Posts made in October, 2014

Five Questions About the 2014 St. Louis Startup Weekend.

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Featured Stories, Innovation Tuesday | 0 comments

Click here to hear Matt Menietti’s 11/4/2014 interview with KMOX Radio’s Charlie Brennan The T-REX building, the co-working space located  at 911  Washington Avenue in downtown St. Louis, is a high-energy place just about every day, serving as the home base for more than 100 innovative local startup companies. Starting Friday night, November 14 and running through the rest of that weekend until Sunday night, November 16, the T-Rex energy level will be turned up several notches higher, as the building plays host to another Startup Weekend. The 54-hour event brings together...

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A St. Louis Innovator and A Potential Tool in the Battle Against Cancer

Posted by on Oct 25, 2014 in Featured Stories, Innovation Tuesday | 0 comments

Click here to hear Lu Alleruzzo’s interview on KMOX Radio’s Charlie Brennan Show A cure for cancer. For the nearly two million people in the U.S. who are diagnosed with cancer each year, those four words can elicit a sense of great hope.  But researchers know the words must be used with caution, as the world medical community continues its search for a cure to a disease that has existed for hundreds of years. That is why St. Louis entrepreneur Lu Alleruzzo is very precise in his thoughts about using the words “cancer cure” in conjunction with a cancer vaccine that is under...

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When (Life) Jacket’s Required, Athletes Can Lean on Their Wingman

Posted by on Oct 16, 2014 in Featured Stories, Innovation Tuesday | 0 comments

Click here to hear an interview with the producers of The Wingman on KMOX Radio in St. Louis Like many people from the upper Midwest, Torres Tillman, Pat Hughes and Mike Fox grew up with an appreciation for outdoor sports – a recognition of the enjoyment that activities such as skiing, snowmobiling and kayaking can bring.  The founders of the startup company known as Hyde also were taught to be aware of the sometimes dangerous aspects of outdoor sports, something Fox and Hughes saw first-hand while competing in a triathlon on Lake Winnebago in Hughes’ native Wisconsin in 2012. “During the...

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St. Louis Entrepreneur Offers Tasteful Tours of The Hill

Posted by on Oct 1, 2014 in Featured Stories, Innovation Tuesday | 0 comments

 Click here to hear Pete Manzo on KMOX Radio’s Charlie Brennan Show For more information and tickets go to the Eat Saint Louis website For more than forty years, Manzo’s, an Italian market located at the corner of Devonshire and Macklind avenues in South St. Louis, stood as a local success story – an iconic home-grown business founded by Sicilian immigrants and kept alive by their children. Manzo’s thrived for decades as a St. Louis institution, selling Italian sausage, cheese, wine and other delicacies to local restaurants and individuals. A family tragedy changed things in 2008, and...

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