Posts made in May, 2013

TrakBill Lets Customers Keep Their Eyes on the Bill

Posted by on May 28, 2013 in Featured Stories, Innovation Tuesday | 0 comments

Have you ever tried to personally keep tabs on legislation that is winding its way through the Illinois or Missouri legislature, or on Capitol Hill?  A daunting task right?  Everyone’s first inclination is to manually search through thousands of pages on the state and federal legislative websites to find what they’re looking for.  Good luck with that: every year, more than 150,000 bills and resolutions are introduced at the state and federal level and the sheer volume of material returned is usually overwhelming, and often not very helpful. St. Louis startup TrakBill aims to solve the...

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FanzLive Enhances the Sports Fan Experience

Posted by on May 21, 2013 in Featured Stories, Innovation Tuesday | 0 comments

If you are a St. Louis sports fan, you know there’s a big soccer match set for Busch Stadium this Thursday (May 23) – it’s the much talked about contest between Manchester City and Chelsea. And the co-founder of a St. Louis innovative startup company – himself a one-time soccer player and longtime sports fan – is looking forward to having two of the biggest European clubs come to St Louis more than most.  Tim Murphy’s a founder of FanzLive, a new App that allows users to take photos and video from live sporting events, then share that data with other users in the stadium ,and other fans,...

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All the Essentials about St. Louis Food Data Startup Food Essentials

Posted by on May 14, 2013 in Featured Stories, Innovation Tuesday, Uncategorized | 0 comments

They are the entrepreneurs behind a St. Louis-based startup that turned a negative into a positive, and catapulted it into a business that’s helping make more sense out of what we purchase at the grocery store. The innovators behind FoodEssentials, now based in downtown St. Louis, began their journey about a decade ago, when the father of two of the company’s founders experienced heart health issues.  Because of that,  brothers Dagan and Anton Xavier needed to help their father find heart-healthy groceries. So, the Xavier brothers, living in Australia at the time, began the painstaking task...

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Demo Day Dawns for 11 Blossoming St. Louis Startups

Posted by on May 7, 2013 in Featured Stories, Innovation Tuesday | 0 comments

Tomorrow, May 8th,  is another big day in the growing St. Louis innovation and entrepreneurship movement, as some of St. Louis’ brightest tech startups will gather at The Pageant in St. Louis, to tell their stories, and pitch their startups to potential investors on Capital Innovators Demo Day.  Capital Innovators is the technology accelerator fund that’s based downtown in the Railway Exchange Building, or as its commonly referred to these days as the T-Rex Building.  Capital Innovators provides tech startups with funding, resources, and connections they need to reach the next level in...

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