization, disaster recovery and consulting services with all the necessary redundant systems required for reliability.


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REDI Downtown Incubator

REDI's Downtown Incubator provides resources and 24-hour office space for local entrepreneurs.


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Join us for 1 Million Cups - a free, weekly national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs - every Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the Downtown Incubator.

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Little Dixie Contruction

Little Dixie Construction (LDC) serves as a general contractor for commercial and industrial clients. Widely known for manufacturing, warehousing, and office buildings, LDC also has extensive experience and proven expertise in specialty work, such as apartment-style buildings, long-term care facilities, and resort projects. Based in Columbia, Missouri-in the heart of the area known as Little Dixie- projects have spread throughout mid-Missouri and into the Kansas City area. Established in 1964, LDC has worked steadily to build skills, capabilities and a high quality finished product. Projects have grown from buildings of 5,000 square feet to 200,000 square feet. The value of these projects has grown from $250,000 to $13 million. The annual sales figure of LDC has also grown from $1 million to $20 million.

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3M is a global innovation company that never stops inventing. Over the years, our innovations have improved daily life for hundreds of millions of people all over the world. We have made driving at night easier, made buildings safer, and made consumer electronics lighter, less energy-intensive and less harmful to the environment. We even helped put a man on the moon. Every day at 3M, one idea always leads to the next, igniting momentum to make progress possible around the world.

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The winning competitors took home more than $14,000 in prizes at the Ignition Pitch Competition held April 10, 2015.