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St. Louis AgTech Accelerator Growing into Global Influencer

The Yield Lab, a pioneer AgTech Accelerator, is building a network that extends far beyond St. Louis into Europe and LATAM.

SentiAR Scored A Major Milestone In Federal Grant Peer Review Process

SentiAR, an augmented reality startup based in St. Louis, recently completed a rigorous peer-review panel that ended with a stellar score – and a $2.2M grant. SentiAR's success shows that the medical world is ready for AR, and their startup story shows what's possible when a city shares your vision.
Charlotte Blank_Maritz

Maritz Improves Business Performance with Innovative Behavioral Science

At its core, Maritz is a people-centered company. Over its more than 120-year history, Maritz has honed and developed its expertise in the science of human behavior. Now, the company is innovating even further with the appointment of its first Chief Behavioral Officer, Charlotte Blank.

PWE Accelerator Attracts CEOs from all over: Spotlight on Brooklyn-based Humblee

Zuley Clarke, co-founder and CEO of Humblee, is a Spring 2017 graduate of Prosper Women Entrepreneur’s (PWE) Startup Accelerator. Her B2B company, based in Brooklyn, New York, helps creative teams quickly create social...
Cuong Dang

Enliven Marries Tech and UX With Gorgeous Client Solutions

Founded in 2012, Washington Avenue-based Enliven is a project-based tech startup that tackles client challenges with creative software marrying a polished UX with creative, behind-the-scenes tech solutions."Our business philosophy is centered around people,...
Donna and Mark Sullivan of Per Diem Plus

Per Diem Plus Changes the Trip for Truckers

Converting from paper to electronic record keeping has challenged every industry. After completing the Prosper Women Entrepreneurs Startup Accelerator, Per Diem Plus' smart phone application is poised to make the transition to electronic record keeping for truckers much easier.
Adarza BioSystems

Adarza BioSystems Closes on $17 Million – What’s Next for the Life Science Startup

On January 19, startup Adarza BioSystems, Inc, based in St. Louis and Rochester, New York, closed on $17 Million in Series C financing. Here's what the life science company is focused on next.
Hexanika

Hexanika Looks to Lead the RegTech Revolution

Want to overhaul a traditional industry? Take a problem, stir in technology and voila: Uber and Lyft upend standard transit options, AirBNB takes on the hospitality industry and Square revolutionizes how...

STL Startup Tiny Superheroes is On A Mission of Inclusivity

Four years ago, Robyn Rosenberger wanted something special to gift her nephew on his second birthday, so she pulled out the sewing machine she's quick to admit wasn't seeing a lot...

SafeTrek Provides Personal Safety at the Touch of a Button

Everyone can remember a moment they felt unsafe. Perhaps it was late and you were walking alone. Maybe you were waiting for a train or a bus and started feeling uneasy...

Growth in the Gateway City: London-Based Ensygnia’s Time with SixThirty

“My first thought was St. Louis? Why St. Louis? When you’re coming from the UK you’re strangely ignorant to these things. You don’t know St. Louis is the number two finance...

Tomas Pena of S4 Finds a Home Away From Home in St. Louis

St. Louis is in the heart of the Corn Belt. It’s a perfect seat for AgTech companies looking to serve the U.S. market, and provides affordable access to some of the...

The Importance of Place: Wash U’s Dedric Carter on What it Takes to Build...

"How do you build an entrepreneurial ecosystem? How do you build the necessary resources?" This was a question posed by Dr. Dedric Carter, associate provost and associate vice chancellor for innovation and...
Label Insight

Label Insight Uses Data To Tell The Real Story Behind Your Food

Sponsored Content: What's this? Startup founders quickly realize that the work can be exhausting. For every euphoric crest, there’s a demoralizing crater along the way. Dheeraj Patri got a taste of both long before...
Tom Brutnell

How Tom Brutnell Balances Research and Application

As the global population increases, agricultural yields must increase to feed the world’s population. Compounding the explosive population growth is the decreasing available tillable land [as subdivisions and industrial parks expand...

Investment POD is Bringing Wealth Management to a New Generation

Technology has removed the human element from much of our daily lives. Automation allows industries to adapt to changing markets and reduce costs faster and more efficiently than ever. Unsurprisingly, the wealth...
TenantLoop

The TenantLoop App Aims to Improve Landlord-Renter Communication (Finally!)

Jeff Dinter's new startup TenantLoop looks to connect Landlords and Renters more efficiently.

This Startup is Helping Flip Education

Dr. Renato Cataldo has a doctorate in pharmacy, has been involved in multiple startup exits within the technology space and is a university professor. Now with his latest venture he is...

Mentorship Matters: How SixThirty Helped Fluent Disrupt the Payment Industry

For FinTech companies looking for a foothold, the right advice can change everything. SixThirty aims to mentor FinTech founders through the early stages of growth, providing guidance and facilitating access to clients...

Reconstruction: How Jobsite Unite is Helping Hardhats Work Smarter

Jay Olsen has worked with his hands his whole life. The founder of Jobsite Unite may have swapped a hammer for a mobile device these days, but there’s no doubt he...

Checking In: TrackBill Grows Alongside Co-Founder Sam Sullivan

Three years ago, Sam Sullivan was a high school student in Pennsylvania working a food service job while taking college classes on the side. He was preparing for the next step...
David Trainer

This Company Is Giving Average Investors Exceptional Information

The world of investing has shifted radically over the past two decades, with average investors gaining more and more ground on the professionals. But even with all the tools and services...

Man in the Middle

How Cultivation Capital's Managing Director Brian Matthews is shaping St. Louis' startup ecosystem.

Founder Series: What Drives Serial Entrepreneur Bob Lozano?

At the heart of every startup ecosystem is its entrepreneurs. Each with his or her own backstory, calling and mission, our city's founders are those charting a new path for themselves, their teams and their tribes. Introducing EQ's Founder Series, conversations with entrepreneurs from various industries and walks of life.

Need/Want Just Launched 15 New Emoji Masks—and We’re Obsessed

Last year, STL's own Need/Want launched Emoji Masks, a side project that went a little viral Just in time for Halloween this year, they've just released 15 new masks for our purchasing pleasure.

What’s Next for Sparo Labs

We speak with Sparo Labs Co-founders Abigail Cohen and Andrew Brimer about their innovative asthma-monitoring device Wing and what's next for this STL Startup.

STL Sitter Allows You To Book A Babysitter Instantaneously: Date Night, Anyone?

Morgan Clark's startup finds an easier way to connect parents to qualified sitters in the STL area.

STL-based Immunophotonics is taking on cancer using your own body

What Immunophotonics is working on is a therapeutic vaccine designed to pull back the curtain on cancer, and train the body to see through the disguise.

Summer in St. Louis: FocalCast Presents What They Learned

FocalCast co-founders, Charlie Beckwith and Devin Turner talk to us about their favorite STL food, beer, destinations and how their tech startup is growing.

Dollars and Sense: How SixThirty’s DAVO Finds Solutions Through Simplicity

The world they're operating in is complex and diverse, but DAVO is hoping simplicity will drive success. After all, FinTech doesn't have to be complicated, it just has to solve a problem.

Startup Story: Bractlet Founders Expend All Their Energy To Help Conserve Yours

The idea for Bractlet, an energy analytics platform that increases efficiency, was born while current CEO, Alec Manfre, was still a student at Georgia Tech University. To get their idea off the ground, Manfre, Brian Smith and Matthew Lynch looked to find funding wherever they could get it. After starting in a series of apartment-offices, Bractlet is enjoying incredible success today, but the founding team hasn't abandoned its dedication to finding solutions—no matter what it takes.

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