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Hack4Hope: Hackathon For Underprivileged Youth

Award winning filmmaker and native St. Louisan Nicole Franklin is bringing a new hackathon to St. Louis hot on the heels of all the startup activity blooming around St. Louis. Hack4Hope will be held July...

Roberto Garcia and Nate Merrick on Listo

CEO of Listo Roberto Garcia with COO Nate Merrick In 2010 while viewing Iron Man 2 in theaters, Roberto Garcia witnessed a father and son dismissed from the theater after causing a disturbance. The son was translating...  [Read More]

Ben Burke About Changes With Arch Grants

Arch Grants Director of Entrepreneurship, Ben Burke. Since 2011, Arch Grants has made a name for itself by fostering entrepreneurship in the St. Louis start up scene, helping to create the more thriving environment that exists...  [Read More]

3 Advantages of Supplementing Your Mobile Website With a Native App

      *This article contributed by Laxman Sankaran Most startups have a website, but few take advantage of the benefits of a native app — even though smartphone users spend 88 percent of their...  [Read More]

ThinkCERCA: How to Get Ed-Tech Startup Traction

Here’s a challenge: How do you create a startup to teach critical thinking skills to kids?  Now, an even deeper challenge:  How do you convince investors to back you ?  ThinkCERCA is an online platform...  [Read More]

14 Great Tools for Managing Your Sales Funnel

What software (or combination of software) do you use to manage your sales funnel, and why does it work well? The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of...  [Read More]

Common Place Holdings: Biotech Incubators

Managing Director Harlee Sorkin in one of the Common Place Holding Labs. There are lots of startup accelerators making work for themselves today in St. Louis by funding new businesses and helping them to expand. However, companies...  [Read More]

Startup Voodoo 2015 Wrap-Up

2015 Arch Grants recipients Startup Voodoo has come and gone, leaving the St. Louis startup scene with a lot to look forward to in the coming year. With over 500 registered attendees, and guest speakers...  [Read More]

Startup Voodoo: St. Louis Startup Ear Compass Win Most Promising

(From Left to Right: Ken Crawford, CEO of Ear Compass; SJ Creek, director of research and user experience; Matthew Rogerson, chief technology officer; Ron Daugherty, competition judge and CEO of Daugherty Business Solutions.) After pitching...  [Read More]

St. Louis Startup Sprouthood Launches With Tasty Party

St. Louis startup Sprouthood hosted its launch party in the midst of the fifth annual St. Louis Sustainable Backyard Tour. Started by musician turned entrepreneur Ryan Albritton and two others, Sprouthood is an app that...  [Read More]

How to Pitch Your Startup: Advice from an Angel

If you want to know how to best pitch your startup, why not ask an angel?  Yi-Jian Ngo is the managing director of Alliance of Angels, one of the largest and most active angel groups...  [Read More]

How to Pitch Your Disruptive Tech Solution to a Risk-Averse Industry

This article contributed by Ryan Vaughn It doesn’t matter if you’re a fan of the Bulldogs, the Eagles, or the Spartans — you need to know what happened at Friday night’s big game. So you...  [Read More]

12 Tips for Getting a Killer Company Logo

I need a logo and branding materials for my new business. Any special advice on selecting the right designer for the job? The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization...  [Read More]