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Capital Innovators Accelerator Adds New Program Director and Director of Operations

  Capital Innovators announced today that Brian Dixon, Program Director, and Sarah Wehde, Director of Operations, have joined the St. Louis-based #6 Tech Accelerator in the U.S. Together, Dixon and Wehde will collaborate to develop...

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]

Mobile: Sports Feed App Shares More On Its Early Success

With all of the media outlets available today, there’s no lack of commentary or opinion to choose from when it comes to sports. We all have our preferences. I rarely start my workday without a...  [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]

Pixel Press Game for ‘Adventure Time’ Released

Thanks to St. Louis-based startup Pixel Press, fans of the Cartoon Network show Adventure Time can now build their own levels in the Land of Ooo. (Techli has covered Pixel Press before: Pixel Press: Quickly Becoming A Big Deal...  [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]

Raspberry Pi Foundation Awards Grant to Danforth’s Maker Group

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center’s Maker Group has received a one year, $13,195 grant from the Raspberry Pi Foundation to engage local educators in the St. Louis region to develop an educational package that...  [Read More]

CEO Sundays: How Brownies Will Save Your Startup

By Cassandra Paré, CEO and Founder of Favoire When I was asked to write for CEO Sundays, I was thrilled to have the opportunity to tell you our story right alongside some truly great companies....  [Read More]

Coder Girl Re-Launch, Wednesday Jan 14

LaunchCode, the St. Louis­based non­profit that creates pathways to technology jobs through skills training and job placement, invites local women interested in programming and careers in tech to the CoderGirl_Relaunch kickoff event at the CIC (4240...  [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]

St. Louis Startup Juristat Raises $1.2 Million Round

Juristat, the St. Louis startup that helps lawyers predict the future, has closed a more than $1,200,000 funding round led by Arsenal Capital Management. Other investors include Dave Peacock, former president of Anheuser-Busch; Jack L....  [Read More]

CEO Sundays: Entrepreneur 101 with Tyler Ornstein, Tyler’s Coffee

This article was contributed by the CEO of Tyler’s coffee, Tyler Ornstein The entrepreneur- what is this word that is so often tossed around in the small business world? What is it that will lead...  [Read More]