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StartLouis' Vision as an “ESO”, (Entrepreneur Support Organization) is to be a “Starting Point” (“StartLouis”) for access to information and resources for the “Greater St. Louis Area Community EcoSystem” and beyond, for new “StartUps / Entrepreneurs”, and for ongoing “StartUps / Entrepreneurs”, in the “Greater St. Louis Area Community EcoSystem”.

The Visions purpose is to keep the new and ongoing “StartUps / Entrepreneurs” moving forward with the best information and resources available.

To support the Vision for “StartUps / Entrepreneurs” in the “Greater St. Louis Area Community EcoSystem” StartLouis offers the following:


1. The StartLouis Web Site (http://www.meetup.com/StartLouis)

(Updated with new or updated information as become known).

See below for:

- Top 10+ List for "StartUp Community Resources for Greater St. Louis Area".

- "StartUp Community Resources for Greater St. Louis Area" "Detailed List".

- StartLouis events / meetings details.


2. Notes:

StartLouis is Free to join.

And in general, is open to all who support the “StartUp Environment” for “StartUps”.

StartLouis Promotes an Open, Safe, and Fun environment, especially during Networking time before and after the General Meeting Time.

However, in general you should be of age 21 or older due to Adult Beverages being accessible,

(If you are Not of age 21 or older please do Not have any Alcohol in your possession at any time, Thanks).

and for consideration of others: 1. Be respectful to others and yourself, 2. Be mature to others and yourself,

3. Follow the “general rules” of any business meeting / event, 4. And during presentations minimize side

talk, etc, Thanks.

Also, you will be required to follow the “Rules of Conduct” or be ask to leave and possibly banned from future StartLouis Events / Meetings, Thanks.

Please see link for “Rules of Conduct”: (In process ).

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If you have any questions or need more information, please contact me.

Ed Schneider

StartLouis, Greater St. Louis Area

Community Organizer

Web Site: http://www.meetup.com/StartLouis/

636-225-4852

edschneider12@msn.com

911 Washington Ave., Suite 500

St. Louis, MO 63101

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Section #02

Top 10+ List for "StartUp Community Resources for Greater St. Louis Area".

Some Notes:

1. List is in Alpha Order.

2. Not space for all,

However please send me new or updated information and will try to include in next update, Thanks, Ed

3. See something not correct let me know,

I am updating frequently, Thanks, Ed

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1. Accelerate St. Louis:

1-01: Accelerate Event Calendar:

http://acceleratestlouis.org/events/

1-02: Accelerate access to other resources:

http://acceleratestlouis.org/


2. CIC (Cambridge Innovation Center) / CET (Center for Emerging Technologies):

2-01:  @4240, 4240 Duncan Ave:

Venture Cafe-St. Louis Event Calendar Venture Cafe-St. Louis:

http://www.vencafstl.org/calendar/action~ag...,


2-02:  @CET 20 South Sarah Street (Center for Emerging Technologies):

2-02-A: CET access to resources:

 http://cetstl.com/

2-02-B: CET access to "CET Tool Kit"

http://cetstl.com/tool-kit/


3. Evenbrite Calendar:

https://www.eventbrite.com/d/mo--st.-louis/business--events/


4. EQ:


4-01: EQ Web Site:

http://eqstl.com


4-02: EQ St. Louis Startup Calendar:

http://eqstl.com/events/


4-03: EQ Startup Resources:

http://eqstl.com/st-louis-startup-resources...


4-04-A: EQ St. Louis Startup Ecosystem Map:

http://eqstl.com/wp-content/plugins/pdf-vie...

4-04-B: EQ St. Louis Startup Ecosystem Map (New):

http://eqstl.com/map/


4-05. EQ CoWorking Guide to St. Louis:

http://eqstl.com/stl-startup-funding-guide/


4-06. EQ STL Startup Funding Guide:

http://eqstl.com/stl-startup-funding-guide/



5. GVMS (Gateway Venture Mentoring Service):

GVMS access to resources:

http://gvms.ite-stl.org/


6. ITEN:


6-01: ITEN St. Louis Tech Startup Ecosystem Map:

https://itenstl.org/wp-content/uploads/2014...


