Companies

St. Louis startups make progress on crowdfunding campaigns

Companies , Deal Flow Posted 03-22-2017

Two St. Louis startups testing the waters in crowdfunding have found success
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Butterscotch Shenanigans Wants To Be The Midwest’s Most Famous Game Studio

Companies , Deal Flow Posted 03-21-2017

When we think of video games, the most casual gamers among us think of Nintendo, EA Games, and Rockstar Studio—we rarely, if ever, know what’s going on in independent game studios. As it turns out [...] read more

Chris Motley wins SXSWedu Launch Competition

Companies , Events , Technology Posted 03-17-2017

The Whether powered by Better Weekdays was announced the winner of the Launch startup competition held by SXSWedu in Austin, Texas (part of the South by Southwest Festival), on Thursday, March 9. Chri [...] read more

St. Louis agtech startup raises $18.3 million

Companies , Deal Flow Posted 03-16-2017

St. Louis-based Benson Hill Biosystems, a plant science firm trying to meld analytics technology with biology, is on a funding tear
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VidVerify Is Reshaping How The Loan Industry Communicates With Customers

Companies , Technology Posted 03-14-2017

The best way to begin a company, the entrepreneurial rule goes, is to identify a problem in the marketplace and then solve it. At VidVerify, they not only solve a problem in the mortgage market, but a [...] read more

PupPod Wants To Make Your Dog Even Smarter

Companies Posted 03-12-2017

More than a few viral videos concern exactly what it is pets do when their owners take off for the day. But PupPod knows that Fido can do more with his day besides take his sixth nap: with PupPod’s [...] read more

St. Louis Startup Pioneers Cancer Treatment

Companies , Deal Flow Posted 03-11-2017

St. Louis cancer startup Affigen just closed on a big $17 million investment from a Houston life sciences firm
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Prosper Institute Rebrands To BRAZEN, Announces New Membership Program

Companies , Ecosystem Posted 03-08-2017

Prosper Institute, an organization that helps growth-seeking women entrepreneurs advance their businesses, announced today that it has rebranded to Brazen
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MediBeacon completes clinical study at Washington University

Companies Posted 03-05-2017

St. Louis biotech startup MediBeacon has completed a clinical study using its medical device — a monitor that tracks kidney function — on subjects with impaired kidney function at Washington Univ [...] read more

New To St. Louis, But A Big Fan Already: Why International Pico.Buzz Made A B-Line To The Midwest

Companies Posted 03-02-2017

Pico.Buzz cofounder Asaf Nevo may be new to St. Louis, but his business is not new to the world. The tech company got its start in Israel, expanded to Europe, then recently broke into the US market by [...] read more