Tag: SixThirty

vidverify

The best way to begin a company, the entrepreneurial rule goes, is to identify a problem in the marketplace and then solve it. At VidVerify, they not only solve a problem in the mortgage market, but also a major frustration.
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.
Hexanika

Want to overhaul a traditional industry? Take a problem, stir in technology and voila: Uber and Lyft upend standard transit options, AirBNB takes on the hospitality industry and Square revolutionizes how...
T-REX st louis cyber

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...

Why should startups apply to accelerator programs? Access to funding is an easy answer, but it’s not always the most important reason.  SixThirty is a venture capital fund and a business development...

SixThirty announced the five startups selected for its fall 2016 accelerator tonight at a joint event with SixThirty CYBER. Investors and individuals from the economic and development community gathered at T-REX to welcome...

Head to T-REX for food, drinks and a short program as SixThirty and SixThirty CYBER introduce the new companies in their fall 2016 cohorts. Register for this free event here SixThirty’s mission is to...
suzanne magee

It’s no secret that St. Louis’ size allows for unique collaborations. Startups are able to gain access to corporate leadership and big businesses can feed off of the growing energy in...
Atul Kamra

It’s no secret that St. Louis’ size allows for unique collaborations. Startups are able to gain access to corporate leadership and big businesses can feed off of the growing energy in...

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...

Cybersecurity is scary. It’s utterly necessary yet nearly impossible to comprehensively understand. The reason for this is simple: Nearly every piece of information in the modern world is exposed to risk. In addition...

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...

What do an Argentinian, Israeli, Canadian, Guatemalan and Hoosier have in common? For one thing, they each head up a growing FinTech company. For another, they all came together to grow...
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...

On Tuesday, June 14, SixThirty and BTC Media presented Distributed: Trade, a first-of-its-kind conference that focused on innovative blockchain solutions for both financial services and trade networks. Held at Washington University and drawing over 250...
SixThirty Cyber

St. Louis just got another accelerator. SixThirty, the St. Louis-based global financial technology (FinTech) venture fund and accelerator, just announced the launch of SixThirty CYBER, a cybersecurity-focused fund and accelerator that plans...

SixThirty brought Jacqueline Ko Matthews and her company, Investment POD, to St. Louis, and Prosper Women’s Entrepreneurs Accelerator Program has kept her connected. Read on to see how she got her...
six thirty fintech accelerator application

SixThirty, the St. Louis-based FinTech accelerator recently recognized as a pioneer in the industry, is accepting applicants for its Fall 2016 cohort. Applicants should apply online here and are due July 1. The new cohort will begin...

“My first thought was St. Louis? Why St. Louis? When you’re coming from the UK you’re strangely ignorant to these things. You don’t know St. Louis is the number two finance...

Much of FinTech’s recent boom is due to entrepreneurs finding ways to bring innovation to industries that have long been mired in the status quo. The financial regulatory environment is so...

Here’s a recap of STL startup news this week. Have news to share? Email us at editors@eqstl.com. Leadership Hires RiverVest Venture Partners, a Clayton-based venture capital firm that focuses on life sciences startups,...
Atul Kamra, Managing Partner of SixThirty

SixThirty and St. Louis were recently recognized by Village Capital and VilCap Communities as a pioneering start-up community for our competitive advantage and work in FinTech. Launched across the U.S., VilCap Communities...
SixThirty FinTech

SixThirty announced the five companies comprising their spring 2016 cohort last night at T-REX. The St. Louis-based business development accelerator and venture fund invests in late seed-stage financial technology. SixThirty has now...

The FinTech sector is shifting more and more toward data-driven solutions. The reliance on computer systems to augment the human element is an important change, as the idea is to arm...
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,...

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...

Artist and financial planner Carl Richards spoke at COCAbiz last week about both his work as the New York Times’ Sketch Guy, breaking down financial planning concepts into Sharpie-and-cardstock drawings. He also...

St. Louis is a unique ecosystem for business in a lot of respects. As we often cover, our startup community is more collaborative than many entrepreneurs would find elsewhere. That community-driven...
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...

Looking for your next move? Some of STL’s hottest startups are recruiting right now. Read on for intel on the most in-demand skills in the tech industry and the hot jobs opening up...

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...

For FinTech companies looking for a foothold, the right advice can change everything. SixThirty aims to mentor FinTech founders through the early stages of growth, providing guidance and facilitating access to clients...

Here’s a recap of STL startup news this week. Have news to share? Email us at editors@eqstl.com. Growth: Venture Café’s weekly happy hour gathering for entrepreneurs and innovators celebrated its 20,000th visitor on Thursday. The gatherings held at the...

Here’s a recap of STL startup news this week. Have news to share? Email us at editors@eqstl.com. Growth: St. Louis-based LaunchCode received a $350,000 grant last week to open a location in Rhode Island. LaunchCode places budding...
David Trainer

The world of investing has shifted radically over the past two decades, with average investors gaining more and more ground on the professionals. But even with all the tools and services...

On FinTech’s role in helping people and businesses improve their day- to-day lives and bottom lines.

Financial technology is seeing explosive growth in investment–for good reason.

Plenty of people know about Bitcoin and other "cryptocurrencies", but people like David Sutter, co-founder of Fluent, are using the underlying technology to help large and small organizations and their banks dramatically...

How many times a day do you use your credit or debit cards to make transactions? Maybe you pick up your morning coffee, pay utilities online, buy tickets to a concert and...

With more payments and transactions going digital, we've seen the FinTech sector expand rapidly. As this startup ecosystem thrives, the energy and momentum garner enthusiasm in the form of media exposure and, more...

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...

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...

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...
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...

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.

SixThirty provides companies with mentoring and money, but more importantly, it plugs them into the ecosystem of financial institutions. If they need trading licenses on Wall Street or commodity licenses, SixThirty has ScottTrade...

Financial tech accelerator SixThirty, based in St. Louis, this week announced Atul Kamra as their managing partner, a new position to both Kamra and the venture capital firm.

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.

SixThirty, a financial services tech accelerator program launched by Jim McKelvey has announced their first class consisting of four startup Fin Tech companies.

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

SixThirty, a newly-launched financial services tech accelerator program headquartered in St. Louis will make four $100,000 investments each fall and spring in financial-based technology startup companies.

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