Arch Grants

The Arch Grants Global Startup Competition draws hundreds of applications from around the region, around the country, and around the world.

With an industry-agnostic competition, we receive quality applications from nearly every industry/market imaginable. Because of the span of our applications, having a diversified pool of experienced judges from a variety of backgrounds is crucially important to achieving our goal of attracting, selecting, and retaining top entrepreneurial talent. When a new Arch Grants cohort is announced, you can know that it was the expert community that helped to choose these businesses and invited them to set up shop in St. Louis. The time commitment required from an Arch Grants Judge is variable.  You may put in as much or as little time, so long as you are qualified to evaluate early-stage venture applications.

We are looking for experts in the following areas to aid in the evaluation process of Arch Grants Global Startup Competition applicants:

  • Agricultural Technology
  • Bio-Technology
  • Business to Business Products
  • Business to Business Services
  • Consumer Products
  • Consumer Services
  • Education
  • Education Technology
  • Enterprise Software
  • Fashion
  • Financial Technology
  • Food
  • Hardware Technology
  • Healthcare
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical Device
  • Mobile Applications
  • Retail
  • Social Media
  • Social Ventures

If you would like to be considered to be a Preliminary Judge for Arch Grants, please fill out this survey.