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On Saturday (19th August) from 7pm, international art and tech event series, Art Hack Day, will display an art installation at Cortex that represents the results of a 48-hour marathon hackathon of 40 emerging...

Agtech VC fund and startup accelerator, The Yield Lab, has announced the addition of Sherri Brown, Ph.D., Tomás Peña, and Pat Pinkston. They will join the team as Managing Directors.  The Yield Lab, whose claim to fame is the...

My company, Longneck & Thunderfoot (L&T), won an Arch Grant in summer 2016 and I moved to St Louis from New York that July. After a year here, I can say, with confidence that...
Cover Artwork for Pear Blossom from Fablist

Hugmonster Sound founder, Adam Frick, is launching a Kickstarter campaign to produce a podcast for children’s stories, called Fablist. Essentially produced as audio books, but delivered for free to parents and children via podcasting,...

TechShop is celebrating their first anniversary since opening a maker space in St Louis. One hundred local 'makers' will showcase their creations from the Summer of Making program on Saturday, August 26th, from 4pm-8pm. Square...

Yesterday, BioGenerator's first co-working lab tenant, Confluence Life Sciences, got acquired by Aclaris Therapeutics, Inc at a valuation of $100MM. On the acquisition, Confluence's lead founder, Joe Monahan said in a press release, “We...

Locally-grown company elevated, accelerated and incubated by BioGenerator, the investment arm of BioSTL, will be acquired by an east coast biopharmaceutical company. The acquisition marks one of the most significant startup exits by a...

The ITEN Board of Directors has appointed Mary Louise Helbig the new Executive Director of the not for profit organization, effective immediately. Mary Louise Helbig has been deeply involved with ITEN since 2014 as an...
Ameren Accelerator 2017 Cohort

More than 200 companies from 31 countries and 23 states applied for the 12-week Ameren Accelerator program. The companies were selected through a series of interviews and evaluations, which culminated at a Pitch Day...

One of the biggest line items on a startup company's balance sheet is its office space, so it's a goal to keep that as affordable as possible. It's no secret that the City of...

Arch Grants recently announced Emily Lohse-Busch as its new Executive Director. EQ had the opportunity to have a candid chat with her about what brought her back to St. Louis, her vision for Arch Grants and her thoughts on the growth of entrepreneurship in St. Louis.

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Downtown St. Louis continues to grow and thrive as an inviting environment for both businesses and residents. Here are five of the newest developments you’ll want to keep an eye on.

See any places or details missing? Let us know: editors@eqstl.com.  Arch Reactor (Benton Park, St. Louis City) Arch Reactor...

It takes a city to raise a startup. From organizations focused on building tech talent to...

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

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 of color in high-growth sectors.

STL Startup Guides

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 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...

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

Million-dollar ideas need more than sweat equity to transform into a successful product or service....