Advocado Hires Chief Revenue Officer to Build Out National Sales Team, Targeting 210 TV...

Advocado, a SaaS company transforming linear TV advertising into a real-time bidding trigger for search ads and digital advertising, has announced that Amy Bobchek...
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The Bourbon Friday Show with Junior Lara from the Auténtico Podcast

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show, we had the opportunity to talk with Junior Lara, host of the Auténtico Podcast.https://www.facebook.com/EQSTL/videos/321148715232704/ Auténtico Podcast—Serving the...

STL Fusion: Invested in Your Success

The STL Fusion space is home to 25 offices, open desks, conference rooms, and a large common area.As Director Tiffany Whelehon explains, “We...

Bridging the Gap By Connecting Creativity with Business Fundamentals

In 2013, just after her father passed, Shayba Muhammad started building her brass jewelry making business on a full time basis. Appropriately, she named...
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The Bourbon Friday Show with Kiley Summers from SpenDebt

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show, we had the opportunity to talk with Kiley Summers, Founder of SpenDebt.https://www.facebook.com/EQSTL/videos/338082890186572/ SpenDebt—Saving by Spending In America there’s...

The Best Tweets From That Day When St. Louis Brought the Stanley Cup Home

I'm not sporty, I write about business and I'm from London, UK, which combined together means I'm completely mal-coordinated and can't even make an...

Pluton Biosciences Successfully Raises $98,000 via Nvsted Regulation Crowdfunding Platform

Look no further than Pluton Biosciences for confirmation that St. Louis entrepreneurs are engaged in matters of global importance. Disease, crop resistance to insecticides,...
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The Bourbon Friday Show with Lindsay Van Quaethem from City Block

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show, we had the opportunity to talk with Lindsay Van Quaethem, Founder and CEO of City Block.https://www.facebook.com/EQSTL/videos/639953919811717/  City...

Clever Real Estate Raises $3.5M To Disrupt Outdated Real Estate Agent Commission Model

Clever Real Estate, a nationwide tech platform that connects home-sellers with top local real estate agents who help sell their home for as little...

From Fly-Over to “Fly-To” Country: GlobalSTL Health Innovation Summit 2019

The GlobalSTL Health Innovation Summit brings new international technologies to local health care systems to create competitive advantage and economic impact in St. Louis....

Wash U Expanding Support for Minority and Women-owned Startups in the City

This article was originally published on WashU Fuse, and has been republished on EQ to highlight Washington University’s Skandalaris Center forthcoming pitch event, Ascend...
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Midwest Digital Marketing Conference: Leadership Lounge Show with Gv Freeman

The Leadership Lounge was a media and connection space set up for EQ Leadership Labs and #MDMC. It was sponsored by okapi and designed...

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...
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The Bourbon Friday Show with Ronke Faleti from korédé

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show, we had the opportunity to talk with Ronke Faleti, Founder and CEO of korédé.https://www.facebook.com/EQSTL/videos/331312217585240/ korédé—Bringing Goodness Like many...

Coolfire Studios Unveils New Downtown Creative Co-Working Space

Coolfire Studios is a full-service entertainment production company that has been headquartered in St. Louis since 2002. Their offices are conveniently located downtown at...
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On St. Louis Business Journal: Gremlin Social Joins FIS Fintech Accelerator Program

FIS a global leader in financial services technology, and The Venture Center announced that 10 portfolio companies were selected to participate in the fourth...

Memorial Day: Time Train Project Invites Public to Draw Street Art at Cherokee Caravan

A group of artists from Automatic-Art.com are installing a 32 feet long painting, entitled the Time Train, at today's Memorial Day celebration at the...
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Midwest Digital Marketing Conference: Leadership Lounge Show with Tom Ruwitch

Tom Ruwitch says that he often hears stories of how email marketing or some other marketing medium doesn't work. But the vast majority of...
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The Bourbon Friday Show with James Forbes from Good Life Growing

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show, we had the opportunity to talk with James Forbes, Co-Founder and CEO of Good Life Growing.https://www.facebook.com/EQSTL/videos/1238417586329229/ Good...

