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Barry Sandweiss Cultivation Capital

Meet Barry Sandweiss: General Partner at 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.

Code Collaboration

Twenty minutes before class began on a Tuesday evening, the LaunchCode Mentor Center’s main instructional room was quietly filling up with early arrivals to the CS50x class, a 16-week, in-person version...

CIC Announces Kim Plank As General Manager

CIC St. Louis announced today that Kim Plank will become its new St. Louis general manager replacing Dougan Sherwood, founder and managing director of CIC St. Louis. Sherwood moved from Boston in 2014 to facilitate CIC’s...

STL Startup News: Weekly Download – Mar. 18

Here’s a recap of STL startup news this week. Have news to share? Email us at editors@eqstl.com. New Digs Square hosted a grand opening this week for its new office in the Cortex innovation...

From STL to Silicon Valley: Sam Altman

Sam Altman left his hometown of St. Louis to build businesses. Now, he helps other tech startups grow as president of Y Combinator, the most commercially successful accelerator in the country.

Third Annual Arcus Awards Honor Area Leaders, Companies

At the third annual Arcus Awards this evening, The St. Louis Regional Chamber showed appreciation for those making St. Louis a more attractive place to live, work and invest.  Presented by Rubin Brown, the...

STL Startup News: Weekly Download – Jan. 15

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...

STL Startup News: Weekly Download – Jan. 8

Weekly Download returns this week from a holiday break. Here’s a recap of STL startup news since we've been gone. Have news to share? Email us at editors@eqstl.com. Growth Lockerdome plans to add 300 jobs...

A Year in Review: Cortex’s 6 Biggest Moments of 2015

A lot can happen in a year—especially if you're the Cortex Innovation Community. From national tenants moving into the community to breaking ground on new building and spaces, 2015 was good...

What’s New with TechShop St. Louis

On the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, Kirkwood High School students and staff had the day off in preparation for the holiday weekend. But rather than take a break and relax, a large...
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Why St. Louis Is The Best Location For Square’s Newest Office

Square, the credit card payment processing system that was founded by St. Louisans Jim McKelvey and Jack Dorsey in 2009 and was originally headquartered here before ultimately relocated to the Bay Area, announced...

Uber Update III – Political Stalemate Could Prolong Ridesharing Decision

Another week went by in the omnipresent ridesharing debate. There's been many things that unfolded--here are the most important ones. Wonder what happened before? Read EQ's first and second roundup. Saturday, August 22:...
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Startup News Roundup: Jim McKelvey Talks Funding, Wash U To Host Startup Connection

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

St. Louis Startup News: Techli Partners With Wash U, Gainsight’s $20M Financing Round, Square...

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

Jack Dorsey Returns To St. Louis To Kick Off Square’s ‘Let’s Talk’ Event Series

Jack Dorsey, CEO of Square, will return to St. Louis to launch “Let’s Talk,” a new North American event series designed to bring business owners together to collaborate.

Jim McKelvey Launches New Financial Tech Accelerator SixThirty: 5 Questions For the Founder

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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