RoverTown, Top Tech Startup

The RoverTown app gives discounts to college students across the country. So far, RoverTown has enlisted more than 100 colleges and universities with more than 1,000 participating businesses. IT Entrepreneur Network (ITEN) recently named RoverTown as the fastest growing tech startup in St. Louis. The founders of RoverTown were college students themselves when they launched the business from the campus of Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

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RoverTown, Top Tech Startup

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New Weight-Loss Stomach Pump Device Rids Body of Food Before Digestion

Meet one aspiration therapy patient who is losing weight. He once weighed over 400 pounds.

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Exit 7C: Startup Offers Smart Way to Pay for Gas at the Pump

St. Louis-based Exit 7C offers a smart way to pay for gas at the pump, using your phone and bank account.

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21st Century Magnatone: Magnatone Guitar Amplifiers are Making a Comeback

Magnatone is using the patented vibrato circuit from 1958 as the design platform for new guitar amps, bringing back the iconic pitch-shifting vibrato effect.

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Cornfield Robot: Mizzou Researchers Use Robotics in the Study of Corn and Drought Tolerance

Mizzou engineers develop a robotic system to help develop drought tolerant corn. It's changing the way scientists study climate variability and crops.

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The Global Inventory Project: Transforming Agriculture with Perennial Crops

The Missouri Botanical Garden is identifying plant species to develop into perennial crops for sustainable agriculture.

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am