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Startup Connection ’15 Set for November 18 at Washington University

Exciting news for St. Louis startups as Startup Connection returns with another $120,000 up for grabs. Startup Connection ’15, the St. Louis region’s largest event focused on innovation and entrepreneurship, will be held November 18,...

Saving Grace: Solving the Root of the Problem

Hair maintenance has a reputation of being time consuming. Salons and beauty product developers are always looking for ways to make the process of having nice hair easier. Erica Harriss has developed a hair powder...  [Read More]

13 Tips to Get the Most out of Slack

What is your No. 1 tip for getting more out of Slack? The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership...  [Read More]

Butterscotch Shenanigans: Crashlands Crash Lands!

It’s been over two years since Techli’s last interview with game-developing startup Butterscotch Shenanigans, and in that time a lot has happened. The company has since launched four mobile games, and is looking forward to...  [Read More]

Appbase: Databases for Startups

Good databases are an essential element for developers working to create applications in today’s market. Unfortunately, they are particularly tedious to manage, especially for younger companies who do not have the resources of big websites...  [Read More]

SmashToast: The End of Remotes

Remote controls are one of the modern inventions of our time that have gotten more and more unwieldy as the years go by. They’re easy to break or misplace, and often times have convoluted controls. Puck...  [Read More]

A Renter’s Problem Equals a Startup’s Solution

Jonathan Eppers, RadPad’s co-founder and CEO, started the company because he was looking for an apartment. RadPad was his solution. It turned out to be a good one. It’s received $12.8M in five rounds from...  [Read More]

Applied Particle Technology: Using Science to Clean Air

Cofounders Pratim Biswas, Jiaxi Fang, and Tandeep S. Chadha.  Applied Particle Technology is one of the newest and most promising startups coming out of the Washington University community. Conceived by Professor Pratim Biswas, and co-founded by PhD...  [Read More]

Plated Serves up NYC Startup Success

Shyp will pick up your package and mail it. Postmates will deliver food to your door. Drizzly will bring the booze. Plated is a different kind of delivery service. It delivers a primal cooking experience, and...  [Read More]

Jobsite Unite: Better Communication for Construction Workers

Jay Olsen, founder and CEO of Jobsite Unite.  Working in construction can be a very confusing and hard to manage job, simply because of how involved certain projects are. With dozens of contractors and workers...  [Read More]

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...  [Read More]

Scoville & Company: Simplifying Infant Medical Care

Agnes Scoville, CEO of Scoville & Co. One of the problems any new parent has had to face is getting their infant to take their medicine. For ER doctor and parent Agnes Scoville, this was...  [Read More]

Roberto Garcia and Nate Merrick on Listo

CEO of Listo Roberto Garcia with COO Nate Merrick In 2010 while viewing Iron Man 2 in theaters, Roberto Garcia witnessed a father and son dismissed from the theater after causing a disturbance. The son was translating...  [Read More]