Tag: Prosper Women Entrepreneurs

Brazen St. Louis Wins $90,000 Grant To Support Diversity Program For Women Entrepreneurs

Brazen St. Louis wins their largest grant yet in their fourth year of investment from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation.

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...
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.
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Prosper Women Entrepreneurs Hosts Accelerator Demo Day on March 29

Prosper Women Entrepreneurs will host its next Demo Day on Wednesday, March 29 at Washington University in St. Louis. Here are all the details.
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11 SLU Alumni Who Are Impacting St. Louis’ Tech Scene

The entrepreneurial rise in St. Louis couldn't happen without the foundation and support set by successful mentors and entrepreneurs who came before. Here are

Prosper Institute Rebrands to BRAZEN, Announces New Membership Program

Prosper Institute, an organization that helps growth-seeking women entrepreneurs advance their businesses, announced it has rebranded to Brazen and will roll out a new membership platform in May.

Have a Woman-Led Company? Here are 5 Reasons to Apply to Prosper Women Entrepreneurs...

Twice each year for three years, the PWE Startup Accelerator has selected an elite group of promising women CEOs to participate in its three-month program. Here are five reasons to apply for PWE's second cohort of 2017.
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Prosper Women Entrepreneurs Company Makeena Acquires CommonKindness.com

Makeena, a technology platform that connects natural products brands to shoppers across all retailers and social media, announced last week that it has purchased CommonKindness.com. The deal between the two women-led companies creates the largest natural products coupon company in the US.
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Prosper Women Entrepreneurs Continues to Grow the STL Economy by Supporting Women-Owned Business

Now entering its third year, Prosper Women Entrepreneurs has much to show for its efforts. Here's a look at PWE's impact since its founding.
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Soozie’s Doozie’s Isn’t Your Grandma’s Chocolate-Chip Cookie (And That’s a Good Thing)

Like the best cookies, the idea behind Soozie's Doozies is simple but delicious. Here's the story behind the all-natural, make-at-home cookie brand made in St. Louis.

Prosper Women Entrepreneurs Startup Accelerator Demo Day

Please join Prosper Women Entrepreneurs for our Fall 2016 class Demo Day. This event will give you an opportunity to hear directly from our cohort of PWE Startup Accelerator companies. Each company will formally...
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6 Startup Events Not to Miss This Week

Demo Days, Cortex Tours, Meetups oh my. Here is a handful of events to include in your plans this week.Prosper Women Entrepreneurs Accelerator Demo Day Wed., Nov. 9, 4:30-7:30pm Knight Hall, Washington University Join Prosper...

Prosper Women Entrepreneurs Startup Accelerator Participants Attest to Program’s Value

Since the Spring of 2015, the Prosper Women Entrepreneurs (PWE) Startup Accelerator has invested in women-led startups from across the globe with a focus on technology, healthcare technology, and consumer products. Entrepreneurs entered...
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Voices: Suzanne Magee of Bandura on Corporate-Startup Collaboration

It’s no secret that St. Louis’ size allows for unique collaborations. Startups are able to gain access to corporate leadership and big businesses can feed off of the growing energy in...
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St. Louis Startup Accelerator Guide

St. Louis is a hotbed for startup accelerator programs right now, each with features that stand out — such as a focus on a specific industry sector to an emphasis on inclusion.

Prosper Women Entrepreneurs Startup Accelerator Announces Fall 2016 Class

Prosper Women Entrepreneurs (PWE) announced the six women-led companies selected for their Fall 2016 cohort today including three local companies, as well as startups focused on a wide array of subject...

Gallery: Hello, Hackathon

On Saturday, August 13, GlobalHack, LaunchCode and Prosper Women Entrepreneurs hosted the first Hello, Hackathon event at the LaunchCode Mentor Center.   A beginner, code-free hackathon, many of the more than 60 participants...

6 Startup Events You Can’t Miss This Week

We’ve gathered some of the best events from all over the city to mark on your calendars. If you have events you’d like to see on EQ’s calendar, submit them here!Micro Mondays with...

Why We’re Excited for Hello, Hackathon!

Next month, LaunchCode, GlobalHack and the Prosper Institute will come together for Hello, Hackathon!, a beginner-friendly event where teams will work to design an app or website to solve real-world problems. No coding experience...

8 Startup Events You Can’t Miss

We’ve gathered some of the best events from all over the city to mark on your calendars. If you have events you’d like to see on EQ’s calendar, submit them here!1 Million Cups Wednesday,...

7 Startup Events To Keep On Your Calendar

We’ve gathered some of the best events from all over the city to mark on your calendars. If you have events you’d like to see on EQ’s calendar, submit them here!1 Million Cups Wednesday,...

