State of the St. Louis “Techforce”: Jobs are Plentiful but Employer’s Hiring Practices Remain...

We all want St. Louis to be a “hub” of something: in startup growth, in geospatial intelligence, in cybersecurity, in healthcare, in agtech.There...

7 Regional Imperatives to Strengthen the Impact of our Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

WEPOWER is launching a new accelerator for Black and Latinx founders of early-stage companies. WEPOWER's Founder and CEO, Charli Cooksey, explains what we as a business community can do to drive systemic change in St. Louis.

Experience Inflation is Killing Our Talent Pool and Here’s What We Can do About...

When I transitioned out of the military in 2007, I was applying for jobs everywhere. I wasn’t sure "what I wanted to be when...

Innovative Strategies to Get St. Louisans Hired and Companies Fully Staffed

Join a panel discussion on this topic this Thursday, June 27 from 6:30-7:30 pm, at Venture Café.

St. Louis Based Claim Academy Now Approved To Accept The GI Bill

Claim Academy has received the approval of The Veterans Education and Training Section for the GI Bill (a registered trademark of the U.S. Department...

Spotlighting St. Louis Companies Solving Their Talent Shortages

When St. Louis Community College produced its latest State of the St. Louis Workforce report, 61% of the tech firms surveyed said that they...

EQ and MDMC Partnership Promises Leadership in Regional Collaboration and National Attention

Admission to the EQ Leadership Labs is free to MDMC ticket holders and Pre-Agenda Super Early Bird tickets are offered through March 11, 2019 via EQ's new reader membership platform, the EQ Community Network. The EQ Community Network is free to join and opens up opportunities to network with other members, submit stories to EQ, post job offers, and access other regional collaboration tools.

What if St. Louis Addressed the Tech Talent Shortage Better Than Any Other City?

In 2017, St. Louis pulled together a cohesive, region-wide plan to woo Amazon to our area for its second headquarters. Yet despite our best...

New Event Series: First EQ Leadership Dojo Today; 3:30pm at Venture Café

Leadership is changing. And I believe that media has a responsibility to inform and support that change.Which is why EQ was a sponsor for...

Mastercard Leads Sponsorship of GlobalHack’s Code with a Cause

Award funds event to develop tech tools for 10 local nonprofits.
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Mastercard Commits $250,000 To Support LaunchCode’s CoderGirl

Representatives to present check at CoderGirl Graduation.

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.

Partnership for Economic Impact: Financial Empowerment and Sustainability

Improving access to financial services and critical employment skills training for low-to-moderate income communities.
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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....

The Next Frontier in Leadership Development

Attend "Optimize Your Brain For Leadership" and learn Neuro-Activation techniques and tools this Friday, December 7th, at Return to Your Power’s small group intensive...
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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...
The Bourbon Friday Show

The Bourbon Friday Show with Matt Menietti from GlobalHack

We're counting down to GlobalHack 7! In exactly seven days!

5 Roles Every Hackathon Team Needs

Successful hackathon teams are made up of more than just coders. Here are five roles that every hackathon team will need to compete.

St. Louis’ Imposter Syndrome

Reflections on Covo's "Building Blocks Series" panel.

Steve Case at TechCrunch Disrupt: Partnerships Are Critical To The Third Wave Of Tech...

The Third Wave is Steve Case’s thesis (his book) that a new economy will emerge across the United States in cities that typically do...

LaunchCode Is Offering Free Coding Courses to Veterans, Active Service Members, and Military Families

National workforce development nonprofit, LaunchCode, is accepting applications from St. Louis area veterans, Reserves, active service members and military families for a special cohort...
Claim Academy

Claim Academy Is Hosting Free Coding Workshops in September

Learn to code from St. Louis' nationally recognized Bootcamp & Training Center

DevOps Driving Innovation in IT

The DevOps Midwest Conference will feature speakers and presenters Wed, Sep 19, 2018, 8:00 AM – Thu, Sep 20, 2018, 6:00 PM CDT at...

