Perficient to acquire Zeon Solutions for $35.7 million

Perficient, the St. Louis-based IT services provider, has agreed to acquire Zeon Solutions Inc. of Milwaukee in a cash and stock deal worth $35.7 million, the company announced Thursday [...] read more

Global Pharmaceutical Solutions acquired by Salt Lake City firm

Clayton-based Global Pharmaceutical Solutions has been acquired by Veridicus Health, a pharmacy management company from Salt Lake City. [...] read more

BacterioScan closes Series A round at $6 million

ST. LOUIS BUSINESS JOURNAL - BacterioScan, a St. Louis biotech company that uses laser technology to rapidly test for urinary tract infections, has raised the amount of its Series A fin [...] read more

Belden to buy cybersecurity firm Tripwire for $710 million

St. Louis-based Belden has announced a move to bolster its cybersecurity division with the acquisition of Portland, Oregon-based Tripwire for $710 million. [...] read more

LockerDome raises $10 million, plans to add jobs

ST. LOUIS BUSINESS JOURNAL - LockerDome, the St. Louis-based social media startup that lets users share content based on interests, has closed on a $10 mil [...] read more

Cleveland polymer company acquires Accella’s tech portfolio

Cleveland-based PolyOne Corp., a specialized polymer materials and services provider, has acquired Maryland Heights- [...] read more

Capital Innovators CEO creates new tech fund

ST. LOUIS BUSINESS JOURNAL - A new tech fund started by Capital Innovators CEO Judy Sindecuse will provide follow-on investments to the tech accelerator's p [...] read more

Kypha closes on $3.5 million funding

Kypha, an early-stage medical device startup developing a test to monitor inflammation quickly and accurately, has raised $3.5 million from a group of investors led by Arsenal Capital M [...] read more

St. Louisan raises $35 million for T-shirt startup

Teespring, a website co-founded by St. Louis-native  [...] read more

St. Louis Arch Angels Bring Influx of Capital to St. Louis Startups

Techli - At a recent meeting at Washington University’s Olin School of Business, four different companies (Better Weekdays, Pulse Therapeutics,Prosper Women’s Entrepreneurs and Elem [...] read more

Advantage Capital Invests in Smart City Startup’s $4 Million Fundraising

St. Louis Business Journal (blog) - Advantage Capital, a venture capital firm that has an office in St. Louis, has led a $4 million Series B funding round for a Chicago startup called E [...] read more

Norse Wins $1.9 Million Department of Energy Contract

St. Louis Business Journal (blog) - Norse Corp., a St. Louis-based cybersecurity startup, was named the sole recipient of a U.S. Department of Energy contract that will have the company [...] read more

Startup Commercializing Wash U. Prostate Cancer Research Gets $1.1 Million Series A

St. Louis Business Journal (blog) - Investors in the round included St. Louis-based BioGenerator, which invested $100,000 through its pre-seed fund called the BioGenerator Spark Fund. T [...] read more

SixThirty’s DAVO Technologies Wins Grant to Move to Maine

St. Louis Business Journal (blog)DAVO Technologies, one of the four newest portfolio companies of the St. Louis-based SixThirty financial services tech accelerator, has received develop [...] read more

Cultivation Capital Leads Trackbill’s $1 Million Financing

St. Louis Business Journal (blog) - TrackBill, the St. Louis-based startup that developed a legislative tracking platform, has completed its seed funding round after raising more than $ [...] read more

SixThirty Accelerator Announces New Cohort

Techli - St. Louis-based Financial Technology Accelerator SixThirty announced its new class of startups at T-Rex Monday evening, with the class each receiving a $100,000 equity investme [...] read more

Gremln Gets $500,000 from Cultivation Capital

St. Louis Business Journal (blog) - Gremln, a St. Louis-based startup developing software for social media management in the financial services industry, has secured another $500,000 in [...] read more

Adarza Partners with SunEdison to Establish Manufacturing Facility

St. Louis Business Journal - Adarza BioSystems, a life-science startup located in the BioGenerator, is partnering with SunEdison's Semiconductor business to establish a immunoassay cons [...] read more

St. Louisans’ Tech Company Sold to Amazon

St. Louis Business Journal - Rooftop Media, an online comedy service, was acquired by Amazon's Audible unit on Monday for an undisclosed amount. Rooftop Media is headquartered in San Fr [...] read more

Following Acquisition, Answers Sets up Cleveland Office

St. Louis Business Journal - St. Louis-based Answers Corp. is expanding with a new office space in Cleveland, the company announced Tuesday. Answers will house roughly 30 of its Answers [...] read more

