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GlobalHack IV: $55,000 Up for Grabs

  by Mark Sutherland GlobalHack is a 501c3 organization with a focus on bringing together the brightest minds to solve real-world problems. GlobalHack IV is the first of two hackathons hosted by the organization in...

American Midwest Ramps Up Efforts To Attract Expats

It’s becoming internationally diverse, and St. Louis is working hard to attract more immigrants, says expat Mark Sutherland.  By Mark I. Sutherland Growing up in England in the 80s, I knew almost nothing about the...  [Read More]

Y Combinator’s Sam Altman Leads Startup Voodoo 2015 Lineup

Y-Combinator President Sam Altman will be heading up an all star cast of speakers for Startup Voodoo 2015. “I’m excited to come home to St. Louis and speak at Startup Voodoo,” said Altman who leads...  [Read More]

TV’s ‘The Startup Hour’ Looking for KC/STL Startups to Fu...

The Startup Hour, a new reality TV show is in Kansas City today and tomorrow looking for startups seeking funding for their businesses. Launching on television in six markets May 2015, (and streaming worldwide) ‘The...  [Read More]

EXCLUSIVE: RoverTown Raises $875K Investment Round

  St. Louis startup RoverTown has raised $875,000 in their most recent round of funding, preparing them to accelerate their growth. RoverTown’s Student Discount Program is available to college students across the country via their...  [Read More]

The Yield Lab Accelerator Company AGERPoint’s Data Play

Big data is playing an ever-increasing role in fields ranging from healthcare to education to media. Unknown by many people, however, is the impact big data is having on agriculture. Daytona Beach, FL based AGERPoint...  [Read More]

Startup Voodoo: David Karandish, CEO Answers.com

We are officially four months away from Startup Voodoo 2015, and as we prepare to make announcements surrounding 2015’s program, Techli is going to feature videos and speakers from last year’s SV so you can...  [Read More]

Startup Voodoo Finalist Servabo Launches Shadow On IndieGoGo

University of Illinois entrepreneurs Dr. Timothy Deppen and Nishana Ismail are the co-founders of Servabo, a company they co-founded dedicated to improving personal safety. Servabo has launched a crowdfunding campaign for their new product, Shadow,...  [Read More]

Knight News Challenge on Libraries awards $3 million for innovative ideas

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation named 22 projects as winners of the Knight News Challenge on Libraries, awarding the recipients a share of $3 million for their ideas.   (*Note full project...  [Read More]

GlobalHack Names Matt Menietti Executive Director

  Following a successful first year in operation, GlobalHack has hired its first Executive Director. Matt Menietti, currently Director of Operations for SixThirty, will be leaving SixThirty to join GlobalHack full-time starting February 1. GlobalHack...  [Read More]

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...  [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]

Prosper Womens’ Startup Accelerator Inaugural Class

Prosper Capital is announcing the first class of winners of its Prosper Startup Accelerator program. Prosper Startup Accelerator is one of the first accelerators in the country designed exclusively to help women raise the money needed...  [Read More]