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The Bourbon Friday Show with Dr. Chris Ho from Drug Design Methodologies

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show, we had the opportunity to talk with Dr. Chris Ho, Owner and CSO of Drug Design Methodologies.

CIO Executive Leadership Summit 2019 Will Discuss AI, Blockchain and How Women Are Leading...

The focal point of the 2019 St. Louis CIO Executive Leadership Summit, taking place in downtown St. Louis on Thursday October 3rd, will be...

All Entrepreneurs Hustle, But Creatives Raising Funds Need Side Hustle

Adam Frick-Verdine, sound designer and the brains behind the audio mapping project Unheard of STL, got into entrepreneurship by necessity. He got an internship...

InvestMidwest Appoints Phyllis Ellison as New Executive Director, Transfers Management Role to Cortex

InvestMidwest has appointed a new Executive Director. Chris Walsh, InvestMidwest’s first and only executive director, is passing the torch to Cortex’s Vice President of...

Butterscotch Shenanigans Game Devs Hosting Fan Convention at CET in September

Award-winning game studio Butterscotch Shenanigans brings Shenanicon back to CET in September.
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Here’s the List of Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies in the Greater St Louis...

The Inc. 5000 is a list ranking of the fastest growing privately held, independent, U.S.-based companies that is released each year.

Mission Control Is Launching This Fall to Level Up Your Team Building

Mission Control's summer pilot project has evolved from providing structured recreational video game leagues to a team building tool.

Love, Magic and Passion Is the Secret Recipe for This Food Entrepreneur

On this episode of Entrepreneurially Thinking, we had the opportunity to talk with Reine Bayoc, Creator and Owner of the thriving SweetArt Bake Shop...
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The Bourbon Friday Show with Janna Westbrook from Provider Pool

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show, we had the opportunity to talk with Janna Westbrook, CEO and Founder of Provider Pool.

Get Your Product In Front of 1000 People: Startup Connection 2019 Venture Showcase Applications...

Startup Connection ’19 will take place Wednesday, November 6, at The Globe Building at 710 N. Tucker in Downtown St. Louis, running from 4:30 p.m. until 9 p.m.

State of the St. Louis “Techforce”: Jobs are Plentiful but Employer’s Hiring Practices Remain...

We all want St. Louis to be a “hub” of something: in startup growth, in geospatial intelligence, in cybersecurity, in healthcare, in agtech.There...

7 Regional Imperatives to Strengthen the Impact of our Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

WEPOWER is launching a new accelerator for Black and Latinx founders of early-stage companies. WEPOWER's Founder and CEO, Charli Cooksey, explains what we as a business community can do to drive systemic change in St. Louis.

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.
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Geosaurus’ Gigantic Plan to Push Talent Towards St. Louis’ Next Innovation Frontier

T-REX's Geosaurus Resource and Innovation space, Geosaurus, offers a bridge into St. Louis' geospatial industry for those who don't have security clearance.

T-REX Announces Program Director to Lead New Geospatial Center

NGA’s Mark Tatgenhorst to head Geosaurus, slated to open later this year.

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.

On Medium: 6 Ways the Startup Talent Showcase is Changing the Way Startups Hire

How the Startup Talent Showcase is changing the way startups hire — and hire people who stick around for the long run.
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The Bourbon Friday Show with Michael Powers from Tower Grove Pride

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show, we had the opportunity to talk with Olamide Adeboye, CEO and Founder of Wakava.

Finalists for Cortex Garage Artwork to Present Initial Concepts Tomorrow at Venture Cafe

Three finalists have been selected to present their concepts for the Cortex Garage Artwork project tomorrow, at Venture Café‘s Thursday Gathering on August 1st...
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Square Is Moving Out of Cortex and Into St. Louis Post-Dispatch Building

Square Is Moving Downtown (and Out of Cortex)

MOSourceLink Publishes Regional and Statewide Entrepreneur Ecosystem Guide Map

MOSourceLink has released its statewide Resource Rail, a map of the resources available to entrepreneurs and business owners across the state of Missouri, region...

On St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Jack Dorsey Funds New Non-Profit to Reduce Vacant Buildings in...

St. Louis native Dorsey and philanthropist Pulte visit north St. Louis to launch new blight nonprofit.
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The Bourbon Friday Show with Olamide Adeboye from Wakava

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show, we had the opportunity to talk with Olamide Adeboye, CEO and Founder of Wakava.

BioGenerator Wins $750,000 in Federal Funds to Expand Labs and Grants to Build New...

Grant expands BioGenerator Labs and Commercialization Resources

The Yield Lab Institute Announces Manure Challenge Sponsors and Industry Advisors

The Yield Lab Institute has announced the addition of a number of diverse advisors to the Manure Challenge, as well as a successful application...

Building Your Thought Leadership Brand Is More Than Writing Articles

Thought Leadership starts with getting comfortable with your unique voice and perspective. Much harder than it sounds!

