St. Louis

061: Steve Ewing (The Urge)

Meet Steve Ewing, Lead Singer/Songwriter of The Urge and Owner of Steve’s Hot Dogs. Steve sits down with the team to share why he works so hard at everything he does.

059: Kim Plank (Captains of Innovation)

Meet Kim Plank, Midwest Regional Director at Captains of Innovation. Kim joins Innovation City to share her insights on building innovation ecosystems, what corporations and startups can learn from one another, and much more!

058: Blake Marggraff (Epharmix)

Meet Blake Marggraff, CEO at Epharmix. Blake joins Innovation City to talk about startup culture, cultivating venture capital relationships, and setting the standard of care for patient engagement technology.

056: David Nicklaus (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Meet David Nicklaus, Business Columnist at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. David joins us to share his insights on St. Louis’ recent boom in entrepreneurial growth, his vision for the city’s future, and the importance of well-connected, well-resourced local news outlets.

054: Megan McKissen (OPO Startups)

Meet Megan McKissen, Director at OPO Startups and Founder at Clustered. Megan talks about her plans for building economic growth centers in small towns across the country, share stories about fast acquisitions of OPO startups, and much more.

052: Jamey Edgerton (Nvsted)

Meet Jamey Edgerton, CEO of Nvsted and Senior VP at St. Louis Economic Development Partnership. Jamey joins us today to talk about the power of small investors, St. Louis’ strong entrepreneur ecosystem, and much more!

051: Uri Fleyder-Kotler (Narya Security)

Meet Uri Fleyder-Kotler, Co-Founder & CEO at Narya Security. Narya helps enterprise businesses solve the damage caused by ransomware with a single click. Uri joins us to talk about what inspired him to start Narya, the benefits of joining an accelerator program, and much more.

050: Robin Rath (Pixel Press)

Meet Robin Rath, Co-Founder & CEO at Pixel Press. Pixel Press builds next-gen video game creation tools that allow kids to become game designer. Robin talks about using the power of technology to encourage storytelling.

049: Jeff Mazur (LaunchCode)

Meet Jeff Mazur, Executive Director at LaunchCode, a nonprofit that provides free, high-quality tech-industry training and job placement. Jeff joins us to talk about LaunchCode’s goal of bridging the high-skill tech workforce gap in cities across the U.S.

045: Mvstermind (Hip Hop Artist)

Meet St. Louis Hip Hop Artist, Muhammad “Mvstermind” Austin. Mvstermind is a rapper, producer and songwriter who is about to take the hip hop world by storm. He sits down with the Innovation Team to talk about finding himself as an artist and a human being, and how that growth continues to inform his work.