Jim McKelvey

SixThirty

SixThirty Announces Spring Start-Up Investments

One company is already based in St. Louis, but the others are from Kansas City, Nashville and Melbourne, Australia.

04/23/2014

Harvard professor David Malin in the middle of a crowd during the LaunchCode hack-a-thon. (Photo via T-REx Facebook)

Harvard Professors Get Rock Star Reception in St. Louis

“I need at least a thousand new programmers right now to fill the jobs that we have,” Square co-founder Jim McKelvey says

03/31/2014

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Charlie Brennan – Wednesday, January 15th – Jim McKelvey and Jerry Schlichter on Arch Grants Competition; STL Cards Broadcaster Mike Shannon; and Jennifer Chiaverini on “Mrs. Lincoln’s Rivals”

Charlie talks with Jim McKelvey and Jerry Schlichter about the Arch Grants 3rd Annual Global Business Plan Competition; with STL Cards Broadcaster Mike Shannon; and with Jennifer Chiaverini, author of “Mrs. Lincoln’s Rivals”.

01/15/2014

Square co-founder Jim McKelvey explains the success so-far of the LaunchCode tech talent placement initiative to a crowd at his Third Degree Glass Factory. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun/FILE)

LaunchCode’s Coding Course Forced to Bigger Stage

Aspiring computer programmers living in St. Louis are jumping at the chance to take a free intro coding course being offered by LaunchCode and the nonprofit EdX.

01/13/2014

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Square Payments Now Accepted in St. Louis Taxis

The mobile payments system, Square, invented by two St. Louis men, will soon be available for local taxi drivers to use.

10/31/2013

The SixThirty financial start-up accelerator program announces its first class on the 30th floor of downtown's Bank of America Plaza building on October 2, 2013. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

McKelvey’s SixThirty Picks First Four Startups for Accelerator Program

Four financial services startups from across the country and Europe make up the first class of SixThirty, the new St. Louis-based financial tech startup accelerator program.

10/03/2013

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Charlie Brennan – Tuesday, August 27th – Jim McKelvey, Co-Founder of Square, Talks about LaunchCode

The 22nd in a series on growing innovative entrepreneurism with Square and 3rd Degree Glass Factory Founcer Jim McKelvey,who discusses LaunchCode.

08/29/2013

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More Love for St. Louis’ Startup Scene

Square co-founder, Jim McKelvey’s, media tour touting St. Louis continued with an appearance on CNBC Wednesday.

08/29/2013

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Programmers Pair Up To Fill St. Louis Tech Jobs

Jim McKelvey is teaming up with other local innovators and large corporations to pair inexperienced programmers with more experienced ones for a three-month period.

08/14/2013

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