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Twelve St. Louis area nonprofit and governmental organizations are initial members of a collective that will receive $420,000 over two years from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to help female and historically underrepresented entrepreneurs...
Karen Gheesling Mullis

Life sciences venture capital firm RiverVest Venture Partners today announced the closing of Archer Seed Fund, LP, at $15 million.  The Archer Seed Fund will invest "modest amounts" of pre-seed and seed funding in about...
Hexanika

Want to overhaul a traditional industry? Take a problem, stir in technology and voila: Uber and Lyft upend standard transit options, AirBNB takes on the hospitality industry and Square revolutionizes how both small and...

Timothy Stern, a General Partner at Cultivation Capital, knows what it takes to build a company. He also believes that innovation and a focus on technology is what will keep St. Louis thriving. We sat down...
Sparo Labs

Sparo Labs, a digital health startup based in Downtown St. Louis, officially launched sales this morning of its flagship product, Wing®. Wing is the first over-the-counter, FDA-cleared smartphone sensor for measuring and tracking lung...
Hungry Turkey Run

We work hard building businesses and community every day, and have much to step back from and celebrate this week as we enter the season for giving thanks. This week is light on networking and...

Phyllis Ellison, Director of Entrepreneur Services and Institutional & Corporate Partnerships at Cortex Innovation Community and five-time Managing Director of Startup Connection, was pleased with the turnout at Startup Connection on Wednesday, November 16,...

There is strength in numbers. Typically this refers to headcount or strategic partnerships, but the saying also aptly describes how age diversity among entrepreneurs and those on a startup team can lend critical strength....
Mastercard Venture Cafe

Mastercard sponsored NXT@4240 at Venture Cafe this week with the theme, "Women in Tech/Women in Business." Venture Cafe launched NXT@4240 this past spring as a series designed to connect startups with corporations, with AB...
Travis Sheridan Venture Cafe

A fixture in St. Louis’ innovation scene, Travis Sheridan is known as a community builder. Whether it’s through his work at Venture Café, where he recently stepped into a new role as President of...

A total of $120,000 in cash was awarded at tonight's Startup Connection, the largest annual event for the startup community that draws over 1,200 people. The goal of Startup Connection is to give St. Louis’ top startups the...
Brown Smith Wallace valuation

How do you get potential investors to notice you in a crowded pool of startup investment opportunities? Developing a reliable valuation may be a good start, but this can be challenging for a startup...

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See any places or details missing? Let us know: editors@eqstl.com.  Arch Reactor Arch Reactor is a hackerspace and maker...

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More often than not, "flyover territory" is influenced by coastal trends. But earlier this year, recognizing the...

Melissa “Missy” Kelley, a longtime local business, marketing and communications leader and executive was promoted to...

In March of this year, Clark, a 26-year-old St. Louis native, launched a local, full-service...

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St. Louis is a hotbed for startup accelerator programs right now, each with features that...

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

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