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Jamie Corley The Bridge

TheBridge Is Linking D.C. and Silicon Valley’s Biggest Minds

It seems as if different worlds intersect now more than they ever have before, and within those overlaps is where exciting gains, policies and ideas are located: It’s the middle of...
Label Insight

Getting a Move on: How Label Insight Found its Path to Growth in Downtown...

Label Insight wasn’t always a multi-located, 70+ employee company that creates strategic alliances with big names such as the FDA and Nielsen. Here's their growth story–which all happened in Downtown St. Louis.

Growth in the Gateway City: London-Based Ensygnia’s Time with SixThirty

“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...

STL Civic Tech Startup CTY Joins Inaugural Class of NY Accelerator URBAN-X

MINI and HAX, a division of venture capital firm SOSV, announced the names of its first cohort of the URBAN-X startup accelerator program–and St. Louis' CTY was on the list. Led by CEO Tara Pham...

When, Not If: RGA Works with SixThirty To Prepare For The Insurance Industry’s Wave...

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...

Tomas Pena of S4 Finds a Home Away From Home in St. Louis

St. Louis is in the heart of the Corn Belt. It’s a perfect seat for AgTech companies looking to serve the U.S. market, and provides affordable access to some of the...

Veniti’s CFO Catherine Matthes on Clinical Trial Funding

The veins in your body play an integral role in circulation: carrying blood from the different parts of your body back to your heart. But as you get older, problems can develop causing...

FinTech’s Data-Driven Evolution with Data Simply CEO Michelle Bonat

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...

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...

SLU to Host GlobalHack VI at Chaifetz Arena; $1 million in Cash Prizes

GlobalHack, a St. Louis-based nonprofit focused on building better tech communities through software competitions, announced today that Saint Louis University will be the location for their first $1 million hackathon. The organization's milestone event, GlobalHack VI, will take...
Tom Brutnell

How Tom Brutnell Balances Research and Application

As the global population increases, agricultural yields must increase to feed the world’s population. Compounding the explosive population growth is the decreasing available tillable land [as subdivisions and industrial parks expand...

Investment POD is Bringing Wealth Management to a New Generation

Technology has removed the human element from much of our daily lives. Automation allows industries to adapt to changing markets and reduce costs faster and more efficiently than ever. Unsurprisingly, the wealth...

Careful Consideration: How Gremln Evolved, Adapted and Excelled

In 2009, Ryan Bell was looking for money. Working as an independent software consultant, he had built a social media scheduling and campaign management tool based off of Twitter’s API in...

What’s Next For Capital Innovators’ Fall 2015 Class

After 12 weeks of meeting with seasoned mentors, working on business models and surviving Pitch Day, the graduates of the Capital Innovators Fall 2015 cohort are ready to take on the new...

Mythbusters: The Real Life of Venture-Backed CEOs

Pop culture tends to depict startup life as a glamorous career path. The high-energy entrepreneurial world of a venture-backed CEO is portrayed as world of high-stakes meetings, multi-million-dollar payouts and a retiree’s...

The Value of an Entrepreneur in Residence

Entrepreneurs jumping into STL's startup space bring with them skill, passion and determination to see their companies and ideas succeed. But while passion may keep them going, often the guidance and...

Mentorship Matters: How SixThirty Helped Fluent Disrupt the Payment Industry

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...

Reconstruction: How Jobsite Unite is Helping Hardhats Work Smarter

Jay Olsen has worked with his hands his whole life. The founder of Jobsite Unite may have swapped a hammer for a mobile device these days, but there’s no doubt he...

Checking In: TrackBill Grows Alongside Co-Founder Sam Sullivan

Three years ago, Sam Sullivan was a high school student in Pennsylvania working a food service job while taking college classes on the side. He was preparing for the next step...
David Trainer

This Company Is Giving Average Investors Exceptional Information

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...

Keeping it Simple: 4 Startup Mentors Give Advice to Founders

Entrepreneurs enter the startup space with a great idea and an unparalleled determination to see it succeed. While tremendous skill and unrelenting drive can move them closer to that dream, everyone...

5 STL Startups Help You Get Organized

This week marks National Get Organized Week (decided by The National Association of Professional Organizers) and despite the amazing apps, startups and products out there that operate with the sole goal...

Yield Lab grows next crop of AgTech startups

Agriculture Technology is a fast-expanding sector in the startup world, drawing more and more attention as funding increases and potential solutions to global problems begin to develop. The Midwest is uniquely...

The Normal Brand is Making Life in the Middle Look Good

More often than not, "flyover territory" is influenced by coastal trends. But earlier this year, recognizing the need for "The Middle" to define a style as versatile as the lives of the people...

STL-based Immunophotonics is taking on cancer using your own body

A diagnosis of cancer often brings shock, sadness and fear as patients prepare to confront one of the most pervasive and difficult diseases in the modern world. “Cancer is sneaky, in simple...
Pushup Social

News: Pushup Social Moves To CIC St. Louis As Lab 1500 Closes

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...
SixThirty

UMB To Partner With Accelerator SixThirty To Kickstart FinTech Startups

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...

