The U.S. Department of Defense’s National Security Innovation Network (NSIN) appointed Jake Laktas university program director for Washington University in St. Louis. Laktas is housed on the Danforth Campus, within the Office of Research Development under the Vice Chancellor for Research. In…
Forbes highlighted St. Louis’ Cortex Innovation Community as a key catalyst for the region’s entrepreneurial renaissance
Many K-12 schools have closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. More closings are sure to come. In response, Varsity Tutors, founded by Washington University in St. Louis alum Chuck Cohn, has launched a new service called Virtual School Day.
WashU alum Atima Lui (BSBA ’12) discusses how her Olin experience informed her leadership style as founder and CEO of Nudest, a cosmetics company that uses AI to provide products to people of all skin tones.
Alumnus and tech giant David Karandish, BSCS ‘05, provides 5 encouragements for entrepreneurs.
After losing a friend to suicide, Evin Jaff, a biomedical engineering major in the McKelvey School, developed a technology to help people in crisis.
Apprente, co-founded by Washington University in St. Louis alum Moshe Looks, is being acquired by McDonald’s.
A 2019 CBRE Research Report ranks St. Louis among the top ten emerging life-sciences market clusters in the U.S.
Yesterday in Austin, Texas, twenty-five startups competed to be Startup of the Year at an annual competition at South by Southwest (SXSW). A familiar name was among them: GiftAMeal, founded by WashU alum Andrew Glanz. Glantz founded GiftAMeal in 2014 while he…