The 2019 Startup Connection Venture Showcase Companies
3D Gloop! (Advanced Manufacturing)
3D Gloop! manufacturers adhesives and speciality coatings for the 3D printing and additive manufacturing industry.
Baur Distribution (Bioscience)
Baur Distribution is a vertically integrated CBD product company that has some of the highest quality, independent tested CBD products on the market.
Adalo is a SaaS platform that makes building apps as easy as putting together a slide deck. Create an amazing app without having to use any code.
Advocado amplifies the actions & reactions that drive consumers and increases the performance of advertising.
Agrela Ecosystems (AgTech)
Agrela Ecosystems is an agtech startup delivering data collection products and services to accelerate breeding cycle time and help growers better manage their operations.
APP2Speak is a life-changing software application allowing people who have difficulty speaking to find their voice and connect with the world.
AUDRA (Consumer Product)
AUDRA is ready-to-wear luxury clothing that is modest, playful, and alluring at an accessible designer price point; easy to wear by a wide range of ages and sizes.
Bastian Pet Toys (Consumer Product)
K9X Ball by Bastian Pet Toys saves your couches and shoes by providing a dog ball toy your dog can’t destroy and will enjoy playing with! In addition, each sale supports African Painted Dogs through the St. Louis Zoo.
Capnion provides advanced cryptography to help medical payers and providers regulate the loss of data.
Clockwork is an AI powered software for financial projections and cash flow forecasting
Connexio is an AI driven personalized virtual advisor for students that want to study internationally.
Customily is a SaaS helping eCommerces maximize their product sales, by increasing their conversion rate while reducing their production costs and time.
Delta Tech (Tech)
Delta Tech has created Smart Mirror Displays for the digital information age.
DOOR CLUB (FinTech)
DOOR CLUB helps small landlords manage their rental properties. The apps provide an all-in-one solution for help in collecting and tracking rent, communication, and maintenance requests from tenants.
EduRain guides assists Higher Ed students by 1) Filing the FAFSA for free, 2) Finding & winning scholarships with an AI assistant, 3) Funding 0% rate loans for off-campus housing, while advising the student with a budget coach.
Eemerg allows you to pick the nearest available service provider with your budget in mind. We provide you multiple providers who are available and qualified to assist, eliminating your having to call for pricing.
Fanvie is a live event marketing platform that connects brands with consumers anywhere from concerts to home.
FastDemocracy is a federal, state, and local legislative analytics platform empowering political professionals and newcomers to be more informed and effective advocates for policy change.
FoodieNow is a data and analytics platform for the food and restaurant industry.
Gateway Biotechnology (Bioscience)
Gateway Biotechnology has more than a decade of product development funded by the NIH under its belt, developing drug candidates with proven safety records to combat hearing disorders.
GenAssist Inc. is developing a regenerative protein sponge to regrow muscle following traumatic muscle loss. We aspire to give back quality of life back to soldiers, veterans, car accident, gunshot victims, and athletes.
Generopolis is a free online market that turns stuff into cash for charity. Generopolis helps businesses with cause-marketing drives social media engagement and customer growth. Generopolis helps individuals with walks, galas and other personal fundraisers.
GiftAMeal is a mobile app that helps provide a meal to someone in need each time a user takes a photo at a partner restaurant.
Healthy Hip Hop (Tech)
Healthy Hip Hop is a SaaS platform powered by the arts and social interaction, combining technology and hip-hop culture to help improve academic outcomes.
HireMe is an online hiring platform designed to help job seekers display their skills and capabilities while also educating employers about their disabilities.
HIVE's technology monitors compliance with outpatient parental antimicrobial therapy, providing accurate, real-time data to physicians and insurance companies. No additional steps are required by the user.
HomeTraq helps you quickly find agents to easily schedule a home showing in an average of 3-5 minutes. Showings are on your terms, with no hassle, no obligation, and no solicitation.
Honey Moon Chocolates (Consumer product)
Honey Moon Chocolates is one of five companies in the US who have crafted a process of combining chocolate with honey. We are poised to produce our chocolate sweetened with STL Honey beginning in September.
HUM Industrial Technology (Tech)
HUM Industrial Technology makes wireless sensors for the rail industry to optimize asset and operation management.
iCover is a digital service platform enabling insurance companies to sell, underwrite, issue and administer life insurance at a fraction of the cost. We differentiate by offering a simple journey built on Blockchain technology.
Intact Genomics (Bioscience)
Intact Genomics develops life science related research reagents/kits and technologies, focused on large DNA cloning applications. We have developed 100kb large-DNA technologies for the discovery of microbial natural product compounds and novel antibiotics to address antibiotic-resistance and superbugs.
iSite Media (Tech)
iSite Media is a digital signage network targeting professional and college sports. We strategically locate in the restrooms of high traffic venues, providing advertiser the opportunity to target a captive audience through data driven decision and real time content delivery.
