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An Open Letter to Mayor Slay & Co. Executive Steve Stenger

July 7, 2015   This letter is to Mayor Slay of St. Louis and St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger. I hope it is well received. I moved to the city of St. Louis in...

Hack4Hope: Hackathon For Underprivileged Youth

Award winning filmmaker and native St. Louisan Nicole Franklin is bringing a new hackathon to St. Louis hot on the heels of all the startup activity blooming around St. Louis. Hack4Hope will be held July...  [Read More]

St. Louis Startup Sprouthood Launches With Tasty Party

St. Louis startup Sprouthood hosted its launch party in the midst of the fifth annual St. Louis Sustainable Backyard Tour. Started by musician turned entrepreneur Ryan Albritton and two others, Sprouthood is an app that...  [Read More]

How to Pitch Your Startup: Advice from an Angel

If you want to know how to best pitch your startup, why not ask an angel?  Yi-Jian Ngo is the managing director of Alliance of Angels, one of the largest and most active angel groups...  [Read More]

Startup Voodoo: Erik Moore of Base Ventures

In eight days, on June 18, 2015, Startup Voodoo’s 2nd annual innovation conference takes place at the Hotel Lumiere in downtown St. Louis. Venture Capitalist Erik Moore of Base Ventures will be a keynote speaker...  [Read More]

St. Louis Startup Claim Academy Graduating Coders

St. Louis, MO – There is a huge demand for people to do tech jobs in St. Louis; and very few people to fill the demand. A new school in St. Louis, Claim Academy, is...  [Read More]

GlobalHack IV: J-Rod The Prodigy Wins 1st Place

June 7, 2015: This weekend saw GlobalHack IV take over the CIC in the Cortex Innovation District in St. Louis, MO GlobalHack is a non profit cofounded by St. Louis startup entrepreneurs Gabe Lozano, Drew...  [Read More]

St. Louis Startup Aisle 411 Releases ‘Shops’ App

In-store shopping continues to get easier and easier with Aisle411. The St. Louis-based company has just released its new Shops mobile application for both iOS and desktop that will help shoppers find more than 2...  [Read More]

STL Startup Throwboy Has An Emoji Pillow For You

In 2006, Roberto Hoyos sewed a number of Mac Icon pillows for a friend and was surprised when pictures of them that had been posted online went viral. Noticing the immediate success, Hoyos was struck...  [Read More]

Champio Launches Into Public Beta

Millenials Jolijt Tamanaha and Logan Sorrentino are the cofounders of Champio. Champio is software that, “aligns the incentives of the millennial employees, managers, and business leaders at any organization.” Champio originally launched as a platform...  [Read More]

Invisible Girlfriend: A Partner For Single People

Being single can be both fun and difficult. On the one hand, you have fewer commitments and more freedom to make decisions without having to worry about an extra person in your life. On the...  [Read More]

Startups: Are You Thinking About HR Compliance?

When you start a company, there aren’t too many things more important than your product and cash flow. While some media portray the advantages of this life (set your own hours, do what you want...  [Read More]

Missouri Technology Company Funding Startups

There are many different avenues to get your startup funded: bank loans, family loans, as well as venture capital and angel investors. The Missouri Technology Corporation (MTC) allows some companies to receive funding, both in...  [Read More]