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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]

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]

MTC Meeting: Vote on Uber Postponed

Yesterday, Wednesday July 23rd, the Metropolitan Taxi Commission opted to postpone voting on changes allowing the company Uber to operate in St. Louis. The decision was not unanimous and members of the MTC were still pressing...  [Read More]

Ed’s reaction to MTC’s refusal to vote on Uber rule changes

Founder & CEO of Techli.com Ed Domain reacts to the St. Louis Metropolitan Taxicab Commission’s decision to not vote on Uber rule changes after the MTC’s meeting at St. Louis Community College.    [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]

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]

CrisisGo: Helping Support Schools in a Crisis Situation

CEO and founder of CrisisGo, James Spicuzza. One of the major differences technology has made in the last ten or so years, is the ability to simplify the process of responding to emergencies. It is much...  [Read More]

HIPAAtrek: Sarah Badahman on Managing and Mastering HIPAA

The federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), is the 1996 law passed as a means of protecting information about an individual’s health insurance. Any health practitioners from your physician to your dentist are...  [Read More]

Pity the St. Louis Cab Drivers

July 13, 2015 The debate over whether Uber is going to be allowed to introduce its UberX product into St. Louis and St. Louis county has boiled over. As the last major metropolitan area to...  [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]