The Coworking Guide to St. Louis

Let EQ guide you through all the shared office space amenities available to startups interested in coworking in St. Louis.

Get to Know T-REX Community Director Kathleen Bauer

Walk the halls of Downtown T-REX and you might find yourself gazing at some slightly unusual wall decor. Maybe you spot an 18th century...

Disruption Is Not Covo’s M.O. And That’s Really Exciting

The building where the 1904 World's Fair was planned sat vacant for decades. Now, inspired by the history of St. Louis, a coworking startup from San Francisco plans to turn it into a destination downtown.

When St. Louis Innovators Go To Ireland and France: What Happened and What’s Next

Thirty St. Louis innovation leaders, including representatives from St. Louis economic development agencies, elected officials, entrepreneur support organizations, startup companies and multi-national corporations, wrapped...

That’s Not Your Boss Looking Over Your Shoulder: This Coworking Space Is Haunted

Startups think about disruption all the time, but late night project sprints at T-Rex – a coworking space in St Louis, Missouri – have seen startup founders getting their own work disrupted. By a ghost.

San Francisco Coworking Startup’s HQ2 Will Be In St. Louis

Covo choose St Louis for the next location of their second coworking building.
Sarah Schlafly and Christian Johnson, co-founders of Multipass, a coworking marketplace for day-passes to cool workplaces across the country.

For The Love Of Coworking, New Founders Want to Share Values Across the Midwest

Two strangers met in a coworking space. Hung out. Played ping pong. Founded a company and launched a product in two months.

6 Affordable Office Spaces for Entrepreneurs in St. Louis County

One of the biggest line items on a startup company's balance sheet is its office space, so it's a goal to keep that as...

STL VentureWorks’ Five Innovation Centers Help Grow Businesses From All Industries

"Each of our incubators has its own personality," says Ginger Imster, VP of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership, the organization that manages the five STL VentureWorks innovation centers. Here is a rundown of each center's features and amenities–and who's there.

TechShop Sees Success with National Partnerships

We're still months away from the opening of TechShop St. Louis, but take a drive down Forest Park Avenue and you'll see progress is being...

How Do You Build a Business Incubator? T-REX Shows Us The Way

For the past 10 to 15 years, startup incubators and co-working spaces have been expanding around the world. Entrepreneurs, freelancers and traditional businesses alike...

Maxine Clark on Bridging the Delmar Divide with Social Entrepreneurship

Maxine Clark, the well known philanthropist and creator of Build-a-Bear Workshop, is leading a redevelopment project to transform an old hospital on Delmar into...

T-REX Gets a Facelift to Accommodate Booming Startup Scene

Located in a historic building constructed in the 1890's, the design of this formerly unoccupied space is flexible and customizable, allowing tenants to expand their space in response to rapid growth. Juxtaposing the historic architectural bones of the building with bold wall graphics and modern tile patterns, the new interior design creates a connection between the makers who once worked in the building to the entrepreneurs using the space today.

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.

OPO Startups Members Have Raised $10M and Created a Combined Payroll of $12M. Here’s...

OPO is a co-working center for digital Startups located in the “Old Post Office” building on Main Street St. Charles. The 10,000 square foot...

13 St. Louis Co-working Spaces To Check Out Now

Just off the heels of National Coworking Week, we bring you a baker's dozen of St. Louis spots for dropping by and docking in or renting space to be amongst kindred spirits. Major players like T-REX and Cortex lead the way in fostering innovation, while more idea centers and co-working spaces take up residence in STL's growing entrepreneur community.

How A News Producer Found Her Place in the St. Louis Startup Ecosystem

In today's culture it's not uncommon for a person to have more than one career. Gone are the days of our parents and grandparents...

Office Envy: Industrious St. Louis

Our Office Envy series explores different co-working spaces, labs, office spaces and facilities in the St. Louis region. Seeking out the unique, the collaborative and the just plain awesome, we highlight the locations where STL's innovation class does their best work.

