Catch up on EQ Issue 4: Fall 2016

In January 2013, their second year of the M.D.-Ph.D. program in biomedical engineering at Washington University, Stephen Linderman and his classmates made two critical observations: First, clinicians had persistent medical problems they wanted to solve. Second, their class consisted...
“Dennis, is Cortex getting bikes?” asked David Hakanson, chief innovation officer of St. Louis University, pointing to a row of rentable bikes parked along the river Saône. Dennis Lower, CEO of the Cortex Innovation Community, confirmed that Cortex is...
Positioning matters—and for startups, everything from the mission statement to customer support is scrutinized. But all too often in a digitally driven, co-working friendly age, a company's physical location is an afterthought.Location and space are opportunities many entrepreneurial companies...
When the Globe Building opened in 1933 in Downtown St. Louis, it served as the Midwest Terminal Building for the Illinois Railroad, designed with spacious underground rail tunnels and beefy hand-poured cement floors and pillars.Today, vast cooling units occupy...
Complacency has no place at the table for companies crossing the 50-year mark. But how do corporations best encourage innovation? For Mastercard, it starts with their staff.“From our team in St. Louis to our global headquarters in Purchase, New...
Something you might already know: Express Scripts is a national leader in the prescription medication industry. Something you might not know: This is due in large part to its culture of innovation. In both 2014 and 2015, Forbes named...
Cybersecurity is scary. It’s utterly necessary yet nearly impossible to comprehensively understand.The reason for this is simple: Nearly every piece of information in the modern world is exposed to risk. In addition to federal infrastructure and national security, cyber attacks...