Letter from the Editor

Please share your advice and insights on the Arch Grants experience to help other founders succeed.

Your answers will be featured in an article that will look similar to this one. Weโ€™ll also grab your headshot from your preferred social profile to create graphics and promote your story on social media.

Thanks for participating!


P.S. Check the box at the end to claim a special offer for new EQ members!

Quiz [STL]: Your Arch Grants Experience

Sprint through the short quiz below and fill your answers in the spaces provided. Don't overthink it... just get it done! Imagine you're writing a quick email.

Answers can be as long or as short as you feel comfortable with. We would recommend keeping your answers between 1-3 paragraphs, but feel free to say more if the inspiration takes you and EQ will take care of the editing!
  • Step 1. Tell Us About Yourself

    This'll only take 2 secs! EQ needs this information to properly attribute your quotes, create graphics for social media and link to where others can find you.
  • We'll grab your headshot picture from here (e.g. Linkedin, Twitter, Instagram or Facebook) to illustrate your answers and create promotional graphics to share your story online. We'll also include a link in the article so our readers can connect with you on social platforms.
  • We'll include a link to your online business presence in the article.
  • Step 2. Complete Quiz

    This'll only take 5 mins!
  • Select from the options below.
  • Your answer can be different than the company you're currently working at or on.
  • Complete the Sentence! (Explain what stage you were at, in terms of traction, employees, funding etc)
  • Answer length: 2-3 sentences should suffice (but feel free to write more if you're feeling inspired)!
  • Answer length: 2-3 sentences should suffice (but feel free to write more if you're feeling inspired)!
  • Step 3. Consent to Publishing Agreement

  • - I give EQSTL LLC the right to publish all submitted media with no expectation of payment.
    - I give EQSTL LLC the right to edit all submitted media with no expectation of sign-off rights or approval rights nor expectation of a commitment to communication prior to publishing.
    - I give EQSTL LLC the right to store the data submitted in this form and use it for the purposes of editorial outreach and marketing communications.
    - I understand that submitting this form is part of an editorial consideration process and does not guarantee publishing of a story, article or update on any EQSTL LLC media properties.

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The offer below just means we'll just spend some extra time getting you set up on the platform, getting your voice out there to our community and generally making EQ work better for you!

Enter your email to claim your 100% free membership onboarding concierge package, which includes:

"Done For You" Business Listing - EQ will activate your free membership tools and create a business directory and ecosystem map listing for your company (example here) and include it in our Local Innovation Guides and Company Lists.

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Skip the writing and save time by posting a voice message!

We'll convert your answers into text and edit for publishing.

EQ Brand Promise: The recording will only be used for the purposes of transcription to text.

We promise not to publish any audio from this recording without seeking your explicit permission first.
Use your smartphone to record your answers to the questions in this interview and upload the file here.
Max. file size: 128 MB.
Consent to Publishing Agreement(Required)
Just in case something get's lost in translation and we need to reach you.


The Voice Memos app on iPhone/iOS or Voice Recorder app Google/Android both work great.

Failing that, we heartily recommend getting the free version of Otter.ai, an automatic voice-to-text transcribing tool, which can be used on desktop too.