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Esri Announces Significant Expansion in St. Louis to Serve Rapidly Growing Geospatial Market

Esri, a global leader in location intelligence, has announced that its St. Louis office intends to triple current professional services staff to support a growing user base. The expanded office will serve as a...

First Ever Non-Alcoholic Beer with Electrolytes Hits Stores Today

WellBeing Brewing Company is reinventing the non-alcoholic category with the release of WellBeing Victory Wheat, the first-ever non-alcoholic craft beer with all-natural electrolytes to keep consumers hydrated and vitalized. Worthy of the title “World’s...

NanoGuard Technologies Closes ~$6M Series A Round to Reduce Food Waste

NanoGuard Technologies, a St. Louis-based AgTech startup, whose proprietary High Voltage Atmospheric Cold Plasma (HVACP) non-thermally improves food safety and reduces food waste, has closed a ~$6.00M Series A round of financing led by...

Benson Hill Biosystems Names St. Louis As Headquarters, Announces Expansion Plans

Benson Hill Biosystems, a crop improvement company unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants, has announced a plan to make St. Louis its official headquarters by celebrating a ceremonial groundbreaking at the future site...

Event Today: A Dialogue on Vehicle Automation and Community Impacts

Today, on May 7, Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE) and the Partnership for Transportation Innovation & Opportunity (PTIO) will be holding a town hall-style event on autonomous vehicles (AVs) and their implications for roadway...

Today: Capital Innovators Demo Day 2019

Whether you're an investor, potential customer, or just want to learn more about the startup ecosystem in St. Louis, Capital Innovators invites you to take a look at why companies choose St. Louis to...

St. Louis Based Claim Academy Now Approved To Accept The GI Bill

Claim Academy has received the approval of The Veterans Education and Training Section for the GI Bill (a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs). In March 2019, their software development bootcamp...

The Something For Everyone Party Tomorrow at Cortex 4220 Duncan Building

The 4220 Duncan building in Cortex will be open to the public tomorrow, to celebrate “The Something For Everyone Party,” this Friday, April 26, 2019, 7:00 pm to 11:30 pm.Cambridge Innovation Center, Wexford, Innovation...

Fauxgerty, Ethical Apparel Brand, Embarks on First Collaboration with Civil Alchemy

Civil Alchemy, a lifestyle retail company, is excited to announce their collaboration with St. Louis ethical apparel brand, Fauxgerty.This is Fauxgerty’s first collaboration with another brand. Fauxgerty is committed to operating through...

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...

Student Entrepreneurs Pitch Business Ideas to Local Executives, Win Cash Prizes at Busch Stadium...

The Cardinal’s 2019 season may have just started, but it wasn’t baseballs being pitched Saturday, March 30, at Busch Stadium. Instead, 10 college students from across the U.S. and Canada and 10 local high...

The Yield Lab Announces Five New Portfolio Companies

The Yield Lab has announced five new companies have joined the 2019 Yield Lab North America. These companies were selected out of a pool of 100+ applicants from around the world that are focused...

St. Louis Magazine Launch Inaugural Kidzpreneur Pitch Competition: A Shark Tank for Kids!

xplor, the region’s premier connector of individuals and families to businesses, brands, and events, has partnered with SLM Media (publishers of St. Louis Magazine and St. Louis Family) to launch the inaugural Kidzpreneur competition...

VaxNewMo’s Vaccine Breakthrough Published in Nature

St. Louis bioscience startup VaxNewMo is developing broader and more affordable vaccines faster with its patented technology. The company’s breakthrough research is currently featured in Nature Magazine's Communications section.Publication in this major peer-reviewed journal...

Startup Pursuing Sharing Economy Model for Outdoor Adventures Moves Into T-Rex

Outside360.com adapts the sharing economy model to the outdoor industry’s needs with a sleek platform that connects hosts and users through online listings for outdoor recreation. Outside360 joined the T-REX roster of early-stage technology...
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Capital Innovators Welcomes Spring 2019 Class to St. Louis

St. Louis-based startup accelerator Capital Innovators announced its Spring 2019 class at Venture Cafe in the Cortex District of St. Louis. This class is the 17th group to go through the 12-week accelerator program....

