Why Gateway Accelerate Is A Great Choice For International Entrepreneurs

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The goal of this program is to contribute to St. Louis’s local economy and UMSL’s curricular and non-curricular offerings to its students by attracting talented entrepreneurs from around the world to relocate their business to St. Louis. Louis has a great startup scene and a vibrant business community. Business growth over the last five years has been significant and 26 Fortune 1000 companies are headquartered in St. With the help of the St. loui

St. Louis Startups Strut Their Stuff


Two events this week in St. Louis show how vibrant the startup ecosystem has become there. This is the 13th year the conference has been in business, which alternates each year between Kansas City and St. Louis. Louis tech investor. Louis. Louis.".

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Square Co-Founder Steps Into St. Louis Uber Brawl

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Square co-founder Jim McKelvey wants to see Uber on the streets of his hometown. But the city's mandate for drivers to be fingerprinted is pushing that possibility further into the future

St. Louis Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon

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Yesterday I did the St. Louis Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon with Matt Shobe. Last week was another heavy travel week – Boston to NY to SF to St. Louis. When I got to St. Louis Friday night I was tired and my left shoulder hurt. We went past the St. Louis Ballpark which is a beautiful stadium, cruised through downtown, and by mile four I was starting to settle down. The course was a really nice tour through St. Louis.

Need $50K? Move Your Startup to St. Louis

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A non-profit called Arch Grants is offering startups a $50,000 grant to move to St. Louis. Missouri-based non-profit Arch Grants announced today that it will give $50,000 to a few select startups that are willing to move their business to St. Louis. Louis.

Uber's Showdown With St. Louis Satirized by Parody App

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city without access to ride-sharing, St. Louis has become the newest battleground over the limits of the on-demand economy. As the biggest U.S. These developers are using humor to try to change that

In the Future, the World Could Face a Massive Food Shortage. One Accelerator Plans to Change That

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The Yield Lab in St. Louis has invested in 19 companies that are trying to make sure the world has enough to eat. Like food? Startup

The Go-To Growth Machine for Shark Tank's Teen Startups

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Shark Tank's teenage founders have joined this St. Louis business accelerator. Here's why

Square Co-founder's Plan to Fix St. Louis

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Can programming close the employment gap in St. Louis? Now, McKelvey is on a much more audacious mission: to use technology to end St. Louis''s history of violent crime. Louis is, in fact, one of the most dangerous cities in the United States, with a yearly rate of 35.3

Charges dropped against suburban St. Louis superintendent

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) AP) — Criminal charges in North Carolina have been dropped against the superintendent of the Ferguson-Florissant School District in Missouri

Techstars’ Jason Seats Recounts Lessons From his Entrepreneurial Journey on the Ideas to Invoices Podcast


In 2006, Jason Seats joined his college friend Matt Tanase to found Slicehost in St Louis. Two years later, they sold Slicehost, a cloud computing hosting provider aimed at developers, to San Antonio-based Rackspace for millions.

St. Louis, San Diego bidding for MLS expansion teams

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

NEW YORK (AP) — Dropped by the NFL, St. Louis and San Diego are among bidders from 12 areas applying for four Major League Soccer expansion teams

Uber Sues St. Louis Taxi Regulator--and Launches Without Approval

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The suit marks the first time the company has gone after a U.S. regulator with an anti-competitive lawsuit

How the Los Angeles Rams Can Win the Rebranding Game

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The Rams have a lot of work to do as the franchise prepares to move from St. Louis to Los Angeles

St. Louis residents seek to make Angelou's home a landmark

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

LOUIS (AP) — Ronda Wright finds it a bit poetic that she hung on to her 127-year-old St. Louis home five years after transferring to Texas

PotentiaMetrics Harnesses Data to Improve Patient Care


By HOJUN CHOI Special Contributor to Silicon Hills News Austin’s growing tech scene and vibrant entrepreneurial community convinced Robert Palmer, CEO and founder of PotentiaMetrics, to move his startup from St. Louis to Austin last year. The company, developed through a partnership with the Office of Clinical Research Outcomes at the Washington University School of […] The post PotentiaMetrics Harnesses Data to Improve Patient Care appeared first on SiliconHills.

St. Louis residents seek to make Angelou's home a landmark

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

LOUIS — Ronda Wright finds it a bit poetic that she hung on to her 127-year-old St. Louis home five years after transferring to Texas. After all, it once sheltered writer Maya Angelou

The 10 Best U.S. Cities to Start a Business in for 2016

Up and Running

Louis, MO. If you are interested in founding a traditional startup business but aren’t interested in moving to Silicon Valley, you might want to check out St. Louis. Coming in at number five overall as the best city to start a business in for 2016, St. Louis’ popularity.

Angie Lawing Wins Startup Boards Operation Pre-Order

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The winner of the campaign is Angie Lawing from Mercury Labs in St. Louis. Just before Christmas I ran a week long pre-order campaign for my new book Startup Boards. It’s officially shipping at this point so if you are interested in it but haven’t yet ordered it, give your friend Brad a solid. I’ll be hosting her and her board in Boulder for a board meeting whenever she wants. Thanks to all who participated.

And then there was one…

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If you are based in the St. Louis area and are building a software startup, there’s four one Scholarship still up for grabs – here’s the details: Announcing the first 10 StartupToDo.com Scholarships. Tags: StartupToDo.com St Louis startups Nine Oasis Digital StartupToDo.com Scholarships recipients have now gotten the good news and accepted.

