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As Adarza scales up, St. Louis hopes for an important win

Companies Posted 02-14-2017

Some companies bloom wherever they happen to be planted; others need to be transplanted to somewhere with the right nutrients
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Obe, Creator Of New Smart Pet Bowl, Wins First-Ever Pet Care Innovation Prize Powered By Purina

Technology Posted 02-13-2017

Obe, founder of a new smart pet bowl, was announced today as the grand prize winner of the first Pet Care Innovation Prize powered by Purina
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“Sports Tech Is Booming” – How St. Louis is Getting in the Game

Companies , Technology Posted 02-12-2017

The sports technology industry is “booming” and St. Louis is right the middle of the action thanks to an investment and accelerator program specifically for sports-related startups
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St. Louis startup accepted into Silicon Valley accelerator

Deal Flow Posted 02-11-2017

St. Louis startup CTY, which develops technology to provide analytics and data for physical places, has been accepted into the famous 500 Startups business accelerator in Silicon Valley
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‘The Collective’ plans to make St. Louis’ tech scene more inclusive

Ecosystem Posted 02-10-2017

Even though St. Louis’ tech startup scene is growing, it is not always the most inclusive environment for women and people of color. A group of 12 local nonprofits and government organizations want [...] read more

Ascension Ventures’ assets under management reach $800 million

Deal Flow Posted 12-15-2016

Ascension Ventures has closed its latest venture capital fund at $255 million
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Start Right Foods Wants To Start Your Morning Right

Companies Posted 12-14-2016

Breakfast, for most of us, is normally a bit of a scramble—if we get to it at all: a bowl of our kid’s cereal, reheated leftovers, a scrambled egg or two if you have a precious five extra minutes [...] read more

The Collaborative Spirit Inside RISE: A Conversation

Ecosystem Posted 12-13-2016

We sat down in St. Louis with RISE Collaborative Workspace founder Stacy Taubman and her COO Kate Wiegmann, and nearly 30 minutes passed before either sipped the cocktails they ordered pre-interview [...] read more

2016 Was A Very Big Year For New Venture Funds Launched In St. Louis

Deal Flow Posted 12-12-2016

2016 was the best year for launching new venture funds in St. Louis history. RiverVest, Cultivation Capital, and Lewis and Clark each raised new funds for the second consecutive year. Both SixThirty a [...] read more

River City Hustle – Startup World: St. Louis

Companies , Ecosystem , People Posted 12-11-2016

Like many Midwestern cities, St. Louis has had to deal with offshoring and population decline in recent years. So a group of scrappy entrepreneurs — and a patchwork of organizations to support them [...] read more