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Our Previous Recipients in Alphabetical Order by Grant Year.

Agrela Ecosystems

Agricultural Technology • AgTech • Hardware Technology

PheNode, by Agrela Ecosystems, is a "smart" field crop sensor platform for agricultural applications

Allison Mitchell

Fashion • Manufacturing

ALLISON MITCHELL is an emerging fashion brand producing unique accessories for women and men.


Business to Business Products • Information Technology

We help you manage access to your company apps and give you meaningful insights over data flow.


Education Technology • Healthcare

clEAR provides auditory brain training to people who have hearing loss via web-based computer games

Corvus Robotics

Business to Business Products • Information Technology

We help warehouses and distribution centers improve their inventory processes with aerial robots.


Fashion • Manufacturing

A brand manufacturing made to order clothing in St. Louis, selling direct to customers online.

Drug Design Methodologies

Bio-Technology • Healthcare • Pharmaceutical

DDM accelerates pharmaceutical pipelines with novel software to optimize drug-target binding.

Lean Media

AgTech • Business to Business Services

We help agribusinesses reach target audiences online with greater precision, frequency & control.


Business to Business Services • Fashion

MakersValley is an online platform connecting designers directly with Italian apparel manufacturers.


Consumer Products • Social Media

Met Know software "gamifies" the process of learning names.

MyStrength Book

Fitness and Sport Technology • Healthcare • Mobile • SAAS

MyStrengthBook is a web-based platform that optimizes athletes' performance in the gym.

Outdoor Metrix

Consumer Products • Consumer Services • Fishing • Hunting • Mobile • Wildlife Management

We are a hunt performance and trail camera management application for hunters and wildlife managers.

Rozzy Learning Company

Education • Education Technology

Rozzy is the first company to create career readiness software for elementary school kids.


Medical Device

SentiAR is a digital health company developing a holographic platform for interventional procedures.


Business to Business Services • Enterprise Software

Strayos is a 3D computer platform for Mining operations providing accurate drone data analytics.

Sunstation USA

Business to Business Products • Healthcare

Sunstation USA is your #1 resource for community sunscreen dispensers!


Bio-Technology • Life Sciences

We develop pneumococcal conjugate vaccines using its proprietary bioconjugation technology.


Education Technology

ViTAL’s software makes digital learning content accessible to blind and visually impaired students.

Accelerate Wind

Architecture / Engineering / Construction • CleanTech

A novel rooftop wind energy solution.

Exit 7C

B2B • B2C • Mobile

The Digital Fuel Card.


B2B • EdTech

Helps prevents absenteeism and automate sharing of personalized student support services.


Enterprise Software • Information Technology

An enterprise cloud platform that turns any device into a live Smartboard.


Healthcare • Medical Device

Developing a non-invasive screening tool for colorectal cancer by evaluating stool samples.

Helper Helper

EdTech • Mobile

The simplest way for schools to connect students to meaningful volunteer experiences.


Healthcare • Information Technology

Helps health systems share and optimize medical equipment utilization within their network.

Janus Choice

Healthcare • Information Technology

Artificial Intelligence for Care Coordination.

Longneck & Thunderfoot

B2B • Social Media

We provide editorial news teams to transform company blogs into influential marketing channels.


Manufacturing • Tech

Magnatone makes high-end vintage style guitar amplifiers in St. Louis and sells them worldwide.


Manufacturing • Tech

Exclusive nanotechnology that revolutionizes the rocket propellant and energy industries.

OfCourse Scheduling

EdTech • Information Technology

The OfCourse Scheduler is a proven scheduling solution for higher ed. Institutions.

Pro-Arc Diagnostics

BioTech/Life Science • Healthcare

Increasing patient access to immune-modulating therapies with a unique JC virus assay


BioTech/Life Science • Enterprise Software

Radiologics develops FDA-compliant data management systems for medical imaging in clinical trials.

Riley’s Premium Pet Products

PetTech • Products

A trusted line of human grade USDA-certified organic dog treats.


AgTech • B2B

Big Data ag decision tool for risk management decisions on agribusiness


B2B • B2C • Safety/Security

A mobile safety app that bridges the gap between doing nothing & calling 911 in unsafe situations.


Enterprise Software • Manufacturing

Money-Saving Manufacturing Analytics in the Cloud


Products • Social Enterprise

TinySuperheroes is a company bridging the gap for special needs families by empowering kids.


