Adarza BioSystems Raises Another $25 Million to Launch Platform for Research and Drug Development

Biotech company Adarza BioSystems has announced that it has raised $25 million in a Series D round co-led by 3x5 Partners, based in Portland,...

St. Louis Startup Hooks Up in LA for the Perfect Match

Noonlight, formerly known as SafeTrek, which was founded in St. Louis and now runs a major part of its operation from Los Angeles has...

In 2019, BioGenerator Invested $3.2 Million in 16 Bioscience Companies in St. Louis

BioGenerator highlights include eight first-time investments and new companies relocating to St. Louis.

New Report Reveals Funding Gaps For Missouri Early-stage Companies

6 key goals can drive financing and capital to Missouri startups.

NYC Company Healthy Bytes Raises $1.25M to Relocate to St. Louis

Company relocates from New York to St. Louis; seeks new talent.

Phas3 Wins Paid Pilot at Colorado Hospitals

BioGenerator-supported digital health company wins $20k cash and contract.

Readout Health Produces New Medical Device to Easily Track Nutritional Ketosis

BioGenerator-backed company is first to manufacture digital health device in St. Louis.

St. Louis Metro Area Landscape Company Featured in 
New York Times Bestselling Author’s New...

Leadership expert Mark Sanborn dedicates a chapter in “The Intention Imperative” to Envisioning Green's power of clarity in developing a people-centered business
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Axiom Ranked Number 72 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2019 Technology...

Automotive finance and insurance administrator, Axiom, has announced that the company was ranked No. 72 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the...

Axiom Launches InsureTech Digital Transformation Suite

Axiom Product Administration has launched a dedicated technology services organization, Axiom Connected Technology LLC which is squarely focused on the digital transformation of the...

Benson Hill Launches Seed Company Focused on Food and Feed Grade Soybeans

Growers can tap into growing markets with expanded offerings of high-quality, high-yielding varieties.
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Juristat Raises $2.4m in New Capital to Expand AI Offerings

Over the past 5 years, Juristat’s AI has developed into the dominant tool for predicting patent examiner behavior and optimizing business development for patent attorneys, with the company counting over 25% of the top 100 patent law firms as customers, including firms with strong St. Louis ties, such as Polsinelli, Armstrong Teasdale, Lewis Rice, and Husch Blackwell.

Augmented Intelligence Company PercayAI Partners with Canopy Biosciences to Accelerate Drug Development

Canopy Biosciences, a leading provider of gene editing and gene expression products and services, to offer new service utilizing PercayAI’s first commercial product, CompBioTM

Kingdom Capital Collaborates with Washington University School of Medicine to Launch Augmented Intelligence Company...

  • PercayAI, launched by Kingdom Capital, represents the investment firm’s commitment to cultivating new technologies that can help accelerate drug discovery and improve patient outcomes.
  • Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis will continue to develop technology that will be commercialized through PercayAI as part of an ongoing collaboration with Kingdom Capital.

Arch Grants Awards $1M in Equity-Free Funding to 20 Startups Committed to Operating from...

Arch Grants Announces 20 New Companies, 25% Increase in Overall Grants Going Forward, at 7th Annual Gala Bob Chapman Presented 2019 Entrepreneur Award.

Former Globalhack Executive Director Accepts New Role As Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at...

Matt Menietti will further the Regional Chamber’s initiatives in maintaining momentum in the region to help attract and retain startups in the community.

Boat Planet Joins Tech Wildcatters For Their Fall 2019 Cohort

Boat Planet joins B2B accelerator and plans for nationwide expansion.

CRM and Email Marketing SaaS Providers, Hatchbuck, Benchmark, Merge

The combined company, Benchmark, will enable businesses to flourish with powerfully simple sales and marketing tools.

Balto Software Raises $3 Million in Seed Funding

An additional $3 million has been invested in Balto's artificial intelligence software for real-time call guidance and coaching for sales people.

SwipeSum Introduces AI-Powered Processing Statement Reading Software “STAITMENT”

New Software for Credit Card Processing Professionals to Become Available January 2020.

Missouri Startups Created 44,000+ Jobs in 2018 Says MOSourceLink Report

Missouri startups account for nearly 80% of all new jobs.

America’s Center To Welcome Geoint Symposium In 2023 And 2025

St. Louis to Serve as National Hub for Geospatial Leaders and Stakeholders
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The Best of BBQ: ‘Q In The Lou’ Showcases World-Champion Pitmasters to Feed You...

Fifth Year of Downtown Foodie Fest Features Bands, BBQ & Beer

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.

T-REX Announces Program Director to Lead New Geospatial Center

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

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.

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...

nativeMsg Launches RCS Style Solution that Works on iOS Devices

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

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.

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...

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.

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...

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...

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

Our new session at #EQLeadershipLabs offers an extremely rare opportunity to sit down with established media organizations and media literacy experts to dig into the underpinning philosophy of media and the role it plays in society.

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...

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

The event was hosted by Saint Louis University's Chaifetz Center for Entrepreneurship Saturday, March 30.