5 Startup Events You Can’t Miss This Week

We’ve gathered some of the best events from all over the city to mark on your calendars. If you have events you’d like to see on EQ’s calendar, submit them here! Open Data STL...

Cliff Holekamp: Startup Founder, Educator, Connector, Evangelist

As co-founder and general partner at Cultivation Capital, director of the Entrepreneurship Platform at Olin Business School and senior lecturer in and academic director for Entrepreneurship at Washington University, Cliff Holekamp...

Prosper Women Entrepreneurs Office Hours / After Hours

Have you been looking for a place to get advice on a specific business challenge you're facing?  Join expert mentors at PWE Office Hours / After Hours!  Registration is required and...

Creating an Inclusive Ecosystem: Jennifer Ehlen of Prosper Institute and PWE Startup Accelerator

Nationwide, the need for increased diversity and inclusion in the startup space has (rightfully) gained more attention. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal government’s anti-discrimination watch dog, recently held a...

What to Expect from Prosper Women Entrepreneurs Startup Accelerator

Prosper Women Entrepreneurs (PWE) Startup Accelerator is always working to support woman-led businesses through investment, mentorship and networking. Startups that go through the program receive $50,000 equity, a curriculum specifically designed...

Applications Open For Prosper Women Entrepreneurs Startup Accelerator

Prosper Women Entrepreneurs (PWE) announces that applications are open for its PWE Startup Accelerator Program, designed for women business leaders who want to take their company to the next level of...

8 Startup Events You Can’t Miss This Week

We’ve gathered some of the best events from all over the city to mark on your calendars. If you have events you’d like to see on EQ’s calendar, submit them here! Savvy Coders...

Janus Choice Finds its Footing with Prosper Women Entrepreneurs Startup Accelerator

Janus Choice, a company that offers an interactive, mobile, and easy-to-use platform for matching hospital patients with the best post-acute care providers, is growing. Rapidly.So successful has their growth spurt been,...

10 Startup Events You Can’t Miss This Week

We’ve gathered some of the best events from all over the city to mark on your calendars. If you have events you’d like to see on EQ’s calendar, submit them here! IDEA Labs...

9 Startup Events You Can’t Miss This Week

We’ve gathered some of the best events from all over the city to mark on your calendars. If you have events you’d like to see on EQ’s calendar, submit them here! 1 Million...

STL Startup News: Weekly Download – Apr. 8

Here’s a recap of STL startup news this week. Have news to share? Email us at editors@eqstl.com.Leadership HiresRiverVest Venture Partners, a Clayton-based venture capital firm that focuses on life sciences startups,...

STL Startup News: Weekly Download – April 1

Here’s a recap of STL startup news this week. Have news to share? Email us at editors@eqstl.com.Tiny Arms, Big Toast T-REX celebrated two years in the historic Lammert Building this Tuesday with...

How Romanian Startup Appticles is Finding Connections in St. Louis

Mobile devices are being used to access content by more and more people. As a result, publishers, companies, organizations and anyone with a website must make sure that their content is...

STL Startup News: Weekly Download – Mar. 11

Here’s a recap of STL startup news this week. Have news to share? Email us at editors@eqstl.com.Philanthropy in Tech Twitter founder and St. Louis native Jack Dorsey fulfilled classroom wishlists for nearly...
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STL Startup Funding Guide

Million-dollar ideas need more than sweat equity to transform into a successful product or service. From accelerators supplying seed-level startup cash and mentorship to private equity firms offering hefty growth-stage investments,...

Putting Startups on the Fast Track: Capital Innovators

How Capital Innovators became a nationally- ranked accelerator program, and why the St. Louis region stands to benefit.

STL Startup News: Weekly Download – Mar. 4

Here’s a recap of STL startup news this week. Have news to share? Email us at editors@eqstl.comCEOs-for-HireSt. Louis-based Capital Innovators announced a new platform this week that allows startups to hire...

STL Startup News: Weekly Download – Feb. 26

Here’s a recap of STL startup news this week. Have news to share? Email us at editors@eqstl.com.Event AnnouncementsLouFest founder Brian Cohen and Cortex president and CEO Dennis Lower announced plans for...

STL Startup News: Weekly Download – Feb. 19

Here’s a recap of STL startup news this week. Have news to share? Email us at editors@eqstl.com.Accelerator-BoundSt. Louis-based Pushup Social was one of 20 startups selected for Plug and Play Ventures'...
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STL Startup News: Weekly Download – Feb. 12

Here’s a recap of STL startup news this week. Have news to share? Email us at editors@eqstl.com. “We Want To Hire More St. Louis Startups.” Sam Altman, president of Y Combinator, one of...

