Food info startup raises $21 million from investors

Companies Posted 12-19-2017

Label Insight, a startup that provides food and product companies with more transparent labeling, has raised $21 million from a group of investors that includes Delta-v Capital alongside River Citi [...] read more

Arch Grants gets $500,000 from Missouri Technology Corp.

Companies , Ecosystem Posted 12-11-2017

Arch Grants, the St. Louis organization that hands out non-equity grants to recruit and retain startups in St. Louis, has been given $500,000 by the Missouri Technology Corporation for 2018
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St. Louis startup inks deal in a galaxy far, far away

Companies Posted 11-28-2017

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18 Startups Win $50,000 Each To Relocate Their Business To St Louis

Companies , Events Posted 11-08-2017

Arch Grants has awarded $900,000 in grant funds to 18 new startups and early-stage businesses from across the country and around the globe. The winners were announced at the 5th annual Arch Grants [...] 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

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