Mark Sutherland
Mark Sutherland
Mark I. Sutherland is an award-winning communicator and published author. Originally from the United Kingdom, he lives and works in the St. Louis area as the Chief Communications Officer of Elasticity and the President of Dunrobin Publishing. He has four published books and writes for the UK Weekly Telegraph and other publications. He also wears his kilt as often as possible and enjoys haggis and Scotch. He is married with four children.


Startup Connection ’15 Set for November 18 at Washington University

Exciting news for St. Louis startups as Startup Connection returns with another $120,000 up for grabs. Startup Connection ’15, the St. Louis region’s largest event focused on innovation and entrepreneurship, will be held November 18,...  [Read More]

GlobalHack IV: $55,000 Up for Grabs

  by Mark Sutherland GlobalHack is a 501c3 organization with a focus on bringing together the brightest minds to solve real-world problems. GlobalHack IV is the first of two hackathons hosted by the organization in...  [Read More]

Ballpark Village Throwing Best Friday Meeting Ever for Startups

By Mark Sutherland Back in my corporate communication days the worst feeling in the world was when a meeting was dropped on my calendar, for 4pm on a Friday afternoon. I’m not sure if it...  [Read More]

American Midwest Ramps Up Efforts To Attract Expats

It’s becoming internationally diverse, and St. Louis is working hard to attract more immigrants, says expat Mark Sutherland.  By Mark I. Sutherland Growing up in England in the 80s, I knew almost nothing about the...  [Read More]

Yield Lab, Nation’s First Ag Tech Accelerator Unveils First Class

The Yield Lab, the nation’s first agriculture technology business accelerator, today announced its first five participating companies. The companies were selected from a pool of more than 100 applicants from around the world and, according...  [Read More]

Putting Edinburgh Tech Scene on the World Map

We all take where we live for granted. I recall living 32 miles from London and really not thinking that much about it. Or visiting Edinburgh, as I did every year for our annual “escape...  [Read More]

Scottish miiCard Opens St. Louis Office; Announces New Initiative

The latest news to come out of the ever-expanding startup and entrepreneurial ecosystem in St. Louis has a Scottish flavor to it. Edinburgh, Scotland-based miiCard announced today the opening of their St. Louis office and the appointment...  [Read More]

The Scottish Invasion Of St. Louis

One week prior to the historic Independence Referendum in Scotland, the senior diplomat of the Scottish Government in the US will make the first Scottish diplomatic visit to St. Louis. Donnie Jack, the Scottish Affairs...  [Read More]

The World Cup And St. Louis – Passions Rise!

There are 70,000+ Bosnian immigrants in the St. Louis area. Huge crowds at the Bosnian national team’s games in St. Louis turned both into a home game for Bosnia. Bosnia Herzegovina is in the World...  [Read More]

The Global Domination Of Robots Comes To St. Louis

Last month, more than 20,000 kids from around the globe converged on the center of the U.S. accompanied by their robots. It wasn’t the rise of the Daleks however, this was the FIRST World Championships held at the Edward...  [Read More]