Updated 6/13 4:56 with news of entrepreneur fund.
Business leaders and St. Louis City and County officials met today (Thursday) to announce a new effort to support entrepreneurs in the area.
The goal is to raise $100 million over the next five years.
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.
St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley said the $100 million goal is bold, but doable.