T-REX Announces Program Director to Lead New Geospatial Center

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

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...

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

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...

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.

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.

Mastercard Leads Sponsorship of GlobalHack’s Code with a Cause

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

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....

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...

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...
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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...
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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.

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....

African-American Arts Leadership Fellowship Program: Applications Opens for Spring 2019

Arts and Education Council accepting applications for African-American arts leadership program until October 29th.
Coolfire Solutions

Data Management Platform Raises a Cool $11.5 Million in Series B Funding

St. Louis software company to aggressively accelerate sales, marketing and product development for commercial industries.

University of Missouri System Launches Accelerator Program to Foster and Fund Student Business Ideas

Student entrepreneurs in the University of Missouri System could earn up to $30,000 in prize money thanks to a new systemwide initiative known as...

“St. Louis Isn’t Just a City: It’s a Dream Laboratory,” Says Writer in Southwest...

Boston writer, Miles Howard, was pleasantly surprised by all that St. Louis has to offer.

HuSTLe From Day One: St. Louis Brand Manifesto Video Wins Fourth Accolade

The brand video designed for the Amazon HQ2 pitch took home another award, this time a 2018 Mid-America EMMY Award for Best Short Format...

Capital Innovators Welcomes Fall 2018 Class to St. Louis

One of the top-ranked accelerators in the world, Capital Innovators, announces Fall 2018 cohort.
Stadia Ventures

Stadia Ventures Announces Fall 2018 Cohort in Sports Business Accelerator

Stadia Ventures has announced the Fall 2018 cohort for its sports and esports business accelerator.
SLU

Saint Louis University Becomes First in St. Louis Region to Achieve I-Corps Site Status

New Grant Paves the Way for Innovation and Community Collaboration

Gremlin Social Acquires Two Companies, VidVerify and Insight CRM, to Expand Social Marketing Product...

Gremlin Social has acquired VidVerify and Insight CRM to offer a more comprehensive social media marketing product suite for clients in compliance-heavy industries.

Galera Therapeutics Raises $150 Million to Advance “Breakthrough Therapy” for Debilitating Cancer Side Effect

The BioGenerator backed startup sees the largest Series C venture round raised by a St. Louis bioscience company.

Allscripts-EPSi Announces Partnership with Ilerasoft, an Arch Grant Recipient

Adds innovative software technology for hospital capital budgeting to EPSi Platform.

Here’s How Ameren Accelerator Made a Difference to Six Energy Technology Startups

The Ameren Accelerator Demo Day showcased the culmination of a 12-week energy-technology accelerator.

St. Louis Public Library holds Job Fair with representatives from 15 area companies

Are you looking for a job or just looking for new opportunities? Join us for St. Louis Public Library’s first Job Fair on Saturday,...

Venture Cafe Launches EdHub Fellowship

EdHub is launching a fellowship empowering education intrapreneurs to develop transformative education initiatives.

GlobalHack and Monsanto Fund Team Up to Bring CS First to Middle Schools

Award funds rollout of Google curriculum to 30 sites across St. Louis metro area.

PGAV Destinations publishes latest insights into “Traveling Teenagers”

St. Louis-based attraction consulting and design firm PGAV Destinations announces the publication of its latest edition of research-based Destinology – Traveling Teenagers: The Heart of Generation Z.

Lewis & Clark Ventures Leads $3.8M Series A for “Medical Ridesharing” Platform

New technology platform streamlines medical-transportation process, improves community access to healthcare
Startup Showcase at Startup Connection

St. Louis Startup Connection Accepting Applications

Beginning today, St. Louis Startups can apply at www.startupconnection.org/venture-showcase.html to showcase their company and their products and compete for cash and in-kind prizes.The...

New Coders to Show Off Facebook Funded Projects at Demo Day on July 12

Earlier this year, St. Louis-based software developer bootcamp Claim Academy announced a partnership with Facebook Community Boost, which provided scholarship funds to students who...
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Local Startup Captures Anticipation and Nostalgia as the City Unveils the Renovated Gateway Arch...

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.

New Second Fund from SixThirty Makes Four New FinTech Investments

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...

GlobalSTL Formalizes Business Development Agreement with French AgTech Accelerator

New Partnership to Help Businesses Access U.S. and French Agriculture Markets

Claim Academy Launches New Apprenticeship Program to Empower Veterans

Eagle Technology Group will pay for newly hired developers to train at Claim Academy.

BioGenerator and Kingdom Capital Lead $2.4 Million Series A Round in Canopy BioSciences

Series A Venture Capital Financing for Canopy BiosciencesStartup to Advance Research Tools Development and Add Jobs

BacterioScan Receives FDA Clearance for Rapid Infection Detection System

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.

This Wednesday, May 16th: Join OPO Startups As They Celebrate Third Anniversary

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...

$50 Million Investment in St Louis from Microsoft Follows Opening of New Building at...