TechArtista is Hosting a Competition for Artists To Redesign Iconic Pyramids

The selected artist will receive cash compensation, a supply stipend, a $250 4 Hands gift certificate, and a 1-year drop-in membership to TechArtista.

SQ1 Ignite 4-Week Q1 2019 Cohorts Starting Soon: Still Time to Apply

Square 1 (SQ1) Ignite is a 4-week, introductory program for new/early stage technology, bioscience and consumer/manufactured product entrepreneurs, created to help founders quick-start their business model validation process.With emphasis on the business model...

$15,000 Offered for Geospatial Intelligence Scholarship

USGIF's Scholarship Program annually awards students studying geospatial intelligence and related fields with financial assistance. We offer multiple scholarships at various amounts for high school seniors all the way through the Ph.D. level.This new...

NSF/S&T I-Corps Workshop Applications Open Now

The I-Corps Site experience is a crash course for researchers, students (all levels), alumni, and non-academics to encourage technical entrepreneurship by testing research, projects and ideas for their commercial potential.This program emphasizes getting out...

WashU Summer Entrepreneurial Internship Match Program

Every year, the Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship helps place WashU student interns at startups across St. Louis for a 10-week paid summer internship, June 3rd - August 9th.Applications to Host...

Arch Grants: 2019 Global Startup Competition NOW OPEN

Arch Grants is building a new economy in St. Louis by providing $50,000 equity-free cash grants and pro bono support services to entrepreneurs who locate their early-stage businesses in St. Louis.Entry into the 2019...

Mastercard Leads Sponsorship of GlobalHack’s Code with a Cause

GlobalHack, a St. Louis-based nonprofit that drives social impact through technology, was awarded $30,000 from Mastercard to fund Code with a Cause 2019, a unique event that pairs ten local nonprofits with teams of...
Invest Midwest

Over 140 Companies Apply to Pitch at InvestMidwest

Still Time to Register for 2019’s Venture Capital Forum in Kansas City.

MTC Co-Invests $100,000 in SensrTrx

The Missouri Technology Corporation (MTC) has announced a $100,000 co-investment in SensrTrx, a manufacturing analytics company based in St. Louis, MO.
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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...

RiverVest Closes Raise of $184.4 Million on Fourth Life Sciences Fund

Life sciences venture capital firm RiverVest Venture Partners today announced the final closing of RiverVest Venture Fund IV, L.P., reaching $184.4 million in capital commitments in an oversubscribed fundraise. RiverVest Fund IV marks the...
T-REX Impact Report

How Relocating to T-Rex Brought Engility Closer to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

This is not a cautionary tale of genetic engineering gone bad; it is a tale of how Engility recognized an opportunity to better partner with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) by moving into the...

African-American Arts Leadership Fellowship Program: Applications Opens for Spring 2019

The Arts and Education Council (A&E) is accepting applications for the spring 2019 Katherine Dunham Fellowship, a program that promotes diversity in arts leadership by giving African-American students and recent graduates an opportunity to...
Coolfire Solutions

Data Management Platform Raises a Cool $11.5 Million in Series B Funding

Coolfire Solutions, creators of the Ronin Platform a situational awareness delivery platform, today announced that it raised $11.5 million in an oversubscribed Series B financing. An undisclosed strategic investor led the investment round along...

University of Missouri System Launches Accelerator Program to Foster and Fund Student Business Ideas

Student entrepreneurs in the University of Missouri System could earn up to $30,000 in prize money thanks to a new systemwide initiative known as the Entrepreneur Quest Student Accelerator.The program, which UM System President...

“St. Louis Isn’t Just a City: It’s a Dream Laboratory,” Says Writer in Southwest...

The October in-flight edition of Southwest Airlines: The Magazine will feature an in-depth profile of St. Louis.Writer Miles Howard visited St. Louis over the summer to research the story. The piece is part of...

