Monthly Archives: October 2015

Music streaming service Pandora opens office in St. Louis

Music streaming service Pandora on Monday opened an office in the Cortex innovation district. The St. Louis office will be home to a sales staff of five to seven employees. “Pandora ... Read More

St. Louis Sees Significant Growth in the Regional Tech Scene

Square, Pandora and Uber are among the latest tech companies to call St. Louis home. For the past few years, Missouri has seen significant growth in its tech scene. With statewide ... Read More

Columbia AgTech Start-up Elemental Enzymes partners with Bayer

As a world leader in animal health and plant sciences, Missouri has become a principle contributor to the global bioscience industry. Drs. Brian and Katie Thompson, of Elemental Enzymes Ag and ... Read More

Enbridge to invest $23 million, create jobs to upgrade Missouri pipeline

Gov. Nixon met with leading executives of Edmonton-based Enbridge Inc. during a trade mission to Alberta, Canada earlier this year. Gov. Jay Nixon today announced that Enbridge Inc. will invest approximately ... Read More

Missouri Unemployment Rate Hits 8-Year Low

Yes, we’re hard working. Yes, we’re highly skilled. And yes, there are more than 3 million of us, giving us a bigger talent pool than 20 other states (and most of ... Read More

Lower Cost of Living Lures California Companies to Kansas City

Lower housing and living costs can make Kansas City more attractive to businesses on the coasts. Whether your tastes run toward a home in the suburbs or a downtown loft, affordable ... Read More

AgTech Company SyMyco to expand footprint in BRDG Park

Officials with plant science startup SyMyco Inc., which moved to St. Louis from India in 2011, say they plan to expand their presence in BRDG Park by tripling the company’s research ... Read More

Missouri’s highly skilled talent continues to drive growth as KPMG adds 175 new IT positions

KPMG said Tuesday it would add 175 new information technology jobs to its downtown St. Louis office, at 10 S. Broadway. The new hires, made over the next three years, will ... Read More

STEP grants help Missouri businesses grow their exports

Missouri is one of the largest recipients of the STEP grants awarded to the states by the Federal Small Business Administration. The State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) Program is a ... Read More

Missouri offers many advantages for innovation

Missouri shows it can innovate. At least that is the conclusion of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s new study, Enterprising States: States Innovate, which analyzes the 50 states through six lenses ... Read More