Decision Making Made Easy: Follow the Next Right Thing

John Holahan sits down across from me. He carries himself with a composed tension that says poised and nervous all at the same time.There’s...

Go Fast. Go Far. Why Every Young Developer Should Attend a Conference

Join EQ for Happy Hour at Covo (Wednesday, August 15, 2018) from 5:30pm, where we will be moderating a discussion on Innovative Leadership: Register...

Scrappy Marketing Tactics for Growing Your Bootstrapped Business

If you’ve ever tried starting a business from scratch, you know it’s no joke. In fact, 20% of new businesses fail within the first...

Entrepreneurs Shouldn’t Overlook The Low-Income Market

I’ve seen it over and over again: companies target their latest and greatest product to a demographic making $100k or more per household. These...
Guy Weitzman Atomation

Meet Me in St. Louis: Maintaining Team Cohesion Between the Midwest and the Middle...

When my company Atomation, a local Internet of Things (IoT) firm, split its team in two geographically – leaving R&D in Tel Aviv and...

Stop Treating Your Failure Like it was the Ultimate Warrior

When I was a child, one of my heroes disappeared.Poof. Gone. No more.Like he never existed in the first place.It was 1992, and The...

What “Jedi Mind Tricks” Have Helped In Your Professional Career? #StarWarsDay

Today is May 4th, as in "May the 4th," as in "May The Force," aka #StarWarsDay. Hell yeah. It's like an internet thing.Probably the...

You Are (So Much) More Than Your Business Cards

I’ll never forget the first networking event I ever went to. Fresh out of college. Green. A stack of business cards in my pocket....

5 Things Startup Entrepreneurs Can Learn from a Chef

The food scene in St. Louis has been buzzing locally—and nationally—for years. This was not the case back in 2005, when a young chef...

Drop By Drop: How Rapid Growth Killed My First Startup

Houston, we have a problem.Our small group of beta testers for Drizzle SMS had gone viral. In a matter of hours, we had 10,000...

Facebook just announced major changes to its algorithm. Here’s what that means for your...

I was sitting aboard a plane last week when I read Mark Zuckerburg’s post announcing major changes to Facebook’s algorithm.He said the changes would...

Why Values Matter To Founders and Entrepreneurs

Most startup founders are mission-driven: their entrepreneurial sense helps them identify a critical need no one’s thought to address, or a potential solution to...
Dollar sign fundraising

12 Fundraising Tips for BioTech companies from Cultivation Capital’s Life Sciences Fund

Bill Schmidt, Managing Partner of Cultivation Capital's Life Science Fund, shares tips for BioTech companies focused on fundraising.
Financials Stock

5 Lessons from a Startup Veteran

Five lessons startups and entrepreneurs can glean from a veteran startup consultant.
Brown Smith Wallace St Louis

4 Year-End Tax Planning Tips for Startups

Tax planning in 2016 is as important as ever, especially for startup and small businesses. With tax law changes in December 2015, tax reform on the agenda, and a new US President in 2017, it is important to review your tax situation before the end of 2016. Todd Reich of Brown Smith Wallace shares a few things startups should pay attention to right now.
Brown Smith Wallace valuation

So, What’s Your Startup Worth?

How do you get potential investors to notice you in a crowded pool of startup investment opportunities? Developing a reliable valuation may be a...

How to Create a Scalable, Human Culture for Startup Growth

6 Takeaways for Startups from the 2016 WorkHuman ConferenceLuke Fryer was new in town. In 2007, the serial restaurant entrepreneur had just moved to...

Pivot and Profit: How ITEN’s Mock Angels Helps Companies Grow

If you have traction but need to raise money to advance your technology-based company, then ITEN’s Mock Angels should be your first stop. A...

7 Habits of Highly Effective Entrepreneurs

St Louis’ unique ecosystem of incubators, accelerators, competitions and startup facilities is working. Not only does it transform startups into thriving businesses, but it also produces...

Evelyn White on Knowing When to Pivot

Evelyn White had been founder and CEO at Bookalokal, a company that created in-home dining experiences around the world since 2013. But at the...

8 Inspiring Life Lessons from Sketch Guy’s Approach to Entrepreneurship

New York Times’ Sketch Guy—aka Carl Richards—addressed the COCAbiz audience yesterday in a talk addressing not just his famous Sharpie-and-cardboard sketches but his approach...

Keeping it Simple: 4 Startup Mentors Give Advice to Founders

Entrepreneurs enter the startup space with a great idea and an unparalleled determination to see it succeed. While tremendous skill and unrelenting drive can...
Chris Motley Better Weekdays

3 Tips For STL Grads Looking For Their Dream Job From Better Weekdays CEO...

As summer winds down and brings a return for students and an end to internships, it's easy to stop thinking about work. But for...

“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...
video

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...

Latest Stories

Popular Stories