HuSTLe From Day One: St. Louis Brand Manifesto Video Wins Fourth Accolade

The brand video designed for the Amazon HQ2 pitch took home another award, this time a 2018 Mid-America EMMY Award for Best Short Format Program. The video won 3 ADDY Awards earlier in 2018.Watch...

Capital Innovators Welcomes Fall 2018 Class to St. Louis

St. Louis-based startup accelerator Capital Innovators has announced its Fall 2018 class - the 16th group to go through their 12-week accelerator program. Six startups join the local accelerator's portfolio of over 100 companies.The...
Stadia Ventures

Stadia Ventures Announces Fall 2018 Cohort in Sports Business Accelerator

After receiving applications from across the U.S. and more than 20 countries, Stadia Ventures is excited to announce its Fall 2018 cohort for its sports and esports business accelerator.The 5 startups entering the Fall...
SLU

Saint Louis University Becomes First in St. Louis Region to Achieve I-Corps Site Status

The Office of the Vice President for Research at Saint Louis University (SLU) has announced that SLU has become the first university in the St. Louis region to achieve Innovation Corps (I-Corps) status.Awarded...

Gremlin Social Acquires Two Companies, VidVerify and Insight CRM, to Expand Social Marketing Product...

Gremlin Social, a fintech startup in St. Louis, has acquired two companies as part of a strategic expansion: VidVerify, a video-based communication platform for mortgage lenders, and Insight CRM, a SaaS solution for social...

Galera Therapeutics Raises $150 Million to Advance “Breakthrough Therapy” for Debilitating Cancer Side Effect

Galera Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage drug discovery company, whose research and development is based in St. Louis, has announced that it has secured $150 million in a joint, oversubscribed Series C financing and royalty...

Allscripts-EPSi Announces Partnership with Ilerasoft, an Arch Grant Recipient

EPSi, Allscripts (NASDAQ:MDRX) flagship budgeting, long-range planning, cost accounting and financial decision support platform, announced a partnership with Ilerasoft, Inc. to offer clients additional capital budgeting capabilities and to provide analytics to help improve...

Here’s How Ameren Accelerator Made a Difference to Six Energy Technology Startups

Entrepreneurs from six startups, who came to St. Louis this summer to participate in the 2018 Ameren Accelerator, took part in a Demo Day hosted by Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) and partners on September...

LaunchCode Is Offering Free Coding Courses to Veterans, Active Service Members, and Military Families

National workforce development nonprofit, LaunchCode, is accepting applications from St. Louis area veterans, Reserves, active service members and military families for a special cohort of LC101, their flagship 20-week computer programming course. This course...
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OPO Demo Day Applications are Live!

OPO Demo Day is a competitive, live pitch competition for entrepreneur's in the technology field.Application entries open September 5, 2018 and close October 17, 2018. The top 4 selected entries will be notified by...

St. Louis Public Library holds Job Fair with representatives from 15 area companies

Are you looking for a job or just looking for new opportunities? Join us for St. Louis Public Library’s first Job Fair on Saturday, September 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Central...

Venture Cafe Launches EdHub Fellowship

Venture Café St. Louis is launching the region’s first Education Innovation Hub in St. Louis (EdHub STL). Known for their weekly and monthly Gatherings of innovators, Venture Café has a track record of building...

Ready, Set, Hack: T-REX and OGC Holds a Smarter Safer Cities Hackathon

As part of the SCIRA (Smart Cities Interoperability Reference Architecture) initiative, the Open Geospatial Consortium and T-REX are pleased to present Hacks and the City: a Smarter Safer Cities Hackathon.The Hackathon will take place...

GlobalHack and Monsanto Fund Team Up to Bring CS First to Middle Schools

GlobalHack, a St. Louis-based nonprofit that drives social impact through technology, announced today an award of $40,000 from the Monsanto Fund to fund computer science programming in 30 local middle schools.The program, CS First...

With Help From The Yield Lab, Aptimmune Biologics Gains Access to the Worldwide Market

Aptimmune Biologics, a member of the 2016 Yield Lab portfolio of AgTech startups, announced their partnership with Kemin Industries, an Ag and Animal product manufacturer headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa for world-wide distribution. As...

