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Financial services firm Edward Jones today announced a multi-year partnership with SixThirty, which invests in financial technology (FinTech) startups.

Epharmix, a digital healthcare startup that builds communication tools for help healthcare teams, has announced a partnership with mental healthcare organization Provident.

Prosper Institute, an organization that helps growth-seeking women entrepreneurs advance their businesses, announced it has rebranded to Brazen and will roll out a new membership platform in May.
Mayoral Town Hall

Last Thursday, February 23, eight mayoral candidates convened at Cortex during Venture Cafe for a St. Louis Mayoral Town Hall focused on technology and innovation. Here were the main takeaways.
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The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership announced today that Ginger Imster will join the organization as Vice President of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Imster will be moving to the post from her position as Executive Director of Arch Grants.

Affigen, a biotechnology company based in the Cortex Innovation Community that develops therapeutics targeting cell lineage-specific tumor proteins, today announced the closing of a $17 million Series A financing round led by...
Instacart

The fast-growing retail delivery service announced it has expanded into St. Louis, its first city in Missouri, and will add 150 jobs.
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.
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Assembly Payments, formerly known as PromisePay, announced yesterday it will power payments for Gumtree Connect, the eBay-owned local classifieds site.

Phyllis Ellison, Director of Entrepreneur Services and Institutional & Corporate Partnerships at Cortex Innovation Community and five-time Managing Director of Startup Connection, was pleased with the turnout at Startup Connection on...

A total of $120,000 in cash was awarded at tonight's Startup Connection, the largest annual event for the startup community that draws over 1,200 people. The goal of Startup Connection is to give St. Louis’...
Sherpa

Sherpa, a two-year old local tech company that developed a CRM platform, is moving 20 jobs to St. Louis City as it establishes new headquarters at 3030 Locust in Midtown Alley. Today,...
Coolfire Solutions

Yesterday, the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) gathered with leadership of Coolfire Solutions, a St. Louis-based startup founded in 2010, to cut the ribbon on its newly renovated headquarters facility....
St. Louis Startup Roadshow to Boston

On Tuesday evening, a group of 19 technology and bioscience startups from St. Louis jumped on a Southwest Airlines jet en route to Boston as part of the St. Louis Startup Roadshow. This trip...

Hey everyone! Today, we’re excited to announce that we’ve officially spun out of ALIVE Media Group. This is a huge milestone for us. As a publication dedicated to telling startup stories, we...

Prosper Women Entrepreneurs (PWE) announced the six women-led companies selected for their Fall 2016 cohort today including three local companies, as well as startups focused on a wide array of subject...
Rippleshot ABA

Rippleshot, a 2015 SixThirty accelerator grad, has been endorsed by The American Bankers Association for its unique card compromise detection tool, Rippleshot Sonar. Sonar beat network-issued Compromised Account Management System (CAMS) alerts by an...
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Appistry, a leading provider of solutions that simplify the analysis of next-generation sequencing (NGS) data, announced today a new Managed Services offering to help clinical laboratories accelerate the process with establishing and expanding...

Paul Singh has been criss-crossing America, connecting with startup entrepreneurs from Shreveport, Pittsburgh, Tulsa, Lincoln and, as of today, St. Louis. The veteran entrepreneur and VC investor will be spending the next few days in St....
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This is the first story of EQ's SXSW coverage. Check out the rest here. Civic engagement and technology used as a force for good were two of the most-discussed topics at South By South West Interactive this...

Last week, Reinsurance Group of America Inc (RGA), announced that its subsidiary, RGAx, LLC, is partnering with FinTech accelerator, SixThirty, on selecting FinTech startups that participate in the program. “RGA has been a part of the...

As the St. Louis startup scene continues to grow, People outside our city are starting to take notice and we think you should too. Though rankings aren’t really the reason we do this,...

Here's a recap of STL startup news this week. Have news to share? Email us at editors@eqstl.com. Contest Winners: MagBiosense, a medical device company developing a diagnostic device for heart attacks, won the $50,000 top prize at...
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...

After partnering with Lab 1500's founders, Techli premieres the first Domain Tech Report, indicative of video's role in the expansion of the local tech news website startup.

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