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Why You Should (And Shouldn’t) Learn More About WordPress

If you’re even halfway paying attention to the Internet, you likely know about WordPress, a very popular content management system.  What you may not know is the extent to which it powers the web and...  [Read More]

Refresh: The App You Need To Download Right Now

With so many apps available, it can be overwhelming to know which ones you need and which ones you really don’t.  Refresh, which launched out of its beta program a week and a half ago,...  [Read More]

Axosoft Offers $10,000 Grant To Software Development Startups

While $10,000 probably doesn’t sound like a lot in the grand scheme of things, there are likely lots of ways that you could put that money to good use, right? After all, every little bit...  [Read More]

Sherwood To Lead CIC Expansion Into St. Louis Startup Market

An unmistakable pattern pervades Dougan Sherwood’s resume.   He tried a business major in college, but “couldn’t get into it,” switched to a major in history with a focus on American Indian studies, interned in the...  [Read More]

Niche Social Network Puts ‘College Life In Your Pocket’

Kampus, a new social networking app, is leveraging what made social media giant Facebook successful before it became a global phenomenon.  It lets users interact exclusively with students enrolled in the same school. The smartphone...  [Read More]

30 Day Entrepreneurship Challenge Awards Two STL High School Students

Andrew McDowell and Brendan Hart are two everyday seniors at Mary Institute Country Day School (MICDS) who often deal with an everyday teenage problem. “As high schoolers, we often want to go out on the...  [Read More]

Chicago-Based TicketLab Lets You Search For Games How You Want

If you live in the city, there are a plethora of options available to you for entertainment.  Whether you’re interested in the symphony, rock and roll, or catching your favorite hometown team play one of...  [Read More]

Being Turned Down For Funding – Two Perspectives

A startup I’m working with on the side was cut from a popular local business plan competition. I’m not going to lie; it kind of sucked. Our team put a lot of work into our...  [Read More]

Geostellar, PENSCO Trust Seek Startup Capital Via JOBS Act

One of the mysteries of the startup community has been leveraging the Federal Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, which allows smaller investors to invest in private companies. And so it is with great interest...  [Read More]

Will Glass Go Mainstream? OnTheGo Platforms Creates SDK To Help With That

Four years ago, Ryan Fink, CEO of OnTheGo Platforms, began working on a running application called Ghost Runner.  Of course, back then there weren’t “smart glasses,” really.  But, the idea was to have a heads...  [Read More]