2016 Was A Very Big Year For New Venture Funds Launched In St. Louis

“2016 was the best year for launching new venture funds in St. Louis history. RiverVest, Cultivation Capital, and Lewis and Clark each raised new funds for the second consecutive year. Both SixThirty and The Yield Lab launched new accelerators in 2016.

Notable numbers include:

$218 million raised by 8 venture funds

  • $133 million was raised by bioscience and plant science funds
  • $85 million raised by software tech funds”


Read the full EQ article here.