6-02: ITEN access to other resources:

http://itenstl.org/


6-03: ITEN’s Roadmap to resources:

https://www.itenstl.org/grow/


7. Meetups in St. Louis Area:

 https://www.meetup.com/


8. St. Louis Business Journal Calendar:

http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/calendar


9. St. Louis Event Calendar per StLUUG:

https://calendar.google.com/calendar/embed?...


10. TRex (Technology Entrepreneur Center):


10-01: TRex Calendar:

https://calendar.google.com/calendar/embed?src=downtowntrexstl@gmail.com&ctz=America/Chicago


10-02: TRex access to other resources:

http://downtowntrex.com/


11. "Z List" Other StartUp Resources:


11-01. Business Model Canvas: “Your business model on one page” by Alexander Osterwalder:

The Business Model Canvas, is a strategic management and entrepreneurial tool.

It allows you to describe, design, challenge, invent, and pivot your business model.

http://www.businessmodelgeneration.com/canv...


11-02. Value Proposition Design: “How to Create Products and Services Customers Want” by Alexander Osterwalder:

The Value Proposition Canvas makes explicit how you are creating value for your customers. It helps you to design products and services your customers want.

http://www.businessmodelgeneration.com/canv...


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More Detail of:

4. EQ


4-03: EQ Startup Resources:

St. Louis Startup Resources At A Glance:

"St. Louis has the one of the fastest growing startup scenes in the country, thanks to a supportive business culture that nurtures new tech ventures from the ground up. If you’re on the hunt for co-working spaces, incubators, coding meetups, or business resources, bookmark our St. Louis Startup Resources list and visit often for the latest updates. See something missing? Let us know! We’ll be updating this frequently."

By Kevin Korinek - August 4, 2016

http://eqstl.com/st-louis-startup-resources...

(See below for more detail)


4-05. EQ CoWorking Guide to St. Louis:

"Looking for a new spot to call your office space? St. Louis now has a multitude of co-working options with a range of amenities, membership levels and price points. Here's a guide to help you weigh your options."

By Jackie Tucker November 22, 2015

http://eqstl.com/stl-startup-funding-guide/


4-06. EQ STL Startup Funding Guide:

"Million-dollar ideas need more than sweat equity to transform into a successful product or service. From accelerators supplying seed-level startup cash and mentorship to private equity firms offering hefty growth-stage investments, here’s a snapshot of the capital ecosystem."

By Brian Heffernan - March 9, 2016

http://eqstl.com/stl-startup-funding-guide/

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4-03. = EQ Startup Resources

More Detail:

St. Louis Startup Resources At A Glance:

"St. Louis has the one of the fastest growing startup scenes in the country, thanks to a supportive business culture that nurtures new tech ventures from the ground up. If you’re on the hunt for co-working spaces, incubators, coding meetups, or business resources, bookmark our St. Louis Startup Resources list and visit often for the latest updates. See something missing? Let us know! We’ll be updating this frequently."

By Kevin Korinek - August 4, 2016

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01. Co-working & Event Spaces:

Arch Reactor

BHive

Filament

Hive 44

Rise Collaborative

T-REX

TechArtista

Claim

Exit 11

Industrious

Nebula

OPO Startups

Peer 151

Roar

STL Venture Works @ Grand Center

STL Venture Works @ Helix Center

STL Venture Works @ South County

STL Venture Works @ Wellston

STL Venture Works @ West County


02. Incubators:

Center for Emerging Technologies (CET)

ITE @ UMSL

T-REX

IDEA Labs Washington University

MedLaunch


03: Accelerators:

BioGenerator

Capital Innovators

Prosper Women Entrepreneurs Startup Accelerator

SixThirty

SixThirty CYBER

Stadia Ventures

The Yield Lab


04. Angel / Seed Investing Groups & Funds:

Advantage Capital Network

Arch Grants

The Balsa Foundation

Billiken Angels Network

Fund St. Louis

St. Louis Arch Angels


05. Venture Capital:

Ascension Ventures

BioGenerator

Cultivation Capital

FTL Capital

IDEA Funds

iSelect Fund

Lewis & Clark Ventures

Missouri Venture Forum

Nidus Partners

Regional Growth Capital

RiverVest Venture Partners


06. Other Financing Sources:

SBA Lenders

Think Big


07. Membership, Non-Profit and Governmental Organizations:

Academy of Science – St. Louis

The Balsa Foundation

Better Family Life, Inc

BioSTL

Center for the Acceleration of African-American Business

City of St. Louis

Downtown STL, Inc.

