The Future of Retail Banking is Showrooms: Commerce Bank Connect Launches In Central West...

New concept in Central West End is company’s latest investment in St. Louis community.

St. Louis Business Community Stands to Win from 2020 Census Going Digital

Census decision to drop citizenship question is a win for St. Louis entrepreneurs; internet-based Census brings opportunity and challenges. Caroline Fan is the new govtech and smart cities contributor to EQ.

Unheard of STL is Contextualizing Physical Spaces with Sound in Downtown St. Louis

Unheard of St. Louis will be showcasing their audio mapping project at the Tower Grove Market on Saturday, July 13.

St. Louis Civic Tech Efforts Recognized at National Code for America Conference

Last week, the St. Louis Recorder of Deeds Michael Butler, his staff, and Open STL, the main civic tech volunteer organization, were invited to...
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Coolfire Solutions Advances Ronin Platform to Phase II of DHS’ SCITI Labs Program

Coolfire Solutions advances to Phase Two of the Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate Smart Cities Internet of Things Innovation Labs program.

Lyft Announces New LGBTQ+ Inclusion Features in St. Louis

One of Lyft’s core values is to ‘be yourself,’ and to that end, Lyft has announced new initiatives and product features as part of...

Fit Small Business Ranks St. Louis Number 2 for “Best Cities For Entrepreneurs”

The annual national ranking by "Fit Small Business" has just announced that St. Louis is #2 Best City for Entrepreneurs in the U.S. —...

Event Today: A Dialogue on Vehicle Automation and Community Impacts

Today, on May 7, Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE) and the Partnership for Transportation Innovation & Opportunity (PTIO) will be holding a town hall-style...

EQ and MDMC Partnership Promises Leadership in Regional Collaboration and National Attention

Admission to the EQ Leadership Labs is free to MDMC ticket holders and Pre-Agenda Super Early Bird tickets are offered through March 11, 2019 via EQ's new reader membership platform, the EQ Community Network. The EQ Community Network is free to join and opens up opportunities to network with other members, submit stories to EQ, post job offers, and access other regional collaboration tools.

Connecting St. Louis’ Gigabyte Corridor to Central Business District Shows Placemaking Potential

Completed Ballpark Village could serve as a "Perfectly Centered"​ CBD anchor for a connected set of St. Louis center City districts.

Podcast: Surveying Missouri’s Startup Landscape in 2019

Missouri Business Alert’s Speaking Startup podcast explores news and issues important to Missouri entrepreneurs.In this week’s episode, we check in with representatives from the...

Project Planning Begins On Chouteau Greenway, Community Input Requested

Great Rivers Greenway (GRG) and partners have completed the final phase of the Chouteau Greenway International Design Competition, a 1-year public-private partnership to imagine...

Heartland Hyperloop, Inc. Joins Missouri Hyperloop Coalition

The Missouri Hyperloop Coalition, the group leading efforts to bring Hyperloop technology to Missouri, is excited to announce that Heartland Hyperloop, Inc. led by...

Innovation and the Socio-Economic Benefits of a Connected Green City

According to a wealth of studies, the benefits of green spaces to Cities and their residents abound. Green spaces increase economic development and property...

Network Density And Resilient Ecosystem All Help Startup Cities Attract Catalytic Capital

With venture capital funds such as Rise of the Rest standing by, there's no reason regional cities and local startup communities have to go it alone says Revolution partner David Hall.

Ready, Set, Hack: T-REX and OGC Holds a Smarter Safer Cities Hackathon

As part of the SCIRA (Smart Cities Interoperability Reference Architecture) initiative, the Open Geospatial Consortium and T-REX are pleased to present Hacks and the...

Bird Droppings A Deliberate Tactic For Electric Scooter Startup

Bending the rules seems to be an intentional growth hack for Bird Rides; and dumping product on the streets, the new mode for startups disrupting the city.
A map of the winning proposal for the Chouteau Greenway

Great Rivers Greenway is a Model of Regional Governance

The Chouteau Greenway is a vision for a connected central corridor from the St. Louis Arch to Forest Park. It is just one part...

St. Louis’ First Bike Shares: Triumphs and Setbacks

Bike share in St. Louis has been a long time coming. But as one of the two private bike providers prepares to abandon operations in the city, the program endures growing pains.

Local Startup Captures Anticipation and Nostalgia as the City Unveils the Renovated Gateway Arch...

Just in time for the 4th of July and Fair St. Louis, the City unveils the new and improved Gateway Arch Museum and Visitor Center today.

Heartland Hyperloop Could Create New Megaregion In Missouri

Are you ready to travel, magnetically suspended in a vacuum tube, hurtling at speeds upwards of 700 MPH?
A map of the winning proposal for the Chouteau Greenway

Chouteau Greenway Design Competition Announces Winner

The Chouteau Greenway Design Competition partners and jury have selected the team led by Stoss Landscape Urbanism to refine their conceptual plans for a...

Why Do We Let Political Fragmentation Hold Back Our Entrepreneurs?

St. Louis is home to world class universities, top-tier sports franchises, a powerhouse philanthropic community and an entrepreneurial ecosystem that rivals any in the...

SafeTrek: Downtown’s Support System

How a partnership between Downtown STL, Inc. and St. Louis-based startup SafeTrek aims to keep city residents safer.

STL Civic Tech Startup CTY Joins Inaugural Class of NY Accelerator URBAN-X

MINI and HAX, a division of venture capital firm SOSV, announced the names of its first cohort of the URBAN-X startup accelerator program–and St. Louis' CTY was on...

St. Louis Sets its Sights on Becoming a Gigabit Community with Broadband Fiber RFI

Announced this morning, Downtown STL, Inc., the City of St. Louis, St. Louis Development Corporation and St. Louis Economic Development Partnership have released a...
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Schlafly Beer Launches Smartphone Beacon Technology to Incentivize Fans

Schlafly Beer, Missouri's largest locally owned and independent craft brewery, announced today an industry-first marketing plan to utilize an exclusive on-premise beacon technology to engage the...

This Startup is Using Indoor Mapping to Make Shopping Easier

Aisle411 is working with stores and consumer brands to help you find what you want faster next time you shop.

Igniting A Movement

The ride-sharing debate has loomed large in St. Louis this year. Entrepreneur and MTC Commissioner Chris Sommers shares his thoughts on what St. Louis' fight for Uber means for our innovation community–and our city.

This App Makes Life Easier for STL Transplants

Released last week, City to City - St. Louis is a local guidance tool that quickly translates area neighborhoods into the context of more than a dozen other metropolitan cities.
Tara Pham, CEO and Martin McGreal, CTO of CTY

How CTY’s Flagship Product Numina Can Change The Way Cities Interact

After winning a $35,000 grant from the Knight Foundation in April, EQ talks to CTY founders Tara Pham and Martin McGreal about their Numina pilot project in St. Louis.