Tag: capital innovators

Rozzy co-founders

Capital Innovators announced yesterday it has formed a partnership with Rozzy Learning Company, an EdTech company that teaches children 21st-century skills from an early age through experiential learning.
Greetabl founders Zoë Scharf and Joe Fischer

Greetabl, the St. Louis-based e-commerce gifts and greetings startup, announced today it has oversubscribed its $1.5M Series Seed II fundraising to launch new platform features, hire key employees, and expand its marketing, including breaking into new markets.
VFA Panel Capital Innovators

On Monday, May 15, the eve of Capital Innovators Demo Day, the St. Louis-based accelerator hosted a panel discussion at T-REX with Cultivation Capital, Venture for America, and PluggedIN titled, “How to Strengthen and Grow Your Startup Ecosystem.” Here are takeaways from the thought-provoking discussion.
Ameren Accelerator

When Ameren Corporation, UMSL Accelerate from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and Capital Innovators came together to announce the new Ameren Accelerator program in March, it was the first of its kind in the U.S. and the St. Louis region’s first accelerator to focus on energy technologies. This week, it announced some newsworthy application statistics.
UMSL Accelerate

UMSL has created generations of entrepreneurs and corporate CEOs. The university is now picking up its pace with the growth of its entrepreneurship platform, UMSL Accelerate. And accelerating they are.

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.
Ameren Accelerator

Ameren Corporation announced today the launch of Ameren Accelerator, an innovative public-private partnership with the University of Missouri System, UMSL Accelerate and Capital Innovators.
The PicoBuzz team

Meet Pico.Buzz, part of Capital Innovators' Spring 2017 cohort.
Cap Innovators Spring 2017 Class

Capital Innovators Spring class includes companies serving industries in Fitness Technology, Sports Technology, EdTech, Crowdfunding, and Consumer Packaged Goods. See who joined the program.
Focal Cast founders

The St. Louis-based startup helps power leading enterprise video platform with recording and streaming of collaboration sessions.

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....
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...
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...
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...

St. Louis is a hotbed for startup accelerator programs right now, each with features that stand out—from a focus on a specific sector to an emphasis on inclusion. Here's your guide...

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...

Amit Kothari has achieved the status of bad ass. The technology entrepreneur steps out of a seminar in Silicon Valley hosted by 500 Startups, a global venture capital seed fund and...

When entrepreneurs Andrew Glantz and Jacob Mohrman entered the 12-week Capital Innovators accelerator program in February, they didn't have a partnership with a major regional restaurant chain to implement their food...

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! Savvy Coders...

Join Capital Innovators for DEMO DAY 2016 live at The Pageant. We have been cultivating some of the hottest tech startup companies in the country over the past year. Come check...
Paul Singh

Paul Singh in STL? Check. Capital Innovators showing off the next unicorn startup? Check. This week is a big one. Mark your calendars now. And, if you have events you’d like to...

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...

Whether you're an investor, a founder or a startup voyeur, the annual Capital Innovators Demo Day is the place to be on May 17, happening at The Pageant from 1-5 pm. The event allows...

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,...
Tracie Gildehaus Maritz

Data-driven business performance has strong St. Louis roots. Industry giant Maritz has been a leader in the space for decades, and today is dialing up its own performance by connecting startups...

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...

Here’s a recap of STL startup news this week. Have news to share? Email us at editors@eqstl.com. New Digs Square hosted a grand opening this week for its new office in the Cortex innovation...
STL Startup Funding

Million-dollar ideas need more than sweat equity to transform into a successful product or service. From accelerators supplying seed-level startup cash and mentorship to private equity firms offering hefty growth-stage investments,...

How Capital Innovators became a nationally- ranked accelerator program, and why the St. Louis region stands to benefit.

Here’s a recap of STL startup news this week. Have news to share? Email us at editors@eqstl.com CEOs-for-Hire St. Louis-based Capital Innovators announced a new platform this week that allows startups to hire...
Capital Innovators

Dr. Renato Cataldo is Capital Innovators' longest-tenured mentor. Leveraging his 30 years of experience in the medical industry, Cataldo has spent more than 4,000 hours guiding startups through all the trials of...
Capital Innovators

Here’s a recap of STL startup news this week. Have news to share? Email us at editors@eqstl.com. “We Want To Hire More St. Louis Startups.” Sam Altman, president of Y Combinator, one of...

Capital Innovators announced the six companies comprising its 2016 spring accelerator class tonight at CIC @4240. Ranked as a top 10 accelerator nationally now two years in a row, Capital Innovators seeks...

Maritz and Capital Innovators announced today that they have entered into a four-year partnership with the goal of strengthening each other’s portfolio of companies. The two entities look to create an innovation...

After 12 weeks of meeting with seasoned mentors, working on business models and surviving Pitch Day, the graduates of the Capital Innovators Fall 2015 cohort are ready to take on the new...

Entrepreneurs enter the startup space with a great idea and an unparalleled determination to see it succeed. While tremendous skill and unrelenting drive can move them closer to that dream, everyone...

Chris Motley and his team at Better Weekdays have been getting a lot of buzz lately. The platform, which Motley has called "eHarmony for jobs, with a special focus on Gen-Y talent," matches job...

You spend hours putting together a presentation. You rehearse in front of captive friends and family. You rearrange slides. Your charge your laptop. Then on the big day in front of...

Capital Innovators, the St. Louis-based accelerator program that ranks as the ninth best in the country, has invested in five new early-stage companies. In exchange for its $50,000 investment, Capital Innovators will take...
Chris Motley Better Weekdays

As summer winds down and brings a return for students and an end to internships, it's easy to stop thinking about work. But for those hoping to find a job they...

"In the coming years, tech positions will become the most sought-after positions in the city"

After a year of continued expansion and growth, ALIVE takes a look at what the momentum means for our local entrepreneurs today and startups of tomorrow.

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A compendium of St. Louis Startup news, celebrating America's most innovative entrepreneurs.

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