Representatives from six minority- and women-owned companies set up displays during Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s annual Diverse Vendor Spotlight Event on Thursday, November 14 in the Morris University Center, Mississippi/Illinois Rooms.

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St. Louis is celebrating the growing momentum and recognition of its burgeoning startup scene with the first-ever St. Louis Startup Week at the Cortex Innovation Community from November 1-9. The event celebrates the innovation and entrepreneurship in the community and aims to connect local e…

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In his last case as an assistant United States attorney, Reginald Harris successfully prosecuted another black man, then-St. Louis Metropolitan Police Officer Kenneth A. Grooms II. Grooms unlawfully seized a man who had insulted his girlfriend and took him on a rough ride in the back of his …

SpenDebt won the “Best Investment” title at Missouri Athletic Club’s first MAC Tank Pitch competition for local startups, sponsored by Polsinelli law firm in St. Louis. Five entrepreneurial groups competed for the title. SpenDebt is a financial technology company designed to assist people to…

Kevin Bryant, a St. Louis native and founder of Kingsway Development, LLC, has set sights on resurrecting the shuttered Euclid Elementary School in Fountain Park into a hub of mixed-income artist lofts and creative space called the Fountain Park Arts Block. 

The West Florissant corridor in Ferguson – the heart of the community and the epicenter of protests and civil unrest five years ago – is undergoing revitalization by business leaders who have joined together as Health & Homes STL. Health & Homes has currently raised $8 million and se…