Tool Kit - Ecosystem
Neighborhood Business Ecosystem
The St. Louis Mosaic Project has created a map of the neighborhood business ecosystem for immigrant entrepreneurs.
The Small Business Empowerment Center
The Small Business Empowerment Center is a Missouri 501c3 Nonprofit Organization sponsored by the Greater St. Louis Empowerment Zone to serve as is a one stop shop to help urban entrepreneurs start and grow their own business enterprise.
The SBEC’s mission is to provide economic development initiatives focus on assisting entrepreneurs to sustain and grow their businesses and thus create wealth within their communities. SBEC helps entrepreneurs overcome the challenges of starting businesses in distressed and underserved neighborhoods and urban “Main Street” business districts through four major resources:
- Educational Workshops
- Community Programing
- Consulting Services
- Collaborative Partnerships.
Minority Entrepreneurship and Workforce Resources
BALSA Foundation Idea Support
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East St. Louis Initiative
The East St. Louis Initiative engages local entrepreneurial leaders from East St. Louis with Washington University student teams and provides connections to make micro-enterprises sustainable.
Tech Ecosystem Map
STL Tech Jobs
EQ Ecosystem Map
Jobs on EQ
Startup and Tech Jobs
People Behind the Science
People Behind the Science’s mission is to inspire current and future scientists, share the different paths to a successful career in science, educate the general population on what scientists do, and show the human side of science.