TechRanch, Bozeman, MT
TechRanch, Bozeman, MT

Advisory, Mentoring and Connecting:

Since 2001 TechRanch and BPCN have created a powerful network of advisors, service providers, investors and mentors that are interested in helping Montana based companies succeed. We take the time to understand the business model and the unique needs of entrepreneurs and provide advice when appropriate and make value added introductions to our local, regional and national network. Please email us if you would like to schedule a meeting.

About Us

The TechRanch Foundation manages the Bridger Private Capital Network (BPCN), the Big Sky Venture Capital Conference (BSVCC), the TREK (TechRanch Entrepreneur Knowledge) seminar series and provides practical business advice and mentoring to high growth entrepreneurs in Montana. TRF's mission is to help Montana based companies grow and create high paying jobs. TechRanch has earned awards from the Small Business Association (SBA), The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Montana Ambassadors for its innovative work with high-growth companies in rural and underserved regions.

Access to Capital through the Bridger Private Capital Network (BPCN).

BPCN manages a network of angel investors, venture capitalist and commercial lenders. BPCN is a member of the Angel Capital Association (ACA) and the Rocky Mountain Venture Capital Association (RMVCA) and is affiliated with Montana Growth Capital, a nonbank commercial lending platform and Montlake Capital, a Seattle based Growth Equity firm.

Investors and entrepreneurs wanting to access BPCN should visit or contact John O'Donnell, Executive Director at

TREK Events for Q3 and Q4 2013:

Sept 16:

Montana Economic Development Summit: Venture Capital in the Big Sky: Investor panel and company presentations at 2:30pm

Oct 9-11:

Montana Chapter meeting at Venture Capital in the Rockies Fall Conference in Park City, UT. Wednesday at 5:30pm

Oct 24:

Dr Robert Wiltbank will discuss Angel and Early stage investing at MSU Reid Hall Room 108 from 5:00 - 7:00pm

Oct 25:

Dr Robert Wiltbank will discuss Angel and Early stage investing for entrepreneurs at Bozeman City Hall at 9:00am

Nov 21:

Leadership Montana panel discussion on Accessing Capital in Montana at 2:00pm location TBD

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