Just in time for the 4th of July and Fair St. Louis, the City unveils the new and improved Gateway Arch Museum and Visitor Center today.
SixThirty, a global FinTech seed fund and business development program, has announced a second fund, SixThirty 2.0. The first set of investments from the...
New Partnership to Help Businesses Access U.S. and French Agriculture Markets
Eagle Technology Group will pay for newly hired developers to train at Claim Academy.
Series A Venture Capital Financing for Canopy BiosciencesStartup to Advance Research Tools Development and Add Jobs
BacterioScan, an automated diagnostic system, has been cleared by the FDA to be used for detection of Urinary Tract Infections with the promise of reducing lab time-to-results from two days to three hours.
OPO Startups, the coworking space housed in a renovated historic post office on Main Street in St. Charles, will celebrate it’s third anniversary with...
CIC nearly doubles St. Louis footprint in 4220, Microsoft opens new regional headquarters and technology hub in St. Louis.
For life sciences startup Geneoscopy, successful fundraising meant finding creative applications for their technology, accepting and implementing feedback, and lots of stool samples.
Capital Innovators is showcasing twelve of their latest investments at their annual Demo Day on May 15th, 2018. The event takes place in St....
St. Louis startup is disrupting focus groups.
People want a work environment that gives them the freedom to exercise greater control over their lives, take greater initiative on the job and make a greater contribution to their company success.
The Midwest Women Business Owners’ Conference (MWBOC), a semi-annual event presented by business consulting and coaching organization, Black Dress Partners, and premier accounting firm...
Dr. Robert Gaskill-Clemons will be attending this Thursday’s (April 26th) event at Venture Cafe, located at 4240 Duncan Ave at 5:30 PM.Gaskill-Clemons joined...
Member organization offers business-focused programs to female Presidents, Founders and CEOs.
The winner on May 2 will advance to the national finals and have a chance to win $25,000 at the National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge in NYC this fall.
Earlier this month, Clayton VC firm, RiverVest Venture Partners announced portfolio company Securus Medical Group, Inc., has been sold to Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:...
St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger joined with area business leaders and representatives of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership to announce the launch of an innovative, new funding source that provides a way for small investors to help fund area start-ups.
Demo Day devoted to launching the next generation of MedTech entrepreneurs to showcase startup concepts.
The new space in the Cortex Innovation Community will feature a creative destination restaurant and coffee bar from 23 City Blocks Hospitality Group, together with free, drop-in workspace and event and meeting space for entrepreneurs provided by Venture Café.
New show to feature the innovators, disruptors and creators who are changing the way business happens today.
Social networking giant offers 25 tuition scholarships to create Facebook coding bootcamp in St. Louis and develop local tech talent.
An extremely well-capitalized startup is taking aim at leading players in the customer relationship management software industry.
LaunchCode partners with Facebook Community Boost to introduce Discovery program at St. Louis Public Library.
BNY Mellon's Pershing, Detalus, Enterprise Bank & Trust and World Wide Technology Join SixThirty's Business Development Program for Global FinTech Startups.
BioGenerator-supported Company to Advance Cancer Therapies.
CIC Partners with HB Reavis, a leading innovative workplace provider in Europe, to launch an "Innovation Campus" in Warsaw, Poland.
The relationship between the two St. Louis-based companies further cements the city as one of the fastest growing startup cities in the United States.
Lean Media, an audience-first programmatic media company serving the agriculture industry and businesses targeting rural audiences, has announced the successful closure of an oversubscribed...
St. Louis-based startup accelerator Capital Innovators unveiled its Spring 2018 class, noting that it's their most geographically diverse mix of founders ever.
45 high-growth companies from 15 states have been selected to pitch their cases to prospective funders at the 2018 InvestMidwest Venture Capital Forum on...
A panel of cardiologists, engineers, and other experts have given SentiAR, Inc.'s augmented reality (AR) platform an exceptional peer review, leading the National Institutes for Health (NIH) to award SentiAR a prestigious research grant to advance its work to revolutionize the operating room with AR software designed to improve visualization in cardiac surgeries and other interventional procedures.
An introduction at the 2017 GlobalSTL Health Innovation Summit turned into a multi-million dollar partnership between Washington University and Israeli Health Startup MDClone. Here's...
St. Louis-based real estate firm Tower Real Estate Group will collaborate with the St. Louis Fashion Fund, Downtown STL, and Saint Louis Development Corporation to...
Applications opened last week for the Ameren Accelerator, a public-private partnership between the University of Missouri System, UMSL Accelerate and Capital Innovators that offers...
Designer and maker Brandin Vaughn is opening his first-ever brick-and-mortar boutique on Cherokee Street this Friday, February 2nd.The opening marks a milestone for the...
