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NeedWant Launches Emoji Masks

  NeedWant, the startup launched by Marshall Haas and Jon Wheatley, has launched a new, er, “product” called Emoji Masks. Emojis, those fun little icons we all love to text to each other, clearly needed...

3 Lifesaving Biotech Trends That Offer Huge Opportunities For Entrepreneurs

Not long ago, if I’d told you that your cells, your arteries, and even your organs could be regenerated as part of lifesaving therapies, you might have thought I was confusing science fiction with reality....  [Read More]

BREAKING: FoodEssentials Raises $1.5M ; Opens Chicago Office

October 15, 2014- Today the SEC database published St. Louis startup (and Arch Grant recipient) FoodEssentials is raising a Series A investment round and just closed a little over $1.5 million from the Mercury Fund out of...  [Read More]

StartUp Connection 2014 Names Top Startups for Venture Showcase

  ST. LOUIS, October 14, 2014 – StartUp Connection ‘14, St. Louis’ largest celebration of entrepreneurship, today announced the lineup for its Venture Showcase, a select group of 70 startups and emerging companies that will have the opportunity...  [Read More]

8 Things Your Enterprise Startup Must Have Before Approaching Investors

If your startup makes software for corporations, you’re in good company. Last year, 70 percent of the largest VC deals made in the first half of 2013 went to enterprise tech companies. And in the...  [Read More]

17 Year Old Creates “Chains,” Your Next Social Addiction

Max Beaumont is a 17 year old high school junior, serial entrepreneur and creator of “Chains,” a social media platform based around ten second videos that is going to occupy way too much of your...  [Read More]

Arch Grants Recipient Candy Lab Partners With Carnival Corp

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 10, 2014– St. Louis-based startup Candy Lab today  announced an agreement with Carnival Corporation to build a custom mobile application using Candy Lab’s augmented reality platform as part of the global cruise...  [Read More]

Rithmio Scores Funding To Advance Gesture-Recognition Platform

“The night before the Cozad Competition Finals, my partner, Prashant Mehta, and I talked about our next steps,” said Rithmio’s co-founder Adam Tilton. “My lease was ending; I didn’t know if I should re-sign. You...  [Read More]

4 Genius Tricks For Listening To Your Customers

Your business can’t exist in a vacuum. Whether your customers are the type to leave a nasty review when an app crashes, blog about their favorite digital tools, or retweet brands on Twitter, people are...  [Read More]

Boston’s Movers And Shakers [INFOGRAPHIC]

Ask anyone that has been around long enough- or talk to someone from Boston- and you’ll hear that Boston was the start of the digital revolution and was Silicon Valley (Silicon City?) before the Valley...  [Read More]

Politics: A World Of Yard Signs

The term “Developing World” often conjures the image of broke and broken society. While their potential is equal to those in any developed nation, these communities have a deficit in access to economic opportunity, rule...  [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]

Chicago’s G2 Crowd Creates ‘Yelp’ For SaaS

While there are still some professionals out there using Excel (shudder) as a poor man’s CRM, most of the modern movers and shakers are using some sort of software as a service (SaaS) to manage...  [Read More]