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.


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]

Venture Cafe Launches At CIC

October 2nd, 2014-  Tonight Venture Cafe launched in St. Louis at the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC), coming on the heels of the CIC’s opening on September 29th. (Techli first covered Venture Cafe HERE) The Venture Cafe is...  [Read More]

The Cambridge Innovation Center In St. Louis Is Now Open

After months of anticipation in the startup ecosystem, the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) at the Cortex Innovation Community’s @4240 building is finally open for business. Companies were allowed to move into the space, which takes...  [Read More]

Final Three “Most Promising” Startups To Pitch At Startup Voodo...

After nearly three months of nominations and voting by members of the startups entrepreneurial communities on, the three finalists for the first annual Startup Voodoo “Most Promising” early-stage startup were unveiled today. With a four-pronged...  [Read More]

Startups in St. Louis: A Conversation with Mayor Francis Slay

In the last several years, St. Louis’ startup community has gone from essentially an underground movement to a fledging scene with an increasing amount of buzz. During its time of rapid expansion, one of the...  [Read More]

St. Louis Entrepreneurs, Wash U. Alumni Bond in Bay Area

Photo Credit: Joe Reagan/Twitter SAN FRANCISCO – No matter what part of the world a person may reside, St. Louisans, whether natives or transplants, tend to seek each other out in solidarity when they have...  [Read More]

Local Entrepreneurs Pitch Companies At 38,000 Feet

SAN FRANCISCO – A group of 21 startup companies from the area headed to the San Francisco Bay area in unusual fashion Tuesday evening on the first ever nonstop flight from St. Louis by Southwest...  [Read More]

Area Startups Capitalize On Southwest’s Nonstop Service To Valley

With Southwest Airlines launching non-stop service from Lambert Airport to San Francisco International, St. Louis has never been more connected to Silicon Valley. And 21 startup companies in the St. Louis region will take advantage...  [Read More]

Boeing Starts Up

“Boeing does not have an innovation problem. Innovation is everyone’s job at Boeing Defense, Space and Security and can be seen in the many market leading aerospace and defense products that arise from this St....  [Read More]