PGAV Destinations publishes latest insights into “Traveling Teenagers”

Recent studies show that today’s teens are vastly different than all previous generations. Why? They live in a distinct social and political climate, have more engaged parents, and a far more connected world.“Teenagers...

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 at the TREX Center, 911 Washington Avenue in St. Louis....

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 of St. Louis where parking is at a premium.The...

Cortex Innovation Community Celebrate Aloft Hotel Groundbreaking

The new 129 room hotel at Cortex is scheduled to open Fall 2019. The Aloft brand is designed to appeal to the next generation traveler, offering a tech-forward hotel environment, sleek, understated guest rooms,...

Lewis & Clark Ventures Leads $3.8M Series A for “Medical Ridesharing” Platform

Lewis & Clark Ventures announced its investment in Kaizen Health, Inc., a healthcare-logistics and NEMT (non-emergency medical transportation) technology platform. The Chicago-based company is led by founder and CEO Mindi Knebel. Kaizen Health works...
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 event, now in its tenth year, was started as a...

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 could not afford to attend the coding bootcamp otherwise. This...
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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 private funds. A politician-studded cast presided over the ribbon cutting...

BioSTL Brings International Health Care Innovators and Medtech to St. Louis

In its second annual GlobalSTL Health Innovation Summit held on June 27, 2018, GlobalSTL invites health tech from Israel, Ireland, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands to visit the City and and pitch St....

New Second Fund from SixThirty Makes Four New FinTech Investments

SixThirty, a global FinTech seed fund and business development program, has announced a second fund, SixThirty 2.0. The first set of investments from the new fund build on and expand SixThirty’s investment thesis of...

GlobalSTL Formalizes Business Development Agreement with French AgTech Accelerator

A Memorandum of Understanding formalizes a new business relationship focused on AgTech and FoodTech between St. Louis and Dijon, France.The international partnership connects the St. Louis and Burgundy regions’ AgTech ecosystems at both...

Six Startups Selected to Participate in the 2018 Ameren Accelerator Program

Six startup companies have been selected by Ameren Corporation to come to St. Louis to participate in the 2018 Ameren Accelerator, an innovative public-private partnership with the University of Missouri System, UMSL Accelerate, and...

Two Startups Advance Seed Rounds During Stadia Ventures Sports Accelerator Program in St. Louis

Last week over 70 people from across the St. Louis investment, startup and sports landscapes joined the Stadia Ventures team in celebrating the accomplishments of four sports business startups who had graduated from the...

Claim Academy Launches New Apprenticeship Program to Empower Veterans

Claim Academy, the software developer bootcamp in St. Louis that partnered with Facebook earlier this year, has announced the launch of their first apprenticeship program. A new partnership with Eagle Technology Group encourages veterans...

BioGenerator and Kingdom Capital Lead $2.4 Million Series A Round in Canopy BioSciences

Canopy Biosciences closed a $2.4 million investment to develop new research tools, commercialize its cutting-edge products, and hire additional employees. BioGenerator, the investment arm of BioSTL, and Kingdom Capital co-led the multi-million-dollar deal which...

BacterioScan Receives FDA Clearance for Rapid Infection Detection System

BacterioScan, Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a 510(k) Premarket Notification clearance for its 216Dx Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) detection system. The BacterioScan 216Dx system is a rapid...

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 the annual “OPO Birthday Party” from 3:30 – 7:00 PM...

$50 Million Investment in St Louis from Microsoft Follows Opening of New Building at...

The new 4220 Duncan building represents the next phase of development in St. Louis at the Cortex Innovation Community, which will see the opening of the new Microsoft Technology Center, as part of a...

Capital Innovators Demo Day 2018

Capital Innovators is showcasing twelve of their latest investments at their annual Demo Day on May 15th, 2018. The event takes place in St. Louis at The Pageant, one of the region’s premiere concert...

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 and title sponsor, Anders CPAs + Advisors, will take place...
Coolfire Solutions

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 the city on March 5th as the first Chief Technology...

