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Fostering Diversity in IT/Cybersecurity

"Fostering Diversity in IT/Cybersecurity" National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) – observed every October – was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources...

The Bourbon Friday Show with Matt Menietti from GlobalHack

EQ readers can get a 25% discount on tickets to GlobalHack VII using the promo code: EQSTL2 On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show we had the opportunity to talk with...

The Bourbon Friday Show with Brian Matthews from Cultivation Capital

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show we had the opportunity to talk with Brian Matthews, Co Founder and General Partner of Cultivation Capital, about the role they play in...

The Bourbon Friday Show with Andrew Smith from the St. Louis Regional Chamber

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show we had the opportunity to talk with Andrew Smith, Vice President of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the St. Louis Regional Chamber, about the...

The Bourbon Friday Show with Doug Hall from Geniecast

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show we had the opportunity to talk with Doug Hall, Executive Vice President of Global Solutions for Geniecast, about how they make some of...

A “No” from Arch Grants Isn’t a “No” to Your Business

August saw the finalist pitch day of the Arch Grants Global Startup Competition, which constitutes the final round of selection where an external panel of judges will decide who will receive...

T-Rex’s Geospatial Resource and Innovation Center Will Elevate An Existing Cluster

While the billion dollar NGA 2 headquarters won’t be finished until 2024, T-Rex and handful of forward thinking geospatial startups and companies are preparing by laying some groundwork. T-Rex Executive Director...

The Bourbon Friday Show with Emily Lohse-Busch from Arch Grants

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show we had the opportunity to talk with Emily Lohse-Busch, Executive Director at Arch Grants, about the role Arch Grants plays in building the...

Ready, Set, Hack: T-REX and OGC Holds a Smarter Safer Cities Hackathon

As part of the SCIRA (Smart Cities Interoperability Reference Architecture) initiative, the Open Geospatial Consortium and T-REX are pleased to present Hacks and the City: a Smarter Safer Cities Hackathon. The Hackathon...

The Bourbon Friday Show with Dr. Patricia Hagen of T-REX

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show we had the opportunity to talk with Dr. Patricia Hagen, President and Executive Director of T-REX, about some of the upcoming ventures for...

The Bourbon Friday Show with Assistive Technology Creator Key2Enable

Key2Enable is Customizable Assistive Technology Key-X technology provides a new contextual interface for the disabled. The technology consists of a platform in which the controls and content can be deployed to work...

Bourbon Friday “Innovate Giving” Event Explores How Social Entrepreneurs Are Changing Charitable Giving Through...

A special episode of the Bourbon Friday Show featured a live streaming of the Innovate Giving panel discussion on the intersection of Innovation and Philanthropy in St. Louis. The event was...

The Bourbon Friday Show with Cody Beck from American Hauntings Podcast

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show we had the opportunity to talk with Cody Beck from American Hauntings Podcast about his journey into the world of hauntings and podcasting. Cody...

Innovate Giving Event Explores How Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship is Disrupting Philanthropy

Social Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy is innovating fast. We take a moment to talk about it. Join us at T-Rex this Friday, July 27th from 4PM-8PM for an evening around how to...
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Watch Out, Hackers: St. Louis’ Growing Cybersecurity Community is a Force to be...

Thanks to bottom up and top down efforts, St. Louis is quickly becoming one of the country’s top centers for cybersecurity innovation and education. Can St. Louis help fill a global...

The Bourbon Friday Show with Jeff Stevens from WellBeing Brewing Company

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show we had the opportunity to talk with Jeff Stevens from WellBeing Brewing Company about how they are revolutionizing the Non-Alcoholic (NA) beer market. Jeff...

The Bourbon Friday Show: Darryl Palmer on Bringing Singularity University to St. Louis

On this episode of The Bourbon Friday Show we had the opportunity to talk with Darryl Palmer, CTO for Janus Choice, and Ambassador to Singularity University, about the capabilities of exponential...

Redeveloped Downtown St. Louis Garment District Aims to “Turn Young Fashion Designers Into Successful...

In January the St. Louis Fashion Fund, Downtown STL and St. Louis Development Corporation announced the "re-development" plan for the St. Louis Garment District, a nod to Washington Avenue's history as “Shoe Street,...

