Tag: St. Louis

Recapping the Web: “The Modern Workforce is Freelance—Cities Should Get Ready”

When Amazon decided it would be opening a second headquarters in a to-be-determined North American city in 2017, over 238 cities submitted themselves to the tech giant, lured by the assurance...

Optimize Your Brain for Creativity

True creativity is the ability to pull ideas and solutions from the field of potentiality instead of being confined to the field of precedent and probability.

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...

Commentary: Travis Sheridan on St. Louis’ Ecosystem Growing Pains

Why we should treat our startup ecosystem as the still maturing, sometimes messy teenager that it is.
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Online Business Made Simple

When Kevin Lemp of 4 Hands Brewing Company needed to launch an online store, keeping things simple was a top priority. Enter Simplify Commerce by MasterCard.
Arch Grants Gala 2015

Arch Grants Gala

Join Arch Grants as it celebrates the next generation of employers and civic leaders on Thursday, November 12, at the newly renovated Marriott St. Louis Grand Hotel. The evening will feature networking with...

Where We Stand: How Do Rankings Tell St. Louis’ Story?

In today’s media, rankings are everywhere – from the best ballpark food to top 10 vacation spots to most loved Harry Potter character - they can be fun and eye-catching. But rankings can...

Meet The 5 New Startups Accepted Into Capital Innovators Fall Class

Capital Innovators, the St. Louis-based accelerator program that ranks as the ninth best in the country, has invested in five new early-stage companies.

Blog Out Loud: 8 Local Leaders Aim to Inspire St. Louis

With a continued international focus on the challenges within the St. Louis region, YNPN (Young Nonprofit Professionals Network) St. Louis' annual Blog Out Loud event is providing space for community members to step up and drive change within the St. Louis region.
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UMB To Partner With Accelerator SixThirty To Kickstart FinTech Startups

Last May, Atul Kamra, manager of fintech business accelerator SixThirty, predicted that the big players in St. Louis' sizable financial community were about to focus more of their attention on young and innovative companies.
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.
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Blue1647 Helps Bridge Opportunity And Job Divide In St. Louis

Cambry, who has set up shop in St. Louis for at least the next four years, brought eight members of the Blue1647 leadership team to serve the 240 residents of the largest and oldest SLHA facility, who earn well below the average annual income.

“Don’t Take Advice” & Other Startup Advice: 7 Lessons Learned From Champio & Farmplicity...

By Jolijt TamanahaMy name is Jolijt Tamanaha, and I’m a recovering entrepreneur. I’m the co-founder of Champio, software that helps the 70% of Americans who hate their jobs. If only we could make...

Uber Update III – Political Stalemate Could Prolong Ridesharing Decision

EQ's weekly update on the Great Ridesharing Debate.

Chicago Social Entrepreneur Emile Cambry Brings Education And Tech Opportunities to St. Louis

If Emile Cambry were to describe his mission in one sentence, it would be "bringing education and economic development together in a cool package." Luckily for St. Louis, he's bringing that mission to the Gateway Center this month with the opening of two Blue1647 facilities.

How St. Louis Startup Pulse Therapeutics Attracted Success

Pulse Therapeutics was founded in 2008 in St. Louis. The life science startup patented a technology to combat blood clots using the power of magnets. According to CEO, Sean Morris, a company needs two things to succeed in the startup environment.

10 Ways COCAbiz SPARK Will Ignite Your Creative Potential

COCAbiz has brought back SPARK for a fourth year to help empower your team of business professionals think in new and creative ways.

13 St. Louis Co-working Spaces To Check Out Now

Just off the heels of National Coworking Week, we bring you a baker's dozen of St. Louis spots for dropping by and docking in or renting space to be amongst kindred spirits. Major players like T-REX and Cortex lead the way in fostering innovation, while more idea centers and co-working spaces take up residence in STL's growing entrepreneur community.

8 St. Louis Startup Events To Put On Your Calendar This Week

The events to keep on your radar this week.

#Uber vs. #Goober: Behind The St. Louis Ridesharing Parody App

When was the last time you took an Uber in St. Louis? A few members of the St. Louis startup community thought of a clever way to raise awareness about the fact that the Midwestern city remains the only U.S. metro without ridesharing. Here's the scoop.

Team Spotlight: LockerDome’s Ryan Allen Went From Intern To Working With Some of The...

Q/A with Ryan Allen, Director of Publisher Development and Activation at LockerDome

3 Events for St. Louis Startups + Creatives This Week // Aug. 3-7

Whether you're looking to network or just blow off some steam (hopefully a bit of both), here is what's happening this week.