Brazen Global Expands Into Six U.S. Cities

Brazen Global, a membership organization for women entrepreneurs, is opening in six new markets: Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Fort Worth and Philadelphia.Brazen is expanding to unlock the tremendous potential in “growth-seeking” women business...
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Nano Thermal Suit Inventors to Compete in High School Student Entrepreneur Competition

Four young entrepreneurs from St. Louis Metro area high schools will pitch their business ideas at the Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) Regional Youth Entrepreneurship competition to be held at the DK Annex on...

Securus Medical Group Sold to Boston Scientific Corporation for $50 Million

Earlier this month, Clayton VC firm, RiverVest Venture Partners announced portfolio company Securus Medical Group, Inc., has been sold to Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX).Boston Scientific has been an investor in Securus since...

STL Partnership Launches Crowd Funding Platform

Nvsted (pronounced “N-vested”), a St. Louis-centric crowdfunding marketplace, has received federal Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) approval and is now open to St. Louis-based businesses and investors from around the United States. Nvsted provides...

Venture Cafe St. Louis to Open Innovation Hall at Cortex

Scheduled to open mid-2018, Venture Café’s Innovation Hall will be the first civic innovation center in the Midwest geared toward entrepreneurs and innovators. Innovation Hall will be comprised of the Civic Lounge, a free...
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New Digital Literacy Program Brings Coding to the Community

​LaunchCode, a national nonprofit focused on creating pathways to careers in technology, has announced the Discovery program, made possible by a partnership with Facebook’s Community Boost initiative.Pre-Qualification Program for Apprenticeships Discovery is a digital...

SixThirty Adds More Partners to Spring 2018 Business Development Program

SixThirty has announced new partnership agreements with BNY Mellon's Pershing, Detalus, Enterprise Bank & Trust to join its roster of premier global financial services and technology partners. The news follows the recent announcement of...
BioGenerator

Local Immunotherapy Startup Attracts $3 Million Investment

St. Louis-based startup Unleash Immuno Oncolytics, which has developed viral-based biologics to attack cancerous tumors, has attracted a major investment from publicly-traded Japanese company Oncolys BioPharma.Unleash is an immunotherapy company that develops genetically-engineered adenoviruses...

Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) Closes $58 Million Equity Investment from HB Reavis

Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) has announced that it has closed a $58 Million equity investment from European partner HB Reavis. CIC will use the proceeds to expand its network of science and technology innovation...

World Wide Technology Announces Partnership with SixThirty

World Wide Technology (WWT), a market-leading technology solution provider, has announced a multi-year partnership with SixThirty, a venture fund and startup accelerator that invests in financial technology-based startups.As part of the partnership WWT’s...
Lean Media

Lean Media Closes $500K in Seed Funding from Missouri Investors

Lean Media, an audience-first programmatic media company serving the agriculture industry and businesses targeting rural audiences, has announced the successful closure of an oversubscribed seed round of $500,000.Much of Lean Media’s funding round came...

Capital Innovators Spring 2018 Startup Accelerator Class Announced

Capital Innovators has selected six new companies to take part in its Spring 2018 startup accelerator cohort. The Spring 2018 class includes companies from Mexico, Singapore, and across the U.S."We’re thrilled at the international...
Dedric Carter, Washington University in St. Louis Associate Provost

45 Companies from 15 States to Present at InvestMidwest Venture Capital Forum

45 high-growth companies from 15 states have been selected to pitch their cases to prospective funders at the 2018 InvestMidwest Venture Capital Forum on March 28-29 at the Hilton St. Louis.The InvestMidwest selection panel,...
SentiAR

SentiAR Awarded $2.2 Million Federal Grant to Advance Augmented Reality Device for Cardiologists

SentiAR will receive $2.2 million of non-dilutive milestone installments to advance its platform. Using the SentiAR technology, through the Microsoft head-up display, physicians can view, measure, and manipulate real-time holographic images of the patient’s...

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 Missouri System, UMSL Accelerate and Capital Innovators that offers mentorship and $100,000 in investment to energy-technology startups.Selected companies each...

