Accelerators

Meet the four companies accepted into the third cohort of the AgTech accelerator.
Tim Hayden and Art Chou of Stadia Ventures

Stadia Ventures, the two-year-old sports-focused business development firm and accelerator that helps early stage sports startups connect with investors, announced it is moving its headquarters into the CIC@4240 building in the Cortex Innovation District next month.
Capital Innovators alumni

Capital Innovators is undeniably out to produce strong companies. Since the accelerator program launched in 2010, it's helped 70 companies get to the next level–with those portfolio companies...
Obe

A gaming, learning and social platform for dogs and pet owners. A smart bowl that helps ensure pets get the nutrition they need. Fitness...

Since the Spring of 2015, the Prosper Women Entrepreneurs (PWE) Startup Accelerator has invested in women-led startups from across the globe with a focus on...
SixThirty

Why should startups apply to accelerator programs? Access to funding is an easy answer, but it’s not always the most important reason.  SixThirty is a...
Brian Dixon Capital Innovators

Last month, Capital Innovators named its 2016 fall cohort and the program began. But that's not the only news coming out of the accelerator. This summer...

SixThirty CYBER announced their first-ever accelerator class tonight at an event at T-REX in partnership with SixThirty. SixThirty CYBER will provide the selected four startups...
Stadia Ventures

After receiving over 200 applications from around the world, Stadia Ventures announces its Fall 2016 cohort for the Stadia Sports Business Accelerator today. Stadia Accelerator helps sports...

St. Louis-based Capital Innovators announced at an event at CIC that the accelerator program has invested in six high-growth companies for its Fall 2016 cohort. The...

The Saint Louis Fashion Incubator (SLFI), a project through the Saint Louis Fashion Fund and led by executive director, Eric Johnson, selected its first...

Prosper Women Entrepreneurs (PWE) announced the six women-led companies selected for their Fall 2016 cohort today including three local companies, as well as startups...

What do an Argentinian, Israeli, Canadian, Guatemalan and Hoosier have in common? For one thing, they each head up a growing FinTech company. For...

If you’ve ever been hit up by an angelic-faced grade schooler peddling magazine subscriptions or an eager trumpet player asking for donations so her...

Judy Sindecuse can be described in many different ways, but resolute may be the most apt description, and her resolve has paid off for...

Amit Kothari has achieved the status of bad ass. The technology entrepreneur steps out of a seminar in Silicon Valley hosted by 500 Startups,...

Stadia Ventures celebrated the end the Stadia Accelerator's second cohort June 16 at Gateway Motorsports Park with presentations from this spring's companies, a panel discussion and...
SixThirty Cyber

St. Louis just got another accelerator. SixThirty, the St. Louis-based global financial technology (FinTech) venture fund and accelerator, just announced the launch of SixThirty CYBER,...

Prosper Women Entrepreneurs (PWE) Startup Accelerator is always working to support woman-led businesses through investment, mentorship and networking. Startups that go through the program...

Prosper Women Entrepreneurs (PWE) announces that applications are open for its PWE Startup Accelerator Program, designed for women business leaders who want to take...
six thirty fintech accelerator application

SixThirty, the St. Louis-based FinTech accelerator recently recognized as a pioneer in the industry, is accepting applicants for its Fall 2016 cohort. Applicants should apply online here and are...

Mark your calendars for May 17, when Capital Innovators turns their Demo Day into an open-to-all event you can't miss. This affair puts the accelerator’s...

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...

Whether you're an investor, a founder or a startup voyeur, the annual Capital Innovators Demo Day is the place to be on May 17, happening at...

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...
Atul Kamra, Managing Partner of SixThirty

SixThirty and St. Louis were recently recognized by Village Capital and VilCap Communities as a pioneering start-up community for our competitive advantage and work...

Stadia Ventures announced the five sports startups accepted to its Spring 2016 Sports Accelerator program this afternoon during an event at T-REX.  The companies begin their three...
SixThirty FinTech

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...

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...

Mobile devices are being used to access content by more and more people. As a result, publishers, companies, organizations and anyone with a website...

Pancreatic Cancer causes 40,000 deaths each year, with available chemotherapy regimens providing only an average of 6-11 months survival. WashU-born company Accuronix, founded by...

St Louis’ unique ecosystem of incubators, accelerators, competitions and startup facilities is working. Not only does it transform startups into thriving businesses, but it also produces...

This is the second of five EQ stories from SXSW. Read the rest here. It's never too early to start a company. Lachlan Johnson was only 12 years old when...

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

More than 120 applications from 26 countries were submitted for the seven spots in Yield Lab’s 2016 class. The nation’s first and largest agriculture...

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...

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