The Bourbon Friday Show: Featuring Dave Costenaro, Executive Director at Prepare.Ai

In this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show we had the opportunity to talk with Dave Costenaro, Executive Director at Prepare.Ai, about the AI revolution and their recent Conference on Artificial...

Employer Blue Sky Hours Led to Building Tattoo Conference in St. Louis

Tattoo The Lou is St. Louis’ is tattoo and arts convention being held in downtown St. Louis, next weekend from Friday, May 18th through to Sunday 20th, 2018. Tattoo The Lou’s founders,...

Diagnostics Tool Developer Secures $1M in Funding to Detect GI Disease

For life sciences startup Geneoscopy, successful fundraising meant finding creative applications for their technology, accepting and implementing feedback, and lots of stool samples.

The Bourbon Friday Show Featuring Lisa Hu: Founder and Designer of Lux & Nyx

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show we had the opportunity to talk with Lisa Hu, Founder and Designer of Lux & Nyx, about her brand launch and current Kickstarter...

Startup Growth: Slow and Steady — Or Fast and Furious?

At Startup Connection 2017, EQ set up a live video studio at The Globe Building in Downtown St. Louis. The Globe Building is home to lightning-fast gigabit fiber running to the offices on...

Last Week on The Bourbon Friday Show: Kathleen Bauer, Community Director at T-REX

As a major hub for the tech startup scene in St. Louis, T-REX plays a crucial role in the development of many startups. On last week’s episode of the Bourbon Friday Show,...

On Last Week’s “Bourbon Friday Show” – Erik Lutenegger of Tenacity, and the “New...

Over the last two weeks, myself and a few other entrepreneurs at T-REX decided to organize a live-stream show on social media. In honor of “Bourbon Friday” -- the weekly happy hour...

Startup Resolutions: Here’s What You’re Chasing In 2018

What's Your Startup Resolution for the New Year and Why? We invited members of the St Louis Startup Ecosystem to respond to that question. Their answers are below. Got your own answer? We'd...

That’s Not Your Boss Looking Over Your Shoulder: This Coworking Space Is Haunted

Startups think about disruption all the time, but late night sprints at T-Rex - a coworking space in St Louis, Missouri - have seen the startup founders themselves getting their work...

5 Reasons To Build Your Startup in St. Louis

My company, Longneck & Thunderfoot (L&T), won an Arch Grant in summer 2016 and I moved to St Louis from New York that July. After a year here, I can say,...
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11 SLU Alumni Who Are Impacting St. Louis’ Tech Scene

The entrepreneurial rise in St. Louis couldn’t happen without the foundation and support set by successful mentors and entrepreneurs who came before. Here are
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New to Town: Janus Choice, 2016 Arch Grants Recipient

Arch Grants works to help entrepreneurs grow their businesses, and fall in love with St. Louis at the same time. Meet one recent win: Janus Choice.
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FocalCast Now Integrates With Qumu, Leader in Enterprise Video

The St. Louis-based startup helps power leading enterprise video platform with recording and streaming of collaboration sessions.
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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.
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Points of View: 3 Startup Supporters Share How the T-REX Innovation Center Sets Itself...

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...
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4 Years of Giving: Arch Grants’ Impact Since 2012

With the Arch Grants annual gala coming up on Nov. 4, it’s a good time to look back over the last five years and the impact of the organization on St....

How T-REX Innovation Center is Creating a Cybersecurity Hub

Hacking, data breaches, and compromised systems and servers have necessitated that cyber security become a national (and global) priority. As cyber security becomes an increasingly discussed topic, T-REX is driving the local...

9 Startup Events You Can’t Miss This Week

We’ve gathered some of the best events from all over the city to mark on your calendars. If you have events you’d like to see on EQ’s calendar, submit them here! Ag Innovation...

Show U St. Louis Festival Set for This Saturday

The St. Louis Regional Chamber will host its first annual Show U St. Louis College Festival for regional college students this Saturday, August 27 from 10am-2pm at Poelker and Kaufman Parks east...
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80 Emerging Venture Capitalists Gather in Downtown St. Louis for Leadership Summit

Over the last two days, almost 80 individuals from 27 venture funds from around the US gathered at the T-REX Innovation Center Downtown for the Emerging Venture Leaders Summit (EVLS). With sessions covering topics like "The...

Downtown STL, Inc Partners With SafeTrek To Sponsor Safety for Residents

SafeTrek has partnered with Downtown STL, Inc to keep residents safer. Downtown STL, Inc purchased a six-month license, granting access for all Downtown residents to use the startup's flagship offering, the SafeTrek app.  With...

