Man in the Middle

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

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.
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How Startup Funding Works And Why We’ve Decided To Bootstrap

By Tyler King, CEO of Less Annoying CRMWhen my brother and I started Less Annoying CRM, we decided to bootstrap. If you’re not familiar...
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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 some advice. Here's what McKelvey had to say, some of which may surprise you.

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.

Arch Grants Announces Summer 2015 Global Startup Competition Recipients

Last night Arch Grants introduced the first 11 recipients of its Global Startup Competition, nine of which are minority- or woman-led.
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US Entrepreneurs Report Increased Access To Capital In Last 6 Months

Entrepreneurs' Organization, a global business network founded in 1987, released its latest report on US and global entrepreneurism in March of 2015. Released every six...

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...