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MVF serves entrepreneurs — those leading the growth of earlier stage businesses — through peer networking, topical education and access to capital resources. We attract members and resources whose mission is to support entrepreneurs and grow new businesses. Our community of entrepreneurs, investors, inventors and service providers eagerly share their knowledge and resources to help build a strong regional entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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Entrepreneurial News

The following news and notes were presented at the MVF Breakfast Builders Event on Nov. 4. News and notes are provided by Brian Feldt of the St. Louis Business Journal.

-A new hotel, residential apartment building and tech office that could be anchored by Microsoft are part of Cortex’s new $170 million phase three. Construction is expected to start next year with the project being complete in 2018.

-In Missouri, VCs invested $68 million over six deals, most of which came from the St. Louis area, during the third quarter. Those # of deals is down from $44.8 million over nine deals in the second quarter and $107.6 million over 18 deals in the third quarter of 2015.

-Startups that have graduated from St. Louis’ seven business accelerators have gone on to raise approximately $370 million in follow-on capital, according to Business Journal research. That follows a trend nationwide.

-Cultivation Capital got started on raising money for two new funds: a $100 million fintech fund and a $40 million life sciences fund.

-Arch Grants announced 10 new startup grant winners this week. Since 2012, Arch Grants will have doled out non-dilutive grants totaling more than $5 million to 96 startups.

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more Calendar

MVF Breakfast Meeting, December 2, 2016 (Speaker: Tonya Browning, Express Scripts)

MVF Breakfast Meeting February 3, 2017 (Speaker: Steve Young, SYNEK)

MVF Breakfast Meeting March 3, 2017 (Speaker: Chuck Cohn, Varsity Tutors)

MVF Breakfast Meeting April 7, 2017 (Speaker: Mary Jo Gorman, Prosper Women Entrepreneurs)

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