Supporting Startups in Times of Uncertainty

March 20, 2020 – In November of 2018, ITEN added the on-line engagement platform tool, UNION, for all our member companies to more effectively access the services and resources that we offer to them to help launch their tech companies, as well as connect with mentors and each other. A … 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 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

Entrepreneur Ecosystem Building by the Numbers

November 22, 2019 – When a community works together to support its startups, it shows in the numbers.  ITEN is a self-proclaimed entrepreneur ecosystem builder.  On a daily basis we work with other Entrepreneur Support Organizations (ESOs), universities and corporations to help St. Louis area entrepreneurs launch successful new tech … Read More

ITEN & Saint Louis University Research Innovation Group Announce Community Partnership to Engage Tech Entrepreneurs in the SLUStart I-Corps Program

(ST. LOUIS) September 19, 2019 – ITEN (www.itenstl.org) and the Research Innovation Group in the Office of the Vice President for Research at Saint Louis University (https://www.slu.edu/research/faculty-resources/research-innovation-group/index.php) are excited to announce their new partnership aimed at enhancing and broadening services for the tech startup companies and innovators they serve.  “ITEN … Read More

phas3 Joins ITEN’s 2019 Mock Angel Graduates!

September 17, 2019 – ITEN is very pleased to announce that phas3 completed  the Investor Readiness Program and is our latest Mock Angel graduate.  phas3 is a digital health company focused on increasing participation in cardiac rehabilitation (CR), an important but extremely underutilized secondary prevention program for patients with heart disease. 80% of eligible … Read More