Monthly Archives: March 2014

Chinese Automotive Company Acquires Missouri Start Up

Emerald Automotive of Hazelwood, Mo. was acquired last week by Chinese automotive giant Geely Holdings Group. Geely Group, which owns brands including Geely Auto, Volvo Cars and the London Taxi Co., ... Read More

Digital Sandbox KC tallies first-year gains

Digital Sandbox KC, a public/private partnership created to support high-potential business development of technology startups, said it has helped 19 early-stage companies raise $7 million in investments in its first year ... Read More

Watch St. Louis startup video that has entrepreneurs buzzing

A new video out by the St. Louis Civic Pride Foundation, St. Louis Regional Chamber, Partnership for Downtown St. Louis and St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission touts St. Louis’ entrepreneurial ... Read More

Pulse Therapeutics’ $1.3 million investors

FTL Capital and Cultivation Capital chipped in last month to fund Pulse Therapeutics, the medical device company based out of the Downtown T-REx co-working space. Pulse raised $1.3 million from three ... Read More

St. Louis makes list of top 20 most affordable cities

St. Louis has landed in the top 20 of a survey of the most-affordable places to live in the U.S. The city has been ranked the 13th most affordable major city ... Read More

St. Louis venture capital firm plans new $150 million fund

RiverVest Venture Partners, the Clayton-based venture capital firm that specializes in life sciences companies, has plans to create a new $150 million venture capital fund, according to documents filed with the ... Read More

Watlow plans $30 million expansion

Watlow Electric Manufacturing Co., one of St. Louis’ largest privately-held companies, plans to expand its Maryland Heights headquarters for the first time in decades. The project will add an additional 30,000 ... Read More

North America’s largest roofing manufacturer to open new facility in Moberly, create 125 new jobs

North America’s largest roofing manufacturer plans to build a new state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Moberly, Gov. Jay Nixon announced today. GAF Roofing will invest nearly $149 million to develop a 147-acre ... Read More

River’s Edge in St. Clair to Expand

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) Monday announced that River’s Edge, an international specialty merchandise designer, importer and distributor, is expanding into a new facility in St. Clair. The expansion ... Read More

Three Missouri economic development projects receive national recognition

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that three economic development projects were selected to receive 2014 Corporate Investment & Community Impact (CiCi) Awards by Trade & Industry Development ... Read More

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