SwipeSum Raises $1 Million in Seed Funding

December 20, 2018 –  Credit Card Processing Marketplace Software, Used To Eliminate Fees For All Merchants, Backed By Notable Angel Investors. SwipeSum, the first merchant-centric online credit card processing marketplace, has received $1 million in funding from notable angel investors, with the round led by Andrew S. Love and Laurence … Read More

How-To Create an Amazing Brand Name by Frank Spohr

December 20, 2018 – Why is picking a strong, memorable brand name so important? Picking your brand name is the first step in establishing your company’s reputation.  It helps show people what to expect from you.  A good reputation means people will naturally want to connect with you and do … Read More

What’s All This Talk About UNION — The New Engagement Platform?

December 12, 2018 – We recently sat down with Melissa Grizzle, ITEN’s Director of Entrepreneur Development, to hear more about ITEN’s launch of the community engagement platform, UNION, and the benefits it can bring to the ITEN community. What is UNION? UNION is a community engagement platform specifically designed for … Read More

Exploration and Innovation Lead to Meaningful Connections

November 16, 2018 –  How much innovative energy is in your community? If you talk to Mark Sawyier, CEO and co-founder for Bonfyre, an employee experience platform built to help place company culture in the hands of those most capable of shaping it, the St. Louis community is crackling. Thanks … Read More

RGAX Benefits from ITEN’s Corporate Innovation Program

October 8, 2018 –  If necessity is the mother of invention, then innovation is the child born from that necessity. For corporations, however, innovation is often blocked by the desire for company longevity and profitability while employees focus on job security and avoiding risk. People get caught up on the … Read More

2018 St. Louis Technology Workforce & Skills Study

October 26, 2018 – ITEN earlier this year commissioned Peters Marketing Research to conduct an online survey seeking to understand and plan for St. Louis’ future technology jobs and skills needs. More than 300 technology hiring managers and executives completed the survey, providing information on their biggest needs, sources of recruitment … Read More