The Real Epicenter of the Talent Crisis

Join EQ for Happy Hour at Covo today (Wednesday, August 15, 2018) from 5:30pm, where we will be moderating a discussion on Innovative Leadership:...

DevOps Midwest Conference at T-Rex Teaches Best Practices for Automating Development

DevOps Midwest, a special conference with a slate of nationally known experts in the field of software development, will be held September 19-20, 2018...

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...

The PixelPop Festival Is Both A Throwback And A Look Forward in Independent Gaming

Over the final weekend of July, the PixelPop Festival filled the banquet space of St. Louis University’s Busch Student Center with the best and...

Cortex Metrolink Grand Opening

A new Metrolink station at Cortex will provide a new, convenient transportation option for the thousands of employees and visitors in the central corridor...
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St. Louis’ SLAM! Agency Opens Office In Miami CIC

SLAM! Agency, the agency behind the podcast “Innovation City” is hosting a grand opening for their new Miami office in CIC’s Wynwood co-working space...
Startup Showcase at Startup Connection

St. Louis Startup Connection Accepting Applications

Beginning today, St. Louis Startups can apply at www.startupconnection.org/venture-showcase.html to showcase their company and their products and compete for cash and in-kind prizes. The...

New Coders to Show Off Facebook Funded Projects at Demo Day on July 12

Earlier this year, St. Louis-based software developer bootcamp Claim Academy announced a partnership with Facebook Community Boost, which provided scholarship funds to students who...
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Local Startup Captures Anticipation and Nostalgia as the City Unveils the Renovated Gateway Arch...

The new park grounds, museum and Arch renovations represents decades of planning and years of design and construction and $380 Million in public and...

GlobalHack’s 2018 Hackathon To Focus On Improving The Foreign Born Experience

GlobalHack’s biannual flagship hackathon event returns in 2018 to the Chaifetz Arena on October 12-14. If you’re new to the concept, know this: GlobalHack's hackathons...

Agriculture Is A Bellwether Industry; AgTech A Bellwether Of Change In The Heartland

Davos on the Delta just hosted its second three-day conference last week (May 15-17) at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis. The AgTech conference is...

T-Rex and Cortex’s Dennis Lower Honored At 2018’s What’s Right With The Region Awards

The What’s Right with the Region Awards celebrates businesses and organizations that often toil in obscurity but nonetheless provide essential services to better their...
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Davos On The Delta Connects Farmers, Distributors, and Buyers, to Spur Innovation in AgTech

For the founders of iSelect Fund, Craig Herron and Carter Williams and their partners, holding a conference like Davos on the Delta around the...

This Wednesday, May 16th: Join OPO Startups As They Celebrate Third Anniversary

OPO Startups, the coworking space housed in a renovated historic post office on Main Street in St. Charles, will celebrate it’s third anniversary with...

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...

New Conference Aims to Prepare St. Louis Workforce to Transform Into A.I. Tech Hub

Among the legends within the St. Louis’ entrepreneur community, David Karandish and Chris Sims, have launched a non-profit called Prepare.ai dedicated to driving the...

This Friday: SLU Hosting Masterclass on Self Management and Shared Leadership

Doug Kirkpatrick from The Morning Star Company will be presenting at the The Age of Self-Management & Shared Leadership event, hosted by the Richard...

Award-Winning Conference Brings Top Midwest Women Business Owners to St. Louis

The Midwest Women Business Owners’ Conference (MWBOC), a semi-annual event presented by business consulting and coaching organization, Black Dress Partners, and premier accounting firm...

Art Hackers Launch Party Celebrates Opening of BreakerSpaces At Cortex

Fabricatorz Foundation announces O.N.G. (ONLY NEXT GENERATION), a one night music and visual media experience. The event opens at 8:30 PM on Friday, April...
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Venture Cafe Fireside Chat: Meet The City CTO, St. Louis’ First Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Robert Gaskill-Clemons will be attending this Thursday’s (April 26th) event at Venture Cafe, located at 4240 Duncan Ave at 5:30 PM. Gaskill-Clemons joined...

