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Cultivation Capital Leads $1.2M Financing Round in S4

Cultivation Capital announced this morning that they have made an investment in S4, a data gathering and analytics company that provides risk management solutions to financial, agribusiness, and farming players through its algorithms.The St....

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 on EQ’s calendar, submit them here!Savvy Coders hosts Crash Course in...

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 apply here.Scheduled for Wednesday November 16, Startup Connection highlights early-stage...

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 public prototyping session and tour at the St. Louis Science...

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 on EQ’s calendar, submit them here!1 Million Cups Wednesday, July 13; 9-10am Nine...
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Guide to Coding Classes and Meetups

Whether you’re looking for a career change, to pick up a hobby or to expand on skills you already have, St. Louis has ample ways of tapping into helpful coding resources, regardless of age, skill...
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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 Venture Leaders Summit (EVLS).With sessions covering topics like "The Path to Founding...

Downtown STL, Inc Partners With SafeTrek To Sponsor Safety for Residents

SafeTrek has partnered with Downtown STL, Inc to keep residents safer. Downtown STL, Inc purchased a six-month license, granting access for all Downtown residents to use the startup's flagship offering, the SafeTrek app.  With more than 800,000...
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World Trade Center Announces Export Plan & $125,000 in Additional Accelerate St. Louis Grants

Today, World Trade Center St. Louis is releasing a regional export plan that assesses the current export climate of St. Louis, sets goals for increasing exports and lays out a detailed implementation plan that local...

GlobalHack Partners with St. Patrick Center For $1 Million Hackathon

GlobalHack VI announced today that it's partnering with St. Patrick Center for the $1 Million Hackathon set for the weekend of October 21-23. Participants will compete to produce technology solutions to prevent and end homelessness.“We’re thrilled...
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LaunchCode Announces Major Expansion as Part of U.S. Department of Labor TechHire Initiative

LaunchCode announced today it has been awarded support through 2020 as part of the U.S. Department of Labor grants in Seattle, WA and Portland, OR. These grants will provide LaunchCode and its partners with...
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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 naps to St. Louis this weekend. The startup’s Nap Mobile will...
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Rippleshot Wins ABA Endorsement

Rippleshot, a 2015 SixThirty accelerator grad, has been endorsed by The American Bankers Association for its unique card compromise detection tool, Rippleshot Sonar.Sonar beat network-issued Compromised Account Management System (CAMS) alerts by an average of 46...

Arch Grants Announces Summer 2016 Global Startup Competition Recipients

Arch Grants, the non-profit that provides $50,000 equity-free grants and pro bono support services for startup companies bi-annually, has announced the recipients of their 2016 Summer Global Startup Competition.Since the launch of Arch Grants in 2012,...

Win a 3-Month Membership to TechShop St. Louis

We know we aren't the only ones patiently waiting for TechShop St. Louis to open in the Cortex Innovation Community this August. In honor of National Week of Making—it's a thing, the White House says so—we've...
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Appistry Launches Managed Services for Clinical Laboratories

Appistry, a leading provider of solutions that simplify the analysis of next-generation sequencing (NGS) data, announced today a new Managed Services offering to help clinical laboratories accelerate the process with establishing and expanding NGS-based testing.Appistry’s Managed...

Three St. Louis-Area Business Owners Named EY Entrepreneur of the Year

June 16 at the Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland in Kansas City, Ernst & Young announced the Central Midwest Region winners of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award at a black-tie gala....

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 networking opportunities with national sports companies and investors.A sports innovation hub...

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 on EQ’s calendar, submit them here! 1 Million Cups Wednesday, June 22; 9-10am Nine...

Varsity Tutors Opens $5.9m Headquarters in Clayton; Looks to Add 150 Jobs

Varsity Tutors, a live learning platform that connects students with personalized instruction to accelerate academic achievement, has opened a new 20,000 square-foot, $5.9 million facility in Clayton creating 150 new jobs.Founded by WashU alum...

