Caryn Tomer
Caryn Tomer
Caryn is Techli’s Editor-in-Chief. She is a writer who loves sharing stories of innovation, no matter the location. She has her masters in mass communication from SIUE and has been in corporate marketing for 6+ years, working on campaigns for all kinds of products. When she’s not writing, you can find her hitting the trail as an avid runner and general sports enthusiast.


LearnCore Named Most Promising Midwest Startup At Startup Voodoo

What makes a startup the most promising in the Midwest?  According to an esteemed panel of judges, it’s a startup like LearnCore from Chicago.  They took home the first ever Most Promising Midwest Startup award...  [Read More]

Startup Voodoo [In Photos]

The first annual Startup Voodoo took place at Ballpark Village in St. Louis yesterday bringing together thought leaders in the startup entrepreneurism space.  The whole idea of the day was to uncover the voodoo behind successful startups,...  [Read More]

Techli Now Talking DTR, Mayor Francis Slay, And Startup Voodoo

Looking for a way to quickly digest the top stories from Check out Techli Now! It’s around 3 minutes, and you’ll have the info you need to impress your friends including stories on DTR...  [Read More]

Is Equity-Based Crowdfunding Right For Your Startup?

We all know how important it is to have funding for your startup. But, how do you go about finding it? Sometimes it’s about raising capital, maybe you’re focused on customer acquisition, or maybe you’re...  [Read More]

Need A Little Breathing Room? Breather Has $6M Reasons Why You Do

Breathe in. Breathe out. There.  Don’t you feel better?  Sometimes you just need a minute (or two) to get everything together.  But, where do you go if you’re in a noisy city like New York? ...  [Read More]

Are You Crazy For Leaving Your Job?

If you’re a full-time startup entrepreneur, you’ve probably been asked this question. The shocked looks. Disapproving head shakes. Or worse, the pity smile with sad eyes. That’s all part of leaving a job to pursue...  [Read More]

From Startups To Fast Growing Companies: A Look At Two Panel Discussions Th...

Yesterday in St. Louis, two vastly different, yet surprisingly similar panel discussions took place. In the morning, Washington University hosted a panel called Fast Advice for your Growing Business. It featured executives from top companies...  [Read More]

Can Students Be ‘Safer’ On College Campuses? TapShield Thinks so

I’ve attended a few Universities, starting my freshman year at a small college in Tennessee to transferring to the downtown campus of IUPUI in Indianapolis to earning my master’s degree on the campus of SIUE....  [Read More]

Greenvelope: Going Paperless Never Looked This Good

We’ve all seen email invitations. You’ve probably sent one, too. That barbeque you threw earlier this summer. Your best friend’s birthday last year. A party with work friends to celebrate a big win or promotion....  [Read More]

Should Your Startup Move To St. Louis? Upside Returns; Raises $1.1M

When you think about startup and innovation hubs, St. Louis isn’t typically the first place that comes to mind. Of course, Silicon Valley is still the mecca that everyone wants to take part in. New...  [Read More]