→ LOCATION: All sessions will be held at the Millennium Student Center on UMSL’s North Campus (maps) on the third floor in the Student Government Chamber (top of the escalator on your right). All receptions will be held just outside
Join ITE. We provide space, computational knowledge, and human capital resources required for startup companies in the high-growth fields of information technology and life sciences to grow. Contact Us: Let us know how we can address your needs. Call 314-824-2000
For our last Entrepreneur Training Series of the season, Christel Maassen,the Government Documents Librarian at the St. Louis County Library Headquarters, joined us to discuss the variety of different resources currently available. These resources are freely accessible to anyone with
ITE incubation facilities provide several benefits: More than 20,000 square feet of high quality wet lab facilities. Access to benches, sinks, gas, vacuum, compressed air Rooftop exhaust and eyewash stations Hazardous waste handling service Support for fermentation and incubation
The UMSL Medicinal Chemistry Group is composed of on-site, industry-trained small molecule chemists.Their work includes research into treatments for orphan and neglected diseases, as well as consulting and fee-for-service work at an affordable price for start-ups. MCG looks to apply
Oblique Drive is a new mobile data and file sharing technology that uses cloud-based resources to create an abstract realm called Oblique Space. This allows users to store their files and communicate with unprecedented privacy and security. Because privacy and
Retectix, LLC is a medical device company located in St. Louis, MO, producing a novel line of implantable nanofabricated surgical meshes. These meshes offer superior reliability, faster wound healing, and improved surgical outcomes for surgeons and healthcare providers. Retectix, LLC
Bizmanualz provides online software that makes it easy for organizations of all sizes to share and control their important documents in compliance with ISO, SOX and other methods. Bizmanualz OnPolicy.com is available with pre-written policy & procedure templates supporting nearly
The St. Louis IT Entrepreneur Network (ITEN) is an initiative of the St. Louis IT Coalition and Innovate St. Louis started in April of 2008 to be a catalyst for the emergence of a thriving and robust entrepreneurial community that
St. Louis Medical Devices, Inc. is working to commercialize a novel non-invasive glucose monitoring device developed by a University of Missouri – St. Louis researcher. Contact President and CEO George Chen for more information: email@example.com
Mission: The Medicinal Chemistry Group (MCG), established in 2010 on the University of Missouri-St. Louis campus, aims to apply their expertise in synthetic, organic and medicinal chemistry in order to solve problems in a variety of research focuses by translating
Onshore Outsourcing is an IT company dedicated to keeping jobs in America. At a time when so many of these jobs are being outsourced, Onshore has made it their prerogative to train an elite corps of highly-skilled IT workers here
Quodient, Inc. provides value-driven enterprise technology services to customers worldwide. With Quodient, customers can be more effective and generate greater value through innovation. For more on Quodient — their technologies, recent successes, partners, and offerings. — see their website.
MOgene is an emerging biotechnology company, focused on understanding the mechanisms of cellular toxicity of chemical compounds and applying the knowledge to improve safety and efficacy of products across life science industries. MOgene uses a systems biology approach to understand
CDM Software, based in Chesterfield, MO, is a certified Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains partner specializing in wholesale durable goods distribution. Their unique order management solution, built on the Microsoft Dynamics GP platform, provides a complete Enterprise resource management and accounting
Hexagrid, LLC has partnered with ITE and provides cloud software in the ITE Data Center. As a leading developer of enterprise software solutions, Hexagrid consistently strives to address real business needs through easily administered yet highly advanced IT infrastructure automation
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Akermin, Inc. was established to commercialize a unique platform technology to immobilize and stabilize enzymes in polymers. Enzymes can significantly increase the performance of industrial processes as catalysts that can function to improve yield and/or lower operating costs. However, the
3,973 square feet, total (4 rooms) Main Area: 3,295 sq ft Office 1: 148 sq ft Office 2: 150 sq ft Sealed Floor Room: 380 sq ft 12 benches 8 sinks
ITE is hosting a presentation of the St. Louis Linux User Group this Thursday from 6:30 – 9:30 pm. Tom Wheeler of Cloudera will introduce Apache Hadoop, an open source system for large-scale data storage and processing. This talk will
An article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch lists the recent successes of Retectix founder Matt MacEwan, citing him as an example of St. Louis’s potential in the future of the Biotech Industry. This in-depth article continues to explain MacEwan’s unusual
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InnovateVMS is a 2012 recipient of a Mayor’s Award. The award honors organizations that have acted as special catalysts for economic development in the City of St. Louis. “We were excited to be acknowledged for our support of St. Louis City,” said
Retectix, having won $90,000 in competitions over the past year, is seeking a further $5 million to push them through their FDA trials. After winning the Olin Cup, a competition with the St. Louis County Economic Council, and contests in
Winner of a 2011 Olin Cup, SoMoLend will be hosting a launch event on December 5 from 5-7 pm at Washington University’s Simon Hall in May Auditorium. With a presentation from the CEO and founder, along with prizes (including $1,000
A new Techli article highlights the efforts of Onshore Outsourcing to bring IT jobs to the Midwest. The article describes Onshore’s methods in fighting against the recent trend of shipping jobs to developing nations where labor is cheaper — what
Retectix has continued its winning ways, accepting awards from BioSTL and Arch Angels, as well as taking third place in the 2012 St. Louis Regional Business Plan Competition. Retectix plans to use these awards to advance their line of nanofabricated
The Green Innovation Big Bang is happening at T-Rex (TEC @ Railway Exchange Building) on October 30 from 5-7:30 pm. Tickets are $35, or $20 for students. Register at www.stlgreeninnovate.com. For more information, see the flier.