New Restaurant Vicia To Open in Cortex Innovation District This Fall

The Cortex District keeps growing, and the latest addition is an appetizing one. Tara and Michael Gallina, who relocated to St. Louis last year after Michael served as chef de cuisine at the James Beard...

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 networks. Held at Washington University and drawing over 250 attendees, the event tapped local...

10 Startup Events You Can’t Miss This Week

Missouri Venture Forum’s Roadmap to Entrepreneurship June 13; 1-8pm Donald Danforth Science Center; 975 N Warson Road An opportunity to inform and educate future entrepreneurs about how and where to find support and resources in the St....
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SixThirty Launches SixThirty CYBER, St. Louis’ Latest Accelerator

St. Louis just got another accelerator.SixThirty, the St. Louis-based global financial technology (FinTech) venture fund and accelerator, just announced the launch of SixThirty CYBER, a cybersecurity-focused fund and accelerator that plans to invest $10...

Local Universities, Organizations Partner with LaunchCode For Summer of Free Tech Training Classes

This summer LaunchCode is partnering with Harris-Stowe State University, Washington University’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and OPO Startups, are partnering for the Summer of Code: a collection of four free 20-week coding...

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 on EQ’s calendar, submit them here! Bring Your Own Fail: 3 Tuesday, June...
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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 connect the region’s talented entrepreneurs with community leaders in an...

T-REX and Partners Bring Attention to Cybersecurity Needs and Opportunities with “Cyber Awareness Day”...

The T-REX Innovation Center and its partners want the St. Louis region to recognize two things. First, there are ongoing existential cybersecurity threats to our nation’s security, financial systems, and a host of other...

This Week’s Can’t-Miss Startup Events: Arch Reactor Balloon Launch, Venture Cafe’s Schedule and More

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 on EQ’s calendar, submit them here! 1 Million Cups Wednesday, June 1;...

Applications Open For Prosper Women Entrepreneurs Startup Accelerator

Prosper Women Entrepreneurs (PWE) announces that applications are open for its PWE Startup Accelerator Program, designed for women business leaders who want to take their company to the next level of growth and funding....

Learn How Blockchain Technology Could Save Billions on Global Trade

It costs money to move commercial goods around the planet—a lot of money. Blockchain technology holds the power to save, prevent fraud, cut the high price of risk and get everything where it’s going...
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Applications Now Open for SixThirty FinTech Accelerator Fall 2016 Class

SixThirty, the St. Louis-based FinTech accelerator recently recognized as a pioneer in the industry, is accepting applicants for its Fall 2016 cohort. Applicants should apply online here and are due July 1. The new cohort will begin programming September 6.Considering...

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 on EQ’s calendar, submit them here! Savvy Coders JavaScript for Graphic...

Registration is Now Open for GlobalHack’s Million-Dollar Hackathon

GlobalHack announced today that registration is now open for its first million-dollar hackathon, GlobalHack VI. The event will take place at Chaifetz Arena from Friday, October 21 to Sunday, October 23, 2016. Saint Louis University’s...

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 on EQ’s calendar, submit them here!1 Million Cups Wednesday, May 4;...

10 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 on EQ’s calendar, submit them here! IDEA Labs Demo Day Monday, April...

Distributed: Trade Blockchain Conference Speakers Announced: Ernst & Young, t0, Gem and Fluent

BTC Media and SixThirty announce key speakers for the Distributed: Trade conference, the first event of its kind to focus on innovative blockchain solutions for both financial services and trade networks, to be held June 14, 2016...

St. Louis Sets its Sights on Becoming a Gigabit Community with Broadband Fiber RFI

Announced this morning, Downtown STL, Inc., the City of St. Louis, St. Louis Development Corporation and St. Louis Economic Development Partnership have released a gigabit fiber request for information (RFI) to upgrade and expand...

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 on EQ’s calendar, submit them here! 1 Million Cups Wednesday, April 20;...