Prosper Women Entrepreneurs Announces 2016 Spring Class

Prosper Women Entrepreneurs (PWE) announced the five women-led companies in their 2016 spring class this afternoon including companies from both coasts and Europe.The selected companies will participate in a three-month intensive designed...

6 Startup Events You Can’t Miss This Week

We’ve gathered some of the best events from all over the city to mark on your calendars. If you have events you'd like to see on EQ's calendar, submit them here! 1 Million...
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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...

STL Startup News: Weekly Download – Jan. 29

Here’s a recap of STL startup news this week. Have news to share? Email us at editors@eqstl.com.Iconic InvestmentsThe CityArchRiver Foundation has met its campaign goal to raise $250 million in private funding to...

STL Startup News: Weekly Download – Jan. 22

Here’s a recap of STL startup news this week. Have news to share? Email us at editors@eqstl.com.University BeatWashington University Olin Business School dean Mahendra Gupta will step down from the position...
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Downtown St. Louis Innovation Community: 2015 Highlights, 2016 Predictions

By Brian Matthews, Managing Director of Cultivation Capital2015 was another great year for increasing the footprint and impact of the Innovation Community on the fabric of Downtown St. Louis. Due to...

How Prosper Mastermind is Growing STL’s Female Entrepreneur Community

Audra Harrold was an entrepreneur who was struggling as she navigated the startup space. Founder and CEO of SassyBull, an equestrian line of sport clothing dedicated to athletes ages 5-25, she...

Closing the Gap

"How Prosper Women Entrepreneurs is working to narrow the national gender gap in entrepreneurship."

Your Official Guide to Global Entrepreneurship Week 2015

From a pitch-off with TechCrunch editors and VC's to get-your-feet-wet events and happy hours, the next 10 days will have your calendar crammed and your mind blown.

Why You Should Attend Prosper Women Entrepreneurs Startup Accelerator Demo Day

This Wednesday November 11, from 4:30-7pm, five more women-led companies will get the chance to present at Prosper Startup Accelerator Fall 2015 Demo Day.

How St. Louis Can Bridge the Entrepreneurial Gender Gap

When Mary Jo Gorman and Jennifer Ehlen called up Peter Finley to gauge his interest in working with Prosper Women Entrepreneurs’ Prosper Startup Accelerator, he admits he was a little surprised."It...

Narrowing the Gender Gap in FinTech

Suzanne Magee, CEO of Bandura Systems, shares insights from the field.

The Inclusion Initiative: Identifying Road Blocks and Working to Overcoming them

A year after the Inclusion Initiative launched, we check in with program director Cheryl Watkins-Moore about roadblocks, innovation and what's coming up next.

Introducing RISE Collaborative Workspace

Stacy Taubman and her team at RISE aim to create support for today's businesswomen and opportunities for the next generation.

Internships Create Deep Community Impact: 4 Ways To Start Your Career In Startups

How to get an internship in the St. Louis startup scene.
Nannette Musgrave, (CEO, EDIS Solutions LLC), Amy Holcomb (SkyMedicus), Suzanne Magee (Bandura), Alexandra “Sasha” Goodwin (Janus Choice) and Mary Wolff (Taptl).

Meet Prosper Capital’s Fall 2015 Class of Women Entrepreneurs

Prosper Capital Startup Accelerator is one of the first accelerators in the country designed exclusively for women-led startups. Meet its fall 2015 cohort.
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Tech Calendar: 12 Startup Events For Your Calendar This Week

Upcoming St. Louis startup events for your calendar this week.

Where Health and Technology Come Together: Meet Smart Monitor

In the rising age of wearables, have you ever wondered just what these devices can significantly do for our health?

Startup News Roundup: GlobalHack Outlines Civic Hackathon, STL Named Entrepreneurial Hotspot

Head to COCA tonight for a preview of SPARK, COCAbiz's Sept. 2 creativity conference.

Upstart City: Why The Sky Is The Limit When It Comes To St. Louis’...

There's no arguing that St. Louis has gained tremendous momentum in various areas of the startup space—and we, along with some of the city's leading experts, believe it's poised to climb the ranks of startup-friendly cities across the country. Here's why.

How Renowned Entrepreneurs and CEOs Are Working Together To Close The Entrepreneurial Gender Gap

Last year, the OPEN State of Women-Owned Business report showed an estimated 1,200 new businesses were started each day in America by women

St. Louis Startup News: Prosper Partners With Golden Seeds, RoverTown Roving, T-REX Nixes Little...

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

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