The first round of the Arch Grants entrepreneurship competition were so successful that a second one is underway. The purpose of the competition is to bring startups to St. Louis. The deadline for the new competition is January 1. See
Join us Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 3 pm for the fourth meeting of our Entrepreneur Training Series. Small and early stage businesses face particular challenges, especially in IT and life sciences — from early preparation for audits to special
The University of Missouri – St. Louis filed a press release detailing the recent developments of Retectix. The press release briefly describes the origins of Retectix, as well as their specialized surgical mesh, the DuraStar Dural Substitute. Click here to
According to a new article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis is becoming a terrific environment for tech startups. With the help of Arch Grants and Capital Investors, burgeoning companies are receiving funding, mentorship, and networking opportunities. For more
ITEN was recently awarded a $45,000 grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. This grant will enable ITEN to continue helping startups around the St. Louis area. For more information, see their website at www.itenstl.org.
It’s no secret — jobs are increasingly outsourced to other countries. Onshore Outsourcing, an IT company, is doing what it can to reverse this trend. With development, consulting, and support, Onshore is working to keep jobs here, in the Midwest,
StampedeCon is almost here. On August 1, the technology conference will host representatives from such companies as Facebook and Nokia, among others. It’s a terrific opportunity. Don’t miss your chance to attend. For more information, click here. StampedeCon is approaching.
St. Louis-based World Wide Technology is the largest black-owned firm in the nation, according to Black Enterprise Magazine. With revenues of over $4 billion, they’re certainly on the right track. Click here to find out more.
Upcoming Big Data conferences in St. Louis include StampedeCon and Strange Loop, August 1 and September 23-25, respectively. Make sure to mark your calendars. StampedeCon will be hosting speakers from Kraft Foods, Nokia, Facebook, and others. Strange Loop’s schedule can
According to Stl Today, a House committee voted to allow genetically-modified crops to be grown during appeals. This means that farmers won’t have to wait until the crops’ safety has been guaranteed before farming can begin. This is certainly good
The Innovative Technology Enterprises facility just finished its most recent round of renovations earlier this year. Read all about it in this week’s Biz Journal.
A new report put out earlier this month by the Kaufman Foundation should be required reading for anyone looking to invest in a venture capital fund. Read the report in all its detail or watch a video of one of
Earlier this month the St. Louis Business Journal included in its pages a Small Business Special Section. Reporter Amir Kurtovic pointed out early in the section that among the multitudes of area startups, some will undoubtedly go bust. However, he
Innovate Venture Mentoring Service Needs All Mentors at the June Meeting At the June Mentor Meeting, IVMS is expecting to announce a number of new mentee companies as a result of the success of Arch Grants and other initiatives. Please
The St. Louis Business Journal is reporting that the St. Louis Arch Angels invested $3 million in 11 area startups in 2011. Among the startups receiving a chunk of that change was Nawgan, a intellect-centric energy drink created UMSL professor
“In the world of drug discovery, John Talley is a chart topping rock star,” says the The St. Louis Business Journal. Read all about Talley’s company and his quest raise $30 million in venture capital.
The Center for Entrepreneurship (CE), across-campus, cross-community resource for entrepreneurs and private business owners, is one of the oldest and most honored entrepreneurship centers in the nation. The goal of Saint Louis University’s Entrepreneurship Center is to help entrepreneurs combine
The mission of Innovate VMS is to build a community of successful entrepreneurs through networking and team-based mentoring of innovative new ventures at no cost by experienced serial entrepreneurs and business persons within the metropolitan St. Louis area. Innovate VMS
InvestMidwest is a venture capital conference that showcases 40-45 companies from throughout the Midwest in the three industry tracks of life sciences, technology and clean energy/sustainability. InvestMidwest has helped generate over $850 million of investment in 12 years. https://www.investmidwestforum.com/