ST. LOUIS— Emily Breedlove joined the St. Louis Development Corporation as the first Executive Director of TechSTL. She is responsible for launching the regional initiative to strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem by taking advantage of technological opportunities and making innovation more inclusive in the MSA St. Louis. As the founder of 6x technology, Breedlove brings over 15 years of experience navigating the world of high growth startups and transforming communities through entrepreneurship and innovation.
Neal Richardson, Executive Director of St. Louis Development Corporation, said: “Emily is committed to fostering equitable economic opportunities across America by empowering regions through data-driven strategic planning, public-sector partnerships. private sector and state-of-the-art community development. practices that harness the power of entrepreneurial ingenuity.
Entrepreneur at heart, Breedlove continues to serve the founding community as an Entrepreneur in Residence at ITEN (Innovation, Technology & Entrepreneur Network presented by Lindenwood University), where she is also one of the main trainers of the Eureka experience. IDEATION & VALIDATION Accelerators. As a multi-certified trainer with experience leading mentoring networks, pitch competitions, growth accelerators, etc.
Having worked coast to coast, Emily is an economic development powerhouse, award-winning event producer, public relations specialist and nationally recognized thought leader in ecosystem design. entrepreneurial. Her dynamic experience as a serial entrepreneur has allowed her to acquire extraordinary expertise in digital media production, corporate and government relations, community resource mapping and multi-state campaigns that she wishes to integrate. to his leadership at TechSTL.
Breedlove said, “I am honored to serve the community of St. Louis and I am excited to see what new opportunities we can create for the region through the TechSTL program.”
St. Louis Development Corporation (SLDC) is a not-for-profit umbrella corporation organized under Chapter 355 of the Statutes of the State of Missouri with a mission to promote the economic development and growth of the city of St. Louis by stimulating the private investment market. in developing the City’s real estate and business and improving the quality of life for all who live, work and visit the City. SLDC’s mission is to stimulate the market for private investment in real estate and business development in the city and to improve the quality of life for all who live, work and visit the city of Saint-Louis. If you have any questions, please contact John Parker, Director of Corporate Communications and Media at 314-363-1102 or email him at [email protected]