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

GiftAMeal to compete in Austin against top startups from around the world.

The Yield Lab Announces Five New Portfolio Companies

The Yield Lab has announced five new companies have joined the 2019 Yield Lab North America. These companies were selected out of a pool...

St. Louis Magazine Launch Inaugural Kidzpreneur Pitch Competition: A Shark Tank for Kids!

The idea for Kidzpreneur was born after xplor co-founders Lisa Litvag and Angela Sandler competed to be on the ABC television show Shark Tank.

VaxNewMo’s Vaccine Breakthrough Published in Nature

The BioGenerator-backed startup and Arch Grant recipient gets highlighted by Nature Communications for its 'promising process' to more quickly and affordably bring vaccines to market.

Startup Pursuing Sharing Economy Model for Outdoor Adventures Moves Into T-Rex

Outside360.com adapts the sharing economy model to the outdoor industry’s needs with a sleek platform that connects hosts and users through online listings for...
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Capital Innovators Welcomes Spring 2019 Class to St. Louis

St. Louis-based startup accelerator Capital Innovators announced its Spring 2019 class at Venture Cafe in the Cortex District of St. Louis. This class is...

TechArtista is Hosting a Competition for Artists To Redesign Iconic Pyramids

The selected artist will receive cash compensation, a supply stipend, a $250 4 Hands gift certificate, and a 1-year drop-in membership to TechArtista.

Crowdfunding Microbes that Eat Mosquito Larvae to Slow Spread of Disease is Latest Campaign...

St. Louis' regional crowdfunding platform adds two new campaigns in 2019, looking for investments in Pluton Biosciences and CAD Trailer Designs.

St. Louis Regional Chamber Launches Diverse Business Accelerator

Diverse Business Accelerator is a long term project and, "a first for the Chamber."

Mastercard Leads Sponsorship of GlobalHack’s Code with a Cause

Award funds event to develop tech tools for 10 local nonprofits.

St. Louis Startup Milestones Reached in 2018

As the St. Louis region’s startup ecosystem matures, the measurable successes of the companies are getting bigger and more exciting. 2018 milestones for startups...
Invest Midwest

Over 140 Companies Apply to Pitch at InvestMidwest

Still Time to Register for 2019's Venture Capital Forum in Kansas City.

MTC Co-Invests $100,000 in SensrTrx

The Missouri Technology Corporation (MTC) has announced a $100,000 co-investment in SensrTrx, a manufacturing analytics company based in St. Louis, MO. "This co-investment is fuel for growth," said Bryan Sapot, CEO and founder of SensrTrx.

Ten Semi-Finalists Announced for $1,000,000 Pitch Competition

But only five go through to the finals; where they'll pitch live in a shark tank style event on January 28, 2019, at Chaifetz Arena.
LaunchCoderGirl EQSTL EQ St. Louis Tech

Mastercard Commits $250,000 To Support LaunchCode’s CoderGirl

Representatives to present check at CoderGirl Graduation.

National Competition Awards Young Entrepreneur Fellowship to 3 MO Startup Founders

Non-profit organization, Future Founders, who "believes every youth can become an entrepreneur," has selected eighteen entrepreneurs to participate in its 2019 Fellowship program, three...

Facebook Grants Claim Academy Another $250,000 in Scholarship Funding

Claim Academy has been awarded a second grant from Facebook Community Boost. Applications for Facebook scholarships in 2019 are now open until Sunday, January 13.

Recapping the Web: “Here Are the Top Midwestern States and Cities for Startups”

Throughout the 20th century, the American Midwest was known as the manufacturing center for the nation, and for much of the world. Even today,...

Recapping the Web: “Life in the Silicon Prairie: Tech’s Great Migration to the Midwest”

Zachary Crockett of The Hustle, an online tech and business publication, starts his article “Life in the Silicon Prairie: Tech’s Great Migration to the...

Recapping the Web: “I moved from a big city to a smaller one —...

St. Louis entrepreneur Alex Haimann, partner and head of business development at Less Annoying CRM, made a bold move when he left a good...

Recapping the Web: “Rapid Startup Growth in These 4 Cities Has Led to Big...

When a city's startup scene begins to take shape and thrive, it's commercial real estate market is always right on its tail. As Richard...

Recapping the Web: “Silicon Valley Has More Engineers, but the Heartland offers Easier Access...

When one thinks of the most fertile ecosystems to cultivate a successful startup in America, they often think of the coasts as being places...

Recapping the Web: “How St. Louis Is Redefining Its Economy by Focusing on Startups”

In Inc.com’s article “How St. Louis Is Redefining Its Economy by Focusing on Startups” writer Dustin McKissen, also founder and CEO of McKissen +...

Recapping the Web: “The Modern Workforce is Freelance—Cities Should Get Ready”

When Amazon decided it would be opening a second headquarters in a to-be-determined North American city in 2017, over 238 cities submitted themselves to...

Recapping the Web: “Detroit, St. Louis, and other Rust Belt Cities Look To Immigrants...

Often, when a city is looking to revitalize its economic health, much of the effort and taxpayer money will go into recruiting businesses. But...

