Capital Innovators is a nationally-ranked, Midwest-based, early-stage venture capital firm that offers a pragmatic approach to growth through immersive partnership and top-ranked accelerator programs for entrepreneurs and corporate clients. Since its inception, Capital Innovators has helped scale 137 companies nationally, helping them raise over $400 MM in follow-on investment and create more than 2,000 jobs.

Capital Innovators provides top-ranked accelerator programs, venture fund management, and corporate innovation. It manages funds focused on technology, consumer products, and energy technology and sources the most cutting-edge startups from around the globe for investment and assists in scaling its companies to success.

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Capital Innovators Articles

Capital Innovators Announces Spring 2022 Cohort

Staff Get Promoted as St. Louis Startup Accelerator Programs Expand

NGA Accelerator Announces Startups for Inaugural Cohort

Capital Innovators Announces Spring 2021 Startups

Applications to St. Louis Geospatial Technology Accelerator Open Now (Until Jan 17th 2021)

MTC and NGA Announce Geospatial Accelerator in St. Louis

Capital Innovators Announces Fall 2020 Startups

EdTech Startup Launches Learning Platform for Life Skills Parents Can Teach At Home

Capital Innovators Welcomes Spring 2020 Cohort to St. Louis

Capital Innovators Welcomes Fall 2019 Class to St. Louis

Today: Capital Innovators Demo Day 2019

St. Louis Investor Commits $100,000 to Expand VoiceXP Platform

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Capital Innovators Welcomes Spring 2019 Class to St. Louis

GiftAMeal Raises $165,000 From Angel Investors

NappyMe, An On Demand App for Textured Hair Stylists Launches in the US

Capital Innovators Welcomes Fall 2018 Class to St. Louis

Here’s How Ameren Accelerator Made a Difference to Six Energy Technology Startups

A “No” from Arch Grants Isn’t a “No” to Your Business

Ameren Accelerator Provides a Multi-purpose Approach to Innovation and Education

Capital Innovators Demo Day 2018

Video Streaming Startup Launches Product Aimed at Fast Growing Global Market Research Industry

What “Jedi Mind Tricks” Have Helped In Your Professional Career? #StarWarsDay

Innovation Hall is Emblematic Of All Our Achievements In Building The St. Louis Startup Ecosystem

3 Strategies for Midwest Entrepreneurs Looking for Startup Funding

Capital Innovators Spring 2018 Startup Accelerator Class Announced


One Year in, the Ameren Accelerator Has Surpassed All Expectations

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News Flash for Energy Startups: The Power of Partnering with an Accelerator is Real

Ameren Accelerator Results Boost Energy Startups In St. Louis

Capital Innovators Fall 2017 Accelerator Class Announced

Brian Dixon On Human Capital And The Most Powerful Technology In The World: The Mind

Accelerator Program Alumni Becomes Resident Adviser to Future STL Startups

Ameren Accelerator 2017 Cohort

7 Cool Cleantech Companies Join Ameren Accelerator

Rozzy co-founders

Capital Innovators Partners With EdTech Firm Rozzy Learning Company

Greetabl founders Zoë Scharf and Joe Fischer

Greetabl Raises $1.5M Funding Round to Expand Platform and Break into New Markets

Take a Hint (or 5): How to Get the Most out of Attending Capital Innovators’ Demo Day

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Ameren Launches Energy Technology Accelerator in St. Louis, Partners With Capital Innovators and UMSL Accelerate

The PicoBuzz team

New to St. Louis, But a Big Fan Already: Why International Pico.Buzz made a B-line to the Midwest

Cap Innovators Spring 2017 Class

Capital Innovators Announces Its Spring 2017 Accelerator Class

Innovating Since 1894: Maritz’ Undertold St. Louis Startup Story

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Five Founders Share Advice and Insights on the Capital Innovators Experience


7 Reasons Why You Should Apply to the Capital Innovators Accelerator Program

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Transitioning Growth: Brian Dixon On How Capital Innovators Stays Poised for What’s Next

St. Louis Startup Accelerator Guide

Catching up with Capital Innovators’ Judy Sindecuse

Arch Grants Churns Out Accelerator Winners

Maritz and Capital Innovators Look to Inspire More Corporate-Startup Collaboration

7 Reasons to Register for Capital Innovators Demo Day ASAP

Capital Innovators Demo Day 2016 Happening May 17 at the Pageant

From Opening Day to Demo Day, Spinball Sports is Ready to Pitch

Tracie Gildehaus Maritz

Disrupting Data-Driven Business with Tracie Gildehaus

7 Habits of Highly Effective Entrepreneurs

Square Hosts Grand Opening of New Office in Cortex

STL Startup Funding

STL Startup Funding Guide

Putting Startups on the Fast Track: Capital Innovators

25 St. Louis Startups Raised at Least $1M in 2015

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From Mentor to C-suite: How Dr. Renato Cataldo Helped MedSocket Pivot

Capital Innovators Announces Spring Accelerator Class

Maritz & Capital Innovators Partner; Co-Lease Space at Cortex

What’s Next For Capital Innovators’ Fall 2015 Class

Reconstruction: How Jobsite Unite is Helping Hardhats Work Smarter

Keeping it Simple: 4 Startup Mentors Give Advice to Founders

Summer in St. Louis: FocalCast Presents What They Learned


Meet The 5 New Startups Accepted Into Capital Innovators Fall Class

Capital Innovators’ Brian Dixon: The Best Is Yet To Come For Tech In STL

Upstart City: Why The Sky Is The Limit When It Comes To St. Louis’ Startup Scene

Capital Innovators Comes in Close Second to Y Combinator for Best Startup Accelerator in USA

TuneSpeak Raising Its Voice, Aisle411 Fully Digitizes Shopping With Estimote

Founder of Kypha Awarded 2013’s St. Louis Entrepreneur of the Year

Capital Innovators Announce Accelerator’s Fifth Class Of Tech Startups

Jim McKelvey Launches New FinTech Accelerator SixThirty