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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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]

St. Louis Startups Inspire Innovation At Wells Fargo Advisors

Wells Fargo Advisors is one of the largest wealth management companies in the world. The company’s 15,000-plus financial advisors manage the money and provide financial advice to high-net worth individuals and families, something that has...  [Read More]

Do Entrepreneurs Need College? SLU, Wash U, And UMSL Make Strong Arguments

Cool My Car does exactly as the name suggests – place it on your dashboard and you can expect your in-vehicle temperature to drop to 76 degrees, even in summer months. Earphone Speaker Case doubles...  [Read More]

BioSTL Event Helps Bioscience Startups Navigate FDA, IP and Raising Capital

Trying to build a business from scratch is immensely difficult. Between building a product, marketing that product, building business partnerships, hiring the right people, and everything else, there may be little time to eat and...  [Read More]

Venture For America Announced Fellows For St. Louis

St. Louis’ startup scene continues to boom, and several area startup ventures will soon receive a transfusion of talent. Venture for America (VFA), which places top college graduates in startups and early-stage ventures, has entered...  [Read More]

The New Office: St. Louis’ Growing Coworking Spaces

TechArtista is not your typical office building. Located in the Central West End, the building houses about 40 different small companies at any given time. The members generally have their own office, but share conference...  [Read More]