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May 19 deadline for women entrepreneurs to apply for startup accelerator

Companies , Ecosystem Posted 05-13-2017

Prosper Women Entrepreneurs is accepting applications for women business leaders to compete for funds and mentorship
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PWE Accelerator Attracts CEOs From All Over: Spotlight On Brooklyn-Based Humblee

Companies , Ecosystem Posted 05-12-2017

Zuley Clarke, co-founder and CEO of Humblee, is a Spring 2017 graduate of Prosper Women Entrepreneur’s (PWE) Startup Accelerator. Her B2B company, based in Brooklyn, New York, helps creative teams q [...] read more

Movers + Shapers: Innovation Superchargers

Ecosystem Posted 05-11-2017

Over its 20-plus years in business, Wexford has developed a baker’s dozen of knowledge communities in such markets as Miami, St. Louis, Mo., Philadelphia, and Chicago
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Prolog invests in $10 million startup deal

Companies , Deal Flow Posted 05-10-2017

Prolog Ventures, the Clayton-based venture capital firm that invests in healthy living companies, has invested in a Boston-area company called Spindrift that offers sparkling water made with fresh fru [...] read more

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