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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 on. The local maker community in St. Louis have been invited back into a new, larger...
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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...

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Twenty minutes before class began on a Tuesday evening, the LaunchCode Mentor Center’s main instructional room was quietly filling up with early arrivals to the CS50x class, a 16-week, in-person version...

STL Startup News: Weekly Download – Mar. 18

Here’s a recap of STL startup news this week. Have news to share? Email us at editors@eqstl.com.New DigsSquare hosted a grand opening this week for its new office in the Cortex innovation...

TechShop Sees Success with National Partnerships

We're still months away from the opening of TechShop St. Louis, but take a drive down Forest Park Avenue and you'll see progress is being made. Our location spans 18,000 square feet on...

From STL to Silicon Valley: Sam Altman

Sam Altman left his hometown of St. Louis to build businesses. Now, he helps other tech startups grow as president of Y Combinator, the most commercially successful accelerator in the country.
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STL Startup News: Weekly Download – Feb. 5

Here’s a recap of STL startup news this week. Have news to share? Email us at editors@eqstl.com.GrowthSt. Louis County has begun work to develop a 575-acre plant science innovation district in...

What’s New with TechShop St. Louis

On the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, Kirkwood High School students and staff had the day off in preparation for the holiday weekend. But rather than take a break and relax, a large...

STL Startup News: Weekly Download – Dec. 4

Here’s a recap of STL startup news this week. Have news to share? Email us at editors@eqstl.com.Growth:St. Louis-based LaunchCode received a $350,000 grant last week to open a location in Rhode Island. LaunchCode places budding...
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4 Things We Know about Pandora’s New STL Office

As you're working at your desk, headphones blaring your favorite Pandora station, know that the music's local connection is just a little stronger as of this week.The popular music streaming company that offers...
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Why St. Louis Is The Best Location For Square’s Newest Office

Square, the credit card payment processing system that was founded by St. Louisans Jim McKelvey and Jack Dorsey in 2009 and was originally headquartered here before ultimately relocated to the Bay Area, announced...
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Disrupting The Tech Talent Gap With Rosa Mayer

If you're in the startup community, you know Rosa Mayer. Rosa moved to St. Louis in 2009 to work with College Bound. When that assignment ended, she became part of the...

Matt Menietti Of GlobalHack Discusses Civic Hackathon Project And Tech’s Positive Impact

GlobalHack, a quarterly hackathon competition created in late 2013 by Gabe Lozano, Drew Winshop, and Travis Sheridan to help companies turn ideas for solving real-world problems into actual real-world solutions, reconvenes...

Uber Update III – Political Stalemate Could Prolong Ridesharing Decision

Another week went by in the omnipresent ridesharing debate. There's been many things that unfolded--here are the most important ones.Wonder what happened before? Read EQ's first and second roundup.Saturday, August 22:...
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Video: Jim McKelvey’s 2-Minute Advice On Fundraising for Startups

Our friends over at Accelerate St. Louis recently ran into Jim McKelvey, co-founder of Square, at Third Degree Glass Factory. When the conversation turned to raising funds for startups, he had...
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Startup News Roundup: Jim McKelvey Talks Funding, Wash U To Host Startup Connection

Accelerate St. Louis caught Square founder Jim McKelvey on camera for some of his insight when it comes to startups beginning their search for funding

LaunchCode To Open Youth Mentor Center On Delmar Boulevard This Summer

On Friday, LaunchCode revealed plans to open a new facility, their Mentor Center, in St. Louis’ north side.

LaunchCode Hackathon to be Hosted by 12 Harvard Faculty Members this Friday at T-REX

Twelve Harvard professors will come to St. Louis Friday for the first-ever St. Louis CS50 Hackathon with Launch Code students.

St. Louis Startup News: Olin Cup finalist SynerZ Medical, Inc raises over $1M, LaunchCode...

A compendium of St. Louis Startup news, celebrating America's most innovative entrepreneurs.

St. Louis Startup News: LaunchCode Going Ivy League?, Invisible Girlfriends and Bad News Bears,...

A compendium of St. Louis Startup news, celebrating America's most innovative entrepreneurs.

Gabe Lozano To Join Arch Grants Advisory Board and Finalist Panel

Arch Grants will announce tomorrow morning (Nov. 19) that Gabe Lozano—CEO and co-founder of LockerDome—will join the Arch Grants Advisory Board and serve as a finalist judge.

St. Louis Startup News: Techli Partners With Wash U, Gainsight’s $20M Financing Round, Square...

A compendium of St. Louis Startup news, celebrating America's most innovative entrepreneurs.

McKelvey’s SixThirty Announces First Class Of Financial Tech Startups

SixThirty, a financial services tech accelerator program launched by Jim McKelvey has announced their first class consisting of four startup Fin Tech companies.

St. Louis Startup Scene: Gabe Lozano Hacks, Girls Ask Guys (Guys Say Yes), Sparo...

A compendium of St. Louis Startup news, celebrating America's most innovative entrepreneurs.

Startup Scene: BioGenerator Expands, SixThirty’s McKelvey Looks Overseas and Two VC’s Get Props For...

Startup news about BioGenerator's huge expansion, Cultivation Capital and Ascension Health's Big Dough, SixThirty's oversees search and more.

St. Louis Startup Scene: Square’s McKelvey Launches Launch Code, Showtime Signs On With LockerDome

News about Jim McKelvey's "game-changing" announcement, BioGenerator's new entrepreneurs, LockerDome's relationship with Showtime and more.

Jim McKelvey Launches New Financial Tech Accelerator SixThirty: 5 Questions For the Founder

SixThirty, a newly-launched financial services tech accelerator program headquartered in St. Louis will make four $100,000 investments each fall and spring in financial-based technology startup companies.

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