St. Louis and Missouri
In less than a month, startups in five Midwestern cities will each have a shot at a $100,000 investment.
As part of the Rise of the Rest Road Trip with Revolution CEO Steve Case, five pitch competitions will be held across the region—in Madison, Wis.; Minneapolis; Des Moines; Kansas City and St. Louis—to help “celebrate and accelerate” the progress being made in the heartland’s entrepreneurial communities.Read More
Beehive Industries has filled a $2.5 million Series A investment from St. Louis-based Advantage Capital.
The Lincoln-based startup provides infrastructure management and mapping software to utilities, city government and construction companies…Read More
On Tuesday, tune in to Growing Missouri Startups, an online panel hosted by Missouri Business Alert, from noon to 1 p.m. to learn how a group of startup accelerator and incubator leaders are helping to grow the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Missouri. The event’s panelists include Kevin Fryer of SparkLabKC, Ginger Imster of Arch Grants, Brian Kinkade of…Read More
TopOPPS, the St. Louis-based startup intent on optimizing sales pipelines for companies, has received $700,000 in seed funding, including $250,000 from venture capital firm Cultivation Capital and the rest from its founder, Jim Eberlin, and private investors. The startup uses big data, analytics and algorithms to create efficiency for sales executives by letting them “react…Read More
The Capital Innovators accelerator, the longest-running in St. Louis, starts its sixth class this month.
We caught up with director Scott Bernstein this week to tell us more about the program, the STL startup scene and the five new startups …Read More
This is last-minute, Missouri entrepreneurs, but Governor Jay Nixon needs your help. The deadline to apply for awards at the Governor’s Conference …Read More
Thousands of NCAA tourney brackets may already be busted, and with them, dreams of office supremacy. But for Matt Fischer, the madness is a prime opportunity for SportsFormulator.com to gain credibility. He quit his job last year to launch the Columbia, Mo., startup, which provides …Read More
“Kansas Reminders, and our First Missouri Deadlines” – After installing Google Fiber in some parts of Kansas City, Kan., Google announced it would begin installation of its gigabit internet in Kansas City, Mo. this spring.
“If you’ve never worked together before hand, I would say think twice.” – Bulu Box co-founder Stephanie Jarrett reflected …Read More
Reddit last week announced the itinerary for its Internet 2012 Bus Tour, an eight-day, seven-stop, campaign-style bus tour advocating for the Open Internet. From Oct. 5-8, the bus will make four stops in the Silicon Prairie region, partnering with local supporters for events in Lincoln, Des Moines, Iowa City and Kansas City.
“The Internet 2012 Bus will collect and share stories from Americans throughout the heartland, because this isn’t just about Silicon Valley,” reddit co-founder and Open Internet advocate Alexis Ohanian said in a promotional video for the tour. “It’s about parents taking Skillshare classes on blogging in Boulder, TED Meetups in Omaha …Read More
Over the next two days in Washington D.C., Terry Roberts has one goal: build relationships with the staff, mentors and alumni of TechStars, the Boulder, Colo.-based startup accelerator.
Roberts, a Columbia, Mo. native and a former active-duty Marine, is part of the accelerator’s first Patriot Boot Camp, a “TechStars-like” experience that began Wednesday.
“I know it’s only three days,” Roberts said in a phone interview earlier this month …Read More