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Healthcare startups sweep podium at Startup Connection

Healthcare startups sweep podium at Startup Connection St. Louis Business Journal by Brian Feldt   Startup companies working to develop a better way to diagnose bacterial infections, reduce concussions and combat cancer were winners at Wednesday night’s Startup Connection, the annual entrepreneurial showcase and resource fair. Nanopore Diagnostics, the local startup developing a 30 minute test that physicians can use to more quickly detect bacterial infections and better prescribe an antibiotic treatment took the top prize of $50,000 in the […]

Here are the 20 winners of this year’s Arch Grants

Here are the 20 winners of this year’s Arch Grants St. Louis Business Journal by Brian Feldt   Arch Grants, the St. Louis-based organization that hands out non-equity $50,000 grants to startup companies from across the globe, announced 20 new grant recipients Wednesday morning. Of the winners, at least five are from St. Louis. Overall, the companies come from six states, and three countries. As part of the deal, these companies must move to St. Louis for the duration of […]

SAGE Labs to incubate Nanopore in Westport

SAGE Labs to incubate Nanopore in Westport St. Louis Business Journal by Brian Feldt   A new deal between Nanopore Diagnostics and SAGE Labs could fast-track Nanopore’s drive to commercialization and create a new funding stream for the early-stage company at the same time. Nanopore is a St. Louis-based medical device startup. SAGE Labs is a Maryland Heights-based laboratory that provides animal models to the research community. It was spun out of Sigma Aldrich in early 2013 and was bought […]

Nanopore awarded Olin Cup, $50k investment

Nanopore awarded Olin Cup, $50k investment St. Louis Business Journal by Brian Feldt   Nanopore Diagnostics, a St. Louis-based startup that is developing a test that physicians can use to more quickly detect bacterial infections, was named the winner of the 2013 Olin Cup business plan competition at an event Thursday night and is being offered a $50,000 investment from Washington University. Nanopore was founded by Washington University student Tom Cohen in October 2012. Cohen said he is licensing the technology used in […]