Ecosystem

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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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

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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Technology and innovation in St. Louis reshape the workplace

Ecosystem Posted 04-28-2017

The geography of innovation has changed—and St. Louis is leading the way. The Cortex Innovation Community in St. Louis is a prime example of an ‘innovation district,’ according to Brookings Inst [...] read more

Interview: Stacy Taubman, RISE Collaborative Workspace & Girls Dreaming Big

Ecosystem , People Posted 03-06-2017

Stacy Taubman is the founder and CEO of RISE Collaborative Workspace
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Cortex’s Evolution From A Life Science District To A Magnet For St. Louis Innovators: A Feature Series

Ecosystem Posted 03-04-2017

The Cortex Innovation Community is a center of gravity for St. Louis’ startup ecosystem, playing home to more than 250 startup companies along with a growing corporate presence, entrepreneur support [...] read more

Networking In Cortex With Venture Café

Ecosystem Posted 02-25-2017

There was a time not so long ago when St. Louis entrepreneurs and technology gurus operated in a bubble without the benefit of a place to share a drink and exchange ideas. No longer
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LaunchCode Provides Tech Training for Coding Jobs

Ecosystem , Technology Posted 02-23-2017

LaunchCode, the St. Louis-based organization helping companies fill their thousands of un-filled coding jobs, does that by both training people who’ve never done computer programming before and by p [...] read more