Entrepreneurship and Intellectual Property Clinic

Gateway Venture Mentoring Service

Grace Hill’s Women’s Business Center

ITEN

Missouri Business Development Program

Missouri Partnership

Missouri Small Business Development Center Missouri Tech Corporation

Mosaic Project

National Association of Women’s Business Owners

SLATE

Small Business Association (SBA) – St. Louis District Office

St. Charles Department of Economic Development

St. Louis Economic Development Partnership

St. Louis Regional Business Council

St. Louis Regional Chamber

St. Louis League of Independent Workspaces

U.S. Small Business Association

World Trade Center – St. Louis


08. Makerspaces & Organizations:

TechShop

St. Louis Science Center Maker Classroom and Garage

Arch Reactor

Grand Center Arts Academy Makerspace St. Louis Makes


09. Coding Classes:

Blue1647

Codeacademy

Coding Dojo

Claim Academy

LaunchCode

Savvy Coders


10. Educational Programs & Institutions:

Bloc

Harris-Stowe Bob Virgil Center for Entrepreneurship

ITEN Business Model Validation Program

LaunchCode Mentor Center

Lindenwood University Duree Center for Entrepreneurship

National Center for Women in Information Technology

Pipeline Entrepreneurs

Springboard

Square One Ignite

Square One Boot Camp

St. Louis University Center for Entrepreneurship

St. Louis University

UMSL Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Education

University of Missouri St. Louis

Venture Cafe

Venture For America

Washington University in St. Louis

Webster University Entrepreneurship Certificate Program


11. Pitching Events:

1 Million Cups

House of Genius

IdeaBounce

Sloup

Pivvt


12. Hackathons:

ArchHacks

Distributed Trade

GlobalHack

Hack4Hope

HackEdu

Hack Alzheimer’s

Hello, Hackathon


13. Experiential Learning:

Accelerate St. Louis Friday Meeting

Code.org

Idea Bounce

ITEN Concept Development

ITEN Entrepreneur in Residence Program

ITEN Mock Angel Program

Skandalaris Cup (Washington University)

Square One Entrepreneur Bootcamp

Startup Weekend

Washington University Entrepreneurship Platform at Olin


14. Free business tools:

Business Model Canvas

Business plan-executive summary template

Co-founder equity calculator

Equity financing and dilution simulator

Legal templates


15. Youth opportunities:

Girls Who Code

Hack4Hope

iD Tech Camps

Technology Summer Camps for Kids

Youth Digital


16. Meetups:

Arch Rails

Arch Reactor Hackerspace

Interactive Developers of St. Louis

LaunchCoderGirl

MasterCard Masters of Code

Open Data STL

Savvy Coders

Start Louis

Startup Founder 101

Startup Voo Doo

STL Drupal Users

St. Louis Black Entrepreneurs Meetup

St. Louis Entrepreneur Group

St. Louis Internet Startups

St. Louis Minority Professionals and Entrepreneurs

STL Python

STL Ruby

St. Louis Full Stack Web Development

Venture Cafe St. Louis Weekly Meeting


17. Major Startup Events:

Accelerate St. Louis Challenge

Arch Business Expo

Arch Grants Gala

Capital Innovators Demo Day

Murmeration

Startup Connection

Startup Weekend

St. Louis Regional Chamber Arcus Awards

TEDx Gateway Arch

Venture Café


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Section #03:

"St. Louis Startup Resources At A Glance"

Ed Schneider's Updates:

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Note: Ed Schneider is updating from the following:

 "4-03. = EQ Startup Resources"

"St. Louis Startup Resources At A Glance:"

"St. Louis has the one of the fastest growing startup scenes in the country, thanks to a supportive business culture that nurtures new tech ventures from the ground up. If you’re on the hunt for co-working spaces, incubators, coding meetups, or business resources, bookmark our St. Louis Startup Resources list and visit often for the latest updates. See something missing? Let us know! We’ll be updating this frequently."