Startup Story: Bractlet Founders Expend All Their Energy To Help Conserve Yours

After starting in a series of apartment-offices, Bractlet is enjoying incredible success today, but the founding team hasn't abandoned its dedication to finding solutions—no matter what it takes

How St. Louis Startup Pulse Therapeutics Attracted Success

According to Pulse Therapeutics CEO Sean Morris, a company needs two things to succeed in the startup environment.
goober Uber

#Uber vs. #Goober: Behind The St. Louis Ridesharing Parody App

When was the last time you took an Uber in St. Louis? A few members of the St. Louis startup community thought of a clever way to raise awareness about the fact that the Midwestern city remains the only U.S.-American metro without ridesharing. Here's the scoop.

News: David Dresner Acquires Former Community Center in Tower Grove To Create Potsticker Factory...

David Dresner, the young entrepreneur who has started several businesses in St. Louis including Sleeve A Message, Vers and Crispy Edge , never stops building. What's he up to next? Transforming a 120-year old property in Tower Grove Heights into a potsticker factory.

Team Spotlight: LockerDome’s Ryan Allen Went From Intern To Working With Some of The...

As part of EQ's mission to strengthen connections within St. Louis' growing startup community through storytelling, EQ is rolling out a series of profiles on companies, spaces and people in the ecosystem. Enjoy our first Talent Spotlight on Ryan Allen of LockerDome.

Capital Innovators’ Brian Dixon: The Best Is Yet To Come For Tech In STL

"In the coming years, tech positions will become the most sought-after positions in the city"

Startup Scene: Epharmix Raises $765,000, Farmplicity Launches New Platform

Read on for more information on how Washington University students stood out in innovation news this week.
SanusEO

15 St. Louis Startups To Watch In 2015

Meet 15 of STL’s most recent startups.

How Renowned Entrepreneurs and CEOs Are Working Together To Close The Entrepreneurial Gender Gap

Last year, the OPEN State of Women-Owned Business report showed an estimated 1,200 new businesses were started each day in America by women

Intel: Inside the St. Louis-Israel Innovation Connection

Israel has a wealth of innovation-based startups that are already based in industries that have a stronghold in St. Louis.

Work and Play: How SixThirty’s Startups And Team Have Fun In St. Louis

St. Louis isn’t just for work. We wanted to know: When these company leaders aren't in the office, where do they play?
Venture Cafe at CIC@4240

6 People You Might Meet At The Venture Café Gatherings

The Thursday event is filled with varied programming that welcomes anyone wanting to learn, connect or share a beer in good company.

Can STL Become the Next Bioscience Hub?

The growing list of bioscience companies bringing their research and operations to STL has forced many to take notice of the city’s place in the industry’s evolving landscape

Startup Scene: St. Louis Company Named Among 20 Most Promising In Cybersecurity

PromisePay, a payments platform company currently in Cultivation Capital's portfolio, announced it has raised $2 million in funding this week

Arch Grants Announces Summer 2015 Global Startup Competition Recipients

Last night Arch Grants introduced the first 11 recipients of its Global Startup Competition, nine of which are minority- or woman-led.

In Tech: GlobalHack IV Takes Over @4240 This Weekend

The first of two GlobalHack hackathons scheduled to take place this year arrives this weekend.

Fintech Accelerator SixThirty Announces Spring 2015 Cohort

On Tuesday, April 21, in his new position as managing partner, Atul Kamra announced SixThirty’s newest cohort of companies that will go through their financial tech accelerator program.

St. Louis Startup News: 5 Locals Nominated to Most Innovative List and Norse Hauls...

When the American City Business Journals publication Upstart put out the call for nominations for their inaugural Upstart 100, a list of the most creative and disruptive people in business, five St. Louisans made the nominations.
CORTEX

In Depth: An Interview With Cortex President and CEO Dennis Lower

ALIVE sat down with President and CEO of Cortex, Dennis Lower and got the who, where, when, whys and whats from the man with a plan.

AB Mauri North America to Move into Cortex

AB Mauri, has just announced they are moving their North American headquarters into the @4240 building in the Cortex Innovation Community located in the Central West End.

New St. Louis Startup Presents at Collision Conference and Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

Almost everybody today is a writer. Pen Path, a St. Louis startup, has developed analytic software so writers to follow and measure the impact of their work as it is shared throughout the Internet.

Lab 1500 to Host Salon Pop-Up Dinner With Chef John Perkins

Lab 1500 Entrepreneur Center to host pop-up dinner with Juniper restaurant's Chef John Perkins.

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.

Imminent Domain: Techli Partnership Focused On Local and National Growth, Domain Tech Report Will...

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.

St. Louis Startup News: Lab 1500 Getting Paint Job, Better Life in the ‘Shark...

A compendium of St. Louis Startup news, celebrating America's most innovative entrepreneurs.
T-Rex Lammert Building

T-REx Purchases Lammert Building With Expansion In Mind

T-REx, one of the city's hottest startup incubators, has purchased perhaps the most heavily ornamented edifice on Washington Avenue—the Lammert Building.

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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