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AgTech Pioneer Benson Hill Biosystems Launches New Subsidiary

St. Louis-based Benson Hill Biosystems, a crop improvement AgTech company unlocking the natural genetic potential of plants, today announced formation of Saturn Agrosciences, a new subsidiary focused on canola improvement. This new company will...
Startup Showcase at Startup Connection

St. Louis Startup Connection Accepting Applications

Beginning today, St. Louis Startups can apply at www.startupconnection.org/venture-showcase.html to showcase their company and their products and compete for cash and in-kind prizes. The event, now in its tenth year, was started as a...

New Coders to Show Off Facebook Funded Projects at Demo Day on July 12

Earlier this year, St. Louis-based software developer bootcamp Claim Academy announced a partnership with Facebook Community Boost, which provided scholarship funds to students who could not afford to attend the coding bootcamp otherwise. This...
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Local Startup Captures Anticipation and Nostalgia as the City Unveils the Renovated Gateway Arch...

The new park grounds, museum and Arch renovations represents decades of planning and years of design and construction and $380 Million in public and private funds. A politician-studded cast presided over the ribbon cutting...

Stop Treating Your Failure Like it was the Ultimate Warrior

When I was a child, one of my heroes disappeared. Poof. Gone. No more. Like he never existed in the first place. It was 1992, and The Ultimate Warrior left the WWF (now known as the WWE)....

From Science Research to IoT Device Design: Plant Analytics Startup Grows With Arch Grants

When Dr. Nadia Shakoor discovered the lack of availability and the prohibitive costs of plant data collecting devices on the market, she considered her options. She could invest in one of the current options...

BioSTL Brings International Health Care Innovators and Medtech to St. Louis

In its second annual GlobalSTL Health Innovation Summit held on June 27, 2018, GlobalSTL invites health tech from Israel, Ireland, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands to visit the City and and pitch St....

New Second Fund from SixThirty Makes Four New FinTech Investments

SixThirty, a global FinTech seed fund and business development program, has announced a second fund, SixThirty 2.0. The first set of investments from the new fund build on and expand SixThirty’s investment thesis of...

GlobalSTL Formalizes Business Development Agreement with French AgTech Accelerator

A Memorandum of Understanding formalizes a new business relationship focused on AgTech and FoodTech between St. Louis and Dijon, France. The international partnership connects the St. Louis and Burgundy regions’ AgTech ecosystems at both...

Six Startups Selected to Participate in the 2018 Ameren Accelerator Program

Six startup companies have been selected by Ameren Corporation to come to St. Louis to participate in the 2018 Ameren Accelerator, an innovative public-private partnership with the University of Missouri System, UMSL Accelerate, and...

Two Startups Advance Seed Rounds During Stadia Ventures Sports Accelerator Program in St. Louis

Last week over 70 people from across the St. Louis investment, startup and sports landscapes joined the Stadia Ventures team in celebrating the accomplishments of four sports business startups who had graduated from the...

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From Madison to STL: Rebate Bus Sets the Standard for Job Creation Through Innovation

The Ameren Accelerator didn’t just help Rebate Bus break into a highly competitive industry —...

SentiAR Scored A Major Milestone In Federal Grant Peer Review Process

What do you think of when you think of augmented reality? Yep, finding Pokemon in...

One Year in, the Ameren Accelerator Has Surpassed All Expectations

Offering a compelling combination of unparalleled infrastructure, experienced mentors, eager student interns, and $100,000 in...

News Flash for Energy Startups: The Power of Partnering with an Accelerator is Real

Given their capacity to connect founders to relevant mentors, candidates, and technology capabilities, accelerators provide...

To improve healthcare, Washington University makes a big bet on big data

An introduction at the 2017 GlobalSTL Health Innovation Summit turned into a multi-million dollar partnership...

St. Louis Fashion Fund Reveals Plans to Reach “Critical Mass” in Downtown Garment District

St. Louis-based real estate firm Tower Real Estate Group will collaborate with the St. Louis Fashion...

Energy startups compete for $100K and a spot in the 2018 Ameren Accelerator

Applications opened last week for the Ameren Accelerator, a public-private partnership between the University of...

Drop By Drop: How Rapid Growth Killed My First Startup

Houston, we have a problem. Our small group of beta testers for Drizzle SMS had gone...

STL Community Cast: Alderman Jeffrey Boyd on Reinventing North St Louis One Neighborhood at a Time

Jeffrey Boyd grew up in Hamilton Heights in North St Louis, a neighborhood he now...

3 Reasons (Backed By Data) That 2018 is a Great Year to Start a Startup in the Midwest

You likely already have plans for what you’ll be doing in 2018. Maybe you’ve already bought...

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Guide to Startup Pitch Events in St. Louis

With all the formats for “pitching” your company around St. Louis, how is an entrepreneur...

Getting Started With Exporting: Resources for Entrepreneurs in St. Louis

Despite the long-held belief among exporting agencies that businesses should securely establish themselves in domestic markets before attempting to export, startups are now increasingly "born global." Here's what you need to know to get started in St. Louis.

St. Louis Startup Accelerator Guide

We lay out the startup accelerator and startup incubator options for entrepreneurs based in St....

St. Louis Startup Resources At A Glance

St. Louis has the one of the fastest growing startup scenes in the country, thanks...

Guide to Coding Classes and Meetups

Whether you’re looking for a career change, to pick up a hobby or to expand...