"By Kevin Korinek - August 4, 2016"

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StartLouis-St. Louis Startup Resources:

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01. Co-working & Event Spaces:

Arch Reactor

BHive

CIC@4240

CIC@CET

Claim

Exit 11

Filament

Hive 44

Industrious

Nebula

OPO Startups

Peer 151

Rise Collaborative 

Roar

STL Venture Works @ Grand Center

STL Venture Works @ Helix Center

STL Venture Works @ South County

STL Venture Works @ Wellston

STL Venture Works @ West County

T-REX

TechArtista

02. Incubators:

Center for Emerging Technologies (CET)

ITE @ UMSL

IDEA Labs Washington University

MedLaunch

T-REX

03. Accelerators:

BioGenerator

Capital Innovators

Prosper Women Entrepreneurs Startup Accelerator

SixThirty

SixThirty CYBER

Stadia Ventures

The Yield Lab

04. Angel/Seed Investing Groups & Funds:

Advantage Capital Network

Arch Grants

The Balsa Foundation

Billiken Angels Network

Fund St. Louis

St. Louis Arch Angels

05. Venture Capital:

Ascension Ventures

BioGenerator

Cultivation Capital

FTL Capital

IDEA Funds

iSelect Fund

Lewis & Clark Ventures

Missouri Venture Forum

Nidus Partners

Regional Growth Capital

RiverVest Venture Partners

06. Other Financing Sources:

SBA Lenders

Think Big

07. Membership, Non-Profit and Governmental Organizations:

Academy of Science – St. Louis

The Balsa Foundation

Better Family Life, Inc

BioSTL

Center for the Acceleration of African-American Business

City of St. Louis

Downtown STL, Inc.

Entrepreneurship and Intellectual Property Clinic

Gateway Venture Mentoring Service

Grace Hill’s Women’s Business Center

ITEN

Missouri Business Development Program

Missouri Partnership

Missouri Small Business Development Center 

Missouri Tech Corporation

Mosaic Project

National Association of Women’s Business Owners

SLATE

Small Business Association (SBA) – St. Louis District Office

St. Charles Department of Economic Development

St. Louis Economic Development Partnership

St. Louis Regional Business Council

St. Louis Regional Chamber

St. Louis League of Independent Workspaces

U.S. Small Business Association

World Trade Center – St. Louis

08. Makerspaces & Organizations:

Arch Reactor

Grand Center Arts Academy Makerspace 

St. Louis Science Center Maker Classroom and Garage

St. Louis Makes

TechShop

09. Coding Classes:

Blue1647

Codeacademy

Coding Dojo

Claim Academy 

LaunchCode

Savvy Coders

10. Educational Programs & Institutions:

Bloc

Harris-Stowe Bob Virgil Center for Entrepreneurship 

ITEN Business Model Validation Program

LaunchCode Mentor Center

Lindenwood University Duree Center for Entrepreneurship

National Center for Women in Information Technology

Pipeline Entrepreneurs

Springboard

Square One Ignite

Square One Boot Camp

St. Louis University Center for Entrepreneurship

St. Louis University

UMSL Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Education

University of Missouri St. Louis

Venture Cafe

Venture For America

Washington University in St. Louis

Webster University Entrepreneurship Certificate Program

11. Pitching Events:

1 Million Cups 

House of Genius 

IdeaBounce

Sloup

Pivvt

12. Hackathons:

ArchHacks

Distributed Trade

GlobalHack

Hack4Hope

HackEdu

Hack Alzheimer’s

Hello, Hackathon

13. Experiential Learning:

Accelerate St. Louis Friday Meeting

Code.org

Idea Bounce

ITEN Concept Development

ITEN Entrepreneur in Residence Program

ITEN Mock Angel Program

Skandalaris Cup (Washington University)

