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.
 

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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]

The Growth of the Billiken Angels Network

  Recently, I wrote about the St. Louis Arch Angels. However, they are not the only angel group active in the St. Louis entrepreneurial ecosystem. The other angel investing network in the region, the Biliken...  [Read More]

St. Louis Arch AngelsBring Influx of Capital to St. Louis Startups

  At a recent meeting at Washington University’s Olin School of Business, four different companies (Better Weekdays, Pulse Therapeutics,Prosper Women’s Entrepreneurs and Elemental Enzymes) each pitched their business to a group of local investors. And local investors were...  [Read More]

Startup Weekend St. Louis Registration Open

Building a startup can often take years of blood, sweat and tears before success can be realized. But for participants in this year’s Startup Weekend, success may happen in a mere 54-hour time frame. From...  [Read More]

SixThirty Accelerator Announces New Cohort

St. Louis-based Financial Technology Accelerator SixThirty announced its new class of startups at T-Rex Monday evening, with the class each receiving a $100,000 equity investment. These were the four startups: Davo Technologies (Based in Montclair, NJ): Company’s patented...  [Read More]

Pipeline Fellowship Enters St. Louis Region

The St. Louis entrepreneurial ecosystem continues to grow, and received another boost Tuesday when the Pipeline Entrepreneurial Fellowship, a highly competitive fellowship for high-performing entrepreneurs, announced that St. Louis will join the organization’s entrepreneurial region....  [Read More]