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While St. Louis has been becoming more known around the country as an emerging hub for tech startups, Saint Louis University is a place where a focus on entrepreneurship isn’t a new trend.

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...

Crystal is the St. Louis community engagement manager for LaunchCode. A Michigan native, coding captured her attention and kept her in St. Louis. How did you get involved in the startup community? I didn’t...

Ehan Kamat is a 15 year-old inventor and entrepreneur who has developed, patented and is currently selling a medical device called the Solemender for foot pain. He has participated in GlobalHack,...

In 2009, Ryan Bell was looking for money. Working as an independent software consultant, he had built a social media scheduling and campaign management tool based off of Twitter’s API in...

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...

Julia Li doesn't believe in the idea of the "Starving Artist." As founder of Create Space, and an artist herself with a degree from Washington University in Painting and Urban Studies, she...

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...

When Mary Jo Gorman and Jennifer Ehlen called up Peter Finley to gauge his interest in working with Prosper Women Entrepreneurs’ Prosper Startup Accelerator, he admits he was a little surprised. "It...

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, November 18 because you officially have plans: You're joining us at Startup Connection 2015. Presented by Accelerate St. Louis and serving as the premier event during Global Entrepreneurship...

Last year, STL's own Need/Want launched Emoji Masks, a side project that went a little viral (we're talking more than $51,000 in sales in 60 days to the point of backordering). Just...

This week marks National Get Organized Week (decided by The National Association of Professional Organizers) and despite the amazing apps, startups and products out there that operate with the sole goal...

Last Thursday, Venture Cafe had a lot to celebrate as the organizers toasted its first full year in St. Louis. Launched as a part of the larger Venture Cafe Foundation, and the first expansion...
Snipe Jackie Tucker

What if there were a way to find out what was happening around you in real time so that you wouldn’t miss out? Snipe, a startup company based in the St. Charles OPO...

More often than not, "flyover territory" is influenced by coastal trends. But earlier this year, recognizing the need for "The Middle" to define a style as versatile as the lives of the people...
Lunch and Learn

Quality programming is often something all incubators and co-working spaces want to provide for their members. Ranging from a workshop to a panel, these organizations seek to provide programs to educate...

SixThirty, the St. Louis-based business development accelerator and venture fund has chosen the six companies for its Fall 2015 cohort. Each of the companies are late seed-stage financial technology startups with...

In March of this year, Clark, a 26-year-old St. Louis native, launched a local, full-service babysitting agency with comprehensive online capabilities—a first in the area. And in the last six months,...

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...

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...

“You can’t be what you can’t see,” said Stacy Taubman, founder of Girls Dreaming Big as she explained the drive behind her new startup, RISE Collaborative Workspace. “Being a teenage girl...
Pushup Social

Lab1500 co-founders Dan Lohman and Jan Andersen are shifting concentration to their growing tech startup, Pushup Social, and in that shift, have made the decision to move Pushup's operations to Cambridge...

While it's pretty uncommon to find full service gas stations these days, Paul Nelson and his team at Ward Alternative Energy have incorporated integrated services (vehicle and fueling station services) into their natural...

Alex Miller knows how to build code and communities of coders. As a developer at Cognitect, Miller supports the community developing and maintaining the Clojure programming language. But he’s a man with...

Next time you get caught speeding in a neighborhood other than your own, you might have some helpful hackers to thank for making the payment process easier.  Last weekend, developers, designers and...

For many, financial tech companies (aka FinTech) tend to make the eyes glaze over. Thought to operate in a complex world governed by spreadsheets and abstruse equations, FinTech companies are actually designed...
Nannette Musgrave, (CEO, EDIS Solutions LLC), Amy Holcomb (SkyMedicus), Suzanne Magee (Bandura), Alexandra “Sasha” Goodwin (Janus Choice) and Mary Wolff (Taptl).

Each day, more than 1,200 companies are created by women in the United States, a number that's seen a significant increase over the past two years. Prosper Women Entrepreneurs plans to keep that...

With more attention being drawn to the innovation district concept—where our own Cortex is leading the way, as shown in Brookings' June 2015 update on their annual innovation report—we sat down with Cortex...

After starting in a series of apartment-offices, Bractlet is enjoying incredible success today, but the founding team hasn't abandoned its dedication to finding solutions—no matter what it takes
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Accelerate St. Louis caught Square founder Jim McKelvey on camera for some of his insight when it comes to startups beginning their search for funding

Major players like T-REX and Cortex lead the way in fostering innovation, while more idea centers and co-working spaces take up residence in STL’s growing entrepreneur community.

David Dresner, the young entrepreneur who has started several businesses in St. Louis including Sleeve A Message, Vers and Crispy Edge , never stops building. What's he up to next? Transforming a 120-year old property in Tower Grove Heights into a potsticker factory.

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

Read on for more information on how Washington University students stood out in innovation news this week.
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Meet 15 of STL’s most recent startups.

Hyde, which was featured in ALIVE's April issue, has just launched the Kickstarter campaign for their flagship product, The Wingman

Chisom Uche, TopOpps’ fiercely intelligent and civically-motivated marketing specialist, is a sterling representative of St. Louis’ entrepreneurial community.

Arch Grants has announced the 20 grant winners for 2014, each of whom will receive $50,000 non-dilutive grants, office space in T-REX, free services and access to mentors.

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

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

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

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

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

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