Startup Connection announces startups for Venture Showcase

Entrepreneurs, start-up owners and investors gathered for 2015 Startup Connection, sponsored by Accelerate St. Louis and hosted by Washington University in St. Louis, at WUSTL's Knight Hall and Emerson Auditorium Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015. Washington University researchers Tandeep Chadha (left) and Jiaxi Fang, of Applied Particle Technology, talk with Cathy Goldsticker of Brown Smith Wallace. Photo by Sid Hastings / WUSTL Photos

Event takes place at Washington University Nov. 16

Startup Connection, St. Louis’ largest event focused on innovation and entrepreneurship, has announced the companies selected to take part in its Venture Showcase Nov. 16 at Washington University in St. Louis. The startups will have the opportunity to pitch their products, services and ideas to the business community, as well as compete for in-kind and cash prizes.

This year, 27 of the 74 companies included got their start at Washington University or have a founding member with a close connection to the university. It’s evidence of the institution’s deep commitment to supporting entrepreneurship for students, faculty, staff and alumni.

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