Lift For Life Academy Students Graduate from 1904Labs “Coders” Program

(Gilberto Pinela) --- The first graduating class of 1904coders from Lift For Life Academy graduated on Thursday, November 30th during a demo and presentation day at CIC@CET.  1904Labs created the “Coders” program with the goal of teaching students that coding is not limited […]

Regional partners collaborate and become catalyst for growth!

(Gilberto Pinela) --- “A Catalyst for Growth in the St. Louis Region,” video debut during Bi-State’s annual meeting which took place at the Marriott Renaissance in Downtown St. Louis. The video highlights the accomplishments of private, public partnerships and how these can affect […]

Governor’s Innovation Task Force Final Report

(Gilberto Pinela) --- On June 19, 2017, Governor Eric Greitens launch the Governor’s Innovation Task Force and charged a coalition of leaders from businesses, innovation communities, academia, and the public and private sectors to analyze how the state of Missouri supports entrepreneurship today […]

Learn More About the Purpose and Reasoning Behind the Story of Cortex

(Gilberto Pinela) --- On a clear, mild summer night in the city of Saint Louis, Missouri, more than one hundred and fifty people gathered to witness the premiere of the most anticipated documentary about the history of what is today called the Cortex […]


(Gilberto Pinela) --- During the week of July 17, 2017, fourteen MBA students from Kuwait’s Gulf University of Science and Technology toured Cortex and engaged in innovating entrepreneurial activities. The University of Missouri – St. Louis’s innovation and entrepreneurship resource, UMSL Accelerate, developed […]

Startup Connection Expands with a new Venue and Sponsors!

(Gilberto Pinela) --- Startup Connection continues to grow heading into its 9th year, alongside a growing St. Louis innovation community. Startup Connection started as a simple way to connect startups and management talent.  In 2009 The first year of Startup Connection in 2008 […]

TechShop Member Profile: The Sarcastic Nutritionist

(Gilberto Pinela) --- Driving past the large panel windows of TechShop one day, Josh Clauser and Stephanie Margolis got a peak of the artifacts and tools on display behind the glass. This quick glimpse motivated them to take a tour of the TechShop […]