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Startup Voodoo ‘Most Promising’ Nominations End THIS FRIDAY

  Monday, May 5th, 2015- Startup Voodoo’s ‘Most Promising’ contest is still accepting applications for its 2nd annual startup competition. Part of the Startup Voodoo conference, the ‘Most Promising’ contest is meant to shine a light...

Collision Conference 2015: 8 Companies to Watch

A large group of people looking to make it big invaded Las Vegas last week. But they weren’t tourists looking to run the blackjack table. They were entrepreneurs and investors looking to hit the tech...  [Read More]

A Conversation with Maxine Clark, Founder of Build A Bear

  On June 18th, 2015, Startup Voodoo will hold its 2nd Annual Conference at Hotel Lumiere in downtown St. Louis.  One of our keynote speakers is Maxine Clark, St. Louis entrepreneurial success story.   Known...  [Read More]

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...  [Read More]

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]