Healthcare • Mobile

WELL is a simple online platform that helps patients communicate with healthcare administration.


B2C • Healthcare • Medical Device

Makes medicine manageable. Logo


Big Data • Enterprise Software

A streaming Database service

Applied Particle Technology

B2B • CleanTech • Hardware

Providing energy saving, ultra-high efficiency filter-less air purification technologies

Arch Innotek

AgTech • B2B • BioTech/Life Science

Arch Innotek develops innovative technology to produce natural ingredients at low cost


B2C • Healthcare • Medical Device

Better products for parents, starting with an innovative breast pump.

Better Weekdays

EdTech • Enterprise Software • Tech

An inbound recruiting platform that powers brand-driven campus hiring.

Chrona Sleep

B2C • BioTech/Life Science • Tech

Chrona Sleep combines emerging scientific research with the latest in wearable technology.


Enterprise Software • Mobile • Tech

The CrisisGo mobile app is a universal safety and communication tool.


Automotive • Manufacturing • Safety/Security

Seat belts for commercial vehicles and specialty applications


BioTech/Life Science • Pharma

Developing next generation bio-therapeutic molecules to diagnose and treat coagulation disorders.


Enterprise Software • Healthcare • Tech

HIPAAtrek’s cloud-based software helps healthcare organizations maintain HIPAA compliance.

Invisible Boyfriend/Invisible Girlfriend

B2C • Media/Entertainment • Mobile

We provide you a virtual companion.

Jobsite Unite

Jobsite Unite

Architecture / Engineering / Construction • Mobile • Tech

Jobsite Unite simplifies on-site communication for commercial and residential construction projects

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Media/Entertainment • Mobile • Tech

Our app allows users to listen to movies in alternate languages.

Olio City

Mobile • Social Media • Tech

Personalized city guide application featuring the best a city has to offer.


Media/Entertainment • Social Media • Tech

An efficient way to find and use user generated images from social media.



Hardware • Mobile • Tech

Connects the home to your smartphone.


Media/Entertainment • Mobile

Helping companies make full use of their app store reviews.


Design • Hardware • Tech

Interactive transparent displays

The Normal Brand

B2B • B2C • Fashion

the first Midwestern lifestyle apparel company


B2C • Design • Manufacturing

Artifox marries technology and craft to reinvent the use of everyday items.

Benjamin Logo


Big Data • E-Commerce • Fashion

Deals that won't waste your time.


B2B • EdTech • Enterprise Software

On-demand mobile tech labs.

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Blue Line Technology

Enterprise Software • Safety/Security • Tech

Develops and sells facial recognition software.


E-Commerce • EdTech • P2P

Dabble is an online marketplace for classes in the community.


B2B • B2C • E-Commerce

Beautiful, personalized greetings for when a card is not enough.


B2C • Manufacturing • SportsTech

Inflation vest for waters sports enthusiasts and first responders.


B2C • Hardware • SportsTech

Jolt makes wearable head impact sensors for youth athletes.

Less Annoying CRM

B2B • Enterprise Software • Tech

A customer relationship manager (CRM) designed specifically for the small business market.


AgTech • CleanTech • Manufacturing

Produces 100% biodegradable products made of natural fibers and seeds that can germinate.

Made for Freedom

Fashion • Retail • Social Enterprise

Offering quality apparel and accessories made by those at risk and rescued from sex trafficking.


B2B • CleanTech • Tech

MeterGenius is an online tool to help consumers take control of their electricity bills.

Nanopore Diagnostics

BioTech/Life Science • Healthcare • Research

Developing a rapid microbial diagnostic test to identify and speciate a pathogen in only 30 minutes.


B2B • Big Data • FinTech

Prattle provides data solutions to the financial services industry.


B2B • Enterprise Software • Tech

Real-time process tracking for collaborative business processes.


B2B • B2C • Mobile

Products that grow and develop undeserved businesses and communities.



B2C • Manufacturing • PetTech

Female focused lifestyle hardware brand.

Adarza Bio

Adarza BioSystems

BioTech/Life Science • Healthcare • Manufacturing

Developing a rapid and label-free biological assay platform.


Big Data • E-Commerce • Tech



Big Data • Mobile • Tech

Appcropolis is a place for people to learn, discover, share and create HTML5 mobile applications.

