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Missouri among best states to start a business

Companies Posted 08-31-2017

Missouri came in at No. 6 on a new ranking from the Fit Small Business website of the best states to start a business. Creve Coeur was named the best city in Missouri to start a business
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Student startup to connect MU talent with employers

People Posted 08-31-2017

Two MU student entrepreneurs are starting an agency that will give their peers hands-on experience in their fields, potentially landing them a job or an internship
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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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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

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