Mindy Mazur Joins Brazen St. Louis As New Executive Director

Mindy Mazur has been named as full-time executive director of Brazen St. Louis, the non-profit organization formerly known as Prosper Women Entrepreneurs. She is responsible for leading programming, operations and collaboration with the St....

Elaine Queathem Joins ITEN as Lead EIR for Corporate Innovation Program

ITEN has announced that Elaine Queathem is joining the team as the lead Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) for the Corporate Innovation Program (CIP).Elaine has an MBA from Webster University, her career accomplishments include operations, financial management,...

#STL2ARG: St. Louis World Trade Delegation Visit Argentina

More than 30 community and business leaders from the St. Louis region are set for a trade & investment mission to Argentina. The World Trade Center St. Louis and St. Louis Economic Development Partnership...

Startup Connection Releases List of St Louis Startups Selected for Venture Showcase

The region’s largest celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship, Startup Connection '17, has selected over sixty startups based in St. Louis to participate in this year’s Venture Showcase.Check out the full list of Startups based in...

Five Finalists Announced for St. Charles County Demo Day

OPO Startups and the St. Charles County EDC Business and Community Partners have announced the five finalists for the upcoming St. Charles County Demo Day.“I’m excited to see the technical talent and the high-potential...

New Hackathon Challenges STL to Develop Pet-Friendly Startup Ecosystem

Purina is hosting their first-ever Better with Pets Hackathon event challenging college students and working professionals to explore and build new pet-friendly technology to solve specific issues.The catch? They’ll only have 48 hours to...

Danforth Center Awarded $16MM to Enhance Sorghum for Bioenergy

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, one of the world’s largest independent plant science institutes, has been awarded a $16 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).About The ProjectBuilding on existing...

Capital Innovators Fall 2017 Accelerator Class Announced

Capital Innovators has selected six new startup companies to take part in its Fall 2017 Accelerator cohort.To date, the 83 that have received investment and completed the Capital Innovators accelerator program have collectively...
BioGenerator

BioGenerator Wins $300K Federal Grant to Build Bioscience Companies In St. Louis

BioGenerator, the investment arm of BioSTL, has won a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce to capitalize on its retooled investment strategy. That strategy is focused around quickly scaling companies to attract...

New Private Equity Firm Sets Sights On Companies Making Economic Impact In St Louis

Lewis & Clark Holdings (recently rebranded from FTL Capital), the investment office of the Hillman family, has announced the launch of Lewis & Clark Capital. The new firm will specialize in private equity investments...
AgIdea

Biotech Crop Startup Plastomics Raises Investment For Early Seed Round

Plastomics, a biotechnology startup making crops hardier through chloroplast engineering, is pleased to announce the closing of an early Seed Round. Their technology will help farmers and seed companies meet current challenges facing agricultural...

Enterprise Bank & Trust Opens Fall 2017 Enrollment For Free Business Courses

Enterprise Bank & Trust has opened enrollment for the fall semester of Enterprise University.For over 15 years, Enterprise Bank & Trust has offered courses taught by industry experts. Enterprise University provides practical, in-depth...

Join 500 Startups Partner On Whirlwind Tour of St. Louis and St. Charles

Paul Singh, one of the original three partners of 500 Startups, is on a nationwide tour and will be visiting St Louis and St Charles tomorrow, on August 23rd. Check out the full listing...

AgTech Accelerator Adds Three New Managing Directors

Agtech VC fund and startup accelerator, The Yield Lab, has announced the addition of Sherri Brown, Ph.D., Tomás Peña, and Pat Pinkston. They will join the team as Managing Directors. The Yield Lab, whose claim to fame is the...

ITEN Appoints New Executive Director, Mary Louise Helbig

The ITEN Board of Directors has appointed Mary Louise Helbig the new Executive Director of the not for profit organization, effective immediately.Mary Louise Helbig has been deeply involved with ITEN since 2014 as an...
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Arch Grants Hires Emily Lohse-Busch as its New Executive Director

Arch Grants, the St. Louis nonprofit organization that operates the nationally recognized Global Startup Competition, announced today that it has hired Emily Lohse-Busch as its new Executive Director. 

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