Speaking Startup: Arlan Hamilton talks Backstage Capital; a seed business blooms in Kirksville

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

  • 0:50 – A rundown of startup news from across the state
  • 1:47 – Arlan Hamilton founded Backstage Capital, a venture capital fund that invests in underrepresented founders. We interviewed Hamilton after her keynote address at the Vision conference in St. Louis.
  • 5:30 – Ethan Gooch started harvesting and re-selling prairie seed as a high school student. We talked with Gooch about conservation and balancing school with entrepreneurship.
  • 11:47 – A look at important numbers in recent entrepreneurship news

Find more Speaking Startup on our show page or wherever you get your podcasts.

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