The St. Louis Startup Challenge has been organized to promote entrepreneurship, innovation and venture development within the region. The goal is to highlight the dynamic startup and early stage companies in the region; strengthen those companies through relevant analysis and support; and reward the best-of-the-best at the end of the Challenge. Learn more →



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The Ignite Innovation town hall was broadcast on April 9, 2013. Nine Network Senior Producer Jim Kirchherr moderated. Among the panelists were Judy Sindecuse, CEO and Managing Partner, Capital Innovators, and Gilbert Bickel, Chairman, Arch Angels and a senior vice president at Wells Fargo Financial Advisors.

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