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

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 (www.giftameal.com) 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

ITEN Names Mary Louise Helbig Executive Director

 ST. LOUIS, July 31, 2017 – The ITEN Board of Directors has appointed Mary Louise Helbig the new Executive Director of the not-for-profit organization, effective immediately. After an extensive search, the Board determined the strongest candidate was among ITEN’s group of experienced Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (EIRs).  Mary Louise has been deeply involved with … Read More

Insurtech: The 2.5 Billion Market Opportunity & How Startups Can Play a part

On Feb. 23rd, Thursday, RGAx and ITEN gave a great presentation and discussion on the opportunities about Insurtech, the discussion session was moderated by ITEN Executive Director, Francis Chmelir. RGAx global innovation leaders leading by Mark Showers shared their primary innovation areas of focus and how successful collaboration with the … Read More

Welcome New Mentors Joining ITEN

We’re thrilled to announce the following two business leaders, domain experts and community influencer joining us in supporting our startups in meaningful way via our mentor programs. Please join us in welcoming all of them to our mentor team. Nannette Musgrave   About Nannette Musgrave Nannette Musgrave has worked in the … Read More

St. Louis Region Wins National Competition to Address Racial and Gender Equity in Entrepreneurial Startup Community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ben Johnson 314-497-8985 bjohnson@biostl.org St. Louis Region Wins National Competition to Address Racial and Gender Equity in Entrepreneurial Startup Community Builds on Individual Organizations’ Diversity & Inclusion Efforts to Align Towards Equity (December 1, 2016) – Twelve St. Louis area nonprofit and governmental organizations are initial … Read More