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Meet the Next Generation of Job Creators Winning in St. Louis

St. Louis’ Innovation Community gave the region's top startups the chance to present their companies to a packed house of entrepreneurs, investors, and other members of the innovation community at the...

St Louis Startup Boom Was 20 Years In The Making

St Louis’ current position as a global leader in plant science and BioTech, didn’t happen overnight. Instead, careful planning over the course of two decades laid the foundation for the booming...

Startup Connection Releases List of St Louis Startups Selected for Venture Showcase

The region’s largest celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship, Startup Connection '17, has selected over sixty startups based in St. Louis to participate in this year’s Venture Showcase. Check out the full list of...
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Startup Connection 2017 Expands To Bigger Venue With Express Scripts Leading Sponsors

The St. Louis region’s largest annual event celebrating innovation and entrepreneurship, Startup Connection, now in its ninth year has announced a new venue and a new lead sponsor. The event will take place on November 15, 2017 at The Globe Building at 710 N. Tucker.

Startup Connection 2016 Increases Startup Participation and Attendance

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...

Accelerate St. Louis Awards $120,000 in Prizes at Startup Connection 2016

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’...
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St. Louis Guide to Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016

It's back: Each November, people in 160 countries around the world organize a calendar of events and competitions to inspire entrepreneurship. Powered by the Kaufmann Foundation, Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016 happens November 14-20....
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Startup Connection Announces 70 Startups for Venture Showcase

Startup Connection, the St. Louis region’s annual event focused on innovation and entrepreneurship, takes place on November 16 at Washington University. Today, event organizers announced the 70+ startups selected to participate in...
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Startup Connection, St. Louis’ Largest Startup Event, Introduces Student Competition

Startup Connection, the St. Louis region’s annual event focused on innovation and entrepreneurship, happens Wednesday, November 16, during Global Entrepreneurship Week. The annual event draws between 1,500-1,800 people and features awards, booths and other...

Startup Connection Opens Applications for 2016 Venture Showcase

Startup Connection 2016, the region’s largest event focused on innovation and entrepreneurship, announced that applications for the Venture Showcase are now open. Companies can apply here. Scheduled for Wednesday November 16, Startup...

Disrupting Lighting with Plant Genomics and Alexander Krichevsky

What if the answer to lighting up a room was to have more houseplants? Alexander Krichevsky is founder of Bioglow, a biotech company working on plants as alternatives to electricity-consuming light...

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...

STL Tech News: Weekly Download – Nov. 20

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...

Accelerate St. Louis Challenge Awards $120,000 to Local Startups

After five months of rigorous competition, the winners of the 2015 Accelerate St. Louis Challenge were announced tonight at Startup Connection 2015 at Washington University.  A total of $120,000 was awarded...

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Considered the celebration of entrepreneurship in St. Louis, StartupConnection serves as the premiere event during Global Entrepreneurship Week happening November 16-22. Startup Connection brings together the entire startup community under one roof, to...

Your Official Guide to Global Entrepreneurship Week 2015

Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators in the startup space, and it's growing fast – since inception in 2008, the list of countries...

7 Startup Events You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

Demo days, networking opportunities, TEDx Catalyst and more—schedule your week accordingly because there is a lot going on.  2nd Annual Global Impact Awards Ceremony Monday, Nov 2; 4-6pm The Global Impact Award is given to...

Startup Connection Announces 70 Companies In The 2015 Venture Showcase Lineup

Startup Connection is now less than a month away and today marks the announcement of the 70 companies to be featured in its Venture Showcase. “Startup Connection is a great opportunity to see the...

7 Reasons to Attend Startup Connection

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...
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Tech Calendar: 12 Startup Events For Your Calendar This Week

Have upcoming startup events we should know about? Send details to us at editors@eqstl.com. THIS WEEK LaunchCoderGirl Weekly Meetup Wed., Sept 2 | 6-8pm CIC@4240, 4240 Duncan Ave. | Cortex Women getting together to code, simple as...
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9 STL Startup Events To Keep On Your Radar This Week // Aug. 17-21

Have upcoming startup events we should know about? Send details to us at editors@eqstl.com. THIS WEEK Startup Wednesdays at OPO Wed., Aug 19 | 6:30pm 119 South Main Street | St. Charles As part of the...
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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

8 St. Louis Startup Events To Put On Your Calendar This Week

The events to keep on your radar this week.

5 Great Events For St. Louis Startups, Innovators & Creatives This Week

Whether you're a ride-sharing activist or a "nerd for a living," there's plenty to show up to this week.

St. Louis Startup Scene: Gabe Lozano Hacks, Girls Ask Guys (Guys Say Yes), Sparo...

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

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