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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.
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.
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.
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.
Indoor Drones for Warehouse Inventory and Facility Inspection
Corvus Robotics provides an inventory and inspection solution for warehouse and manufacturing facilities.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
Platform for Agricultural Ads to Follow Farmers From Phone to Desktop to Tablet (Arch Grants)
Lean Media helps agribusinesses improve their digital advertising.
Community Sunscreen Dispensers Provide Sun Protection and Awareness (Arch Grants)
St. Louis startup says community sunscreen dispensers promote the fight against skin cancer.
The PUCK Smart Remote Controls Devices Using Smartphones
The creator of PUCK says you can toss your remotes with his patented wireless bluetooth low-energy to infrared bridge.
clEAR Games for Hearing Impaired Engage Ears for Auditory Brain Training (Arch Grants)
They aren’t building hearing aids, clEAR is trying to develop a better brain. The company has developed computer games to help the hearing impaired.
2017 Arch Grants Gala
The fifth annual Arch Grants Gala is a celebration of entrepreneurship in St. Louis and the first chance to meet the new cohort of recipients.
Benefits of a Protein-Packed Breakfast Fuels Ideas for Start Right Foods
The power of protein for breakfast inspires St. Louis startup, Start Right Foods.
Exit 7C: Startup Offers Smart Way to Pay for Gas at the Pump
St. Louis-based Exit 7C offers a smart way to pay for gas at the pump, using your phone and bank account.
SafeTrek Mobile App: Smart Way to Alert Police When You’re in Danger
SafeTrek is a mobile app for personal safety and security. Just open the app and have it ready! If you feel unsafe, keep a finger on “hold until safe” button.
App-Connected Device ‘Wing’ Designed to Prevent Asthma Attacks
Sparo Labs designed a new way for asthma sufferers to better manage asthma with a pocket-sized spirometer that connects with an app on your smartphone.
Babyation Startup: Building a New Breast Pump for Modern Moms
For new moms discouraged by breast pumps, the founders of St. Louis-based Babyation say they are modernizing breast pumps for today’s moms.
Olio City App, Personalized City Guide
Olio City’s artificial intelligence offers custom restaurant, nightlife and event suggestions tailored to the individual.