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T-REX Gets a Facelift to Accommodate Booming Startup Scene

The historic Lammert building in Downtown St. Louis was constructed in 1890, nearly a century before the first Internet connection. Today, it’s the home of T-REX: one of the region’s leading technology incubators where...

GiftAMeal Wins 1st Place and $2,500 at Midwest Digital Marketing Conference

GiftAMeal took first place this week at the Midwest Digital Marketing Conference (MDMC) Pitch Competition hosted by University of Missouri - St. Louis (UMSL) at Union Station in downtown St. Louis.Over 1,700 people...

Cultivation Capital Opens Chicago Office

St. Louis based venture capital firm Cultivation Capital has opened a Chicago office to reinforce its support of early-stage technology companies in the Midwest. “Having a physical presence in Chicago will help strengthen our...
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The Bourbon Friday Show with Michael Lamb from nativeMSG

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show, we had the opportunity to talk with Michael Lamb, President and Co-Founder of nativeMSG.https://www.facebook.com/EQSTL/videos/827683094265965/ nativeMSG—Simplifying Communication Channels For many people, the idea of talking to a chatbot isn’t...
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Keeping Self and Business in Balance: Leadership Lounge Show With Gv Freeman

Join me, my guest and featured speaker, Gv (Shane) Freeman, and the 450+ 'preneurs and 50+ speakers at EQ Leadership Labs the morning of April 15.Most of us work at the intersection of many...

EQ, St. Louis Post Dispatch, and TheSTL.com, Join Forces on #TaxDay to Discuss Media’s...

Join us for an exciting discussion during EQ Leadership Labs about media literacy with local editors and reporters. This session aims to teach readers aspects of media literacy, transparency around the media production process,...
The Bourbon Friday Show

The Bourbon Friday Show with Melanie Igwe from Drugviu

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show we had the opportunity to talk with Melanie Igwe, Founder and COO of Drugviu.https://www.facebook.com/bourbonfridays/videos/308629236519307/ Drugviu—Empowerment for Your Health When taking a new medication, it’s important to know how...
Ameren Accelerator

2019 Ameren Accelerator Seeks Startups to Develop Smart Community Tech and Clean Energy Solutions

With the goal of making the energy grid smarter, more reliable, resilient and secure, Ameren Corporation is accepting applications for the Ameren Accelerator, an innovative public-private partnership with the University of Missouri System, UMSL...

21 Questions that Help You Pursue the Right Funding Options for Your Startup

Although running out of cash is the second most common reason for startups to fail (yes, second, the first is actually no market need for their product), startup founders often find themselves stumped when...

Arts and Education Council Names 5 Finalists in stARTup Creative Competition

The Arts and Education Council has named five finalists in the third annual stARTup Creative Competition. A partnership with the PNC Foundation, the competition encourages the development of great ideas with art at their...
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Prepare.ai Conference Is Tomorrow: Four Values That Drive David Karandish’s Latest Ventures

Prepare.ai, the artificial intelligence conference hosted in St. Louis returns tomorrow for the second year running. The conference is the brainchild of David Karandish, most well-known for founding Answers.com, and represents the non-profit arm...

Tomorrow: Join SLU and the NGA for the Geo-Resolution 2019 Conference

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and Saint Louis University (SLU) are co-sponsoring a new geospatial conference in St. Louis to bring together the government, academic and industry partners who are growing the Geospatial Ecosystem...

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NiMONiKS Develops InsureTech on Blockchain to Cover Micro Finance Market

Nicole Mwesigwa is co-founder and COO of NiMONiKS, a startup delivering InsureTech and blockchain solutions,...

How St. Louis Activism Made Lemonade in 2018

We’re almost a month into 2019 already, but with New Year’s day falling on a Wednesday, this year got more of a gentle start than most. So, EQ’s ‘Member Berries’ series that recaps all of the cool stuff that happened in 2018 is definitely a little late but we’ve got plenty of reasons to be cheerful.

How St. Louis Made Tech Headlines in 2018

While economic development organizations have always known this, recognition that Tech companies have an important role to play in the economic development of a city has been growing steadily among the investor community. As Tech investors grapple with an increasing sense of social responsibility, they have been looking to inspiration from cities outside of their traditional purview. Remarkably, St. Louis' startup ecosystem was often on their radar. In 2018, after years of stealthy bus tours to the Midwest, prominent investors started acting on their meditations, putting St. Louis at the center of many conversations.

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...

Text Messages Are Getting A Major Upgrade

Just shy of a year ago, nativeMsg, a conversational AI startup co-founded out of St....

Pairing a Strong Social Mission with Strong Customer ROI Proves to be a Profitable Proposition

Andrew Glantz, the CEO and Founder of GiftAMeal, a recent graduate of Washington University has...

I Love This Radical Approach To Workforce Development

Yesterday, I was lucky enough to be a judge for the first round of the...

MADE Opens New Space to St. Louis’ Vocal Maker Community

Exactly one year after TechShop went dark in Cortex, the lights have be turned back...

Which Startup Will Make it Big starting at Startup Connection’s Tenth Anniversary event?

What do Life Sciences company, Immunophotonics, video game studio Butterscotch Shenanigans, and protein-packed Belgian waffle...

Two Silicon Valley Heroes Share the Love for St. Louis

HuSTLing from Day One might just be paying off as it's been a summer of...

STL Startup Guides

21 Questions that Help You Pursue the Right Funding Options for Your Startup

Although running out of cash is the second most common reason for startups to fail...

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....

St. Louis Startup Resources At A Glance

St. Louis has the one of the fastest growing startup scenes in the country, thanks...

Guide to Coding Classes and Meetups

Whether you’re looking for a career change, to pick up a hobby or to expand...

STL Startup Funding Guide

Million-dollar ideas need more than sweat equity to transform into a successful product or service....

Why (And How) You Should Use BioSTL’s Roadmap to Entrepreneurship

Entering the startup space can be intimidating, no matter what your area of expertise or...