The St. Louis region is increasingly becoming a breeding ground for successful tech startup companies with major new investments and growth over the last year. So says a report from the St. Louis IT Entrepreneur Network, or ITEN, a nonprofit group that provides venture development services for startup technology businesses.
"There are a lot of creative, innovative people in this town who have just been under-appreciated and under-celebrated," Jim Brasunas, executive director of ITEN, tells Daily RFT. "There's...a center of gravity for IT talent in St. Louis."
The local nonprofit group today released a report on the state of regional startups based on data from more than 250 companies that it tracks. By several measures, the group says, the St. Louis tech startup scene is expanding rapidly.More »