Where Ideas Take Flight

If you have an idea, we want to help you build it into a something big. We have all the tools a growing business would need including: four innovation centers, SBA 504 loans, bonds and coming soon a new venture funding arm - Helix Fund II. Our experienced team wants to help make your big idea into the next great St. Louis company.

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Business Incubators

From Lewis & Clark to being named the #1 startup city in America by Popular Mechanics, some of the world’s most popular and influential companies started in St. Louis. Companies such as Express Scripts, Enterprise, Edward Jones, Anheuser-Busch, World Wide Technology, Centene, Nestle Purina, and the list only continues to grow.

Small Business Counseling & Training Workshops

St. Louis Economic Development Partnership is home to a Small Business Development Center (SBDC) office. As part of America’s SBDC Network we serve existing and aspiring business owners and help them navigate the local, regional and global marketplace. Our program is dedicated to promoting economic growth in our community.

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