St. Louis Business Journal’s 2019 Most Influential Business Women Awards: Mary Louise Helbig, ITEN

August 12, 2019 – This past Friday the St. Louis Business Journal’s 2019 Most Influential Business Women Awards was held at the America’s Center in downtown St. Louis. Over 600 guests attended to celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of the selected women leaders.

ITEN’s executive director, Mary Louise Helbig, was part of the 2019 class. Mary Louise joined ITEN in 2017, and has since led the organization through a number of initiatives aimed at bolstering St. Louis’ startup ecosystem. Under Helbig’s watch, ITEN has expanded its Corporate Innovation Program, established a new community engagement platform and kicked off a commercialization program called Eureka!

Helbig is shepherding the organization’s efforts to help more startups and further accelerate St. Louis’ startup growth. ITEN, founded in 2008, supports tech entrepreneurs and helps them launch new companies through educational programs, events, mentoring and partnerships. 

Read the full St. Louis Business Journal article here.