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Ten Semi-Finalists Announced for $1,000,000 Pitch Competition

Chaifetz Group has announced that ten companies have advanced to the semi-final round of the inaugural Chaifetz STLaunch investment pitch competition. Over the next week, Chaifetz Group will continue to meet with and diligence...
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Mastercard Commits $250,000 To Support LaunchCode’s CoderGirl

On Wednesday, January 16, 2019, Mastercard will announce a five-year commitment of $250,000 in support of LaunchCode’s CoderGirl program, which provides tech training and job placement to women with a desire to enter the...

National Competition Awards Young Entrepreneur Fellowship to 3 MO Startup Founders

Non-profit organization, Future Founders, who "believes every youth can become an entrepreneur," has selected eighteen entrepreneurs to participate in its 2019 Fellowship program, three of whom hail from Missouri.“The 2019 Fellows are some of...
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The Bourbon Friday Show with Dawn Manske from Made for Freedom

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show we had the opportunity to talk with Dawn Manske, Co-Founder and CEO of Made for Freedom, about her mission and how Made for Freedom fights human...

Facebook Grants Claim Academy Another $250,000 in Scholarship Funding

When Ola Ayeni, founder of four-year-old software development bootcamp Claim Academy, first heard that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was looking for him in 2017, he didn’t believe it."Someone from his network contacted me...

Text Messages Are Getting A Major Upgrade

Just shy of a year ago, nativeMsg, a conversational AI startup co-founded out of St. Louis and Chicago, was selected to work with Google in their Early Access Program (EAP) for RCS business messaging....

Step Up Your Social Selling in 2019 With These 4 Linkedin Outreach Tactics

Registration is now open for SalesMentour's next sales accelerator event on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 from 4:30 PM to 9:00 PM at T-Rex, sponsored by Outreach.io and presented in association with EQ.Social selling is...
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The Bourbon Friday Show with Sarah Schlafly from Mighty Cricket

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show we had the opportunity to talk with Sarah Schlafly, Co-Founder and CEO of Mighty Cricket, about her recent product launch and ‘cereal’ entrepreneur journey.Approachable and Sustainable...

Recapping the Web: “Here Are the Top Midwestern States and Cities for Startups”

Throughout the 20th century, the American Midwest was known as the manufacturing center for the nation, and for much of the world. Even today, a majority of agricultural commodities are developed and produced there....

Recapping the Web: “Life in the Silicon Prairie: Tech’s Great Migration to the Midwest”

Zachary Crockett of The Hustle, an online tech and business publication, starts his article “Life in the Silicon Prairie: Tech’s Great Migration to the Midwest” by asking Silicon Valley tech workers what they picture...

Recapping the Web: “I moved from a big city to a smaller one —...

St. Louis entrepreneur Alex Haimann, partner and head of business development at Less Annoying CRM, made a bold move when he left a good job in Washington D.C. for a full-time MBA program in...

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Geniecast Is Transforming Access to Experts

As a startup founder and business owner myself, I have to admit to exhaling a...

The St. Louis Midtown Redevelopment Corporation Envisions An Innovation Corridor Stretching From Cortex to SLU Law School

Within the next few years, midtown St. Louis near SLU may well be the busiest...

From Madison to STL: Rebate Bus Sets the Standard for Job Creation Through Innovation

The Ameren Accelerator didn’t just help Rebate Bus break into a highly competitive industry —...

SentiAR Scored A Major Milestone In Federal Grant Peer Review Process

What do you think of when you think of augmented reality? Yep, finding Pokemon in...

One Year in, the Ameren Accelerator Has Surpassed All Expectations

Offering a compelling combination of unparalleled infrastructure, experienced mentors, eager student interns, and $100,000 in...

News Flash for Energy Startups: The Power of Partnering with an Accelerator is Real

Given their capacity to connect founders to relevant mentors, candidates, and technology capabilities, accelerators provide...

To Improve Healthcare, Washington University Makes a Big Bet on Big Data

An introduction at the 2017 GlobalSTL Health Innovation Summit turned into a multi-million dollar partnership...

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...

Energy startups compete for $100K and a spot in the 2018 Ameren Accelerator

Applications opened last week for the Ameren Accelerator, a public-private partnership between the University of...

Drop By Drop: How Rapid Growth Killed My First Startup

Houston, we have a problem.Our small group of beta testers for Drizzle SMS had gone...

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The Coworking Guide to St. Louis

Looking to rent affordable office space? If you're new to the concept of "co-working," you’ll...

Guide to Startup Pitch Events in St. Louis

With all the formats for “pitching” your company around St. Louis, how is an entrepreneur...

Getting Started With Exporting: Resources for Entrepreneurs in St. Louis

Despite the long-held belief among exporting agencies that businesses should securely establish themselves in domestic markets before attempting to export, startups are now increasingly "born global." Here's what you need to know to get started in St. Louis.

Where To Live In Downtown St. Louis

It’s no secret that Downtown St. Louis is quickly becoming one of the most desirable neighborhoods in the metro area. Delivering on the live-work-play qualities that more St. Louisans are looking for, Downtown offers plenty of spots to hang your hat. Here are eight places urban dwellers will love, all within blocks of the Downtown innovation community.

St. Louis Startup Accelerator Guide

We lay out the startup accelerator and startup incubator options for entrepreneurs based in St....