CIC nearly doubles St. Louis footprint in 4220, Microsoft opens new regional headquarters and technology hub in St. Louis.

Capital Innovators Demo Day 2018

Capital Innovators is showcasing twelve of their latest investments at their annual Demo Day on May 15th, 2018. The event takes place in St....

This Friday: SLU Hosting Masterclass on Self Management and Shared Leadership

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.

Award-Winning Conference Brings Top Midwest Women Business Owners to St. Louis

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...
Coolfire Solutions

Venture Cafe Fireside Chat: Meet The City CTO, St. Louis’ First Chief Technology Officer

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...

Brazen Global Expands Into Six U.S. Cities

Member organization offers business-focused programs to female Presidents, Founders and CEOs.
Normandy High School NFTE

Nano Thermal Suit Inventors to Compete in High School Student Entrepreneur Competition

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.

Securus Medical Group Sold to Boston Scientific Corporation for $50 Million

Earlier this month, Clayton VC firm, RiverVest Venture Partners announced portfolio company Securus Medical Group, Inc., has been sold to Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:...

STL Partnership Launches Crowd Funding Platform

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.

Sling Health 2018 MedTech Demo Day, Tomorrow at Cortex

Demo Day devoted to launching the next generation of MedTech entrepreneurs to showcase startup concepts.

Venture Cafe St. Louis to Open Innovation Hall at Cortex

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.
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New Digital Literacy Program Brings Coding to the Community

LaunchCode partners with Facebook Community Boost to introduce Discovery program at St. Louis Public Library.

SixThirty Adds More Partners to Spring 2018 Business Development Program

BNY Mellon's Pershing, Detalus, Enterprise Bank & Trust and World Wide Technology Join SixThirty's Business Development Program for Global FinTech Startups.
BioGenerator

Local Immunotherapy Startup Attracts $3 Million Investment

BioGenerator-supported Company to Advance Cancer Therapies.

Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) Closes $58 Million Equity Investment from HB Reavis

CIC Partners with HB Reavis, a leading innovative workplace provider in Europe, to launch an "Innovation Campus" in Warsaw, Poland.

World Wide Technology Announces Partnership with SixThirty

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

Lean Media Closes $500K in Seed Funding from Missouri Investors

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...

Capital Innovators Spring 2018 Startup Accelerator Class Announced

St. Louis-based startup accelerator Capital Innovators unveiled its Spring 2018 class, noting that it's their most geographically diverse mix of founders ever.
Dedric Carter, Washington University in St. Louis Associate Provost

45 Companies from 15 States to Present at InvestMidwest Venture Capital Forum

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...
SentiAR

SentiAR Awarded $2.2 Million Federal Grant to Advance Augmented Reality Device for Cardiologists

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.

Mindy Mazur Joins Brazen St. Louis As New Executive Director

Seasoned Executive Leader to Support Women Entrepreneurs in St. Louis Region

Brazen St. Louis Wins $90,000 Grant To Support Diversity Program For Women Entrepreneurs

Brazen St. Louis wins their largest grant yet in their fourth year of investment from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation.

5 Pet Care Industry Startups Win $10,000 Each to Push Into $60BN Pet Care...

Five 'pet-centric' startups receive recognition and funding from pet care leaders at Purina.

Elaine Queathem Joins ITEN as Lead EIR for Corporate Innovation Program

Savvy Coders founder, Elaine Queatham, joins ITEN to help emerging tech startups commercialize their products by connecting them with corporate partners.

#STL2ARG: St. Louis World Trade Delegation Visit Argentina

St. Louis regional leaders will visit Buenos Aires and Rosario to maintain longstanding historical ties and forge new relationships through trade and higher education.

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

Covo choose St Louis for the next location of their second coworking building.

Ameren Accelerator Results Boost Energy Startups In St. Louis

Cleantech startup companies shared their insights, innovations cutting-edge energy technologies, upon completing a 12-week energy-technology accelerator program in St. Louis.

Startup Connection Releases List of St Louis Startups Selected for Venture Showcase

Over sixty startups based in St. Louis have been selected to participate in this year's Startup Connection Venture Showcase.

New Hackathon Challenges STL to Develop Pet-Friendly Startup Ecosystem

Pet Lovers unite for pet-centered hackathon event at Purina's HQ in St. Louis.

Danforth Center Awarded $16MM to Enhance Sorghum for Bioenergy

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 Fall 2017 Accelerator Class Announced

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

BioGenerator Wins $300K Federal Grant to Build Bioscience Companies In St. Louis

BioGenerator wins federal grant from U.S. Department of Commerce to accelerate regional bioscience companies.
AgIdea

Biotech Crop Startup Plastomics Raises Investment For Early Seed Round

Plastomics, a biotechnology startup making crops hardier through chloroplast engineering, is pleased to announce the closing of an early Seed Round. Their technology will...

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