Introducing RISE Collaborative Workspace

Stacy Taubman and her team at RISE aim to create support for today's businesswomen and opportunities for the next generation.
Lunch and Learn

How To Make Your Lunch & Learns Suck Less

10 tips for co-working space community managers and presenters

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.

100 Makers to Showcase Creations to Celebrate First Year of TechShop

100 TechShop maker space members will show off products and prototypes that they have been working on this summer.
The Bourbon Friday Show

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...
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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...
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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's fifth floor community space.

This Is Why You Should Pay Attention to T-REX’s New Capital Campaign

T-REX, the Downtown technology incubator and co-working space, has attracted innovative companies and events for the past two years. Now, the T-REX team is...

Five Finalists Announced for St. Charles County Demo Day

OPO Startups and the St. Charles County EDC Business and Community Partners have announced the five finalists for the upcoming St. Charles County Demo...

Applications Open for RISE Collaborative’s Niche Women’s Co-Working Community

Last week, RISE Collaborative Workspace, a female-focused co-working space founded by Stacy Taubman, announced it will open in January and that it's now accepting applications for...

Startups Compete for $50,000 in Prize Money at St. Charles County Demo Day

OPO Startups in St Charles is hosting a "Demo Day" entrepreneurship competition in November.

Industrious STL is Redefining the Co-working Experience

Drawing everyone from freelancers and entrepreneurial startups to seasoned CEOs and Fortune 500s, co-working spaces are becoming a way to reinvent the work environment....

A River Runs Through It

How entrepreneur Randy Schilling is building a different kind of startup community in St. Charles.

Toi Box Couture’s CEO on the Importance of Inspiring Work Spaces

Three years ago St. Louis native Toi Hall was working two jobs just to make ends meet. Now she is CEO and designer for...

How Dustin McKissen Changed His Career Through Co-working

For most of his career Dustin McKissen worked with trade associations, lobbying legislators for the benefit of various industries. He and his wife moved...
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STL VentureWorks South County Paves the Way for Retail Startups to Grow

Jane Sueme started beekeeping as a hobby in 2004 and as a business in 2009. In 2013, she was ready to take Isabee's Beekeeping Equipment and Supplies to the next level. Enter STL VentureWorks' South County location, an incubator for retail businesses like hers. One of six innovation centers offers resources and space to growing companies.

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.
The Bourbon Friday Show

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...

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...

Ireland’s Dogpatch Labs Provides Global Model for Corporate-Startup Collaboration

Dogpatch Labs is a startup hub located in central Dublin in Ireland. In 2016, it was on the itinerary for a delegation of St....

City Backs Manufacturing Hub Supporting Entrepreneurs

St Louis's first entrepreneur support center for manufacturing is one step closer to a reality.

What’s Next for Venture Cafe: Looking Back and Looking Ahead After 1 Year

As Venture Cafe hits the one-year mark, Executive Director Travis Sheridan talks to us about successes and what's coming next for the weekly meet-up.

Co-Working Becomes Mainstay as Freelancing is on the Rise

The first time I walked into a co-working space, it was an otherworldly experience. Listening to the tour guide show me each and every...

Brian Lunt and Brett Kline on Collaborative Coworking for Media Makers

“I think we have, at a city level, gone after large organizations to come in and revive St Louis. You look at the Amazon...
The Bourbon Friday Show

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...
LeaderCast Live Brennans

The BHive at Brennan’s to Host Local Leadercast Live Leadership Conference Simulcast

Leadercast Live is the world’s largest one-day leadership conference, broadcast live from Atlanta and simulcast to hundreds of locations around the world. Friday, May...

On Common Ground

What happens when a delegation made up of thirty St. Louis innovation community leaders goes to Ireland and France–and returns inspired to foster deeper connections on both

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...

Six People Confirm This Office is Haunted

Halloween Special: Startups think about disruption all the time, but late night project sprints at T-Rex – a coworking space in St Louis, Missouri – have seen startup founders getting their own work disrupted. By a ghost.

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