It’s no secret that starting a business isn’t easy. Add that to being an undergrad and the mix gets even more difficult. Yet, somehow, student-run businesses seem surprisingly common at WashU. From Bear Bites to Bear Bikes, to U-Shuttle and UTrucking, the…
WashU alum Jeff Platt details his journey with Sky Zone, the multimillion-dollar indoor trampoline park company that he’s run since graduation.
Missouri came in at #6 in a recent ranking from the Fit Small Business website of the best states to start a business. The state ranked within the top 25 in six of the seven categories taken into consideration. The categories include…
Anna Patterson, BA’87, founded and is the managing director of Gradient Ventures, Google’s newly launched venture capital group.
Truck Driver Power, co-founded by Olin Business School grad J.T. Peters, raises $150,000 in seed money.
Emily Lohse-Busch, BA’05, has been named the new Executive Director of Arch Grants.
How a few friendly games of ping-pong led to funding for a promising startup.
Mike Keymer’s, BS ’98, current venture, Origent Data Sciences, provides cutting-edge clinical research.
St. Louis-based startup Greetabl, co-founded by Sam Fox School grad Zoë Scharf, has raised more than $1.5 million from investors.