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Rally Saint Louis Helps Crowdfund Marquee Airport Project

Crowdsourcing and crowdfunding are helping Lambert-St. Louis International Airport get a lot more kid friendly. On Thursday officials from Lambert, The Magic House St. Louis Children’s Museum, and Rally Saint Louis — the first-of-its-kind community-based...  [Read More]

St. Louis Social Media Up-And-Comer, Bonfyre, Raises Nearly $2M From New Yo...

Bonfyre, the first app to connect brands and organizations with their audiences via cross-platform, event-based micro social networks, announced today that the startup has raised $1.7 million in investment capital. The round of funding is...  [Read More]

SMCSTL Shared Valuable Business Insight At Its Social Media Workshop

How many times have you heard that social media for business is all about being transparent, empowering individuals, being adaptable, and so on?  While these are all nice traits to have in business, it doesn’t...  [Read More]

SEO Unplugged: Entrepreneurs Seek Advice From Experts

Search-engine optimization (SEO) experts shared tips and technicalities Tuesday evening with a diverse crowd of entrepreneurs at Entrepreneurs Unpluggd at the Chopin Theater in Chicago. Though there was a vast range of tips, there were...  [Read More]

Edison awards highlight innovation across American industry titans

Co-authored by: Lauryn Schroeder, Medill News Service It starts with something simple. For 12-year-old Quincy Lyons, it started with the first bite of an orange. An orange that he believed to be ripe, only to...  [Read More]

Chicago start-up weekend stresses collaboration over competition

      Instead of spending the weekend relaxing, 96 entrepreneurs gathered at 1871, Chicago’s start-up incubator, to build a company in less than 3 days and compete to win a series of prizes, and...  [Read More]

App creates network for traveling professionals

    Don’t just be social, BTSocial. Chicago entrepreneur Tim Hines launched an app Tuesday for his two-year-old company, BTSocial, making it easier for business travelers everywhere to connect. The app allows users to check-in...  [Read More]

A Social Experiment: Free Coffee With Aubrey

Oddly enough, Aubrey doesn’t even like coffee. But, as you can see above, she understands that others do. Here she is in Geneva with her sister and friend enjoying a cup of joe.   When...  [Read More]

St. Louis Social Media Group Hosts Workshop On Social Media Networking

The St. Louis Social Media Group has grown to a strong community of professionals who work in marketing or just love social media. Each week the STL Social Media Group hosts the #STLChat on Twitter,...  [Read More]

14 Newer Online Marketing Tools Worth a Test Drive

What newer online platform will you be investing your marketing resources in this year, and why? The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most...  [Read More]