Local focus: TopOpps’ Chisom Uche Believes Community Matters

Chisom Uche, TopOpps' fiercely intelligent and civically-motivated marketing specialist, is a sterling representative of St. Louis' entrepreneurial community.

From NY To STL: Why This Life-Science Company Relocated To The Midwest

The operating principle of St. Louis' startup community is simple: Bring in companies looking to grow, and empower them to do so

Startup Scene: St. Louis Company Named Among 20 Most Promising In Cybersecurity

PromisePay, a payments platform company currently in Cultivation Capital's portfolio, announced it has raised $2 million in funding this week

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.

Fintech Accelerator SixThirty Announces Spring 2015 Cohort

On Tuesday, April 21, in his new position as managing partner, Atul Kamra announced SixThirty's newest cohort of companies that will go through their financial tech accelerator program.

InternSTL Launches to Pair Internship-Seekers with Local Opportunities

Internship-seekers, meet your new best friend.

How to Launch a Company in 54 Hours: St. Louis Startup Weekend Begins

If you're feeling ambitious this weekend, Nov. 14-16 will see the return of "Startup Weekend St. Louis," a three-day networking event geared toward jump-starting local innovators.

St. Louis Startup News: 5 Locals Nominated to Most Innovative List and Norse Hauls...

When the American City Business Journals publication Upstart put out the call for nominations for their inaugural Upstart 100, a list of the most creative and disruptive people in business, five St. Louisans made the nominations.

Cambridge Innovation Center’s First Expansion Outside of Massachusetts Opens in St. Louis’ Cortex

CIC has opened its first location outside of Massachusetts in the Cortex Innovation Community with 20 founding members.

In Depth: An Interview With LockerDome and GlobalHack Founder Gabe Lozano

EQ sat down with Gabe Lozano to talk about the founding of LockerDome, GlobalHack, and the St. Louis startup ecosystem.

In Depth: An Interview With Cortex President and CEO Dennis Lower

If you're in St. Louis, it is highly unlikely you haven't heard something about Cortex, the nearly 200-acre mixed-use innovation community currently being developed in Midtown. EQ sat down with President and CEO of Cortex, Dennis Lower and got the who, where, when, whys and whats from the man with a plan.

GlobalHack Hosting Second $50,000 Hackathon at Cortex in St. Louis

$50,000 GlobalHack II will take place Aug. 22 - 24, 2014 at the Cortex Innovation District.

AB Mauri North America to Move into Cortex

AB Mauri, has just announced they are moving their North American headquarters into the @4240 building in the Cortex Innovation Community located in the Central West End.

Arch Grants Announces 2014 Winners

Arch Grants has announced the 20 grant winners for 2014, each of whom will receive $50,000 non-dilutive grants, office space in T-REX, free services and access to mentors.

Lab 1500 to Host Salon Pop-Up Dinner With Chef John Perkins

Lab 1500 Entrepreneur Center to host pop-up dinner with Juniper restaurant's Chef John Perkins.

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. Lous Startup News: GlobalHack and Olin Cup Winners, Topsy Turvy Big Top Job...

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

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.

STL Native To Present Pursecase On ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’

Jenn Deese and business partner Kelley Coughlan were offered the opportunity to present their product, Pursecase, to ABC's "Shark Tank" panel of investors with the hope that one panelist will bite.

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.

Imminent Domain: Techli Partnership Focused On Local and National Growth, Domain Tech Report Will...

After partnering with Lab 1500's founders, Techli premieres the first Domain Tech Report, indicative of video's role in the expansion of the local tech news website startup.

T-Rex Purchases Lammert Building With Expansion In Mind

T-REX, one of the city's hottest startup incubators, has purchased perhaps the most heavily ornamented edifice on Washington Avenue—the Lammert Building.

St. Louis Startup Scene: Norse Corp’s New Partnership With McAfee Security, TuneSpeak Raising Its...

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

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.

Jack Dorsey’s ‘Let’s Talk’ Event in St. Louis: Top Tweet Discussions From The Event

Hometown hero Jack Dorsey, creator of Twitter and co-founder and CEO of Square, kicked off his national "Let's Talk" tour last night at the Casa Loma ballroom in St. Louis.

3 Current STL Crowdfunding Campaigns We Love

The International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum (Kickstarter)The Gist: The International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum, previously located in Oklahoma City, recently relocated to Grand...

Jack Dorsey Returns To St. Louis To Kick Off Square’s ‘Let’s Talk’ Event Series

Jack Dorsey, CEO of Square, will return to St. Louis to launch "Let's Talk," a new North American event series designed to bring business owners together to collaborate.

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