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StartUp Connection: October 3, 2013

September 10, 2013 • Arch Grant News




October 3, 2013
4:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Saint Louis Science Center


Experience St. Louis’ entrepreneur community!

  • Innovation Showcase – 60 top startups
  • Resource Fair – Explore 50 organizations that can help your startup
  • Innovation News – Highlights of ’13 and exciting news for ’14!
  • Awards – $135,000+ in prizes

Honor our Startup Champion ’13 Dr. William Peck, retired Chairman of Innovate St. Louis

To learn more, visit

See what drew over 600 entrepreneurs, business people, investors and startup enthusiasts to last year’s successful event!  StartUp Connection ’12


See the Best Entrepreneurs!
The Innovation Showcase will feature 60 innovative startups selected from the St. Louis region.  Meet the entrepreneurs behind these ventures, and watch as they compete for cash prizes and services.

Prizes include:
• People’s Choice Awards — Seven (7) $500 prizes

Startup Challenge Awards – $100,000 cash awarded to top 3 winners

BioSTL Awards – two awards totalling $2,500

• Cultivation Capital Awards – two awards totalling $5,000

Mueller Prost PC – two awards totalling $5,000 of cash and in-kind services

• St. Louis Arch Angels Award of $1,250

• St. Louis Regional Chamber Award

In-kind prizes valued  over $20,000 from:  Polsinelli,  Brown Smith Wallace LLC,  Armstrong Teasdale, HatchBuck, and CreatiVenture Law LLC.

InnovateVMS, Innovate St. Louis, ITEN, Arch Grants, Cultivation Capital, Six Thirty, St. Louis Regional Chamber