Candy Lab AR

B2B • Big Data • Mobile

Custom-branded mobile app platform that improves events, tourism and civic pride.

Code Red Education

EdTech • Education • Social Enterprise

A computer science and entrepreneurial curriculum for first through twelfth graders.


B2B • CleanTech • Manufacturing

Easytork produces patented quarter-turn pneumatic rotary vane actuators.


B2B • Food and Restaurants • Tech

All-in-one marketing software solution for retaurants and bars.



B2C • BioTech/Life Science • Healthcare

Transformative pipeline of liquid Collagen tissue products.


B2C • BioTech/Life Science • Healthcare

Therapeutic cancer vaccine for the treatment of advanced solid tumors.


Big Data • Enterprise Software • LegalTech

Moneyball for lawyers.


B2C • Hardware • Tech

State-of-the-art and seamless voter check-in and verification process.


BioTech/Life Science • Healthcare • Research

Blood test that can detect hundreds of markers that can track health.

Mag Bio Sense


BioTech/Life Science • Healthcare • Research

Novel cardiac biomarker diagnostic technology.

Notal Vision

Medical Device

Better methods of detecting AMD.


Big Data • Enterprise Software • Mobile

The world's largest mobile student discount program.


B2C • Medical Device • Mobile

Sensor and app that empowers asthma patients to better understand and manage their condition.


B2B • Big Data • Mobile

Empowering government affairs professionals to search, track, and report on legislation.


B2C • Fashion • Manufacturing

Unique, bold and bright women's specific triathlon sportwear brand.

U.S. Drilling Products


A manufacturer & distributor of a line of bits that drill through solid rock.


Healthcare • Medical Device • Tech

Proprietary intelligence system that integrates regulatory information into a single database.

Label Insight

Label Insight

Big Data • Enterprise Software • Tech

The industry's most powerful product data exchange platform.

Labor Voices


LaborVoices is crowdsourced supply chain intelligence.


AdTech • Big Data • Mobile

High frequency stock trading for mobile advertising.

Material Mix

CleanTech • Social Enterprise • Tech

Material Mix monetizes the trade of recyclables.

Med Preps

Education • Healthcare

Online medical certification practice tests.

Observable Networks

Enterprise Software • Safety/Security • Tech

Observable Networks offers a new approach to enterprise network security and management.

Pharos Scientific

Hardware • Healthcare • Medical Device

Innovative medical imaging.

Rocket Rack

Architecture / Engineering / Construction • B2B • Manufacturing

Conduit and process pipe support system.


Big Data • Enterprise Software • Tech

The fastest similarity search engine available.


Media/Entertainment • Social Media • Tech

Delivering news on the startup ecosystem around the Midwest.


Enterprise Software • Healthcare • Tech

Interventions that use automated calls or texts to manage patients’ conditions while collecting data


B2C • Design • Products

We make products that solve problems.

Start Right Foods

B2C • Food and Restaurants • Manufacturing • Products

Fueling your morning with complete protein can help kickstart a healthy day.

Upaya Pharmaceuticals

Healthcare • Research

A company inspired to solve important health challenges through research & applications.

Hummingbird Technologies

AgTech • B2C • Hardware

Research driven technology firm focused on creating a simpler and better life for all.


Big Data • Mobile • Tech

Cast lets businesses and brands create simple polls across web, email, social, and mobile channels.

Freight Grid - A Smarter Way to Ship


Big Data • Enterprise Software • Logistics

FreightGrid makes shipping freight easier, faster, and more affordable than ever before.


Healthcare • Medical Device • Pharma

Talariant is a bio-tech company targeting pharmaceutical aerosol applications.

Genetix Fusion

BioTech/Life Science • Healthcare • Research

Superior, non-toxic transfection kits for researchers.

Aerosol Control Technologies

BioTech/Life Science • CleanTech • Hardware

Technology that reduces exhaust emissions from diesel engines.

Companion Pharma

Companion Pharma is a web-portal driven distributor of prescription drugs for dogs and cats.

Iveria TV

Iveria TV is the “hulu of foreign TV”.


Enterprise Software • Mobile

Obsorb is a customizable work platform for small businesses.

  • Stripes identify a startup that is no longer active.
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  • Dots identify a startup founded by an Arch Grant Entrepreneur who has gone
    on to found one or more companies after receiving an Arch Grant. These companies did not receive an Arch Grant.