St. Louis, Missouri


About St. Louis

St. Louis is in the midst of a renaissance of entrepreneurialism. St. Louis has been the launching ground for many of America’s biggest and best companies. From household names like Square, Yurbuds and, to newer ventures like Lockerdome, Aisle411 and Sparo Labs, the St. Louis region is exploding with new companies and new ideas. Today, a savvy new group of startups is aiming to take their brands global and become drivers of a new St. Louis economy.

With equal parts talent and drive, these entrepreneurs say it’s the environment in St. Louis that helps them succeed quickly. The region has the perfect mix for a growing startup hub: an extensive range of available capital, premiere educational institutions, top cultural amenities, strong mentors, competitive cost-of-living and affordable real estate. Combine that with the region’s leading role in fields such as plant and life science, financial services, information technology, aviation and renewable energy. St. Louis is a place where big ideas grow.

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