Key2enable Assistive Technology (EdTech)
Key2enable Assistive Technology has designed Key-X, a multifunctional keyboard enabling individuals with motor coordination challenges to use computers, smartphones, and tablets.
Loro is a smart companion robot for wheelchair users. Loro is a plug-and-play robotic system, controlled by a user-friendly mobile application for people with physical and/or communication challenges.
Lux and Nyx (Consumer product)
Lux and Nyx is a luxury handbag brand designed for the rock star woman on the go. Our products are built from sustainable, eco-friendly materials and exhibit high-quality functionality and style.
Mighty Cricket (Consumer product)
Mighty Cricket is a sustainable food brand of high-protein products made with cricket powder. The company focuses on nutrition, sustainability, and food equity to provide clean food for all.
Melio (Consumer product)
Melio’s domestically made solar powered backpack helps customers maximize their free time by minimizing the need to stop to recharge their mobile device(s) while producing clean power anywhere.
monikur is a numberless texting app allowing professionals to text with clients without sharing their phone number. This is perfect for client-facing attorneys and other professionals who value boundaries and privacy.
Mylestones helps improve mental health outcomes for patients, family members, and their unpaid primary care givers. A SAAS platform allowing providers to offer digital legacy creation to patients thus allowing nurses to create more projects faster.
OneMillionLoops makes the lives of music educators easier. Encourage practice of students with "Bands on the Spot" endless music combinations of multiple instruments, and connect with more students through the app.
orthodocsPro helps orthodontics practices customize and simplify new patient contracts. Practices can configure base treatment fees, additional products and prices, types of payment plan discounts and more.
Outside360 is an online platform that connects people through authentic experiences in the great outdoors.
Padmission is a web-based application that gives persons experiencing homelessness and their case managers a website to find a variety of housing options and help get them placed quickly.
Panoptive enables voice assisted access to your company's data, in a way you can trust. End users can add new data skills in less than an hour.
PenPath turns messy and siloed marketing data into actionable insights for Chief Marketing Officers.
phas3 is a digital health company providing accessible and affordable recovery from heart disease. We help hospitals implement a home-based cardiac rehab program to improve patient engagement and outcomes.
PLANETARIANS (Consumer product)
PLANETARIANS upcycles by-products and solid food waste into high-protein high fiber ingredients. PLANETARIANS sterilizes and destroys anti-nutrients and creates fiber in one step.
PlatformSTL supports software and product development for healthcare technologies. Our software engineering, prototyping, and product development brings research closer to commercialization, with business development and comprehensive project management.
Platter helps developers, consultancies, and startups more quickly ship, operate, and scale products on any cloud and all user device platforms.
Popwallet is a mobile wallet marketing company, providing brands a new way to communicate with people by capitalizing on the reach, engagement, and measurement we can provide through mobile wallets.
Provider Pool (Tech)
Provider Pool is an online labor marketplace created for the healthcare industry. Our platform connects hospitals to available healthcare professionals for on-demand staffing needs.
Qstodian combines counting and customer response technologies to provide a fully integrated restroom monitoring solution for your facility, regardless of size.
Readout Health (Bioscience)
Readout Health is a digital health company helping patients better manage their own health by providing novel, clinically backed solutions to easily measure health biomarkers. replacing invasive measurements.
Rissana's software supercharges traditional care for addiction. It improves patient outcomes by keeping patients more engaged, and it allows addiction clinics to see more patients.
Roo is an online platform connecting people with extra space in their home or business, to people in need of storage. For hosts, Roo provides an easy way to make income. For renters, Roo provides an affordable storage solution.
SpenDebt is a financial technology company designed to assist people in paying off debt (i.e. auto loan, credit cards, student loans). Leveraging micropayment through everyday transactions.
SwipeSum finds businesses the best payment solution at the lowest rates in minutes as opposed to months. Guaranteed.
Takoda is focused on substance use disorder care. The outpatient behavioral health services sector requires better measurement to determine the impact their services have on patient success. By improving patient outcomes, we aim to reduce costs associated with addiction treatment.
Techrein (Consumer product)
Techrein is wearable technology company providing safety solutions with fashionable eco-friendly LED safety harnesses helping save the lives of outdoor enthusiasts, construction workers and more.
Thumbraise is a mobile-first venture-network matching startups with investors using short-pitch videos. Our smart feed analyzes startup pitches and investor engagements to simplify the capital raise experience.
Tricentum Technologies (Bioscience)
Tricentum Technologies develops synergistic medical devices focused on patient-centered care leading to improved quality of life and better outcomes.
Truck Driver Power (Tech)
Truck Driver Power marries driving activity data with professional profiles to match truck driver employees with trucking company employers. Drivers are TDP’s key stakeholders; companies are TDP’s customers.