Tag: technology

LaunchCode teams up with Facebook to bring coding courses to STL Public Library computers

A national nonprofit organization has partnered up with Facebook to bring free digital literacy programs to St. Louis Public Library computers. LaunchCode, which is based in St. Louis, announced the partnership on Monday, with the nonprofit detailing their new Discovery program, which was made possible from the collaboration with Facebook’s Community Boost initiative. According to LaunchCode, the Discovery curriculum was developed to introduce users to computer programming and help them build the fundamental skills necessary […]

RELEASE: Telit Releases New Wi-Fi Bluetooth LTE Companion Module to Streamline Integration for IoT Applications

LONDON, March 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Smart Cities Connect – Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced during Smart Cities Connect the release of a new module, the WE866C3.  The new module advances the ability to deliver LTE and Wi-Fi integration for IoT applications including security panels, video bridges, medical devices, telematics and remote sensors. Telit’s WE866C3 is a low power, high bandwidth 802.11ac and Bluetooth 4.2 module with a small footprint that provides […]

St. Louis-based technology company bridges the gap between business and innovation

A technology company has grown to become a global technology solution provider with up to $10 billion in annual revenue, all from the backyard of St. Louis. World Wide Technology (WWT) was founded by David Steward in 1990 and hires thousands of IT engineers, developers and has testing labs for deploying various technologies that help customers bridge the gap between IT and business. Based in the City of St. Louis, WWT has over 4,000 employees and […]

Emergency app started in Clayton aims to help teachers, students in crisis situations

A Clayton-based startup company hopes to give the power back to the teachers by giving them the tools to keep their classroom safe. CrisisGo is an app for any smartphone or desktop that allows schools to inform classrooms and its teachers about large-scale emergencies and keep everyone in communication with each other. Some of the features of the app, which launched in 2013, include: providing emergency checklists with actionable instructions to guide individuals through the […]

RELEASE: SixThirty Seeks FinTech Entrepreneurs for SixThirty 2.0

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — SixThirty, a global financial technology (FinTech) venture firm based in St. Louis, is seeking FinTech entrepreneurs from around the world to join its Spring 2018 portfolio and participate in its updated go-to-market program – SixThirty 2.0. Selected startups, which must have a working product and market traction, will receive up to a $250,000 investment, up from $100,000, in tandem with focused mentoring from a dedicated team of experts and executives from large global financial services […]

RELEASE: Fishtech Group Launches Managed Detection and Response Solution

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Fishtech Group today announcedCYDERES (Cyber Defense & Response), a human-led, machine-driven Security-as-a-Service solution including Managed Detection and Response (MDR).  Powered by the proprietary CYDERES Platform, CYDERES supplies organizations with people, process, and technology “as a Service” to manage risks, detect threats, and respond to security incidents in real-time. “CYDERES was built to address systemic industry challenges, including a critical lack of skilled security resources, a general shortcoming of cohesion between various […]

RELEASE: Greitens signs Memorandum of Understanding with HackerUSA

Governor Eric Greitens signed an agreement this week during a trade mission to Israel that will help provide cybersecurity training to Missouri students. The memorandum of understanding between the Missouri Department of Higher Education and HackerUSA paves the way for partnerships between the company and Missouri colleges and universities to offer programs designed to help technology professionals protect their organizations and citizens from cyber attacks. HackerUSA is operated by HackerU, a leader in the field of […]

LaunchCode celebrates four year anniversary with GeekGala 2017

A growing St. Louis tech company on Thursday hosted an event for its employees and volunteers to celebrate the company’s four year anniversary. LaunchCode, a non-profit organization in St. Louis, hosted GeekGala 2017 which celebrated their students, teachers, volunteers, and community partners that have helped launch their original mission forward in 2017. The event featured a keynote speech from LaunchCode Co-founder Jim McKelvey, open bar, food trucks and coding tutorials as well. LaunchCode offers free, accelerated […]

St. Louis based LaunchCode wins big in MIT competition

A St. Louis non-profit organization LaunchCode has been named one of the grand prize winners in the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge. In August, it was announced that LaunchCode was one of the finalists in the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge, earning them an immediate $35,000 and a chance to win the grand prize of $150,000. At Thursday’s award ceremony in Boston, LaunchCode won the grand prize and the money that went along with it. LaunchCode, which […]

Technology and innovation will be discussed at 2017 St. Louis CIO Executive Leadership Summit

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Thanks to their unique horizontal view of the enterprise and savviness in aligning technology to drive innovation and enable business growth, CIOs are perfectly positioned to help their companies to executive on digital business transformation. In order to drive the organizational changes that are needed to succeed, CIOs must be able to demonstrate courageous leadership in working with the C-suite and in fostering a culture of genius within the […]