Sponsored by Edward Jones

Presented by St. Louis County Economic Council
The St. Louis Startup Challenge is exactly what it sounds like — a challenge for the best startups. The reward: No-strings-attached cash, top-tier professional services, new office space, and an opportunity to compete in front of all of St. Louis.

Edward Jones and St. Louis County Economic Council have unveiled the St. Louis Startup Challenge, a new and improved business plan competition. With some of the biggest sponsors in St. Louis and some of the best prize packages, St. Louis Startup Challenge highlights local entrepreneurs, helps them develop their venture and rewards the best-of-the-best in an all-out public celebration.

Are you ready to take the challenge?

About the competition:
Meet our winners
Meet our sponsors
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Take the challenge: (information coming soon!)
Startup Challenge overview
Rules and eligibility
The prize package
Important dates

Call for applications begins April 3, 2013!


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