Marketing Data & Analytics Half-Day Event at .Zack on May 30th

The St. Louis chapter of the Association of National Advertisers Business Marketing, will be hosting their first event in a series of “Not Just...
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Cortex Expands with Re-invention of Historic 4340 Duncan Building

The $44 million, 15-month renovation of 4340 Duncan in the Cortex Innovation District is nearly complete, and demonstrates the connection, collaboration and community partnership...

ThriveCo Is Going Above and Beyond the Workspace

Entering the smartly decorated space in downtown Clayton, the fresh energy that new coworking space, ThriveCo (222 S Meramec Ave., Ste 202) has brought...

Esri Announces Significant Expansion in St. Louis to Serve Rapidly Growing Geospatial Market

Esri, a global leader in location intelligence, has announced that its St. Louis office intends to triple current professional services staff to support a...
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Midwest Digital Marketing Conference: Leadership Lounge Show with Dennis Dayman

As we continue to live more and more of our lives online, internet security has become a hotter and hotter topic. Especially at a...
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The Bourbon Friday Show with Rebecca Brian Pan from Covo

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show, we had the opportunity to talk with Rebecca Brian Pan, Founder and CEO of Covo.Covo—Supporting All...

Event Today: EQ Leadership Dojo Discusses the Role of Thought Leaders

Whether you're building a business, leading a team, or championing a cause you need to build and use your influence clearly and powerfully. People...

First Ever Non-Alcoholic Beer with Electrolytes Hits Stores Today

WellBeing Brewing Company is reinventing the non-alcoholic category with the release of WellBeing Victory Wheat, the first-ever non-alcoholic craft beer with all-natural electrolytes to...

The Martian Evangelist: Dr. Sheyna Gifford’s Year on the Red Planet

TedXGatewayArch's next event is this week, on Thursday. Tickets are available now for Healthcare Head On, on May 16th.Sheyna Gifford, MA, MSc, MD, sums...

NanoGuard Technologies Closes ~$6M Series A Round to Reduce Food Waste

NanoGuard Technologies, a St. Louis-based AgTech startup, whose proprietary High Voltage Atmospheric Cold Plasma (HVACP) non-thermally improves food safety and reduces food waste, has...

On Innovation City: Morgan Ingram on Filling the Sales Education Void

“Grow 1% better every single day. That’s it. What is one new tip that I can try out or learn?” — Morgan Ingram

Midwest Cyber Center Changes Name to CyberUp

A little over three years ago, a group of community leaders came together with a vision for one organization to lead workforce development and...
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Leadership Labs at #MDMC : Leadership Lounge Show with Tim Sanders

Tim Sanders, bestselling author of Love is the Killer App and a long-time hero of EQ’s Editor in Chief, Jonathan Allen, delivered a jaw-dropping...
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Coming May 16th 2019: TEDxGatewayArch Chapter to Host Healthcare Focused Mini-Conference

TEDxGatewayArch, a local TEDx chapter that curates intrinsic connections to the St. Louis region with thought-leadership led events, will host its first event of...
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The Bourbon Friday Show with Jazmin Olivares from QDivision

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show, we had the opportunity to talk with Jazmin Olivares, Communications and Community Manager for QDivision.QDivision—Closing the...

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. —...

Benson Hill Biosystems Names St. Louis As Headquarters, Announces Expansion Plans

Benson Hill Biosystems, a crop improvement company unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants, has announced a plan to make St. Louis its official...

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...

Today: Capital Innovators Demo Day 2019

Whether you're an investor, potential customer, or just want to learn more about the startup ecosystem in St. Louis, Capital Innovators invites you to...
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Midwest Digital Marketing Conference: Leadership Lounge Show with Katie Krum

Katie Krum has always been a popular presenter at the Midwest Digital Marketing Conference and this year she was back to deliver a keynote...

St. Louis Investor Commits $100,000 to Expand VoiceXP Platform

This week, on May 1st, a prominent South Korean investor based in St. Louis, signed a term sheet to commit to investing $100,000 in...
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The Bourbon Friday Show with Mike Bynum from The BALSA Foundation

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show, we had the opportunity to talk with Mike Bynum, Executive Director for The BALSA Foundation.Pathway to...

