Fast-growing St. Louis fintech startup bolsters team, adds funding

The startup, Neocova, was founded in 2016 and has operated quietly since its launch. But with a commercial pipeline that co-founder and CEO Sultan Meghji describes as “exploding,” the company has publicly emerged amid its rapid growth......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 11th, 2019

Big Ag wants a cut of booming fake-meat market

Bunge Ltd, one the world's biggest grain traders, recently disclosed the 1.6% stake it had purchased in the fast-growing fake-meat startup Beyond Meat......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 9th, 2019

Root shoots up: How this fast-growing startup is disrupting the auto insurance industry

While Root is still small compared with legacy insurers, it’s getting noticed for a number of reasons, including hiring away top executives from those huge, century-old companies......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 5th, 2019

Facing backlash, WeWork adds one woman to its all-male board

WeWork, the fast-growing start-up that leases.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesSep 4th, 2019

Fox Rothschild adds more lawyers from LeClairRyan

The fast-growing Philadelphia firm now has added almost 20 lawyers from LeClairRyan, which filed for bankruptcy this week after announcing it would close its doors......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 4th, 2019

Here"s what the XFL named its St. Louis team (photos)

The XFL, the startup football league founded by World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. CEO and Chairman Vince McMahon, on Wednesday unveiled the team names, logos and colors for its eight inaugural franchises......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 21st, 2019

Journal Profile: Brendan Mullen fights the good fight in the business world

This CEO's tech startup is growing so fast it made the Inc. 5000 list — but Brendan Mullen's is even more proud of its recognition among military veteran-owned businesses......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 16th, 2019

Know any executive rock stars? Nominate them for Business Journal"s 2019 C-Suite Awards

Take a minute to think about some of the C-suite executives you know in the Valley. Whether they run a huge business or nonprofit, handle human resources for a fast-growing startup or perhaps stickhandle through all the legal issues for a financi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 15th, 2019

Fast-growing agtech startup raises another $33M

One of St. Louis’ most promising startups, Benson Hill Biosystems, has raised more than $30 million with plans to use the financing to further accelerate its growth......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 2nd, 2019

How the 2020 Olympics are driving Zoom Video"s growth in Japan

Fast-growing videoconferencing startup Zoom Video Communication is doubling its workforce in Japan this year, as it steadily builds out its international footprint, the Japanese business newspaper Nikkei Asian Review reports. San Jose-based Zoom no.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 30th, 2019

Fast-growing NY insurance startup opening Scottsdale office

The company, which is already hiring for its Arizona office, has raised $480 million since its inception in 2015, according to Crunchbase......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 25th, 2019

Cool Offices: Fast-growing Gardner Builders focuses on flexible, open space in office expansion

When construction company Gardner Builders moved into downtown Minneapolis' Baker Center in January 2016, executives expected to be in the space for six years. "Within a year we outgrew it," said CEO Bob Gardner. The team began making plans to d.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 23rd, 2019

Poettker Construction adds an office in North Carolina

St. Louis-based Poettker Construction Co. has opened an office in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Poettker Southeast office will be led by a team of Poettker leadership, including Keith Poettker, president; Ryan Poettker, executive vice president .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 22nd, 2019

Fast-growing software firm Vistex opens downtown Chicago office

Following a large round of funding earlier this year, Hoffman Estates, Illinois-based software maker Vistex is opening a new office in downtown Chicago. Vistex announced Wednesday that it’s opening an 8,000-square-foot office space at 1 E. Wacke.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2019

Advice from Entrepreneurs Of The Year at Sparefoot

We asked the 2019 EY Entrepreneurs Of The Year in Central Texas how they have achieved so much and what advice they would offer to other entrepreneurs. Here’s what the co-founders of the fast-growing Austin startup Sparefoot had to say......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2019

XFL names St. Louis team president

The XFL, the startup football league founded by World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. CEO and Chairman Vince McMahon, said Tuesday that St. Louis native Kurt Hunzeker will be president of the league’s St. Louis team. Hunzeker, a University of Missou.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 25th, 2019

Fast-growing dog food startup takes Greenwich Village office

Home-cooked dog food service The Farmer's Dog is reportedly moving to a new office in Greenwich Village. The Commercial Observer reports that the startup has signed a 2.5-year sublease for 19,000... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 24th, 2019

Exclusive: Wells Fargo-Favored Mortgage Master Blend Raises $130 Million

The fintech startup is darn close to achieving "unicorn" status. Blend has raised $130 million in new venture capital funding. The cash injection likely puts the San Francisco-based fintech startup within striking distance of ̶.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 24th, 2019

This scooter and bike startup is growing locally — and looking for a new regional manager

Scooter and electric bike startup Lime is hiring a new general manager to oversee Maryland, D.C. and Virginia as it continues to push into new local sub markets. The general manager for the Mid-Atlantic will oversee a team of more than 40 full-tim.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 10th, 2019

Aurora partners with Fiat Chrysler over self-driving tech

Self-driving car software startup Aurora said on Sunday it would partner with Fiat Chrysler to build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles, the latest collaboration with an automaker for the fast-growing Silicon Valley company......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 10th, 2019

Exclusive: Fast-growing Ironclad opens up on its financials and new executive hires

San Francisco-based startup offers a peek at how it’s rapidly accelerating its revenue growth and is on track to cross more than $10 million in revenue in its fifth year of operation......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 4th, 2019