Posts made in November, 2013

Bands Give Back to Fans with Tunespeak

Posted by on Nov 22, 2013 in Featured Stories, Innovation Tuesday | 0 comments

Click this play button to hear Tom Pernikoff’s interview with KMOX Radio’s Charlie Brennan:   The music industry wasn’t always this way. There was a time — in the 1960’s and ‘70’s in particular – when the path to fame and fortune for a musical performer or band involved being good, then being discovered by a scout in the field who could connect you or your band to a record label. The label would arrange promotions, radio airplay, concert tours and TV appearances, and send your record to record stores. If it all went well, you’d become a star – wealthy and famous — and...

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St. Louis Startup is Crazy for Education

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

Click here to hear Founder Renato Cataldo’s interview with KMOX Radio’s Charlie Brennan from 11/19/2013. Scroll to bottom of page to find interview  No mom or dad will dispute the claim that helping a child who is struggling in school is one of parenthood’s greatest challenges.  Given that today’s educators must teach to an entire class or set of classes, rather than to individuals, the option of having that student’s teacher provide steady individual attention is often unrealistic.  Parental help can be unrealistic too, especially if mom and dad are several years removed from...

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World Hunger, Greater Crop Yields and the Benson Hill Approach

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

Hear Benson Hill CEO Matt Crisp’s interview on KMOX Radio’s Charlie Brennan Show from Tuesday, Nov 12.  After clicking scroll to bottom of page and click on “Matt Crisp” audio file.     It’s the issue that is foremost in the minds the world’s crop scientists:  Will we continue to be able to feed the global population? It is a challenging question.  A 2009 United Nations report – since validated by numerous other studies – indicates food production must double by 2050 to meet the demand from the world’s growing population, and that innovative strategies will be needed...

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