Mind Your P’s & Q’s with Service Providers

February 27, 2020 – Hey Entrepreneurs!  In the past few weeks we’ve heard of some challenging situations that our community members have experienced with service providers.  So please take a few minutes to read over these high level reminders so you don’t make mistakes that could be very costly to … Read More

How Do the U.S. SBA's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs Work?

February 14, 2020 – The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is a large and competitive initiative administered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (www.sba.gov) to encourage domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) that has the potential for commercialization. The Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) is another … Read More

ITEN Company Spotlight HUM Industrial Technology

January 15, 2019 – We are happy to spotlight one of our newer member companies this month that just recently joined ITEN, HUM Industrial Technology. They develop wireless sensors and AI to make rail transportation smarter and safer! Using “vibration analysis” and machine learning software Byron Porter (CEO) is taking … Read More

From Our Friends at Olin – Building a Better Algorithm for Online Shopping Choices

January 9, 2020 – Check out how two Washington University researchers’ debate resulted in winning the Olin Award which “recognizes scholarly research that has timely, practical applications for complex business management problems”. Dennis Zhang and Jake Feldman’s research was focused on machine learning and customer choice modeling (respectively) to create a … Read More

ITEN Welcomes Bob Franceschelli to the Board of Directors

December 13th, 2019 – ITEN is excited to announce the newest board member of 2019, Bob Franceschelli! Bob’s extensive executive leadership experience with both startups and large corporations, such as Anheuser-Busch Inbev, provide a foundation to contribute strategic, tactical and operational support to ITEN and its valued clients.  Bob has a … Read More

Rezilient is ITEN’s Latest 2019 Mock Angel Graduate

December 2, 2019 – We are very pleased to announce that our latest Mock Angel Graduate is Rezilient! They recently completed our Investor Readiness Program that is designed to prepare startups to raise equity funding. This program also includes Mock Angels pitch sessions and due diligence preparation.   Rezilient is a … Read More

Community Partner Spotlight: St. Louis County Library

November 25, 2019 – Did you know that there is a wealth of fabulous, free resources for entrepreneurs and business owners at the St. Louis County Library? We are delighted to spotlight our partner so that you can get a glimpse of the many tools they have to offer and … Read More