Blackfoot Communications and C2M Beta Announce 2024 Spring Showcase Event 

Blackfoot Communications and C2M Beta are thrilled to announce the highly anticipated 2024 Spring Showcase Event, scheduled to take place on June 18th at the ZACC downtown in Missoula, Montana. The doors will open at 4:30 PM MST, with the pitches from the entrepreneurs set to begin at 5:30 PM. 

C2M Beta, in partnership with Blackfoot Communications, is proud to present the 2024 Spring Showcase Event, showcasing the latest innovations in products, services, and experiences from the following emerging entrepreneurs.  

  • Smart Home Solutions by Jason & Jordyn Smith: Home automation, security and surveillance, window coverings, home WiFi. 
  • Missoula Works Sewing Ventures by Naomi Gerheim: Non-profit employment social enterprise creating bags and packs from repurposed materials to provide employment opportunities for marginalized citizens. 
  • Adaptive Firescapes by Nicole Henningfield: One stop shop for wildfire preparedness.  
  • ReWild Ranch by Jill Demers: Regenerative farm, education center, and eco retreat.
  • MyWork Balance by Shari Dengel: Mobile app addressing burnout in the health and human services sector.  
  • Fishbyte App by Pat Warner: Montana fishing, at your fingertips. With waterbody mapping, fly suggestions, and fishing tips, Fishbyte provides everything you need for your next fishing adventure. 

Founded in 2018, C2M Beta embodies the vision of “Connect to More,” aiming to empower early-stage startups and drive impact and value in the Rocky Mountain region. The event offers a platform for entrepreneurs to present their groundbreaking ideas and engage in meaningful discussions with industry professionals and potential partners. 

The Insight Studio, a Missoula-based marketing agency and Certified HubSpot Partner, continues to play a pivotal role in supporting the success of the C2M Beta entrepreneurial program. 

“We are excited to curate another Showcase event that will introduce the business community to some of the most forward-thinking entrepreneurs in our region,” expressed Andrew Schulz, Community Manager at C2M Beta and President at The Insight Studio. “The Spring program will offer entrepreneurs additional opportunities to test their product/market fit and gain visibility through presentations and discussions with local panels and partner sales teams. We look forward to facilitating these invaluable connections and opportunities for growth.” 

To learn more about the event and the participating entrepreneurs, visit: 

For those interested in joining the Fall 2024 entrepreneurial program, registration for the Spring event is open to receive updates and details about the Fall program. 

About Blackfoot Communications 

Blackfoot Communications is dedicated to designing, constructing, and managing the communications infrastructure that powers the entrepreneurial and innovative spirit within its communities, facilitating businesses to expand, connect, and flourish. For more information, visit

About C2M Beta 

C2M Beta embodies the essence of (C)onnecting (2)to (M)ore—be it people, technology, or a combination of both. C2M Beta’s process, based on sprints with its cohorts, is designed to drive continual progress and involves a team of seasoned executives supporting each participating startup along their journey. For further information, visit