5 Startup Events You Can’t Miss This Week

We’ve gathered some of the best events from all over the city to mark on your calendars. If you have events you’d like to see on EQ’s calendar, submit them here! Open Data STL...

Cliff Holekamp: Startup Founder, Educator, Connector, Evangelist

As co-founder and general partner at Cultivation Capital, director of the Entrepreneurship Platform at Olin Business School and senior lecturer in and academic director for Entrepreneurship at Washington University, Cliff Holekamp...

8 Startup Events You Can’t Miss This Week

We’ve gathered some of the best events from all over the city to mark on your calendars. If you have events you’d like to see on EQ’s calendar, submit them here! Bring Your Own...
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This Is Why You Should Pay Attention to T-REX’s New Capital Campaign

T-REX, the Downtown technology incubator and co-working space, has attracted innovative companies and events for the past two years. Now, the T-REX team is looking to expand its reach with an...

Creating an Inclusive Ecosystem: Patricia Hagen of T-REX

Nationwide, the need for increased diversity and inclusion in the startup space has (rightfully) gained more attention. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal government’s anti-discrimination watch dog, recently held a...

T-REX and Partners Bring Attention to Cybersecurity Needs and Opportunities with “Cyber Awareness Day”...

The T-REX Innovation Center and its partners want the St. Louis region to recognize two things. First, there are ongoing existential cybersecurity threats to our nation’s security, financial systems, and a...

9 Startup Events You Can’t Miss This Week

We’ve gathered some of the best events from all over the city to mark on your calendars. If you have events you’d like to see on EQ’s calendar, submit them here! 1 Million...

Founder Series: Kevin Taylor of Hey Let’s Train

Kevin Taylor is co-founder and chief technology officer of Hey Let’s Train, where they’re building a platform to connect people to professional athletes they admire, so they can train exactly as they...
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SixThirty Announces Its Spring 2016 Cohort

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...

STL Startup News: Weekly Download – April 1

Here’s a recap of STL startup news this week. Have news to share? Email us at editors@eqstl.com. Tiny Arms, Big Toast T-REX celebrated two years in the historic Lammert Building this Tuesday with...

Startup Talent Showcase Finds New Way to Connect Local Talent to Companies

Last night more than 40 companies and 50 job-seekers came together at T-REX for the first Startup Talent Showcase presented by Pluggedin St. Louis and Full Circle STL.  Each company got a...

Putting Startups on the Fast Track: Capital Innovators

How Capital Innovators became a nationally- ranked accelerator program, and why the St. Louis region stands to benefit.

ITEN Releases Annual Tech Startup Report: 6 Takeaways

At a launch party at T-REX tonight, ITEN released its 2015 Startup Tech Report offering encouraging information for the region and the tech startup world. As a veteran organization of the St. Louis...

STL Startup News: Weekly Download – Feb. 19

Here’s a recap of STL startup news this week. Have news to share? Email us at editors@eqstl.com. Accelerator-Bound St. Louis-based Pushup Social was one of 20 startups selected for Plug and Play Ventures'...
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Catching up with RoverTown

If creating a business that caters to college students looking to save money seems like a safe bet, the RoverTown team has certainly proved that notion right. Founded at Southern Illinois University Carbondale...

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

2016 is off to a great start in the St. Louis startup space. Happy hours, Lunch 'n Learns and more—schedule your week accordingly because there is a lot going on. StartLouis Meeting Tuesday,...
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Downtown St. Louis Innovation Community: 2015 Highlights, 2016 Predictions

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...

Founder Series: Tyler King of Less Annoying CRM

A talented entrepreneur is born in St. Louis, stays in town for college to attend Washington University, but then migrates west after graduation. Unfortunately, this isn't such an uncommon story for our...

Get to Know T-REX’s Patty Hagen

Dr. Patricia Hagan is a person in the startup space you need—and want—to meet. A native St. Louisan who holds her PhD in Public Policy with an economic development focus, Hagan...

The Coworking Guide to St. Louis

See any places or details missing? Let us know: editors@eqstl.com. Arch Reactor Arch Reactor is a hackerspace and maker movement for techies, programmers, hobbyists and artists to share resources and knowledge. Members join together in...

