Startup Application Hub Select the name to be directed to more information. Currently Accepting Applications Description Who’s eligible? Applications Due Missouri Technology Corporation (MTC) IDEA Funds Grant As a non-profit organization created by the Missouri legislature to promote entrepreneurship and foster the growth of new and emerging high-tech companies, the MTC uses funds it receives from the state to support startups and entrepreneurial support services. There are four types of IDEA Funds for companies at every stage. February 15, 2017 Midwest Digital Marketing Conference Pitch Competition Known for being the largest digital marketing event in the Midwest, MDMC is introducing a startup pitch competition with a cash prize of $5,000. Digital marketing startups February 24, 2017 Accepting Applications Soon Description Who’s eligible? Applications Open ArchGrants Global Startup Competition Grant Arch Grants is a source of equity-free funding for startups and an opportunity to root your business within a growing entrepreneurial hub. Recipients receive $50,000 and a host of support services to grow their business. For-profit startups with innovative technologies, products, or services- located in, or willing to relocate to, St. Louis. March 1, 2017 Accepting Applications on a Rolling Basis Description Who’s eligible? Square One Ignite Entrepreneurship Training 4-week program created to help founders quick-start their business model validation process. Entrepreneurs are introduced to the local ecosystem of support, connected with mentors, and challenged to identify the crucial next steps in launching their business. Individuals in the concept and pre-prototype stage. Apply between January 1 to April 20, 2017 ITEN Accelerator Develop from concept stage through design, prototype, launch, revenue, funding and rapid scaling. Guidance from serial entrepreneurs, subject matter experts and important community influencers- requiring neither payment nor equity. Innovative, scalable tech ventures in big data/data analytics, cybersecurity & financial services, infrastructure, software & mobile development, or healthcare IT. Gateway VMS Mentoring Provides pro-bono team-based mentoring services to early-stage entrepreneurs to refine their business model, challenge ongoing assumptions, and accelerate the growth of the startup. Entrepreneurs from all sectors, including manufacturing, consumer products, tech and healthcare. BioGenerator Accelerator BioGenerator is the investment arm of BioSTL, which was formed to create, grow and invest in bioscience startups in the St. Louis region. Bioscience startups in the pre-company through Series A stage, and located in the St. Louis metro area or are willing to relocate.