Tag: Cultivation Capital

Dollar sign fundraising

Bill Schmidt, Managing Partner of Cultivation Capital's Life Science Fund, shares tips for BioTech companies focused on fundraising.
PupPod

More than a few viral videos concern exactly what it is pets do when their owners take off for the day. But PupPod knows that Fido can do more with his day besides take his sixth nap: with PupPod's learning toys, the company believes, Fido can actually put those hours to use getting smarter.
Founders_Assembly Promise Pay

Assembly Payments, formerly known as PromisePay, announced yesterday it will power payments for Gumtree Connect, the eBay-owned local classifieds site.
Barry Sandweiss Cultivation Capital

If you’re looking to build a business, you want Barry Sandweiss on your side. We caught up with this successful entrepreneur and partner at Cultivation Capital.

Meet the four companies accepted into the third cohort of the AgTech accelerator.
Adarza BioSystems

On January 19, startup Adarza BioSystems, Inc, based in St. Louis and Rochester, New York, closed on $17 Million in Series C financing. Here's what the life science company is focused on next.
Investments St Louis

Brian Matthews of Cultivation Capital looks at how much venture funding was raised by startups in the top 15 Midwestern regions.

BlueStrata EHR, a company that provides electronic health record systems, announced on Friday that it is expanding in Creve Coeur and adding 52 new, high-paying jobs.
Peter Esparrago FinLocker

How FinLocker is looking to revolutionize the mortgage process.
Investment Growth STL

2016 was the best year for launching new venture funds in St. Louis history. Read on for this and more highlights from the year from Cultivation Capital's Brian Matthews.

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....
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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...
BioGenerator

Since its inception in 2013, Cultivation Capital’s Life Sciences Fund’s portfolio of 14 companies and one accelerator have raised $321M in total funding–with a $10.3M total dollar investment from the firm–while...

It’s what a lot of founders dream about—whether or not they say it out loud—and it’s the easy way to validate that a city’s startup ecosystem is growing and thriving. But...

St. Louis-based venture capital firm Cultivation Capital announced the hire of Christian Taylor, who is coming on as Principal focusing on the SixThirty CYBER accelerator program. In his new role, Taylor will execute...

Nestlé Purina PetCare along with Active Capital and Cultivation Capital announced today a competition to identify and support early-stage pet care companies in the growing global pet care sector—a $60 Billion...

Cultivation Capital released an update today on their two technology funds, Tech Fund I and Tech Fund II. Since the beginning of 2016, 12 investments have been made in 22 portfolio...

Cultivation Capital announced this morning that they have made an investment in S4, a data gathering and analytics company that provides risk management solutions to financial, agribusiness, and farming players through...

As co-founder and general partner at Cultivation Capital, director of the Entrepreneurship Platform at Olin Business School and senior lecturer in and academic director for Entrepreneurship at Washington University, Cliff Holekamp...

Nationwide, the need for increased diversity and inclusion in the startup space has (rightfully) gained more attention. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal government’s anti-discrimination watch dog, recently held a...

Everyone can remember a moment they felt unsafe. Perhaps it was late and you were walking alone. Maybe you were waiting for a train or a bus and started feeling uneasy...
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Startups based in Silicon Valley, New York, and Boston may account for most of the VC tech funding in the United States, but as we know, there are hotbeds of innovation across...
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,...
Brian Matthews

As the St. Louis region continues to cultivate innovative founders, ideas and companies, the need for additional funding sources grows. We asked 10 St. Louis-based venture and private equity firms to comment...
Cultivation Capital EQ Life Science

What's happening in the Life Sciences sector and where is it headed next? We sat down with Rick Ryan to find out. Rick Ryan is a general partner in the Cultivation Capital...