The Best Thing To Systematize In Your Business

Mike Michalowicz

A great example is at the St. Louis Airport. But with the addition of a simple system, St. Louis Airport has the cleanest bathrooms I have seen anywhere (and this includes fine restaurants). And with that simple system in place, St.

HBS Entrepreneurs Founded the Most Startup Unicorns of Any MBA Program

View from Seed

ShopClues (2x WashU St. Louis). India: ShopClues (Washington University St. Louis), Quikr (IIM Calcutta).

Where Your Favorite Imported Beer Is Really Made

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And can it retain that quality if consumers find out it's really made in St. Louis What is it about a brand's foreign origin that gives it that je ne sais quoi?

Why Hinterlands Startups Can’t Get Silicon Valley Funding


Judy Sindecuse , CEO and managing partner at Capital Innovators , a startup accelerator in St. Louis, is trying to crack the code. Her organization runs a 12-week mentorship program for promising entrepreneurs in the St. Louis area and provides them $50,000 in seed funding.

Why on Earth Would Anybody Post Business Videos on Snapchat?

Both Sides of the Table

In fact, my next one is a one-hour interview with Chamillionaire that I did earlier this month at Washington University in St. Louis.

4 American Cities That Want Your Business

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Louis, Missouri. Alongside Dallas, St. Louis was also ranked an efficient city on the regulatory climate index. and Monsanto in St. Louis, as well as Texas Instruments and Southwest Airlines in Dallas.

Want $50k in Seed Funding? Apply now.


Located in an underused mixed-use office building in downtown St. Louis, the program is run by two venture capitalists - Judy Sindecuse and Hal Gentry - who have formed a new entity called Capital Innovators. Any firm can apply, but must agree to move to St. Today, downtown St.

Skinner, Ryan lift Hurricanes over Blues 4-2

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

LOUIS (AP) — Jeff Skinner put Carolina ahead in the third period and Derek Ryan scored twice, helping the Hurricanes beat the St. Louis Blues 4-2 on Thursday night

Why Hinterlands Startups Can’t Get Silicon Valley Funding


Judy Sindecuse, CEO and managing partner at Capital Innovators , a startup accelerator in St. Louis, is trying to crack the code. Her organization runs a 12-week mentorship program for promising entrepreneurs in the St. Louis area and provides them $50,000 in seed funding.

Online Education Race Heats Up

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The company's new program, Semester Online, will launch in September 2013 with a catalog of about 30 courses offered by Brandeis, Duke, Emory, Northwestern, University of North Carolina, Notre Dame, University of Rochester, Vanderbilt, Wake Forest, and Washington University in St. Louis.

One brain scan may be enough to predict a person’s success

The Equity Kicker

The upshot, in the words of Marcus Raichle, a neuroscientist at Washington University in St Louis, Missouri, is that with one scan (from nature.com): You can distinguish people with successful traits and successful lives versus those who are not so successful.

Blues beat Hurricanes 5-4 in shootout, clinch 3rd in Central

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AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko scored in the fourth round of the shootout, and the St. Louis Blues beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-4 on Saturday night RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

Rams receiver Brian Quick back after breaking collarbone

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

LOUIS (AP) — Just when he was starting to fully appreciate football, St. Louis Rams wide receiver Brian Quick almost had it taken away from him

2011 Valuation Survey of North American Angel Groups


Louis Arch Angels. Louis. During the summer of 2010, I developed a workshop, A New ACEF Valuation Workshop for Angels and Entrepreneurs. To provide some reference points, I surveyed thirteen angels groups in North American to determine their recent experience in negotiating the pre-money valuation of pre-revenue companies. See the 2010 data reported here: Current Pre-money Valuations of Pre-revenue Companies.

Davis returns to Ferguson-Florissant district

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AP) — Joseph Davis is back in his role as superintendent of the Ferguson-Florissant School District in suburban St. Louis after criminal charges against him in North Carolina were dropped FERGUSON, Mo. (AP)

How One of Twitter’s Largest Shareholders Launched His Career

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Co-founder Jack Dorsey battled a childhood speech impediment and grew up in middle class St. Louis. With Twitter’s IPO, the press is publishing glowing profiles of the company’s executives and early investors. The praise is well deserved.

When Carl Icahn Ran a Company: The Story of TWA.

Marc Andreessen

Grant in St. Louis Magazine, October 2005. –––. They came up with a deal called the Karabu ticket agreement, an eight-year arrangement that allowed Icahn to buy any ticket that connected through St. Louis… for 55 cents on the dollar and resell them at a discount. From “TWA – Death Of A Legend” by Elaine X.

How to Start A New Business in Less Than 50 Hours


I signed up for this past weekend in St. Louis. The groups met in the Railway Exchange building in downtown St. Louis, down the hall from the tech accelerator that Capital Innovators is running and which we wrote about here.

Focus, Fire, Fortitude: 3 Traits You Need For Your Startup


Daniel Evans is the founder and CEO of Garbshare , a St. Louis-based technology platform bringing digital management and social functions to wardrobes and closet space. by Daniel Evans , founder and CEO of Garbshare.

The Positive Power of Your Team's Darkest Days

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In 2008, the St. Louis-based manufacturing company Barry-Wehmiller suddenly lost 30 percent of their orders due to the effects of the recession, Sinek said. Leadership expert Simon Sinek appeared at TED 2014 to offer a story of struggles, leadership and compassion.