Recapping the Web: “A Radical Black Arts Renaissance Is Reshaping A Fractured St. Louis”

Dating back to the Dred Scott case in 1857, as well as Missouri’s designation as a slave state in a pre-Civil War America, St....

Recapping the Web: “New Kranzberg Arts Foundation Program To Help St. Louis Artists Become...

Many artists all over the world are in a constant struggle to make a living and pay the rent. St. Louis artists are no...

Recapping the Web: “After Arch Grants: Two St. Louis Tech Companies Helping People with...

Writer Julia Cain from #mySTL, a blog conceptualized by Downtown STL, Inc., showcases two of the 2017 Arch Grants winners ViTAL and clEAR in...

Recapping the Web: “Let the Entrepreneurial Mindset of America’s Founding Inspire Us Again”

Who doesn’t love a good mnemonic device? Writer Chris Newton decides to use one of our nation’s most famous innovators to inspire his his...

Recapping the Web: “Want to Jumpstart Your Startup? Get an Entire City Behind You”

While most entrepreneurs believe that the only place to successfully start a business is in a city like Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York,...

SwipeSum Raises A Cool Million

St. Louis FinTech startup that offers a credit card processing marketplace to eliminate merchant fees is backed by notable angel investors.

Conversational AI Platform nativeMsg Powers RCS Campaign for Farm Journal

Farm Journal Media, the nation’s leading business information and media company serving the agricultural market, has announced the launch of Rich Communication Services (RCS)...

SensrTrx Partners With Jitterbit to Deliver API Integration Platform Capabilities

SensrTrx, a cloud-based manufacturing analytics application, 2016 Arch Grants recipient and 2017 Ameren Accelerator alum has announced a partnership with Jitterbit, an API transformation...
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Monetery Summit in Des Moines to Discuss Building Midwest Tech Ecosystems

Monetery, a tech summit in the Midwest which is organized and produced by Dwolla, a digital payment platform similar to Square has announced dates...

Clever Real Estate Raises $1M From Spirit of St. Louis Fund

Clever Real Estate has now raised a total of $1.5M in venture capital.

The Yield Lab Launches Venture Fund and Accelerator Program in Asia Pacific

The Yield Lab opens agrifood tech venture fund and accelerator program in Singapore.
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Boeing Awards $165,000 Grant to Enable Over 600 LaunchCode Students

Boeing has awarded a $165,000 grant to LaunchCode to support free training and job placement for more than 600 aspiring technologists in St. Louis....

MADE Opens New Space to St. Louis’ Vocal Maker Community

Exactly one year after TechShop went dark in Cortex, the lights have be turned back on. The local maker community in St. Louis have...

20 Startups Commit to St. Louis to Level Up Our City

Arch Grants has awarded $1,000,000 in grant funds to 20 new startups and early-stage businesses from across the country and around the globe. The...

Butterscotch Shenanigans Crash Land Onto Nintendo Switch (In A Good Way)

The St. Louis based game development studio, Butterscotch Shenanigans (who's first taste of the limelight was at a Startup Connection event) have just published...

Innovation Hall to Open Doors to the Public at Kinesis Afterparty

Celebrate this Friday, November 9th with cocktails, art, music and more.

PATHbinder Host #HackAutism Event to Solve Issues Around Autism Spectrum Disorder

While many St. Louisans held Halloween celebrations during the weekend of October 27, programmers came together for #HackAutism, a coding competition to develop tech...

Chaifetz Group Launches Competition to Offer $1 Million in Follow-on Capital to Arch Grant...

Arch Grants announces inaugural Chaifetz STLaunch pitch competition to win $1,000,000 equity investment from Chaifetz Group.
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Adults with Developmental Disabilities to be Taught Salesforce to Create Employment Opportunities

The BCI Skills Center is proud to announce the launch of an innovative program to teach adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities the skills...
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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...

GiftAMeal Raises $165,000 From Angel Investors

St. Louis startup, GiftAMeal, has successfully raised its second round of seed funding. Their product empowers restaurant marketing while feeding the hungry.GiftAMeal is a...
Stadia Ventures

Hatcher+ And Stadia Ventures Announce Multi-Year Partnership To Invest In SportsTech Startups

Stadia Ventures and Hatcher+ announce partnership to co-invest in early-stage companies accepted into the Stadia Accelerator program.

St. Louis Startup “WatchUGot” Looks to Bring Challenges and Charities Together As One

These founders won't be shy if you ask them to "show me WatchUGot?"

NappyMe, An On Demand App for Textured Hair Stylists Launches in the US

NappyMe, a "digital hair salon," will debut in Atlanta in a few weeks to meet the needs of African-American women and their curly hair....

Edwardsville Entrepreneur Develops Touch Screen Purses (As Preventative Measure Against Breast Cancer)

A line of touch screen purses designed to give women a safe place to keep their phones has exceeded $1 million in sales in...

Celebrate United Nations Day in St. Louis: “Human Rights, Close to Home”

The United Nations Association of Saint Louis will celebrate and recognize the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights from 2:30 p.m....