On Innovation City: Interview with Tim Sanders after EQ Leadership Labs Keynote

“When you get empowered, you get energized. So I say, grow everyone you do business with.” — Tim Sanders

On Innovation City: The Climate Corporation Discusses Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture

“At the end of the day, you live and die by the value you create for your customers.” — Mark Young
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Midwest Digital Marketing Conference: Leadership Lounge Show with Perry Drake and Brianna Smith

Now in its seventh year, with more than 2000 attendees, 80 sessions, 100 speakers, and four keynotes, plus panels, a startup competition, nine workshops,...
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The Bourbon Friday Show with Lisa Kuntz from Startup Grind

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show, we had the opportunity to talk with Lisa Kuntz, Co-Director for the St. Louis chapter of...

The Something For Everyone Party Tomorrow at Cortex 4220 Duncan Building

The 4220 Duncan building in Cortex will be open to the public tomorrow, to celebrate “The Something For Everyone Party,” this Friday, April 26,...

Fauxgerty, Ethical Apparel Brand, Embarks on First Collaboration with Civil Alchemy

Civil Alchemy, a lifestyle retail company, is excited to announce their collaboration with St. Louis ethical apparel brand, Fauxgerty.This is Fauxgerty’s first...

T-REX Gets a Facelift to Accommodate Booming Startup Scene

The historic Lammert building in Downtown St. Louis was constructed in 1890, nearly a century before the first Internet connection. Today, it’s the home...

GiftAMeal Wins 1st Place and $2,500 at Midwest Digital Marketing Conference

GiftAMeal took first place this week at the Midwest Digital Marketing Conference (MDMC) Pitch Competition hosted by University of Missouri - St. Louis (UMSL)...
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The Bourbon Friday Show with Michael Lamb from nativeMSG

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show, we had the opportunity to talk with Michael Lamb, President and Co-Founder of nativeMSG.https://www.facebook.com/EQSTL/videos/827683094265965/ nativeMSG—Simplifying Communication Channels For...
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Keeping Self and Business in Balance: Leadership Lounge Show With Gv Freeman

Join me, my guest and featured speaker, Gv (Shane) Freeman, and the 450+ 'preneurs and 50+ speakers at EQ Leadership Labs the morning of...

EQ, St. Louis Post Dispatch, and TheSTL.com, Join Forces on #TaxDay to Discuss Media’s...

Join us for an exciting discussion during EQ Leadership Labs about media literacy with local editors and reporters. This session aims to teach readers...
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The Bourbon Friday Show with Melanie Igwe from Drugviu

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show we had the opportunity to talk with Melanie Igwe, Founder and COO of Drugviu.https://www.facebook.com/bourbonfridays/videos/308629236519307/ Drugviu—Empowerment for Your...
Ameren Accelerator

2019 Ameren Accelerator Seeks Startups to Develop Smart Community Tech and Clean Energy Solutions

With the goal of making the energy grid smarter, more reliable, resilient and secure, Ameren Corporation is accepting applications for the Ameren Accelerator, an...

21 Questions that Help You Pursue the Right Funding Options for Your Startup

Although running out of cash is the second most common reason for startups to fail (yes, second, the first is actually no market need...

Arts and Education Council Names 5 Finalists in stARTup Creative Competition

The Arts and Education Council has named five finalists in the third annual stARTup Creative Competition. A partnership with the PNC Foundation, the competition...
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Prepare.ai Conference Is Tomorrow: Four Values That Drive David Karandish’s Latest Ventures

Prepare.ai, the artificial intelligence conference hosted in St. Louis returns tomorrow for the second year running. The conference is the brainchild of David Karandish,...

Tomorrow: Join SLU and the NGA for the Geo-Resolution 2019 Conference

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and Saint Louis University (SLU) are co-sponsoring a new geospatial conference in St. Louis to bring together the government,...
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Consciousness and Capitalism: Leadership Lounge Show with Tyler Kelley

“Capitalism,” says Tyler Kelley, co-founder of SLAM Agency, “is, at its roots, something that is a powerful enough force to change the world.”Which is...
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The Bourbon Friday Show with Karlos Ramirez from the St. Louis Hispanic Chamber

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show we had the opportunity to talk with Karlos Ramirez, President and CEO of the Hispanic Chamber...

