Come Celebrate 10 Years of Advancing Tech Innovation!

Come Celebrate 10 Years of Advancing Tech Innovation! Join us at 2nd Thursday on April 12th Venture Cafe, 4240 Duncan Ave. 5:30 – 6:30 MAIN EVENT ITEN: A Decade of Impact Join us as we kickoff our 10th Anniversary Year of Celebration!  We’ll take a look back, celebrate our current success with our 2017 Impact … Read More


Struggling with sales? Join the club! I’ve tried to outline some common mistakes I’ve seen sales people, startups, and even large organizations struggle with over the years. I believe startups are in a unique position to figure this out early – hopefully you find some insight for your startup. Read … Read More

Welcome Newest EIR Joining ITEN

ST. LOUIS, March 5, 2018 – ITEN is delighted to announce that Quentin Ortega has joined ITEN as an Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR). Quentin is an experienced startup leader, skilled in corporate relationship management, digital strategy, mobile applications, corporate communications, and vision development, which will prove valuable to our ventures … Read More

FINDING DEVELOPERS by Jason Ashton (an ITEN Mentor)

Since a large majority of tech startups today involve some kind of Application Development (App Dev) I find it troubling that so many startups that I’ve mentored and/or hear about, struggle so much with finding (and keeping) application developers that “work out” or more importantly, “align with” their vision. I’ve … Read More

GiftAMeal Graduates from ITEN’s Mock Angel Program

ITEN Mock Angels

Congratulations to GiftAMeal! ITEN’s first member company in 2018 to become a Mock Angel Graduate! GiftAMeal ( is a for-profit restaurant marketing platform that promotes restaurants by giving back. Each time a user takes a photo on the GiftAMeal mobile application, a meal is provided to someone in need through … Read More