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April 30, 2012NODAWAY COUNTY, MO |  By: Wayman

New Business

A new venture starting in Nodaway County aims at attracting new business and jobs.

Global perspective investment, or GPI is a group of local residents who have created an "Angel Investment" group that will help fund new businesses wanting to come into Nodaway County and the Maryville area. GPI is partnering with Northwest Missouri State University's Center for innovation and entrepreneurship as well as Nodaway County Economic Development to promote the area and land new businesses. GPI managing partner Brock Foust says they are interested in reviewing proposal from all industries as long as the outcome is jobs for the region.

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Foust says many of the investors in the new group are in Northwest Nodaway County, adding location sites and even a possible business park in that area are being considered.