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,...

Tech Workforce Development in the Region Approaching Crisis Level

Workforce development seems to be a topic on everyone’s mind in the economic development circles these days.In a recent commentary in the St. Louis...

Extra Help from Higher Education Could Help Unrust the Rust Belt

The region's universities play a vital role in the success of the entrepreneurial ecosystem. SLU, Wash U and UMSL may want to think about doubling down with direct investment, especially when pipeline funding is shrinking.

The Real Epicenter of the Talent Crisis

Today's Building Blocks curated conversation at Covo focuses on inspiring and nurturing leadership.

Investing in Apprenticeships In Cybersecurity Is A Safe Bet

"A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that" - Chet Atkins

Apprenticeships Getting Another Chance By St. Louis Area ESOs

New models of apprenticeship help local economies train people for employment faster and fill critical labor shortages.
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Watch Out, Hackers: St. Louis’ Growing Cybersecurity Community is a Force to be...

Thanks to bottom up and top down efforts, St. Louis is quickly becoming one of the country’s top centers for cybersecurity innovation and education....

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...
VentureBeat’s BLUEPRINT 2018 Conference

Blueprints for an Entrepreneurial Future in America’s Heartland

At VentureBeat Blueprint 2018, leaders from regional tech hubs talked extensively about the sources of their success and plans for the future.

Claim Academy Launches New Apprenticeship Program to Empower Veterans

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

GlobalHack’s 2018 Hackathon To Focus On Improving The Foreign Born Experience

Until June 8th, all available tickets for GlobalHack 2018 are 50% off. This year's hackathon represents the 7th flagship event for GlobalHack.

Facebook Partners With Claim Academy in St. Louis

Social networking giant offers 25 tuition scholarships to create Facebook coding bootcamp in St. Louis and develop local tech talent.

Tips On Pursuing a Career in Entrepreneurship: Finding a Startup That Works For You

Suzanne shares her story on how she transitioned back into working at startups after a one year break at a traditional job.

5 Reasons Students And Job Seekers Should Participate At The Upcoming Startup Talent Showcase

We all know that looking for a job is a full-time job. As a student, finding the perfect summer internship is a difficult task...

5 Reasons Why Your Company Will Not Want To Miss The Upcoming Startup Talent...

Let's face it, the hiring process can be grueling. Most startups don't have an HR person or a formalized hiring process and need alternative...

Announcing PluggedIn Partnership On EQ

I’m pleased to welcome Colleen Jenkins as a new author on EQ. She’s the founder and CEO of Pluggedin, a job listings portal for...
Midwest Cyber Center

Midwest Cyber Center Creates First Cyber Registered Apprenticeship Program in the St. Louis Region

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.

Programming the Future

How GlobalHack is working to keep the next generation of entrepreneurs right here in St. Louis.

WIT Looks to Get STL Teens Interested in Entrepreneurship

Sarah Hernholm wants to replace the annoying St. Louis conversation starter, “Where’d you go to high school?” with, “What business did you launch?”Through her non-profit startup...
Rosa Mayer St Louis LaunchCode

Disrupting The Tech Talent Gap With Rosa Mayer

If you're in the startup community, you know Rosa Mayer. Here are a few things you may not know.

Internships Create Deep Community Impact: 4 Ways To Start Your Career In Startups

How to get an internship in the St. Louis startup scene.

GlobalHack Hosting Second $50,000 Hackathon at Cortex in St. Louis

$50,000 GlobalHack II will take place Aug. 22 - 24, 2014 at the Cortex Innovation District.

St. Louis Startup Scene: Square’s McKelvey Launches Launch Code, Showtime Signs On With LockerDome

News about Jim McKelvey's "game-changing" announcement, BioGenerator's new entrepreneurs, LockerDome's relationship with Showtime and more.

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