Arch Grants, an St. Louis based venture philanthropy non-profit works to build up promising startups and enhance the local business community. They offer a 50,000 dollar equity-free grant and priceless support services in exchange for the companies to relocating to St. Louis. You could say they can claim their new executive director as another of their success stories.
St. Louis Native Emily Lohse-Busch moved away from St. Louis in 2005, but returned to lead Arch Grants in 2017, because of the innovation boom St. Louis has experienced in recent years. Come with us as we sit down with Arch Grants Executive Director Emily Lohse-Busch and talk about the role of Arch Grants in the St. Louis economy, how our startup community is putting St. Louis back on the map, and more.