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Purchase with Purpose: Meet OneOddBird

Lori Samuels is the founder of OneOddBird, a unique women’s accessories brand that recently relocated to St. Louis from San Marino, California. Samuels is thrilled to be back in her hometown...

DevOps Driving Innovation in IT

The DevOps Midwest Conference will feature speakers and presenters Wed, Sep 19, 2018, 8:00 AM – Thu, Sep 20, 2018, 6:00 PM CDT at T-Rex and costs $250. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/devops-midwest-tickets-48041896606.In the tech...

A “No” from Arch Grants Isn’t a “No” to Your Business

August saw the finalist pitch day of the Arch Grants Global Startup Competition, which constitutes the final round of selection where an external panel of judges will decide who will receive...

Building a Fair Trade Clothing Brand in St. Louis: Meet Beautiful Mexicana

Fabiola Pasquel Chalini runs Beautiful Mexicana, a sustainable women's clothing brand 100% handmade by artisans in Mexico. Chalini moved to St. Louis from Mexico with dreams of bringing the art she...

St Louis’ Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Launches Investor Pitch Day

This month the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan St. Louis launched its inaugural Mercado de Ideas (Market of Ideas) at CIC St. Louis. The purpose of the program is to...

Creator Platform for Private Label Fashion Designers is Reclaiming Threads of St. Louis’ History

Most entrepreneurs would not launch a company with two businessmen from different corners of the globe and little industry experience. Tiffany Chimal is not most entrepreneurs.In the spring of 2016, a...

Network Density, Access to Talent and Maximizing Your Capital Are All Good Reasons to...

Smaller “second” cities can offer a lower cost of living, robust regional networks, and a wealth of highly skilled talent.Late 2017 saw a shift in cultural attitudes, where even respected...
STL Fashion Incubator

After Making $5,000 in One Day, She Opened Her Own Boutique

Lia Glynias runs LAUNCH, a fashion boutique in The Hill neighborhood of St. Louis. Her career has taken her from her hometown of St. Louis to moving to New York City...

St. Louis Fashion Fund Reveals Plans to Reach “Critical Mass” in Downtown Garment District

St. Louis-based real estate firm Tower Real Estate Group will collaborate with the St. Louis Fashion Fund, Downtown STL, and Saint Louis Development Corporation to bring downtown St. Louis retail storefronts to...

5 Fashion Designers That Will Make You Feel Like A New Person In 2018

We’ve all been thinking about our 2018 New Year’s Resolutions.Aside from starting 2018 at the newly opened Shake Shack here in St. Louis (ok - maybe it’s just me), one of...

Rent the Runway CEO Taps St. Louis for its Re-Emerging Garment District

Jennifer Hyman, the co-founder and CEO of Rent the Runway, will deliver the 13th Annual St. Louis Business Journal Women’s Conference keynote on January 26th. Based in New York City, Rent...

Startup Resolutions: Here’s What You’re Chasing In 2018

What's Your Startup Resolution for the New Year and Why?We invited members of the St Louis Startup Ecosystem to respond to that question. Their answers are below.Got your own answer? We'd...

18 Startups Win $50,000 Each To Locate Their Business In St Louis

Arch Grants has awarded $900,000 in grant funds to 18 new startups and early-stage businesses. The winners were announced at the 5th annual Arch Grants Gala on Friday night.Each of...

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