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Chris Motley pitches his start-up, Better Weekdays, aboard a Southwest Airlines flight on Sept. 9, 2014.

Passengers Applaud St. Louis Start-ups’ ‘Plane Pitches’

Passengers on Southwest Airlines’ inaugural non-stop flight to San Francisco heard pitches from five of St. Louis’ most promising start-ups, then cheered for which they’d rather invest in.

09/10/2014

The T-REX tech incubator at the Railway Exchange building. (Photo via T-REx Twitter)

100 Start-Ups Now Working Inside T-REX Incubator

T-REX, the start-up incubator, crossed over the 100-company mark when the newest Arch Grants winners moved in.

07/29/2014

An artists' rendering of the proposed Delmar Loop trolley.

Delmar Loop Business Owners Laud Fiber Optic Cables

The district already offering unique restaurants, nightspots, stores and office space will also be able to offer the latest in high-speed internet technology.

07/15/2014

A look at what the Project Tango collaboration between Aisle411 and Google will look like. (Aisle411 image)

Experiment By St. Louis Start-Up and Google Turns Shopping Into a 3D Game

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a GPS-like system that knew where everything was on the shelves, and shuffled your list in the perfect order?

06/26/2014

Photo: Facebook / Strange Donuts

Strange Donuts Expanding to Columbia, Kirkwood

Strange Donuts is a sensation, with tie-dye apparel, a video game and countless late-night Instagrams from loyal customers.

06/09/2014

A driver for Lyft in St. Louis on Fri., Apr. 18, 2014. (Photo: Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Ready for Lyftoff? Taxicab Commish Aims to Shut-Down Car Service

The controversial launch—or lack thereof—of Lyft is a “make-or-break” moment for St. Louis, but for different reasons from different points of view.

04/21/2014

Greetabl founder Joe Fischer at their office inside the T-REx incubator. (Photo: Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

46 Arch Grants Finalists Named

Fledgling companies from four countries are one step closer to getting $50,000—in exchange for moving to St. Louis.

04/14/2014

MapQuest co-founder Chris Heivly.  (photo credit: Linkedin)

St. Louis Startups Catching the Eye of MapQuest Co-Founder Chris Heivly

Another incubator for tech startups is considering making St. Louis the site of its first-ever expansion.

08/08/2013

Broadband Technology, Getty Images

$100 Million Startup Fund Seeks to Boost St. Louis Entrepreneurs

The goal is to raise $100-million over the next five years, to help startup companies stay and grow in the region.

06/13/2013

Technology-3

Group Announces New Initiative To Support Local Startups

It is called the Regional Entrepreneurship Initiative (REI), and its organizers hope to raise $100-million over five years for local startups.

06/12/2013

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