Knowledge Drop Recap of 2018 Midwest Digital Marketing Conference

The 2018 Midwest Digital Marketing Conference (MDMC) was full of “gold nuggets and knowledge bombs left and right,” according to Stephanie Liu, one of...

Sling Health 2018 MedTech Demo Day, Tomorrow at Cortex

What began as a WashU student group in 2013 has became a fully incorporated nonprofit, celebrating six years of showcasing local and national MedTech...

Covo STL Plays Host to Drone Selfies at Oui Gallery Opening

Oui.Gallery, a new project from the brains behind St Louis' Art Hack Day, have announced their first exhibition which will held at Covo STL...

St. Louis Fashion Fund Reveals Plans to Reach “Critical Mass” in Downtown Garment District

St. Louis-based real estate firm Tower Real Estate Group will collaborate with the St. Louis Fashion Fund, Downtown STL, and Saint Louis Development Corporation to...

What To Do In St. Louis This Weekend (February 2nd)

This weekend really just consists of three things: pre-Mardi Gras festivities, the Super Bowl, and Comic Con. Your best bet is to head to...

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...

Ameren Accelerator Results Boost Energy Startups In St. Louis

The seven startups who came to St. Louis to participate in the Ameren Accelerator delivered a showcase of their innovative solutions and new energy...

What To Do In St. Louis This Weekend (October 13th)

Relish these final days of being able to go outside without a heavy coat on. Soon they’ll be gone, and we’ll all be sad. Thursday...

What To Do In St. Louis This Weekend (October 6th)

You know fall has arrived when the weekend plans involved the Botanical Gardens’ Best of Missouri Market, a Blues game, and Oktoberfest. Dig out...
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Announcing Olio City Partnership on EQ

I'm really pleased to welcome Ellen Prinzi as a new author on EQ. She is CEO of Olio City, a personalized 'intelligent-agent' style concierge...
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What to Do In St. Louis This Weekend 9/26

We see you - busy entrepreneur - making stuff happen! The end of summer can be depressing in St. Louis—no more hanging out by...

Why Values Matter To Founders and Entrepreneurs

Most startup founders are mission-driven: their entrepreneurial sense helps them identify a critical need no one’s thought to address, or a potential solution to...
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SixThirty Co-Hosts Second Annual Distributed: Trade Conference in St. Louis, Draws Financial and Supply...

SixThirty and BTC Media will co-host the 2nd annual Distributed: Trade conference at Washington University in St. Louis on Monday, July 24. An intersection of finance and trade, Distributed: Trade is building on its conversation from last year about optimizing blockchain technology across entire industries. They are expecting over 50 speakers from around the world with a large number of local St. Louis experts in the mix.
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Why STL Innovators Should Attend “Downtown Online” on June 15

St. Louis’ Downtown has seen a tremendous amount of growth over the last few years. To celebrate this growth and to share updates with the public, Downtown STL, Inc. will host its annual event, “Downtown Online,” on June 15. Here's why you should be there.
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Missouri Venture Forum Brings Together 36 Speakers for Its Free Investor and Entrepreneurship Conference...

In one of the largest local efforts to link the St. Louis startup community with leading experts, Missouri Venture Forum has landed more than 35 speakers for its second annual "Roadmap to Entrepreneurship" conference.
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Venture Cafe and Accenture Host NXT@4240 Event

On Thursday, May 25, Venture Café is partnering with Accenture to explore ways to drive positive change in the community through new technology and design at the latest installment of NXT@4240. Here's what to expect.
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#CEO2CEO: Blake Marggraff of Epharmix and Anthony Tersigni of Ascension on Healthcare Technology

The first 2017 CEO2CEO event took place on April 10 at T-REX, bringing together Blake Marggraff of Epharmix and ­­­­Anthony Tersigni of Ascension for a conversation centered around healthcare. Read the Q&A.
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7 Startup and Tech Events Happening This Week

From BBQ birthday parties to a Demo Day on The Pageant stage, here are seven events to keep you busy this week.

