ITEN http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Report Says STEM Jobs In St. Louis Are Hard To Fill http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/report-says-stem-jobs-st-louis-are-hard-fill <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A recent </span><a href="http://www.brookings.edu/research/interactives/2014/job-vacancies-and-stem-skills/?utm_campaign=Metropolitan+Policy+Program&amp;utm_source=hs_email&amp;utm_medium=email&amp;utm_content=13360079&amp;_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8CtsPwR_TWHrNHHL6eVKN2DEShmGE8EGzVNUy9SM6kEkTQXo0Dk0avitIK5oJFDKxbLgGlQo2H2XlHpGK3pkQp02mNPw&amp;_hsmi=13360079#/M10420" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Brookings Institution report</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> looks at millions of job openings across the country to see how hard it is to fill science, technol Fri, 04 Jul 2014 17:20:51 +0000 Jess Jiang 37777 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Report Says STEM Jobs In St. Louis Are Hard To Fill Part One: Starting Something In St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/part-one-starting-something-st-louis <p>Earlier this month, business leaders and St. Louis City and County officials <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/update-investments-st-louis-tech-startups-nearly-doubled-2012">announced</a> a new effort to support entrepreneurs and startup companies in the St. Louis region.&nbsp; The goal is to raise $100 million over the next five years.</p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 22:24:39 +0000 Alex Heuer, Mary Edwards & Don Marsh 27564 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Part One: Starting Something In St. Louis Update: Investments In St. Louis Tech Startups Nearly Doubled In 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/update-investments-st-louis-tech-startups-nearly-doubled-2012 <p><em>Updated 6/13 4:56 with news of entrepreneur&nbsp;fund.</em></p><p>Business leaders and St. Louis City and County officials met today (Thursday) to announce a new effort to support entrepreneurs in the area.</p><p>The goal is to raise $100 million over the next five years.</p><p>The announcement comes on the tail of a recent report that found last year was a record-breaking year for St. Louis tech startups, which brought in $30 million dollars in investments.</p><p>St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley said the $100 million goal is bold, but doable.</p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Chris McDaniel 27278 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Update: Investments In St. Louis Tech Startups Nearly Doubled In 2012