Samuel Weigley
Samuel Weigley
Samuel Weigley is a freelance writer living in St. Louis, where he was born and raised. Before moving back to his hometown, he spent the last two years living in New York, where he wrote for several different business publications. His work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The Huffington Post, Yahoo Finance and USA Today, among many others. Follow on Twitter @SWeigley.
 

Samuel's RECENT POSTS

YieldLab Co TerViva Turning Distressed Land Around

The agriculture industry is currently in a conundrum. There is a rising global demand for food and fuel, but the land area where crops can be grown has diminished over time. TerViva is one company...  [Read More]

Yield Lab’s Arvegenix Looks to Help Stabilize Crop Growing

Those in the business of agriculture understand the up-and-down nature of their business. Sometimes, crops are plentiful and sales are great. Other times, not much production takes place. Companies big and small have long worked...  [Read More]

STL: Product Camp THIS WEEKEND

Interested in learning more about and meeting people in product management? Want to do so without having to shell out big money to attend a conference? If so, you might want to check out ProductCamp...  [Read More]

The Yield Lab Accelerator Company AGERPoint’s Data Play

Big data is playing an ever-increasing role in fields ranging from healthcare to education to media. Unknown by many people, however, is the impact big data is having on agriculture. Daytona Beach, FL based AGERPoint...  [Read More]

HIPAAtrek Tackles the Beast of HIPAA Healthcare Compliance

Communication and record keeping in the realm of healthcare is difficult. The field deals with a lot of sensitive patient profiles and data, and there are numerous policies in place that regulate how records get...  [Read More]

Cybersecurity Firm Bandura Moves to Cambridge Innovation Center

An emerging company analyzing and blocking Internet traffic to deter hacking is building out a larger presence in St. Louis’ growing startup scene. Bandura, the manufacturer of the U.S. Department of Defense- tested Poliwall technology,...  [Read More]

Pixel Press Game for ‘Adventure Time’ Released

Thanks to St. Louis-based startup Pixel Press, fans of the Cartoon Network show Adventure Time can now build their own levels in the Land of Ooo. (Techli has covered Pixel Press before: Pixel Press: Quickly Becoming A Big Deal...  [Read More]

GlobalHack III Winners Improve Emerson’s Thermostat; Win $50K

Martin McGreal, Tara Pham, Bill MacMillian and Christine Stavridi are each $12,500 closer to entrepreneurial success after winning the GlobalHack III hackathon at UMSL this weekend. The event, sponsored by Emerson Electric, took place from...  [Read More]

Three Health Firms Dominate at Startup Connection

A trio of medically related companies dominated the Startup Competition for the fifth-annual Startup Connection this year, walking away with $100,000 in total. Nanopore Diagnostics, a producer of 30 minute-test doctors can use to detect...  [Read More]

Startup Weekend St. Louis Champion: DiversifyUs

DiversitfyUs, an app helping corporations better diversify their workforce, took first place at St. Louis’ Startup Weekend on Sunday. And they took the idea from concept to reality in 54 hours. The 2014 Startup Weekend...  [Read More]