The efactory is an entrepreneurship and business resource center with programs and offerings that assist both large and small businesses. From office space for startups to corporate innovation for major employers, efactory programs facilitate business growth and economic development throughout southwest Missouri. the efactory is proud to be a part of IDEA Commons, Missouri State University’s vision and commitment to create an urban innovation park.
Services include: office space, coworking, an accelerator program, mentorship programs, business consulting, corporate innovation, and leadership and professional development trainings. The efactory offers small business consulting and training through the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and leadership and professional development trainings through the Management Development Institute (MDI).
Since opening in 2013, efactory programs have:
Served over 850 business clients
Created over 1,400 jobs
Helped clients secure more than $61 million in capital and equity
Helped clients secure more than $10 million in research and grant supportGraduated twelve companies from the accelerator program
Maintained a full lease occupancy rate with more than 45 client companies and 140 employees
The efactory is located at 405 N. Jefferson Ave., inside the Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center.
Monday: 8AM - 5PM
Tuesday: 8AM - 5PM
Wednesday: 8AM - 5PM
Thursday: 8AM - 5PM
Friday: 8AM - 5PM
Silver and Gold Level Sponsors
We owe tons of thanks to our wonderful sponsors! Their generous support enables our community to keep growing and Springfield Creatives to do what we do.