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We’ve Funded 114 Startups to Make a Difference in St. Louis

Today, I’m pleased to release our 2017 annual impact report. Typically, annual reports for non-profits focus on quantitative data, such as financials, but this year we wanted to tell the stories...

Redeveloped Downtown St. Louis Garment District Aims to “Turn Young Fashion Designers Into Successful...

In January the St. Louis Fashion Fund, Downtown STL and St. Louis Development Corporation announced the "re-development" plan for the St. Louis Garment District, a nod to Washington Avenue's history as “Shoe Street,...

Facebook Partners With Claim Academy in St. Louis

Facebook has announced a workforce development program called Facebook Bootcamp and partnered with Ola Ayeni, founder of the coding bootcamp company, Claim Academy.As part of the partnership, Facebook will fund...

Disruption Is Not Covo’s M.O. And That’s Really Exciting

San Francisco-based startup Covo recently acquired the historic Mississippi Valley Trust building in downtown St. Louis as part of their global expansion plans.The acquisition represents the first leg in an...

5 Reasons To Build Your Startup in St. Louis

My company, Longneck & Thunderfoot (L&T), won an Arch Grant in summer 2016 and I moved to St Louis from New York that July. After a year here, I can say,...
Jonathan Allen Cooper Pickett

Meet EQ’s New Publishers

Today we're excited to introduce EQ's new publishing team: Jonathan Allen and Cooper Pickett, the co-founders of Longneck & Thunderfoot, LLC.
Artifox

Choose Your City: Why These 7 Startups are Building Their Companies in St. Louis

For these seven startups, the Gateway City wasn’t just a pit stop on the way to a coastal destination: It was a place to plant roots and grow. Some are international,...

Thinking Inside the Box

Chico Weber’s hand runs along the colorful, 3-D-printed objects lining the shelves in his company’s Central West End office before settling on a chain mail mesh. As he talks, he shifts...

Inside Need/Want’s Emerging Product Empire

How a Brit, a Texan and a New Yorker came together to build a unique product design company in the Midwest.
St Louis Innovation District

Feature: A Tale of Two Districts

How two buildings and a handful of visionaries are pushing to make St. Louis a destination for innovation.

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