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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 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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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

Traaqr connects your online identity with your real one

Companies , Technology Posted 10-09-2017

Traaqr, a St. Louis-based company, has just announced the launch of their interesting and clever new service. Essentially the system connects online interactions with real world customer service repre [...] read more

Daniel Fogarty From LaunchCode On Giving People Access To Tech Jobs

People Posted 10-09-2017

LaunchCode is one of the founding companies of the STL tech ecosystem. There are 50,000 tech graduates every year. Yet, it is predicted that there will be one million unfilled tech jobs by 2020. S [...] read more

Collier expands meal kit delivery service

Posted 09-27-2017

Katie Lee Collier is expanding the delivery area for her Vero Pizza and Pasta meal kit service. Vero will now deliver across the Midwest, from St. Louis to Nashville, Kansas City, Chicago, Memphis, [...] read more