Speaking Startup: Feds mull fintech; TripSushi talks travel; Mission Taco cuts straws



Missouri Business Alert’s Speaking Startup podcast explores news and issues important to the state’s entrepreneurs. In this week’s episode:

    • 0:57 – Changes were announced to the way financial technology companies are regulated. What does this mean for Missouri?
    • 3:05 – Kansas City’s Innovation Partnership Program has  a new cohort. We take a look at the six companies accepted into the program that connects startups to city government.
    • 5:06 – Scooter startups continue their push into Missouri.
    • 7:08 – Q&A with TripSushi founder Spencer Carlson. His startup is transitioning from a consumer-targeted model to a business-to-business setup.
    • 14:30 – Q&A with Adam Tilford, co-owner of the St. Louis-based chain Mission Taco Joint. Tilford spoke about sustainable business changes, including getting rid of plastic straws.
    • 18:36 – A look at important numbers from the week in entrepreneurship news

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