T-REX Lunch ‘n Learn: 10 Primary Elements of a Successful App

It is no secret that the tech landscape is ever changing. UXPath is sharing the 10 primary elements of a successful app to ensure that you can thrive in the competitive,...
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Feature: A Tale of Two Districts

How two buildings and a handful of visionaries are pushing to make St. Louis a destination for innovation.

Disrupting Business Complexity with Pravina Pindoria

Pravina Pindoria is bringing simplicity and collaboration to business with Tallyfy. She shared with us why she and Amit Kothari, her co-founder in and husband, would move a company from London...

T-REX LUNCH ‘N LEARN: Expanding Your Brand Online

Attorney Drey A. Cooley, a shareholder and intellectual property lawyer at Capes, Sokol, Goodman & Sarachan, P.C., will present one “Expanding Your Brand Online: Protecting IP Assets and Avoiding Litigation Risks.”

Downtown T-REX Hosts The First Peer to Peer Networking Symposium

Whether you're an entrepreneur, a small business owner or just considering the startup space, you now have plans for Tuesday afternoon. On November 3, from 3-7:30 pm, T-REX is hosting the Peer...

Get to Know T-REX Community Director Kathleen Bauer

Walk the halls of Downtown T-REX and you might find yourself gazing at some slightly unusual wall decor. Maybe you spot an 18th century landscape but wait, what’s that: A big,...

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...

Interview: Chris Motley’s Favorite St. Louis Spots & What’s Next For Better Weekdays

Chris Motley and his team at Better Weekdays have been getting a lot of buzz lately. The platform, which Motley has called "eHarmony for jobs, with a special focus on Gen-Y talent," matches job...
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Avoid Startup Burnout: 8 Tips From LockerDome’s Gabe Lozano

It’s Saturday afternoon. Another week of the startup grind has taken its toll, and I’m struggling to find the energy to do more. Thankfully, following a morning of management meetings and...
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Disrupting The Tech Talent Gap With Rosa Mayer

If you're in the startup community, you know Rosa Mayer. Rosa moved to St. Louis in 2009 to work with College Bound. When that assignment ended, she became part of the...

Blog Out Loud: 8 Local Leaders Aim to Inspire St. Louis

By: Erin Funk With a continued international focus on the challenges within the St. Louis region, YNPN (Young Nonprofit Professionals Network) St. Louis‘ annual Blog Out Loud event is providing space for...

Internships Create Deep Community Impact: 4 Ways To Start Your Career In Startups

As with most recent graduates, Tom McClure had lofty intentions when he finished up at UC-Berkley with a BA in public policy and anthropology this past year. He did not want...
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3 Tips For STL Grads Looking For Their Dream Job From Better Weekdays CEO...

As summer winds down and brings a return for students and an end to internships, it's easy to stop thinking about work. But for those hoping to find a job they...
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Downtown STL’s New President And CEO Missy Kelley On What Downtown Needs Now

Melissa “Missy” Kelley, a longtime local business, marketing and communications leader and executive was promoted to President and CEO of Downtown STL, Inc. (DSI), and the Community Improvement District (CID), effective Aug....

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

The events to keep on your radar this week.

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.

Upstart City: Why The Sky Is The Limit When It Comes To St. Louis’...

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.

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.

How to Launch a Company in 54 Hours: St. Louis Startup Weekend Begins

If you're feeling ambitious this weekend, Nov. 14-16 will see the return of “Startup Weekend St. Louis,” a three-day networking event geared toward jump-starting local innovators.

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.

An All-New Event Focusing On Entrepreneurs And Tastemakers Lands In Lafayette Square

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.

LaunchCode Hackathon to be Hosted by 12 Harvard Faculty Members this Friday at T-REX

Twelve Harvard professors will come to St. Louis Friday for the first-ever St. Louis CS50 Hackathon with Launch Code students.

St. Louis Startup News: Prosper Partners With Golden Seeds, RoverTown Roving, T-REX Nixes Little...

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

St. Lous Startup News: GlobalHack and Olin Cup Winners, Topsy Turvy Big Top Job...

A compendium of St. Louis Startup news, celebrating America's most innovative entrepreneurs.
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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: Capital Innovators Fund Five, DreamfundMe Makes It Personal, T-Rex Parties

From rapid expansion to a rooftop end-of-summer blowout, the St. Louis startup community moves onward and upward.

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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