“We love the Cardinals, we love the Blues, and we love our startups.”
St. Louis has reasons to be excited about the future.
“St. Louis has a much larger and more vibrant startup community than people outside the region realize,” Cortex Innovation’s Ellison said. “We’ve been growing this for 25 years, and with the leadership of organizations like BioSTL, Cortex, Arch Grants, ITEN and others, the region has gone from a handful of entrepreneur support organizations in the late ‘90s to over 100 ESOs, co-working spaces and regional events today.”