Tag: startup

Jamie Corley The Bridge

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

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.

“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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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

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...

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Meet 15 of STL’s most recent startups.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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, 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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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