Cortex Rolls Out a Full Summer Calendar of Outdoor Events

Cortex has announced a slew of outdoor events happening this summer in Cortex Commons. From food truck lunches to pop-up markets and live concerts, the outdoor space will play host to several events a week. Mark your calendar with these.

Opera Theatre St. Louis Engages Startups With Special Events Geared Toward Innovation Community

Opera Theatre St. Louis has been focused for most of its history on being an innovator when it comes to the work it puts on stage. Now it's focused on engaging the innovation community with special events.
NewSpace Business Plan Competition

Shark Tank in Space: Space Business Pitch Competition To Be Held May 26 at...

The second regional NewSpace Business Plan Competition will be held in conjunction with the 2017 International Space Development Conference (ISDC) on May 26 in St. Louis. Apply by May 12 to participate.

Sling Health Hosts 5th Annual Demo Day at Cortex on April 28

Sling Health will host its fifth annual Demo Day on Friday, April 28 at the Cortex Innovation Community. Here are the details.
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CEO2CEO Returns with Blake Marggraff of Epharmix and Anthony Tersigni of Ascension

#CEO2CEO, the event series hosted by Accelerate St. Louis that pairs CEOs of startups and large enterprises for one-on-one conversations, returns on April 10.

Savvy Kids Fosters Kids’ Natural Entrepreneurship Impulses

Savvy Coders, the startup that teaches front end software development skills to anyone with the desire to learn, is rolling out a program targeting 10-13 year-olds next month, Savvy Kids.
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Prosper Women Entrepreneurs Hosts Accelerator Demo Day on March 29

Prosper Women Entrepreneurs will host its next Demo Day on Wednesday, March 29 at Washington University in St. Louis. Here are all the details.
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Midwest Digital Marketing Conference 2017 to Include Startup Pitch Competition

Calling all digital marketing startups: pitch your ideas in front of potential users and customers and be eligible to win a cash prize of $2,500, sponsored by Purina.
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Venture Café Expands Programming to 39 North and LaunchCode Mentor Center

For over two years, Venture Cafe has been a mainstay of St. Louis' innovation community. Its centerpiece, the Thursday Weekly Gathering, is an event that...
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Five Tech Events Happening This Week

Here are five events to ease you into a busy 2017.
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What’s Happening This Week in STL Tech

Amidst the endless stream of holiday parties and squeezing an extra day (or three) into your holiday-filled month, let yourself be inspired at this week’s mix of talks, meetups and happy hours.
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9 Events This Week: The Holiday Edition

We work hard building businesses and community every day, and have much to step back from and celebrate this week as we enter the season...

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...
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Mastercard hosts NXT@4240: Celebrating Women in Tech and in Business

Mastercard sponsored NXT@4240 at Venture Cafe this week with the theme, "Women in Tech/Women in Business." Venture Cafe launched NXT@4240 this past spring as...

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...
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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...
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6 Startup Events Not to Miss This Week

Demo Days, Cortex Tours, Meetups oh my. Here is a handful of events to include in your plans this week. Prosper Women Entrepreneurs Accelerator Demo Day Wed.,...
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Five Startup and Tech Events in St. Louis This Week – 10/31

From the annual Arch Grants Gala to WashU's premier hackathon, mark your calendar for five startup and tech events happening this week across the city.   LaunchCode...
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12 Startup and Tech Events Happening in STL This Week

Mark your calendar for these 11 startup and tech events from across the city happening this week. If you have events you’d like to see on EQ’s...
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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...

NGA Hosts First GEOx Geospatial Technology Showcase This Week at Cortex

The St. Louis-based National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) and EVNTUR event marketing firm are hosting  a "first-of-its-kind geospatial technology...
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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...

9 Startup and Tech Events Happening in St. Louis This Week

Mark your calendar for these nine startup and tech events from across the city happening this week. If you have events you’d like to see on EQ’s...
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Express Scripts Hosts Film Screening and Community Discussion on Diversity in Tech

On Wednesday, October 26, Express Scripts is hosting a free screening of "CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap" followed by a panel discussion, bringing together the...