This week, three delegations from St. Louis conclude trips to Israel.The delegations represent three industries that are not only among St. Louis’ fastest-growing, but...
2017 saw two SixThirty portfolio companies raise significant investment. Both companies are based in Israel and came to St Louis to work with SixThirty...
Jennifer Hyman, the co-founder and CEO of Rent the Runway, will deliver the 13th Annual St. Louis Business Journal Women’s Conference keynote on January...
Seasoned Executive Leader to Support Women Entrepreneurs in St. Louis Region
Brazen St. Louis wins their largest grant yet in their fourth year of investment from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation.
Five 'pet-centric' startups receive recognition and funding from pet care leaders at Purina.
More than 220 attendees watched five startups compete to take home a combined $50,000 in cash prizes, along with additional in-kind services, at the...
5th Annual Arch Grants Gala sees huge donations made to help startups relocate their companies to St Louis and make a difference.
Savvy Coders founder, Elaine Queatham, joins ITEN to help emerging tech startups commercialize their products by connecting them with corporate partners.
St. Louis regional leaders will visit Buenos Aires and Rosario to maintain longstanding historical ties and forge new relationships through trade and higher education.
Covo choose St Louis for the next location of their second coworking building.
Cleantech startup companies shared their insights, innovations cutting-edge energy technologies, upon completing a 12-week energy-technology accelerator program in St. Louis.
Over sixty startups based in St. Louis have been selected to participate in this year's Startup Connection Venture Showcase.
Pet Lovers unite for pet-centered hackathon event at Purina's HQ in St. Louis.
The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, one of the world’s largest independent plant science institutes, has been awarded a $16 million grant from the...
Capital Innovators has selected six new startup companies to take part in its Fall 2017 Accelerator cohort.To date, the 83 that have received...
BioGenerator wins federal grant from U.S. Department of Commerce to accelerate regional bioscience companies.
Tom Hillman launches Lewis & Clark Capital.
Plastomics, a biotechnology startup making crops hardier through chloroplast engineering, is pleased to announce the closing of an early Seed Round. Their technology will...
Enterprise Bank & Trust has opened enrollment for the fall semester of Enterprise University.For over 15 years, Enterprise Bank & Trust has offered...
SafeTrek, a personal safety solution founded by Mizzou alumni has added another $3.2 million in investment and plans to hire 10 software engineers in St. Louis to develop a connected app platform supporting multiple devices.
Agtech VC fund and startup accelerator, The Yield Lab, has announced the addition of Sherri Brown, Ph.D., Tomás Peña, and Pat Pinkston. They will join the...
Confluence Life Sciences, the first company incubated at BioGenerator's co-working lab at Cortex, has been acquired by Aclaris Therapeutics.
After a 3-month search, the ITEN Board of Directors announces a new Executive Director today.
Here are the seven companies that have been selected to participate in the Ameren Accelerator, an innovative public-private partnership between the Ameren Corporation, the University of Missouri System, UMSL Accelerate and Capital Innovators, that assesses, mentors and invests in energy technology startup companies.
Significant investments in Downtown St. Louis over the last two decades have transformed former desolate areas like Washington Avenue into a thriving dining and entertainment destination. Now, In order to leverage opportunities for continued growth of the district, Downtown STL, Inc., in partnership with the Saint Louis Fashion Fund and others, is seeking proposals for placemaking services for the Historic Garment District in Downtown St. Louis.
Commercial real estate (CRE) data startup Reonomy has already taken off in New York, and now they’re launching their powerful, deal-driving platform in St. Louis.In...
Arch Grants, the St. Louis nonprofit organization that operates the nationally recognized Global Startup Competition, announced today that it has hired Emily Lohse-Busch as its new Executive Director.
4 honorees and a host of tonight’s NAACP Freedom Fund Leadership Dinner give their takes on the state of race relations and economic inequality...
Today, I'm thrilled to announce that EQ has been acquired by Longneck & Thunderfoot, LLC. I want to take a moment to personally introduce them and share more about how this exciting moment came to be.
Today we're excited to introduce EQ's new publishing team: Jonathan Allen and Cooper Pickett, the co-founders of Longneck & Thunderfoot, LLC.
The Kauffman Fellows Program announced its new class of 51 investors this week. Included in the group is Scott Bernstein, Principal at Lewis & Clark Ventures.
SixThirty CYBER, the St. Louis-based business development program that invests in cybersecurity companies, announced its 2017 cohort. Here are the details.
Capital Innovators announced yesterday it has formed a partnership with Rozzy Learning Company, an EdTech company that teaches children 21st-century skills from an early age through experiential learning.
Greetabl, the St. Louis-based e-commerce gifts and greetings startup, announced today it has oversubscribed its $1.5M Series Seed II fundraising to launch new platform features, hire key employees, and expand its marketing, including breaking into new markets.