Student Entrepreneurs Pitch Business Ideas to Local Executives, Win Cash Prizes at Busch Stadium...

The Cardinal’s 2019 season may have just started, but it wasn’t baseballs being pitched Saturday, March 30, at Busch Stadium. Instead, 10 college students...

Parallel18 Helps Explority Explore Beach-Life Balance, While Focusing On Startup Growth

Alon Gilboa, founder of Explority, has spent the last 12 weeks on a beach. But it’s not been that chill — the motto of...

In 12 Months, More Annoying CRM Makes No Progress Against St. Louis Competitor

This post is republished from exactly one year ago.
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The Practice of Mindfulness in Business: Leadership Lounge Show with Jo Pang

Jo Pang’s title at Slalom, a strategic consulting company, is “People Partner.” He explains that as being something similar to the non-technical side of...

Black And Latino Artists Debut Businesses At The Makers Mart

Former Brazen Elevator Pitch Event Winner, Shayba Muhammad, has dug in on her winning streak to entrepreneurship to win more funding and create her...

First CORTEX Restaurant Week Kicks Off Today

The first Cortex restaurant week debuts on Monday, April 1st to Sunday, April 7th. Today Saturday, March 30th IKEA will kick off the celebration...

What to Expect from St. Louis Magazine’s Kidzpreneur Pitch Competition

How many times were you asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” I consistently answered, “I want to be a...
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The Bourbon Friday Show with Lakesha Mathis from the St. Louis Regional Chamber

On this 50th episode of the Bourbon Friday Show we had the opportunity to talk with Lakesha Mathis, Program Director for the St. Louis...

Spotlighting St. Louis Companies Solving Their Talent Shortages

When St. Louis Community College produced its latest State of the St. Louis Workforce report, 61% of the tech firms surveyed said that they...

There’s a New Way to Crowd Fund, Here’s How it Stacks Up

Crowdfunding 101: Donations- Vs. Rewards- Vs. Securities-based Crowdfunding

ThermoAI Promises Efficiency, Cost savings, and Reduced Emissions from Combustion Energy Sources

Wind, solar and other renewable energy sources are most often the focus of innovation in the energy space because, unlike coal and natural-gas fired...

The Leadership Lounge Show on What to Look Forward to at Leadership Labs, EQ’s...

In this premiere episode of Leadership Lounge, the new show from EQ and partners Return to Your Power and Clockwork Productions, I sat down...

EQ Leadership Dojo Examines the Role of Influence in Leadership

Influence. Do you attain it by being recognized as a leader or is it a prerequisite of successful leadership? Of course, that’s a false...

An Introduction to Regulation Crowdfunding

Until recently, 90 percent of Americans were banned from making private investments in startup companies. That’s because prior to legislation approved in May 2016,...

Regavi’s Journey Through Entrepreneurship in St. Louis

Two graduate students at Washington University are turning business networking into an app-based network as entrepreneurs.Regavi is a digital QR-code business card and contacts...

#STLmade Video Games Won’t Cause the Disintegration of Society

EQ has been keeping a closer eye on video game development in St. Louis ever since attending GameJam at the St Louis Science Center,...
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The Bourbon Friday Show with Meghan Winegrad from Generopolis

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show, we had the opportunity to talk with Meghan Winegrad, Founder and CEO of Generopolis, about their...

The New EQ Town Hall: An Open Forum for You to Be Part of...

Back in the early 1600s Town Hall meetings were a way for residents to have a voice in the important issues of the day....

Forgotten Your Business Cards? Regavi Streamlines Making In-Person Connections

You are at a networking event. You don’t have business cards...haven’t had them for a few jobs now. Or you ran out. Or you...

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

My friend who is launching a startup recently considered applying to an accelerator, but was dismayed by the narrowness of the curriculum and the...

Tonight: Retired Mannequins Get a Makeover to Benefit St. Louis Artists and Nonprofits

When Pooki Lee acquired the out-of-work mannequins she didn’t know exactly what she would do with them. But, being a long-time serial entrepreneur and...

GiftAMeal Selected as Top 25 for Startup of the Year SXSW Competition

GiftAMeal has been invited to participate in the 2019 Startup of the Year competition at SXSW. The competition has seen previous entrants become household...