Speaking Startup: Revitalizing rural Missouri through entrepreneurship



On this episode of Speaking Startup, we hear an interview with Sandy Allison, the executive director of the Marshall-Saline Development Corporation in mid-Missouri. As part of Missouri Business Alert’s Outstate project, we spoke with Allison about her ideas on how to revitalize small towns like Marshall.

Then, we turn to a conversation with Dr. Michael Holtzman, a physician and professor at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Holztman has done pioneering research about respiratory disease, and he formed a startup to commercialize some of that research.

Here’s the full rundown:

  • 1:37 – The latest headlines in startup news
  • 3:44 – Interview with Sandy Allison, executive director at the Marshall-Saline Development Corporation
  • 7:32 – Interview with Dr. Michael Holtzman, Washington University physician and entrepreneur
  • 14:07 – Numbers in startup news, and a quote for the road

The Speaking Startup podcast explores news and issues important to Missouri entrepreneurs. Find more Speaking Startup on our website or wherever you get your podcasts.

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