Companies

LaunchCode wins $150,000 in MIT competition

Companies , Ecosystem , Events Posted 10-18-2017

LaunchCode, the St. Louis-based nonprofit that trains aspiring software developers and then places them with established companies, was one of four grand prize winners of MIT’s Inclusive Innovation [...] read more

Danforth Center Awarded $16MM To Enhance Sorghum For Bioenergy

Bioscience , Companies Posted 10-18-2017

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, one of the world’s largest independent plant science institutes, has been awarded a $16 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Building [...] read more

For The Love Of Coworking, New Founders Want To Share Values Across The Midwest

Companies , Ecosystem , People Posted 10-18-2017

This summer, two strangers met in a coworking space. Hung out. Played ping pong. And then — inspired by their own experience of finding an awesome and enriching balance of work and play — founded [...] read more

The Yield Lab Looks To Jump-Start Innovation

Companies Posted 10-18-2017

If you’re an ag tech start-up looking to revolutionize how food is produced, the Yield Lab St. Louis wants to hear from you. Founded in September 2014, the accelerator invests in the following a [...] read more

Plastomics is growing the next generation of crops with agtech

Companies Posted 10-09-2017

At the heart of these initiatives is agriculture. According to the FAO, in order to ensure a global food supply capable of sustaining a growing population (an estimated 8.5 billion by 2030), food prod [...] read more

SixThirty CYBER to bring South Korean startups to St. Louis

Companies , Ecosystem Posted 10-09-2017

A St. Louis accelerator is partnering with the South Korean government to bring cyber security startups. SixThirty CYBER is bringing five South Korean startups to St. Louis early next month to help [...] read more

Traaqr connects your online identity with your real one

Companies , Technology Posted 10-09-2017

Traaqr, a St. Louis-based company, has just announced the launch of their interesting and clever new service. Essentially the system connects online interactions with real world customer service repre [...] read more

Startup craft brewer in St. Louis carving niche in non-alcoholic beer

Companies Posted 09-19-2017

Wellbeing Brewing Co., a newcomer to the St. Louis craft beer scene, is seeking to set itself apart from competitors by leaving out what some consider an essential component of beer: alcohol. Launchi [...] read more

Among dozens at Ag Showcase, this St. Louis startup stood out

Companies , Events Posted 09-19-2017

Every year, industrialized countries waste or lose about $680 billion of food, according to the United Nations. In the United States, Newsweek says the average family spends $1,500 a year on wasted [...] read more

Startups Compete For $50,000 In Prize Money At St. Charles County Demo Day

Companies , Events Posted 09-13-2017

Two years ago, CareerHacker, my idea for a startup that helped students build professional online presences, was the first company to pitch at the inaugural St. Charles County Demo Day
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