We examine St. Louis’ life sciences startup scene: a hotbed of innovation, growth and promise.
Label Insight

Sponsored Content: What's this?  Startup founders quickly realize that the work can be exhausting. For every euphoric crest, there’s a demoralizing crater along the way. Dheeraj Patri got a taste of both long before...
Startup News

Here’s a recap of STL startup news this week. Have news to share? Email us at editors@eqstl.com. Growth St. Louis County has begun work to develop a 575-acre plant science innovation district in...

Ken Herold’s fingerprints are all over the St. Louis startup scene. As an entrepreneur-in-residence for HOK, a global architecture, design and engineering firm during more than two decades with the company,...

More than 120 applications from 26 countries were submitted for the seven spots in Yield Lab’s 2016 class. The nation’s first and largest agriculture technology business accelerator announced its second round...

From a number of perspectives, 2015 was the best fundraising year for the St. Louis region since 2004. Notable numbers include: $258 million raised by 91 companies At least $1 million...

Here’s a recap of STL startup news this week. Have news to share? Email us at editors@eqstl.com. Life After The Rams News of the Rams moving to Los Angeles has left many St. Louisans wondering...
Downtown STL Innovation District Brian Matthews

By Brian Matthews, Managing Director of Cultivation Capital 2015 was another great year for increasing the footprint and impact of the Innovation Community on the fabric of Downtown St. Louis. Due to...

Here’s a recap of STL startup news this week. Have news to share? Email us at editors@eqstl.com. Braggin' Rights: St. Charles County ranks best in the state for tech job growth and...

How Cultivation Capital’s Managing Director Brian Matthews is shaping St. Louis’ startup ecosystem.
Chisom Uche Marketing Specialist TopOpps

A dedicated STL transplant, Chisom Uche talks education, entrepreneurship and how he got hooked on St. Louis.

In the medical research and discovery industry, no foe is more varied or formidable than cancer. The fight against one of mankind’s deadliest diseases has innumerable fronts, from prevention to detection...

In 1991, Bob Lozano stood in a Southwestern Bell boardroom presenting ideas to a table full of high-level executives. Lozano and his team, part of the research and development arm for...

Agriculture Technology is a fast-expanding sector in the startup world, drawing more and more attention as funding increases and potential solutions to global problems begin to develop. The Midwest is uniquely...

A diagnosis of cancer often brings shock, sadness and fear as patients prepare to confront one of the most pervasive and difficult diseases in the modern world. “Cancer is sneaky, in simple...

In May, Atul Kamra, managing partner of fintech business accelerator SixThirty, predicted that the big players in St. Louis’ sizable financial community were about to focus more of their attention on young...

As with most recent graduates, Tom McClure had lofty intentions when he finished up at UC-Berkley with a BA in public policy and anthropology this past year. He did not want...
Promise Pay SixThirty

PromisePay, an electronic payment solutions firm out of Melbourne, recently became part of the St. Louis startup scene. With offices in Australia, San Francisco and now the Gateway City, the company...
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Melissa “Missy” Kelley, a longtime local business, marketing and communications leader and executive was promoted to President and CEO of Downtown STL, Inc. (DSI), and the Community Improvement District (CID), effective Aug....
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Stadia Ventures, St. Louis' new sports accelerator, announced 11 finalists for its inaugural fall 2015 cohort at a launch event last night at T-REX. Stadia Ventures Founders Tim Hayden (left) and Art Chou (right) Cofounded...

On Tuesday, April 21, in his new position as managing partner, Atul Kamra announced SixThirty’s newest cohort of companies that will go through their financial tech accelerator program.

When the American City Business Journals publication Upstart put out the call for nominations for their inaugural Upstart 100, a list of the most creative and disruptive people in business, five St. Louisans made the nominations.

St. Louis is home to an impressive amount of inventive entrepreneurs, movers and shakers. Whether it's indie makers, innovative chefs or citizens propelling small businesses to succeed their presence is felt in STL culture.

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

Startup news about BioGenerator's huge expansion, Cultivation Capital and Ascension Health's Big Dough, SixThirty's oversees search and more.

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