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Designing for Simplicity is the Challenge

This is a blog series about LA startups. The interesting thing about writing about Matt Douglas, Founder and CEO of Punchbowl, is that his startup is in Boston. But hang in there with me; I...

Domain Tech Report with Manu Stephen of PIXI Medical

St. Louis entrepreneurs all make their way at some point to Lab1500 to be interviewed on Techli TV’s “The Domain Tech Report.” This episode features Manu Stephen, co-founder of PIXI Medical. Short on time? Check...  [Read More]

11 Most Important Tips for Pitching a Tech Launch to the Press

What’s the most important thing to remember when pitching your tech release or launch to a journalist? The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young...  [Read More]

Missouri Startup Phone2Action on The Rise in D.C.

Last Wednesday, Phone2Action, a digital advocacy and communications software provider based in Washington DC (but with Missouri roots, see below) released the 3.0 version of its platform. The event was attended by some of the...  [Read More]

CEO Sundays: 7 Business Lessons I learned from the Music Industry

This article comes to us by Todd Dahn, co-founder Platformz As co-founder of the music search engine, Platformz, I am not your typical start-up guy. I consider myself a hip-hop producer first, who happened to...  [Read More]

CEO Sundays: 6 Effective Ways to Run Your Startup Into the Ground

Anyone can start a business. Find a name, fill out the articles of incorporation, pay a fee to file and publicize it as directed, and you’ll be well on your way to becoming the next...  [Read More]

12 Insanely Helpful Apps for Busy Entrepreneurs

What shortcut plugin or app do you highly recommend to other CEOs? 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]

eateria Announces Sunfarm Partnership; Adds VP Operations

  St. Louis startup eateria has announced a strategic partnership with Sunfarm Food Service and has hired a new VP, Operations and Strategic Partnerships. “One in four restaurants fail within their first year,” said eateria...  [Read More]

DTR with Tom Cohen, Nanopore Diagnostics, Startup Challenge Winner

St. Louis entrepreneurs all make their way at some point to Lab1500 to be interviewed on Techli TV’s “The Domain Tech Report.” This episode features Dr. Tom Cohen of Nanopore Diagnostics. Short on time? Check...  [Read More]

St. Louis Startup Bacterioscan Has Oversubscribed $6M Series A

BacterioScan Inc. announced that it has completed and closed an over-subscribed six million dollar Series A financing round that will support completion and launch of the company’s first in-vitro diagnostics (IVD) instrument during 2015. The...  [Read More]

12 Reasons Customers Leave E-commerce Websites and What You Can Do About It

I am new to the world of e-commerce and wondering what are some common reasons why potential customers leave a website and do not buy? And what can I do to remedy this?  The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur...  [Read More]

Meet Wüf, The World’s Smartest Dog Collar

  Sean Kelly, CEO and co-founder of Boulder, CO startup Wüf, had a problem.  Like dog owners everywhere, he loved his dog, Roxie.  Sadly, Roxie decided she saw a squirrel that needed chasing and ended...  [Read More]

Triflare Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Triflare, the triathlete apparel company launched by Andrea Robertson, has launched a kickstarter campaign whose goal is to launch their TriflareRUN collection for Spring 2015. Their kickstarter video is here: From the kickstarter page: “The...  [Read More]