Coworking, Coffee, and Cocktails at Covo

Entrepreneurs from the coasts aren’t always eager to move their budding businesses to the Midwest, but Covo founder Rebecca Brian-Pan saw a unique opportunity...
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The Bourbon Friday Show with Tony Bryan from CyberUp

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show, we had the opportunity to talk with Tony Bryan, Executive Director of CyberUp.https://www.facebook.com/EQSTL/videos/496218731121751/ CyberUp—New Collar Approach When most...

nativeMsg Launches RCS Style Solution that Works on iOS Devices

New Patent Pending Messaging Solution Provides RCS Fallback across all Mobile Operating Systems

The First Step in Making Your Startup’s First Hire

One of the most rewarding parts of my job as a startup founder has been meeting the nearly one hundred St. Louisans that I’ve...

Oakland Capital Partners Announces Former Wind Capital Group CEO Tom Carnahan As Partner

Clayton-based Oakland Capital identifies and partners with businesses with significant potential for growth.

How Autentico Podcast Found Their Own Voice to Amplify the Voices of Latinx Business...

On this episode of Entrepreneurially Thinking, we had the opportunity to talk with Autentico Podcast Hosts, Gabriela Ramirez-Arelleno and Junior Lara.This dynamic pair...

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.
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The Bourbon Friday Show with Charlie Walch from Pluton Biosciences

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show, we had the opportunity to talk with Charlie Walch, CEO of Pluton Biosciences.Looking for Good Bugs There...

Brennan’s Work and Leisure, a Coworking Space in Midtown Makes Work a Pleasure

New mixed use coworking space caters to those working and playing hard in Midtown, St. Louis.

Experience Inflation is Killing Our Talent Pool and Here’s What We Can do About...

When I transitioned out of the military in 2007, I was applying for jobs everywhere. I wasn’t sure "what I wanted to be when...

This July St. Louis Restaurants Team Up To Fight Hunger Locally

Dine out and do good this July! Over 90 St. Louis restaurants have banded together to participate in Operation Food Search’s 9th Annual Tomato...
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The Bourbon Friday Show with LaShana Lewis from L.M. Lewis Consulting

On this episode of the Bourbon Friday Show, we had the opportunity to talk with LaShana Lewis, Founder and CEO of L.M. Lewis Consulting.Diversifying...

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...

On Innovation City: Arch Grants Discusses Building Economic Sustainability

""What if instead of a company coming in and giving support, an entire city came in and supported entrepreneurs?"Emily Lohse-Busch, Executive Director at Arch Grants joins the Innovation City Podcast to discuss the St. Louis economy, providing support and resources to startups, the process of receiving a grant, the struggle of raising capital in the Midwest, and the future of her organization."

On Olio City: St. Louis Summer Events Calendar 2019

Here's every reason you need to escape the office.

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

Former Sales Director of the largest cable TV and internet service provider in the US will power Advocado's revenue growth.
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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.Serving the Latinx...

STL Fusion is Invested in Your Success

Downtown coworking space STL Fusion opened its doors last October in the former Industrious offices. Much of the same design remains, but with more of a St. Louis focus, plus added flexibility, and an impressive list of amenities.

Bridging the Gap By Connecting Creativity with Business Fundamentals

For Shayba her vision is clear: Create positive change in underserved communities by inspiring others through the arts and entrepreneurship.
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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

Go Blues! Drawing gigantic crowds for the Stanley Cup Finals, the city's Twitter's game was strong too.

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

"If you know about Georges Seurat, the french painter who did the 'dot' paintings, we're kind of making a pointillist painting. Each time we complete a microbe discovery it's like adding a dot to the overall picture, and each dot represents a big data play," Charlie Walch, CEO Pluton Biosciences
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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

In just two years, Clever Real Estate has successfully tapped every cornerstone of the St. Louis Startup Ecosystem, to source $5M in funding from investors committed to midwest regional development.

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

BioSTL Continues to Attracts International Health Care Innovators to St. Louis

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

JPMorgan Chase & Co. recently awarded Washington University's Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship a $100,000 planning grant as part of its Ascend 2020 Initiative.
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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

Members get a 25% discount on digital video studio and gear rentals, in addition to post-production capabilities.

On St. Louis Business Journal: Gremlin Social Joins FIS Fintech Accelerator Program

Gremlin cements change in direction from social media compliance to sales-enablement tool for the financial services industry.

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 Association of National Advertiser B2B St. Louis launches "Not Just Another Marketing Conference" featuring data and analytics speakers on May 30th at .ZACK
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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

Is this the world's healthiest beer?

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

Sheyna Gifford, MA, MSc, MD, sums up the job of the HI-SEAS crews succinctly, “Go to Mars, grow food, do science, don't kill each...

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

New name. Same mission.
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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

Local and National Healthcare Experts Present Experiential Findings
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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 and partners plan new facility and intend to create 200 new jobs to St. Louis.

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...