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 on EQ’s calendar, submit them here! Introduction to Prosper Mastermind Growth...
LeaderCast Live Brennans

The BHive at Brennan’s to Host Local Leadercast Live Leadership Conference Simulcast

Leadercast Live is the world’s largest one-day leadership conference, broadcast live from Atlanta and simulcast to hundreds of locations around the world. Friday, May 6, 2016, marks the 16th year of the annual leadership...

CIC Announces Kim Plank As General Manager

CIC St. Louis announced today that Kim Plank will become its new St. Louis general manager replacing Dougan Sherwood, founder and managing director of CIC St. Louis.Sherwood moved from Boston in 2014 to facilitate CIC’s expansion to the...
Atul Kamra, Managing Partner of SixThirty

SixThirty and St. Louis Recognized as Pioneering FinTech Community

SixThirty and St. Louis were recently recognized by Village Capital and VilCap Communities as a pioneering start-up community for our competitive advantage and work in FinTech.Launched across the U.S., VilCap Communities is a partnership...

Stadia Announces Its Spring 2016 Accelerator Class

Stadia Ventures announced the five sports startups accepted to its Spring 2016 Sports Accelerator program this afternoon during an event at T-REX.  The companies begin their three month program this week which includes targeted mentoring and business...
SixThirty FinTech

SixThirty Announces Its Spring 2016 Cohort

SixThirty announced the five companies comprising their spring 2016 cohort last night at T-REX.The St. Louis-based business development accelerator and venture fund invests in late seed-stage financial technology. SixThirty has now invested in 23...

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 on EQ’s calendar, submit them here!1 Million Cups Wednesday, April 6;...

University City Releases Guide to Opening a Business

The City of University City has made it even easier for you to open a business in the municipality. City leadership just announced the creation of a new document, “Guide to Opening a Business,” to help interested...
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Schlafly Beer Launches Smartphone Beacon Technology to Incentivize Fans

Schlafly Beer, Missouri's largest locally owned and independent craft brewery, announced today an industry-first marketing plan to utilize an exclusive on-premise beacon technology to engage the Schlafly Beer community via a new mobile app. Beginning Friday,...

4 Hands to Release City Wide to Benefit St. Louis Non-Profits

On Monday, April 11, St. Louis craft brewery 4 Hands Brewing Co. will release its newest beer, City Wide, in support of four area non-profits as a part of its philanthropic “Make Your Mark”...
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45 Entrepreneurs Present at InvestMidwest Event

The 17th annual InvestMidwest Venture Capital Forum kicked off last night at the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark, concluding today with a full day of programming today. This year's event will showcase 45 companies...

SixThirty Taps Reinsurance Group of America Partners to Help Develop FinTech Startups

Last week, Reinsurance Group of America Inc (RGA), announced that its subsidiary, RGAx, LLC, is partnering with FinTech accelerator, SixThirty, on selecting FinTech startups that participate in the program. “RGA has been a part of the St. Louis business...

This Biomedical Startup is Taking on Life-Threatening Fibrotic Disease

There is a highly progressive and life threatening disease that affects approximately 130,000 people in the United States. It’s worse than many cancers. According to the National Institute of Health, physicians are unsure of...

Accelerate St. Louis Challenge Awards $120,000 to Local Startups

After five months of rigorous competition, the winners of the 2015 Accelerate St. Louis Challenge were announced tonight at Startup Connection 2015 at Washington University.  A total of $120,000 was awarded in cash prizes....
St. Louis Startup Ecosystem Map

St. Louis Startup Ecosystem Map

It takes a city to raise a startup. From organizations focused on building tech talent to some of the best accelerator programs in the country, St. Louis’ startup community continues to evolve and grow at a...

Your Official Guide to Global Entrepreneurship Week 2015

Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators in the startup space, and it's growing fast – since inception in 2008, the list of countries involved in GEW...
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St. Louis Celebrates Immigrants During National Welcoming Week

The St. Louis Mosaic Project joins Welcoming America to celebrate National Welcoming Week Sept. 12-20 by highlighting twenty events to recognize immigrant contributions to St. Louis. Events in St. Louis range from an International...

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