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Andrea writes as a full-time copywriter at a local marketing agency and is a freelance writer for small businesses and non-profits. Her love of language, words, and storytelling fuels her, but coffee also deserves some credit. When Andrea isn’t writing and getting caffeinated, you might find her in hot pursuit of an adventure or eating FroYo. Her role models are Nancy Drew and Liz Lemon.

One of the biggest annual events for St. Louis' startup community, Capital Innovators’ Demo Day is less than 30 days away. Here are all the details for the May 16 event–and how to maximize your experience during the half-day event.
GlobalHack

Registration for GlobalHack’s first ever youth summer camp is now open. Learn more about this deep dive into coding for kids ages 10-18.
The PicoBuzz team

Meet Pico.Buzz, part of Capital Innovators' Spring 2017 cohort.
Label Insight

Label Insight wasn’t always a multi-located, 70+ employee company that creates strategic alliances with big names such as the FDA and Nielsen. Here's their growth story–which all happened in Downtown St. Louis.

October 22 was  a big tadoo. TechShop held its grand opening and hosted a weekend of making. After TechShop opened its doors, makers with memberships gained access to all the cutting-edge tools, equipment and...

Let’s face it. The holiday season is so chock full of good things–traditions, family, get togethers, work events–it's easy to get caught up in the bustle. Support a startup and get your gifting organized with our guide to thirteen gifts from St. Louis startups.

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....
T-REX st louis cyber

The startup scene in St. Louis is a variegated one. Besides the startup businesses themselves, accelerators, incubators, investors and entrepreneur support organizations (ESOs) make up the major visible players. These supporters work in tandem with...
Capital Innovators alumni

Capital Innovators is undeniably out to produce strong companies. Since the accelerator program launched in 2010, it's helped 70 companies get to the next level–with those portfolio companies having raised $185M+. With its intensive semester-long curriculum that gives individual attention to...

Hacking, data breaches, and compromised systems and servers have necessitated that cyber security become a national (and global) priority. As cyber security becomes an increasingly discussed topic, T-REX is driving the local conversation as a...

Since ITEN launched the Mock Angel program in 2009, ITEN startup companies and the startup ecosystem in St. Louis have both evolved and matured. Melissa Grizzle, ITEN’s Director of Entrepreneur Development, notes that companies enter Mock Angels...
Juristat

You have a validated concept, a viable team, early traction, a straightforward value proposition and business plan and are ready to apply for an accelerator to take things to the next level. Applied to Capital Innovators yet?...
Brian Dixon Capital Innovators

Last month, Capital Innovators named its 2016 fall cohort and the program began. But that's not the only news coming out of the accelerator. This summer brought a lot of internal growth to Capital Innovators as...

Typically, first-time festivals start small and crescendo, coming into their own a few years in. Not the case with Murmuration Festival: This celebration of the innovation and connection points in art, music, science and...

Positioning matters—and for startups, everything from the mission statement to customer support is scrutinized. But all too often in a digitally driven, co-working friendly age, a company's physical location is an afterthought. Location and space...

Judy Sindecuse can be described in many different ways, but resolute may be the most apt description, and her resolve has paid off for St. Louis. Six years ago, she set her mind toward...
youth coding

We’ve gathered some of the best events from all over the city to mark on your calendars. If you have events you’d like to see on EQ’s calendar, submit them here! School's out for the summer, which...

The hackathons are coming—and that’s a good thing. The term “hackathon” sounds like organized anarchy, but that’s a regrettable connotation and 100% incorrect. Hackathons at their core are about building more order and improving...

For many, college is an extension of youth, but these students are utilizing their time in school to start thriving companies already gaining national attention. ANDREW GLANTZ Age: 21 School: WashU Majors: Leadership and Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship Company: GiftAMeal Premise: GiftAMeal...

The right climate is crucial for growth. The Yield Lab knows that’s as true for agriculture as it is for startups. By identifying promising companies and matching them with St. Louis’ natural resources: technology,...

Mark your calendars for May 17, when Capital Innovators turns their Demo Day into an open-to-all event you can't miss. This affair puts the accelerator’s fall and spring semester cohorts—11 total companies—front and center. Each...

Tom Hart, Spinball Sports’ CEO knows what goes into a great pitch: aim, angle, spin, speed and follow through. His Pro Line and Spinball Wizard pitching machines worthy of the major leagues, prove that. But...

St Louis’ unique ecosystem of incubators, accelerators, competitions and startup facilities is working. Not only does it transform startups into thriving businesses, but it also produces a new generation of successful entrepreneurs. It’s a cadre of...

Sarah Hernholm wants to replace the annoying St. Louis conversation starter, “Where’d you go to high school?” with, “What business did you launch?” Through her non-profit startup Whatever it Takes, or WIT, Hernholm is infusing St. Louis...

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