12 Ways to Plug Into National Cyber Security Awareness Month this October–in St. Louis...

There's no doubt that St. Louis' cyber security scene is heating up. This Saturday kicks off National Cyber Security Awareness Month, with a series of events likely to create...

SixThirty CYBER Announces Inaugural Accelerator Class

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...

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...

What is Beef and a Toast?

By Diana Zeng of Full Circle. We asked her to tell us what Beef and a Toast is about, and why Full Circle started it. Beef and...

ArchHacks takes WashU Student Innovation to a New Level

Hackathons emerged in the late 2000s as intensive multi-day gatherings created to develop new technology solutions; today, many computer science students view the gatherings of...
Christina Hawatmeh, CEO and Founder of Scopio Startup Roadshow

The First Startup Roadshow Back from New York

Connect is one of those buzzwords frequently used in the startup world, as can be heard in any given pitch, but it’s also 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...

Your Guide to STL’s Biggest Fall 2016 Innovation Events

Fall in St. Louis brings a respite from the scorching summer temps before winter hits. This year, it also offers a packed schedule for anyone...

6 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...

10 Reasons to Attend GlobalHack VI

By Matt Menietti and the GlobalHack Team As a developer or someone who’s interested in technology, you may have been invited to hackathon without fully understanding what it’s...

Where to Pitch: House of Genius

As a partner and managing member at Matter Family Office, Whitney Kenter travels often for her work as she helps entrepreneurial families navigate their wealth....

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...

6 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...

Catching up with Filament: More Space, More Events and of course, Better Meetings

Filament, the Downtown more-than-a-meeting space has been open for almost six months now, so we thought we'd walk down Washington to check in 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...

Tesla’s Electric Road Trip Stops in STL this Friday

Electric car enthusiasts: Here's your chance to get behind the wheel of the car of your dreams—if you aren't already. Tesla is currently on a...

6 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...

7 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...

Why We’re Excited for Hello, Hackathon!

Next month, LaunchCode, GlobalHack and the Prosper Institute will come together for Hello, Hackathon!, a beginner-friendly event where teams will work to design an app or...

7 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...

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...

Betabox Hosts Pop Up Today at The Science Louis Science Center

Have some time this afternoon and looking for a great way to dip your toe into the maker movement? Betabox is hosting a free...

8 Startup Events You Can’t Miss

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...

7 Startup Events To Keep On Your Calendar

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...
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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...

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...
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Plans for this Weekend? Nap with Casper at St. Louis PrideFest

Casper, the sleep startup named one of the “Best Inventions of 2015” by TIME Magazine, is putting a nap on wheels and bringing free...

What You Missed if You Missed Stadia Ventures Demo Day

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...

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...

Gallery: Distributed Trade Blockchain Conference

On Tuesday, June 14, SixThirty and BTC Media presented Distributed: Trade, a first-of-its-kind conference that focused on innovative blockchain solutions for both financial services and trade...
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5 Ways For Tweens and Teens to Get Involved in Coding this Summer

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...

6 Hackathons to Keep on Your Calendar Through Fall

The hackathons are coming—and that’s a good thing. The term “hackathon” sounds like organized anarchy, but that’s a regrettable connotation and 100% incorrect. Hackathons...

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...
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Opera Theatre Hosts Tech Community for “Innovation at the Opera”

For the third year in a row, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis is hosting "Innovation at the Opera" this Wednesday, June 8, an event designed to...

WashU Competitions Launch New Companies in STL

In the startup world, competitions provide an array of opportunities for entrepreneurs to win funding as well as mentorship and training. Washington University in...

What to Expect at Tonight’s NXT@4240 Event at Venture Café

By Savannah Davis It's a busy one at Venture Cafe this week. EQ's co-founder and managing partner Kelly Hamilton will be moderating a chat with Dr....

How to Create a Scalable, Human Culture for Startup Growth

6 Takeaways for Startups from the 2016 WorkHuman Conference Luke Fryer was new in town. In 2007, the serial restaurant entrepreneur had just moved to...

6 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...

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