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St. Louis is quickly becoming one of the best places to grow a business

Ecosystem Posted 05-09-2017

Why did two young companies move from startup havens in New York City and San Francisco to the Midwest? Because St. Louis is quickly becoming one of the best places to grow a business
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Arch Grants startup raises seed round

Companies , Deal Flow Posted 05-08-2017

Exit 7C, an Arch Grants winner from November 2016, has raised a portion of a $500,000 seed round
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Washington University partners with SafeTrek

Technology Posted 05-07-2017

Washington University in St. Louis is providing all students, faculty, staff and basic service contractor employees free activation for the personal safety app SafeTrek. Essentially a mobile “blue l [...] read more

Ginger Imster On Diversity In Tech, Making St. Louis A Startup Magnet & Upcoming Initiatives For SLEDP

Companies , Ecosystem , People Posted 05-06-2017

As of March 1, Ginger Imster, previously Executive Director of Arch Grants, took on the role of Vice President of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the St. Louis Economic Partnership (SLEDP). It’s [...] read more

Water technology firm raises $12 million from investors

Deal Flow , Technology Posted 05-05-2017

A Kirkwood-based wastewater treatment technology company called Heartland Water Technology has raised $2 million from a single investor, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commissi [...] read more

New St. Louis program seeks to help entrepreneurs enhance innovative energy solutions

Companies , Technology Posted 05-04-2017

A new business accelerator program seeks to put entrepreneurs on a fast track to advancing innovative energy solutions. The application deadline to the competitive Ameren Accelerator program is May 12 [...] read more

Arch Angels among nation’s most active angel investor groups

Deal Flow , Ecosystem Posted 05-03-2017

The St. Louis Arch Angels, which invest in early-stage startups mostly from St. Louis, were listed as one of the 10 most-active angel groups in the country during 2016, according to the annual Halo [...] read more

Room for Growth

Ecosystem Posted 05-02-2017

Recent months have brought exciting headlines for St. Louis’ business and technology scene. Two local innovation communities are expanding, attracting important tenants and finding new ways to contr [...] read more

Top 10 St. Louis heartland tech startups

Companies , Ecosystem Posted 05-01-2017

St. Louis, home of the Gateway Arch on the bank of the Mississippi, may be far from Silicon Valley, but don’t tell all the startups they’re in the wrong place
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SAFETREK MOBILE APP: SMART WAY TO ALERT POLICE WHEN YOU’RE IN DANGER

Technology Posted 04-30-2017

SafeTrek is a mobile application that can be downloaded by anyone for personal safety and security reasons. In times of need, just open the app and have it ready! If you feel uneasy or unsafe, keep a [...] read more