TL;DR: Bardavon Health raises $15M for expansion; Airbnb to collect taxes in St. Louis

• Bardavon Health Solutions, a health data and analytics company based in the Kansas City area, has raised $15 million to fund a planned nationwide rollout.

• St. Louis startup CoverCress closed on a $2 million equity investment led by Bayer Growth Ventures.

• Airbnb will begin collecting taxes on all bookings in St. Louis, its biggest market in Missouri.

• Six education entrepreneurs completed an accelerator program run by Kansas City’s LEANLAB. Four of them received funding, with a total of $60,000 distributed.

• The proposed Keystone Innovation District in Kansas City would feature a series of community engagement and diversity programs, according to Keystone Community Corporation CEO Kevin McGinnis. He spoke at Global Entrepreneurship Week, which ended Friday.


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