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St. Louis Startup Busy Event Raises $1.2M B Round

  Today St. Louis Startup BusyEvent has announced they have raised $1.2 million B round of financing following their A round in 2013, bring their total funding raised to date at $3 million. BusyEvent’s mobile...

Cybersecurity Firm Bandura Moves to Cambridge Innovation Center

An emerging company analyzing and blocking Internet traffic to deter hacking is building out a larger presence in St. Louis’ growing startup scene. Bandura, the manufacturer of the U.S. Department of Defense- tested Poliwall technology,...  [Read More]

Yield Lab, Nation’s First Ag Tech Accelerator Unveils First Class

The Yield Lab, the nation’s first agriculture technology business accelerator, today announced its first five participating companies. The companies were selected from a pool of more than 100 applicants from around the world and, according...  [Read More]

Pixel Press Game for ‘Adventure Time’ Released

Thanks to St. Louis-based startup Pixel Press, fans of the Cartoon Network show Adventure Time can now build their own levels in the Land of Ooo. (Techli has covered Pixel Press before: Pixel Press: Quickly Becoming A Big Deal...  [Read More]

Raspberry Pi Foundation Awards Grant to Danforth’s Maker Group

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center’s Maker Group has received a one year, $13,195 grant from the Raspberry Pi Foundation to engage local educators in the St. Louis region to develop an educational package that...  [Read More]

9 Simple Steps for Really Securing Your Data

What is one simple step every business should take to ensure their data is secure (e.g. new passwords for all emails)? The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised...  [Read More]

Coder Girl Re-Launch, Wednesday Jan 14

LaunchCode, the St. Louis­based non­profit that creates pathways to technology jobs through skills training and job placement, invites local women interested in programming and careers in tech to the CoderGirl_Relaunch kickoff event at the CIC (4240...  [Read More]

Arch Grants Applications Open; $50K Grants for Startups

January 1st heralded the opening of the application period for the 2015 Arch Grants competition. (Techli has covered Arch Grants extensively, but you can read more: 2012 Winners 2013 Winners 2014 Winners or even, Arch Grants: What...  [Read More]

St. Louis Startup Juristat Raises $1.2 Million Round

Juristat, the St. Louis startup that helps lawyers predict the future, has closed a more than $1,200,000 funding round led by Arsenal Capital Management. Other investors include Dave Peacock, former president of Anheuser-Busch; Jack L....  [Read More]

CEO Sundays: Entrepreneur 101 with Tyler Ornstein, Tyler’s Coffee

This article was contributed by the CEO of Tyler’s coffee, Tyler Ornstein The entrepreneur- what is this word that is so often tossed around in the small business world? What is it that will lead...  [Read More]

CEO Sundays: So You Have A Product Idea…Now What?

I remember the day vividly. It was the summer of 2012 and I was about to enter my freshman year of college. Instead of spending my days playing video games, watching Netflix, or relaxing by...  [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]