April 17, 2018 – Since 2008 ITEN has had broad and meaningful impact as a catalyst for tech innovation in the STL region. We have supported over 900 tech startups through our FREE programs and services, including engaging 5 corporate innovation partners, and collaborating with over 80 ecosystem resource partners. Our newest report details the results of our work in the form of economic impact in 2018:
- Creating over 260 jobs; over 1,500 since 2012
- Generating $3.5M in monthly revenue
- Raising $19M investor funding; $190M since 2009
- Launching 55 commercial products, applied for 14 patents, with 5 patents awarded
Our diverse and inclusive founder community is represented by:
- 13% Immigrants
- 23% African-Americans & Hispanics
- 32% Females
Launching into our second decade, we plan to continue to deliver positive economic impact to the STL region as a catalyst for tech innovation which supports the attraction, development, and retention of tech talent within the STL region. Please download your copies of the 2018 Impact Report, Entrepreneur Pathway, and STL Ecosystem map here!
We look forward to continuing to contribute to STL’s position as a dominant and vibrant hub for tech innovation.
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