The Whether, a platform powered by St. Louis startup Better Weekdays that helps employers more easily attract, engage and hire job seekers, will receive a $200,000 investment from the Helix Fund, it was announced today at the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership's Annual Meeting.
IKEA has announced it is inviting entrepreneurs all over the world to participate in IKEA Bootcamp, its new startup program developed in collaboration with Rainmaking, a global cooperative of entrepreneurs with experience building innovation programs and bringing startups and corporates together.
T-REX, the Downtown St. Louis innovation center dedicated to helping technology startups thrive, today delivered its first report highlighting the organization's economic impact on the St. Louis community since its founding in 2011. Presented in an interactive digital format, the report details the success T-REX has had. Here are some highlights.
When Ameren Corporation, UMSL Accelerate from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and Capital Innovators came together to announce the new Ameren Accelerator program in March, it was the first of its kind in the U.S. and the St. Louis region's first accelerator to focus on energy technologies. This week, it announced some newsworthy application statistics.
The Center for Space Commerce and Finance (CSCF) has announced finalists for the 2017 St. Louis Regional NewSpace Business Plan Competition. Here are the five finalists who will be competing for a cash prize this Friday.
Aspiring computer developers interested in entering the technology field can now receive credits toward a software development associate degree thanks to a partnership between St. Louis Community College and LaunchCode.
Two Normandy High School freshmen take second place in NFTE youth entrepreneurship competition hosted at Saint Louis University on May 3. They will take their creation–a double-sided backpack–to finals in New York City in October.
The Midwest Cyber Center (MC²) announced a partnership with St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment (SLATE) to introduce the first Cybersecurity Analyst Registered Apprenticeship program to the St. Louis region.
The Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) announced it will open a new 41,000-square-foot space in the Cortex Innovation Community.
EY announced its finalists for the 2017 Entrepreneur Of The Year awards for the Central Midwest. Meet the eight big winners from St. Louis.
Financial services firm Edward Jones today announced a multi-year partnership with SixThirty, which invests in financial technology (FinTech) startups.
The St. Louis Regional Chamber announced that it has forged an important trade, educational and business partnership between St. Louis and the State of Telangana, India's leading state for technology, biosciences, entrepreneurship and aviation.
Carvana, an eCommerce platform for buying used cars, announced its expansion into St. Louis with plans to hire up to 10 staff.
The John Burroughs School 4211 robotics team advances as the only St. Louis team to qualify for the FIRST Tech Challenge World Championships.
Perficient, the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and other large enterprise customers throughout North America, today announced that Brian L. Matthews has been appointed as an independent member of the company's Board of Directors, effective April 7.
Epharmix, a digital healthcare startup that builds communication tools for help healthcare teams, has announced a partnership with mental healthcare organization Provident.
#CEO2CEO, the event series hosted by Accelerate St. Louis that pairs CEOs of startups and large enterprises for one-on-one conversations, returns on April 10.
The St. Louis Regional Chamber today announced its new Vice President, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Andrew Smith. Smith will lead Chamber initiatives that increase regional capacity to support entrepreneurs with the capital, infrastructure and networked relationships.
Ameren Launches Energy Technology Accelerator in St. Louis, Partners With Capital Innovators and UMSL...
Ameren Corporation announces the launch of Ameren Accelerator, an innovative public-private partnership with the University of Missouri System, UMSL Accelerate and Capital Innovators. The collaborative program starts today at Cortex, St. Louis' innovation and technology district.
Savvy Coders, the startup that teaches front end software development skills to anyone with the desire to learn, is rolling out a program targeting 10-13 year-olds next month, Savvy Kids.
Microsoft to open new regional headquarters and technology hub in St. Louis, in state-of-the-art facility being developed by Wexford Science + Technology.
Prosper Institute, an organization that helps growth-seeking women entrepreneurs advance their businesses, announced it has rebranded to Brazen and will roll out a new membership platform in May.
Registration for GlobalHack's first ever youth summer camp is now open. Learn more about this deep dive into coding for kids ages 10-18.
SafeTrek Makes CNBC Top Startups ListSafeTrek, the personal safety app, was ranked #3 in CNBC’s inaugural Upstart 25 list of “most promising young startups”...
The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership announced today that Ginger Imster will join the organization as Vice President of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Imster will be moving to the post from her position as Executive Director of Arch Grants.
Affigen, a biotechnology company based in the Cortex Innovation Community that develops therapeutics targeting cell lineage-specific tumor proteins, today announced the closing of a $17...
The fast-growing retail delivery service announced it has expanded into St. Louis, its first city in Missouri, and will add 150 jobs.
Capital Innovators Spring class includes companies serving industries in Fitness Technology, Sports Technology, EdTech, Crowdfunding, and Consumer Packaged Goods. See who joined the program.