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St. Louis AgTech Accelerator Growing into Global Influencer

The Yield Lab, named this year as the World’s Most Valuable Accelerator in AgFunder’s 2018 Innovation Awards, is part of a growing regional AgTech cluster gaining recognition far beyond St. Louis....

Agriculture Is A Bellwether Industry; AgTech A Bellwether Of Change In The Heartland

Davos on the Delta just hosted its second three-day conference last week (May 15-17) at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis. The AgTech conference is run by St. Louis-based VC firm iSelect,...
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Davos On The Delta Connects Farmers, Distributors, and Buyers, to Spur Innovation in AgTech

For the founders of iSelect Fund, Craig Herron and Carter Williams and their partners, holding a conference like Davos on the Delta around the future of agriculture seemed like a no-brainer....

Carter Williams: Family Offices Aren’t Investing Like They Used To

By Carter Williams, Managing Director of iSelect Fund The family office is changing. Rather than turn assets over to managers, today’s family offices increasingly prefer to invest directly, buying stakes in individual companies or...

Startups Are Our Economic Future: So Why Aren’t We Funding Them?

By Carter Williams, managing director of iSelect Fund Most people think the key to job creation in their state or city is to attract relatively large, established companies. The facts say otherwise. Small businesses...

Carter Williams: What Do All Startups Need?

By Carter Williams, President, CEO and Investment Committee of iSelect Funds In chapter two of Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Tom’s Aunt Polly makes him paint her white picket fence....

Capital Ideas: Carter Williams of iSelect Fund

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...

Home Is Where The Capital Is

When it comes to deciding where to invest, St. Louis- based iSelect Fund keeps the region top of mind.
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Founder Series: Adam Roth of Streamlink

Adam Roth is founder and CEO of Streamlink Software, an Ohio-based company in the iSelect portfolio. We talked to him on the career shift that led to starting Streamlink, how non-profits...

This Startup is Helping Flip Education

Dr. Renato Cataldo has a doctorate in pharmacy, has been involved in multiple startup exits within the technology space and is a university professor. Now with his latest venture he is...

This Biomedical Startup is Taking on Life-Threatening Fibrotic Disease

There is a highly progressive and life threatening disease that affects approximately 130,000 people in the United States. It’s worse than many cancers. According to the National Institute of Health, physicians...

Why Evidence-Based Innovation is Great News for STL Biotech

On November 3rd, from 6:30 – 8:30pm, the second floor of CIC@4240 will become the location of a unique gathering of people looking to elevate St. Louis healthcare. iSelect Fund is hosting...

6 STL Startup Events You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

Baseball might be the talk of the town this week, but the next few days are packed with can't-miss startup events too. Read on and map out the rest of your week. Yoga...

Changing the Way Mid-America Moves: Ward Alternative Energy

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...

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