Jim McKelvey

St. Louis on the Air
5:01 pm
Thu January 2, 2014

Looking Ahead At 2014, What Can St. Louis Expect?

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As much as we like to think of the New Year as a clean slate, the issues and developments of the years before carry over. With that in mind, today on St. Louis on the Air we took a look at what the trends of the past 12 months can tell us about what the St. Louis region can expect in 2014.

The conversation focused on politics and the economy, with a special focus on innovation, entrepreneurship and diversity.

Guests in studio today were:

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9:03 am
Tue October 22, 2013

Square Founder Hopes To Turn St. Louis Into The Silicon Prairie

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St. Louis Public Radio's Tim Lloyd reports for Marketplace on LaunchCode, the newest project from Square co-founder and St. Louis native Jim McKelvey.
The founder of Square is starting an apprenticeship program in St. Louis for budding programmers. They'll work at 100 local companies, including Monsanto and Enterprise Rent-A-Car.