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CEO Sundays: 5 Reasons Research Professors Make the Best Tech Startup Founders

As a research professor, I played a role in both developing cutting-edge technologies and inspiring the next generation of tech professionals. I loved the adventure of diving into projects with my colleagues — never fully...

LaunchCode Recognized by President Obama as National Model for Bridging Tec...

In the narrative of a city moving more towards transitioning into a tech hub, there tend to be certain things that serve as a sort of mile marker showing that a community has moved from...  [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]

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]

13 Blogs All CTOs Should Follow

What is one blog all CTOs or tech managers should follow? The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with...  [Read More]

Ballpark Village Throwing Best Friday Meeting Ever for Startups

By Mark Sutherland Back in my corporate communication days the worst feeling in the world was when a meeting was dropped on my calendar, for 4pm on a Friday afternoon. I’m not sure if it...  [Read More]

Startup Voodoo Competition Open NOW: $10K Prize Package

  On June 18, 2015, Startup Voodoo will host its 2nd annual conference for thought leaders and the startup ecosystem at the Lumiere Hotel in St. Louis Missouri. Part of the conference is the ‘Most...  [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]

YieldLab Co TerViva Turning Distressed Land Around

The agriculture industry is currently in a conundrum. There is a rising global demand for food and fuel, but the land area where crops can be grown has diminished over time. TerViva is one company...  [Read More]

CEO Sundays: The Data Revolution Should Inspire a UX Revolution

From tracking devices that inspire people to get up and move to goggles that add a digital overlay to the material world, electronics are becoming inseparable from our everyday lives. The data revolution is in...  [Read More]

CEO Sundays: Plenty Of Room For Innovation In The Sharing Economy

As a concept, the “sharing economy” isn’t new. The time-share, the car pool, and even the traditional bed-and-breakfast all operate by allowing multiple users to share a single resource. But until fairly recently, scaling up...  [Read More]

Yield Lab’s Arvegenix Looks to Help Stabilize Crop Growing

Those in the business of agriculture understand the up-and-down nature of their business. Sometimes, crops are plentiful and sales are great. Other times, not much production takes place. Companies big and small have long worked...  [Read More]

Take These Steps to Improve Your Credit Score

Take These Steps to Improve Your Credit Score Brought to you by Bank of America: Better Money Habits Your credit score impacts many important financial decisions in life, from car loans to mortgages, so it’s...  [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]

Code RED Education and Education Technology Partners Announces Partnership ...

St. Louis startup and Arch Grant Recipient Code RED Education, the leading provider of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) curriculum for K-12 classrooms, announced today an exclusive global partnership with Education Technology Partners. Under...  [Read More]