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…

The recent decision by St. Louis officials to remove five businesses from its list of certified minority-owned businesses due to allegations that the companies’ owners falsely claimed Native American ancestry highlights the need for stronger oversight and review of programs aimed at providin…

The Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis (RAC), the largest public funder of the arts in the St. Louis region, awarded a total of $978,400 to 111 organizations this year. Its recipients are nonprofit arts and culture organizations and nonprofit organizations for programming that broadens pa…

The U.S. Census Bureau has said it expects to hire about a half-million people nationwide to help in its all-important counting of everybody living in the United States, something the government has done every 10 years since 1790.