Square One Entrepreneur Bootcamp

Startup Weekend

Washington University Entrepreneurship Platform at Olin

14. Free business tools:

Business Model Canvas

Business plan-executive summary template

Co-founder equity calculator

Equity financing and dilution simulator

Legal templates

15. Youth opportunities:

Girls Who Code

Hack4Hope

iD Tech Camps 

Technology Summer Camps for Kids

Youth Digital

16. Meetups:

Arch Rails

Arch Reactor Hackerspace

Interactive Developers of St. Louis

LaunchCoderGirl

MasterCard Masters of Code

Open Data STL

Savvy Coders

Start Louis

Startup Founder 101

Startup Voo Doo

STL Drupal Users

St. Louis Black Entrepreneurs Meetup

St. Louis Entrepreneur Group

St. Louis Internet Startups

St. Louis Minority Professionals and Entrepreneurs 

STL Python

STL Ruby

St. Louis Full Stack Web Development

Venture Cafe St. Louis Weekly Meeting

17. Major Startup Events:

Accelerate St. Louis Challenge

Arch Business Expo

Arch Grants Gala

Capital Innovators Demo Day

Murmeration

Startup Connection

Startup Weekend

St. Louis Regional Chamber Arcus Awards

TEDx Gateway Arch

Venture Cafe


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Adds:

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04-01:

12/13/16:

Kauffman Founders School:

http://entrepreneurship.org/Founders-School.aspx

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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04-02:

12/13/17

Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Maturity and Momentum-The Important Role of Entrepreneur Development Organizations and Their Activities   Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Is Your Ecosystem Scaling? An Approach to Inventorying and Measuring a Region's Ecosystem Momentum  MIT Press-Innovations Journal

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Section #05

StartLouis events / meetings:

Details:

-When: 2nd Tue of Month @ 6:30pm to 9:15pm (Date in process of announcement).

-Location: TRex Floor / Room (TBD), 911 Washington Ave. St. Louis, MO 63101.

-Agenda: Similar to past events / meetings, see below for more detail.

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Past / Goal Agenda for StartLouis Events / Meetings:

(We are always adapting and trying out new ideas).

6:30pm-7:00pm:

Networking (Free Adult Beverages (Beer, Wine), Soda, and Water, and Sometime maybe some snacks or food).

7:00pm-7:30pm:

1. Welcome.

2. Venue Recognition.

3. Sponsor Recognition.

4. StartLouis “Liaison" / "Workers” Recognition (One minute “Free Commercial”).

5. Announcements (Open to All) (One to Three minute “Announcement”, must be about supporting the “StartUp Community”).

6. "StartUp Community Resources for Greater St. Louis Area" Overview / Update.

7. “Business Canvas” Overview / Update.

7:30pm-7:45pm: “Pitch Practice”

Open to All, About two minutes per pitch, Can make an “Ask”,

Audience please hold questions until networking time, Thanks.

7:45pm - 8:45pm: Featured Speakers or Panel:

#01. Usually an ESO (Entrepreneur Support Organization) that “supports “StartUps”.

#02. Usually a “StartUp” that utilized the “ESO” to help move forward the “StartUp”).

8:45pm - Program Ends, More Networking.

9:15pm - Event over, Thanks for attending,

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Notes:

StartLouis is Free to join,

and Free to attend

And in general, is open to all who support the “StartUp Environment” for “StartUps”.

StartLouis Promotes an Open, Safe, and Fun environment, especially during Networking time before and after the General Meeting Time.

However, in general you should be of age 21 or older due to Adult Beverages being accessible,

(If you are Not of age 21 or older please do Not have any Alcohol in your possession at any time, Thanks).

and for consideration of others: 1. Be respectful to others and yourself, 2. Be mature to others and yourself,

3. Follow the “general rules” of any business meeting / event, 4. And during presentations minimize side

talk, etc, Thanks.

Also, you will be required to follow the “Rules of Conduct” or be ask to leave and possibly banned from future StartLouis Events / Meetings, Thanks.

Please see link for “Rules of Conduct”: (In process ).

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