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Empowering
Entrepreneurs

By supporting first-time entrepreneurs from underrepresented communities, Cortex’s Square One programs, led by Ben Molina and Gabriela Ramirez-Arellano, is bringing…

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2023 Year In Review: 25+ Inspiring
St. Louis Stories

From community transformers and restaurateurs to inspiring artists and innovative startup founders, take a look back at this year’s STLMade…

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Sunflower Power

At Edison Agrosciences, sunflowers could hold the key to producing the first sustainable natural rubber made in the U.S.

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Feeding the Future

At St. Louis startup MARSfarm, co-founders Peter Webb and Drew Thomas create portable greenhouses to upgrade how classrooms study agriculture.

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Manufacturing the Future

Southwestern Illinois College leads the way in educating the next generation of manufacturing workers, helping to realize the vision of…

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Career Center

New industries in St. Louis are helping to fuel Missouri’s rise in employment opportunities.

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Planting Seeds

Angi Taylor found meaningful work in St. Louis’s growing agriculture industry.

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