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5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Taking A Job At A Startup

Got grit? Ready to roll up your sleeves and tackle tough problems? Consider joining a startup.
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The Bourbon Friday Show with Ola Ayeni from Claim Academy

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show, we had the opportunity to talk with Ola Ayeni, Founder and Chief Idea Officer of Claim Academy.

Finding Another Entrepreneur to Ask Advice

If you’ve never successfully run a startup before, you'll need feedback on how to grow. How do you know whether someone has "the chops" to be able help?

On St. Louis Post-Dispatch: WeWork Opening First St. Louis office

WeWork St. Louis will be at the Met Square building downtown.

On CityLab: “Downtown St. Louis Is Rising; Black St. Louis Is Being Razed”

"Imagine if the city had secured a fund from Dorsey and Pulte to create micro-grants for small business startups—or home repair dollars—in the same north city neighborhood. Imagine if St. Louis and Detroit counted progress in some other way than number of vacant buildings demolished and number of downtown jobs added this year."

Anvil Analytics + Insights Announces Marketing Analytics Summit: Data Over Instinct

Newly Rebranded Agency to Educate and Empower Senior-Level Marketers with Analytics and Business Intelligence Training at October Event.

How Mission Control Made the Most of Their MVP

Mission Control, a digital platform startup that allows users to create sports recreation league-inspired video game leagues, has relied on nothing more than a Squarespace website, Google Sheets and Google Docs, SMS (texting tech)...
The Bourbon Friday Show

The Bourbon Friday Show with Dr. Chris Ho from Drug Design Methodologies

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show, we had the opportunity to talk with Dr. Chris Ho, Owner and CSO of Drug Design Methodologies.

CIO Executive Leadership Summit 2019 Will Discuss AI, Blockchain and How Women Are Leading...

The focal point of the 2019 St. Louis CIO Executive Leadership Summit, taking place in downtown St. Louis on Thursday October 3rd, will be on the innovative mindset and leadership required to partner with...

All Entrepreneurs Hustle, But Creatives Raising Funds Need Side Hustle

Adam Frick-Verdine, sound designer and the brains behind the audio mapping project Unheard of STL, got into entrepreneurship by necessity. He got an internship followed by a job in his field in sound design...

InvestMidwest Appoints Phyllis Ellison as New Executive Director, Transfers Management Role to Cortex

InvestMidwest has appointed a new Executive Director. Chris Walsh, InvestMidwest’s first and only executive director, is passing the torch to Cortex’s Vice President of Partnerships and Program Development Phyllis Ellison, who will serve as...

On Entrepreneurially Thinking: Rung for Women on Wealth Building, Family Stability, Well-Being and Career

Joining this episode is Leslie Gill, Executive Director of Rung for Women. Having served in leadership capacities for several profit and non-profit organizations, Leslie has been deeply involved in a wide range of social welfare issues.

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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

Claim Academy has been awarded a second grant from Facebook Community Boost. Applications for Facebook scholarships in 2019 are now open until Sunday, January 13.

Text Messages Are Getting A Major Upgrade

With RCS, those futuristic cyberpunk dreams of bite-size AIs and a persistent mobile web become evenly distributed.

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

The last quarter of 2018 saw GiftAMeal pick up nearly a quarter of a million dollars in awards and funding.

I Love This Radical Approach To Workforce Development

Entrepreneur Quest Student Accelerator Competition, the first ever collaboration of universities statewide, got off to a phenomenal start.

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?

Startup Connection is celebrating 10 years of connecting the city to the next great companies that call St.Louis home.

Two Silicon Valley Heroes Share the Love for St. Louis

Two prominent figures in the Silicon Valley tech scene recently made public displays of affection for our city.

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MOSourceLink Publishes Regional and Statewide Entrepreneur Ecosystem Guide Map

MOSourceLink has released its statewide Resource Rail, a map of the resources available to entrepreneurs...

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

On April 15th, Ched Wagner, Manager of Nvsted, is hosting a panel discussion at EQ Leadership Labs on Crowdfunding Your Business.

The Coworking Guide to St. Louis

Let EQ guide you through all the shared office space amenities available to startups interested in coworking in St. Louis.

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

St. Louis is a hotbed for startup accelerator programs right now, each with features that stand out — such as a focus on a specific industry sector to an emphasis on inclusion.

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....