Social Media

St. Louis

Twitter Bot Reformats Trump’s Tweets as Official White House Statements

By | Jun 5, 2017 at 12:20 pm

This weekend a new Twitter bot emerged that automatically formats President Trump’s tweets into an official White House statement format. The one part novelty account and one part political statement, @RealPressSecBot, comes at a time when the president continues to wage a battle against traditional…

Health

St. Louis

Have you Ever Wondered How Healthy Your Lungs Are?

By | Oct 20, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Time and time again I’ve made mention that young, college entrepreneurs aren’t to be ignored. Case in point: Andrew Brimer and Abby Cohen have studied entrepreneurship at Washington University in St. Louis, been invited to a UN Summit to pitch their idea, and were…

Sharing Economy

St. Louis

UberX Launches in St. Louis With no Approval From Anybody

By | Sep 18, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Uber has had a pretty huge week of news. Not only did they get the official green light to roll out services in Las Vegas, they just announced today that they’ll be hitting the St. Louis area as well. While they successfully capped off a long and…

Accelerator

St. Louis

SixThirty Announces Spring 2015 Accelerator Cohort

By | Apr 22, 2015 at 10:00 pm

SixThirty might not invest in as many companies as other accelerators, but that’s because they give each of their selected startups a $100,000 investment. And it’s not like there are only a few people applying for the young, but powerful, accelerator either: this year…

Accelerator

St. Louis

Former Wells Fargo Exec Joins SixThirty as Managing Partner

By | Apr 21, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Part of what makes St. Louis a great tech ecosystem is the number of corporations that are willing to work with the local startups. In specific, St. Louis has become famous for having the benefit of massive financial institutions in its downtown area. SixThirty,…

Coworking spaces

St. Louis

Industrious Brings 11,000 Square Feet of Awesome to St. Louis

By | Mar 25, 2015 at 7:00 pm

St. Louis, get excited because Industrious is opening an 11,000 square foot social office, not a coworking space, in the heart of the city. Before starting Industrious Jamie Hodari – cofounder and coCEO; Emma Dively – Community Manager; and Justin Stewart – cofounder and…

Funding

St. Louis

The Arch Angel Network: 10 Years, 59 Investments

By | Mar 2, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Last year alone The Arch Angel Network invested nearly $10 million in local, St. Louis based startups, bringing the total number of investments the organization they’ve made in the last decade to over $50 million. They celebrated their tenth year of operations in 2014, investing…

Ecosystems

St. Louis

Cultivation Capital to Raise a $40M Tech Fund

By | Feb 3, 2015 at 7:00 am

The St. Louis Business Journal’s Brian Feldt today reported that the VC firm Cultivation Capital has raised $4.75 million for their $40 million tech fund. The funding came from 11 investors in total, according to their recent filing with the SEC. According to the…

Trends

St. Louis

My Invisible Girlfriend Totally, Definitely Exists

By | Jan 24, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Did Jan Brady suddenly get into the tech entrepreneur space? I ask because I came across a website, courtesy of the ever-bountiful Reddit, that lets users create an Invisible Girlfriend or Boyfriend. And if you don’t understand the Jan Brady reference here…well you should…