Ecosystem

St. Louis is the Silicon Valley of Agtech

Bioscience , Ecosystem , Technology Posted 11-08-2017

Ten years ago if you wanted to grow your business in an innovative environment, that was attractive to skilled talent and boasted a great quality of life you would have had to look to the west coast. [...] read more

Ingredients for Amazon’s HQ2 all available in St. Louis

Ecosystem Posted 10-18-2017

There’s a whisper-quiet rumor making the rounds that Amazon is looking to establish a second headquarters outside of its initial digs in Seattle. It’s even got a name — HQ2 — and, in reality [...] read more

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

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 8 best places in the Midwest to find a tech job

Ecosystem , Technology Posted 10-18-2017

While tech jobs are plentiful in Silicon Valley and New York City, companies across the country are looking to hire tech workers as well, according to new research from job search site Indeed
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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

St. Louis among best cities for jobs in 2017

Ecosystem Posted 09-13-2017

Where will you have the best luck searching for a new job? St. Louis is a good bet, according to job site Glassdoor. St. Louis came in at No. 5 of the 25 best cities for jobs in 2017 with 104,725 jo [...] read more

Here are the best startup cities in the Midwest

Ecosystem Posted 08-31-2017

The American Midwest, to some, is just the “flyover states.” Its tropes — rusted-out factories, cornfields and calorically dense fried foods at state fairs — are well-known
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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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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