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7 Easy Ways to Make Your Website More Appealing

What is one simple way you made your website more visually appealing/interactive recently that anyone can implement? The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most...  [Read More]

GlobalHack II: The $50,000 Winner Is ‘United Hackers’

Aug 24th, 2014 – Today at the Cortex Innovation District in St. Louis, GlobalHack II  awarded the $50,000 cash prize to the team, ‘United Hackers’ (Prize money courtesy of OGSystems). United Hackers was made up of, Sean Kooyman,...  [Read More]

GlobalHack II: “School Is Cool, This Kicks Ass”

  GlobalHack II kicked off tonight at the Cortex Innovation District , continuing the tradition of putting on, “The World’s Best Hackathons.” (Techli first covered GH HERE, HERE and HERE) GlobalHack is a 48-hour Hackathon with a...  [Read More]

7 Overhyped Pieces of Hardware From the Past Year

What’s the most overhyped hardware you’ve seen introduced in the last year and why? 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....  [Read More]

Do Entrepreneurs Need College? SLU, Wash U, And UMSL Make Strong Arguments

Cool My Car does exactly as the name suggests – place it on your dashboard and you can expect your in-vehicle temperature to drop to 76 degrees, even in summer months. Earphone Speaker Case doubles...  [Read More]

Are You Crazy For Leaving Your Job?

If you’re a full-time startup entrepreneur, you’ve probably been asked this question. The shocked looks. Disapproving head shakes. Or worse, the pity smile with sad eyes. That’s all part of leaving a job to pursue...  [Read More]

BioSTL Event Helps Bioscience Startups Navigate FDA, IP and Raising Capital

Trying to build a business from scratch is immensely difficult. Between building a product, marketing that product, building business partnerships, hiring the right people, and everything else, there may be little time to eat and...  [Read More]

Venture For America Announced Fellows For St. Louis

St. Louis’ startup scene continues to boom, and several area startup ventures will soon receive a transfusion of talent. Venture for America (VFA), which places top college graduates in startups and early-stage ventures, has entered...  [Read More]

Peace Comes to Ferguson Missouri

In the wake of Michael Brown being shot while unarmed in Ferguson, Missouri, protests and looting broke out resulting in the burning and total destruction of a ‘Quik Trip’ gas station/convenience store and varying degrees...  [Read More]

Laclede’s LAN Brings LAN Parties Back To The Midwest – With A Dash Of C...

LAN parties used to be a fairly frequent occurrence under the Gateway Arch, but in recent years most of the LAN groups operating there have moved onto other projects, forcing Saint Louis PC gamers to...  [Read More]