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Startup Weekend St. Louis Champion: DiversifyUs

DiversitfyUs, an app helping corporations better diversify their workforce, took first place at St. Louis’ Startup Weekend on Sunday. And they took the idea from concept to reality in 54 hours. The 2014 Startup Weekend...

Three Health Firms Dominate at Startup Connection

A trio of medically related companies dominated the Startup Competition for the fifth-annual Startup Connection this year, walking away with $100,000 in total. Nanopore Diagnostics, a producer of 30 minute-test doctors can use to detect...  [Read More]

Golf Cart Diaries With Guest Sutton Lasater

Welcome to Techli’s ‘Golf Cart Diaries.’ “What fresh brand of crazy is this?” you may be asking yourself right now. Golf Cart Diaries is a lot like ‘The Domain Tech Report‘ only shorter, and now...  [Read More]

Techli Now- Techli Highlights From the Last Week

Looking for a way to quickly digest the top stories from Techli.com? Check out Techli Now! It’s around 2 minutes, and you’ll have the info you need to impress your friends including stories on DTR...  [Read More]

The VC Model Is Broken — Here’s How to Fix It

How can you fix a model that nearly everyone agrees is in need of some drastic retooling? Claims of excessive fees, too much meddling, and poor returns to investors are common complaints about the current...  [Read More]

DTR With Guest Donn Rubin of BioSTL

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 the President of BioSTL, Donn Rubin. Short on time? Check...  [Read More]

Swig Launches Today; Helps You Find And Remember Drinks

Looking for that perfectly aged, complex flavor combination of bold, dry and oaky? How about the perfect glass of medium-bodied red featuring floral notes well-balanced with a velvety structure for a smooth palate? Maybe you...  [Read More]

LaunchCode Celebrates Year One

Most one-year-olds still have trouble walking. But LaunchCode – the non-profit organization established by Square founder Jim McKelvey that provides computer programming instruction, apprenticeships and job placement for anyone looking for economic opportunity and upward mobility through...  [Read More]

The Growth of the Billiken Angels Network

  Recently, I wrote about the St. Louis Arch Angels. However, they are not the only angel group active in the St. Louis entrepreneurial ecosystem. The other angel investing network in the region, the Biliken...  [Read More]

St. Louis Arch AngelsBring Influx of Capital to St. Louis Startups

  At a recent meeting at Washington University’s Olin School of Business, four different companies (Better Weekdays, Pulse Therapeutics,Prosper Women’s Entrepreneurs and Elemental Enzymes) each pitched their business to a group of local investors. And local investors were...  [Read More]

Disruptive Tech is the Focus at Viterbi Startup Garage

Cities have their dominant culture. Los Angeles, media capital. New York, finance. Silicon Valley, software engineering. At least, at one time that was true. It’s all changing now, particularly in LA, with the change driven...  [Read More]

T-Rex Dedicates New 5th Floor Event Space

Last night T-REX in downtown St. Louis celebrated the official opening of its new 5th floor event space to the community and it was a standing room only affair. Dr. Patricia Hagan of T-REX hosted...  [Read More]

SLU Pure Idea Generator Champions

Saint Louis University held its, ‘Pure Idea Generator’ Competition recently and held the finals at the City Museum in downtown St. Louis. Students were given a challenge and then the 24 finalists met at the...  [Read More]