Neighborhood Leadership Academy Launching Opportunities in St. Louis
The Neighborhood Leadership Academy is equipping St. Louis community leaders and those looking to help with the tools to grow businesses and launch leaders.
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St. Louis-Based SwipeSum Technology Offers Savings on Credit Card Processing Fees
SwipeSum claims its service helps small businesses save $300 to $3,000 a month on credit card processing fees.
Equine Smartbit is a High-Tech Horse Bit for Equine Wellness & Professional Horse Performance
The Equine Smartbit is designed to improve training of professional horses and help overall horse wellness.
Obe Creates Smart Dog Bowl for Pet Wellness and Obesity Prevention
Obe, a St. Louis-based startup, created a smart dog bowl designed to help pets live longer, healthier lives.
So What Is Arch Grants Exactly?
You’ve heard about all these Arch Grants winners, but who exactly is the organization itself? We took a look behind the curtain to see what Arch Grants does.
Users Have Input on Software Products: Parlor Gives Companies Ability to Include Customer Ideas
Software companies can engage customers in product development through Parlor, a 2018 Arch Grants winner.
Helping Existing Energy Infrastructure Generate More Energy with Less Fuel & Less Pollution
St. Louis-based ThermoAI offers power plants and industry new technology to save millions in fuel and reduce emissions.
WIFIPLUG Controls Homes from Phones & Monitors Energy Consumption to Save Money
St. Louis-based WIFIPLUG claims their plug is the smartest smart plug on the market.
Tracking Wait times in Real Time, CheckTheQ Technology Tracks Passenger Wait Times at Airports
CheckTheQ tracks passenger wait times by collecting data on mobile devices in a given area.
A New Wave of St. Louis Designers Make Work-Life Balance More Attainable
St. Louis designers are creating products that make work-life balance more attainable while being fashion-forward.
Inside Bolyard’s Meat & Provisions
Owner and Head Butcher of Bolyard’s Meat & Provisions, Chris Bolyard, talks about what makes them unique and recommends a few rare cuts.
Introducing the 2018 Arch Grants Cohort
Arch Grants Executive Director, Emily Lohse-Busch, explores the sound of innovation in St. Louis and introduces the 2018 class of Arch Grants recipients.
Arch Grants Honors Sam Fox of the Harbor Group as Entrepreneur of the Year
At the Arch Grants Gala, Ambassador Sam Fox, was presented with the Arch Grants Entrepreneur Award for his incredible achievements in business.
City Foundry STL Aims to Change the Culture of Midtown St. Louis
The City Foundry STL project is taking shape, trying to revive old architecture and become a social center for a booming area around Cortex in St. Louis.
Giving Back by Eating Out with GiftAMeal
GiftAMeal is a mobile app that donates a meal’s worth of food to a local food bank every time someone takes a picture of their food at a member restaurant.
Clever Real Estate Startup Offers Flat Fee to Home Sellers & Connections to Partner Agents
Clever Real Estate offers $3,000 flat fee connecting home sellers with partner agents.
Arch Grants Celebrates Entrepreneurship at 2018 Gala
We celebrate St. Louis innovation and the newest class of Arch Grant recipients, as well as feature Sam Fox, the Harbor Group and former Ambassador to Belgium.
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St. Louis-Based SirenGPS is Successful in Texas as App Improves 911 Location Accuracy
The SirenGPS app helps first responders find people faster when they use the app’s 911 panic button.
Reuben Reuel Creates Clothing For All Sizes of Women While Building Fashion In St. Louis
Reuben Reuel creates custom fashion pieces that flatter the silhouette of many shapes of women – and he’s putting St. Louis fashion on the map in the process.
Allison Mitchell – Making Waves In The Fashion Industry And Bringing It Back To St. Louis
Allison Mitchell’s bags are gaining notice – both for her brand and for St. Louis as a new, small, fashion hub.
2018 Economic Development Partnership Annual Meeting
Join us for the 2018 Economic Development Partnership Annual Meeting celebrating all the achievements of the past year of economic development for St. Louis.
Indoor Drones for Warehouse Inventory and Facility Inspection
Corvus Robotics provides an inventory and inspection solution for warehouse and manufacturing facilities.
Hope in the Baking
Follow baker Daryl along on a day in the Bridge Bread Bakery, learn his remarkable story and how this bakery is restoring hope while baking delicious goods.
Rozzy Learning Company Seeks To Inspire STEM Careers
Rozzy Learning Company believes kids are never too young to learn about STEM careers in fun ways.
Meetings Go Back to the Future
Much that doesn’t work about corporate meetings is being tackled by a St. Louis company that is throwing out modern tech, and using toys and cartoons instead.
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The Distiller in Pink Boots
Former science teacher/grandma Benay Shannon is one of only six female distillers in the US. See how she and her distilled spirits stand out from the crowd.
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Meet The Woman Bringing Startups To St. Louis, Emily Lohse-Busch
We sit down with Arch Grants Executive Director Emily Lohse-Busch, and talk about how Arch Grants and the startup community is putting St. Louis back on the map.
The Catalyst Innovation Lab inside the Centene Center for the Arts is a new space capitalizing on an old concept: that of the incubator space.
MetKnow Wants To Help You Know People Better
MetKnow, a 2017 Arch Grants winner, is a “flashcard and quizzing” mobile application that helps users keep track of acquaintances’ names.
MakersValley Looks To Democratize Manufacturing – Starting With The Fashion Industry
MakersValley is an online business to business service platform that connects makers with highly skilled artisans and manufacturers for small scale orders.
Arch Grants Winner Plays “ViTAL” Role in Classroom Access
ViTAL, a St. Louis based startup, has created technology to use touch screens’ vibrations to open up learning for blind and visually impaired students.
New Software for Drug Companies to Make Drugs Cheaper, Faster and Better
New software will provide pharmaceutical companies the ability to develop drugs cheaper, faster and better by improving calculations of drug-target binding.
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Personal Safety in the Modern World | Nick Droege
Nick explains and demos advance personal safety application from Safetrek.
New Method of Protection Against Pneumococcal Pneumonia
VaxNewMo has engineered E. coli to manufacture pneumococcal conjugate vaccines.
3-D Hologram of Patient’s Heart Floating in Mid-Air is a Heartbeat Away for St. Louis Startup
Startup’s 3D augmented reality platform features real-time holography of patient’s heart.
Outdoor Metrix Offers Smart Hunting for Hunters to Predict and Plan the Next Hunt (Arch Grants)
Outdoor Metrix takes aim at hunters by giving them the tools to predict and plan their next hunt.
New Smart Crop-Monitoring Platform Alerts Farmers & Growers About Their Crops
The PheNode is a ‘smart’, farm-ready, solar-powered environmental sensor and phenotyping station for crops.
The BALSA Foundation
The BALSA Foundation is a not-for-profit organization helping first-time business owners in the St. Louis area get started.
Platform for Agricultural Ads to Follow Farmers From Phone to Desktop to Tablet (Arch Grants)
Lean Media helps agribusinesses improve their digital advertising.
Auto Technicians Wanted
Automotive technicians are in very high demand. The jobs can pay up to six figures, but there are more jobs than there are auto techs.