Catalyzing the STL Innovation Pipeline
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A Founder Friendly, Community First Tech Council
Modeling the core value of inclusivity in innovation, TechSTL is democratizing membership to build the largest, most diverse – and therefore strongest – tech council in North America. Whether you are a Paid Member or a Community Stakeholder, membership includes exclusive access to our regional job fairs, industry roundtable events, working committees, private retreats, and digital members portal. Council Members will also receive economic data dashboards, public policy updates, and public relations opportunities around growing the STL innovation hub.
Net Tech Employment MSA 2022
% of Workforce in Tech - MSA 2022
Economic Impact of Tech - MSA 2022
Why St Louis is Made for Tech Innovation
Global Industry Leaders
Collaborate alongside innovative cluster powerhouses – biotech, agtech, geospatial, fintech, aerospace, and advanced manufacturing
Join forces with our thriving and diverse entrepreneurial ecosystem - Forbes recently named St. Louis the #2 rising city for startups
Top Research Institutions
Home to some of the world's leading research and commercialization universities, STL brings you to the front-lines of academic innovation
Robust Investor Network
With over a dozen Venture Funds, Angel Networks, Seed Round Accelerators, and Non-Dilutive Equity Grants, St Louis is ripe with investment pathways
A Collaborative Community
St. Louis resources in business, government, academia, and the community all work together to make it a thriving and diverse tech environment
Expanding Talent Pipeline
Our universities and workforce development organizations are rapidly expanding their offerings to prepare the talent for the future
Home to many diverse cultures, lifestyles, and ideologies, the St Louis community values inclusion, equitable opportunity, and social justice
US News & World Report recently named St. Louis among the top 25 most affordable cities in the United States, our city is a great place to call home
TechSTL Values: Growing Tech Talent, Tech Jobs, and Tech Startups
We believe in making St Louis a Founder Friendly city that ensures innovation is more inclusive, equitable, and accessible.
A healthy innovation pipeline offers clear and easy access to all of the resources, people, and opportunities involving technology.
Upward mobility matters and it requires active collaboration to grow tech talent, tech jobs, and tech innovation.
New ideas are born from unexpected collisions, so we help innovators collide through high-value events and programs.
Tech Innovation is #STLmade. Let's spread the word.
Join as a Paid Member
Annual Membership for the TechSTL Tech Council is $500 per year. Upon registration, you can either pay now via credit card or have an invoice emailed to your organization for processing.
Apply to be a Community Stakeholder
TechSTL is designating 250 Community Stakeholder seats to ensure accessibility regardless of financial means. If you would like to serve on the Council on behalf of your organization, we welcome your application.