These 10 tech companies raised more than $90 million in October

At least 10 tech companies with significant St. Louis ties raised more than $90 million in October alone. According to a MoneyTree Report, put out by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Nat [...] read more

Yield Lab officials start funding with $300,000 raise

The Yield Lab, the new agriculture technology accelerator funded by Cultivation Capital, has started raising money that will help fund the first group of agri [...] read more

Cultivation Capital to add to life science portfolio

Cultivation Capital, the St. Louis-based venture capital firm that started out as a tech fund, created its life sciences fund in 2013 with plans to invest some $30 million over five yea [...] read more

Answers Corp. group raises $39 million for new fund

A group led by An [...] read more

Jolt reaches $60,000 Kickstarter goal

Jolt Athletics, a winner in the Arch Grants competition this year, has met its goal of raising $60,000 on the crowdfunding site Kickstarter. [...] read more

SixThirty Accelerator Announces New Cohort

St. Louis-based Financial Technology Accelerator SixThirty announced its new class of startups at T-Rex Monday evening, with the class each receiving a $100,000 equity investment. The [...] read more

FoodEssentials Raises $1.5M ; Opens Chicago Office

October 15, 2014- Today the SEC database published St. Louis startup (and Arch Grant recipient) FoodEssentials is raising a Series A investment round and just closed a little over $1.5 [...] read more

Capital Innovators companies have raised more than $90 million

Capital Innovators, the tech accelerator that has invested $2 million into emerging startups to date, reports that its portfolio companies have gone on to ... [...] read more

Software firm TopOpps raises $1.25 million

Cultivation Capital makes third investment in a company led by Jim Eberlin. [...] read more

Capital Innovators Announces Fall 2014 Cohort

It is with great excitement that Capital Innovators announces its upcoming Fall 2014 cohort.  Over 200 applications were received across 19 countries and 83 cities.  Facing the fierce [...] read more

Benson Hill Working With Nearly $500,000 In Grant Funding

Benson Hill Biosystems, an agriculture startup operating out of the Helix Center in St. Louis County, has received nearly $500,000 in Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grants fr [...] read more

Early-Stage Venture Capital On The Rise

St. Louis Business Journal (blog) - Early-stage venture capital firms raised $9.37 million in 2013, the most since before the tech bubble of the early 2000s, according to DJX LP Source. [...] read more

Thompson Street Extends FocusVision Reach With Acquisition

St. Louis Business Journal - Clayton-based private equity firm Thompson Street Capital Partners has acquired technology company Revelation Global, based in Portland, Oregon. [...] read more

SunEdison selling $500 million in debt for acquisitions

St. Louis Business Journal - St. Peters-based SunEdison Inc. is offering $500 million in convertible debt for solar acquisitions on three continents. About $350 million to $400 milli [...] read more

Prolog leads financing for soda startup

St. Louis Business Journal - Prolog Ventures, the Clayton-based venture capital firm, was the lead investor in soda startup Spindrift Beverage Co.’s $2 million financing in May. Sp [...] read more

Startup targets early detection of eye disorders in children

St. Louis Business Journal - A new medical device startup founded by a Washington University medical student is taking aim better detecting childhood visual disorders. The company is [...] read more

Senior housing company One on One puts millions into sales software

St. Louis Business Journal - One On One, a senior housing sales consulting company based in St. Louis, has raised $750,000 to improve its Sherpa technology, its customer relationship ma [...] read more

Interface Security completes $115 million offering

St. Louis Business Journal - Interface Security Systems, an Earth City-based provider of electronic security systems, will use the proceeds from a completed $115 million note offering t [...] read more

A Closer Look At The Demographics of Arch Grants Winners

St. Louis Business Journal (blog) - A closer look at the demographics of Arch Grants winners St. Louis Business Journal (blog) As St. Louis' startup community continues to grow, recruit [...] read more

Fischer Wins Global Startup Competitionn Will Receive $50000 From Arch Grants

The Missourian - One local entrepreneur, Joe Fischer, recently was awarded a startup grant by Arch Grants. Fischer, a Washington native, is the founder and CEO of greetabl — ?a fun [...] read more

Network security startup Observable Networks raises $2.45 million

St. Louis Business Journal - Clayton-based network security startup Observable Networks has raised $2.45 million in new financing, company officials said Thursday. [...] read more

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17th Fastest growing technology city in the country
St. Louis startups raised more than $350 million in 2013
Average raise in 2013 was $5.6 million
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