Four Startups Chosen For St. Louis Accelerator SixThirty

McKelvey is not only a co-founder of Square, a mobile payments company, but sits on the boards of major St. Louis startups such as Lockerdome and organizations such as Cultivation Capital | Photo by Austin Huguelet
Jim McKelvey | Austin Huguelet/Missouri Business Alert

The financial services tech startup accelerator launched last year by Square co-founder Jim McKelvey has selected its 2014 class of four startups that will each receive a $100,000 investment in return for an equity stake of between 5 percent and 10 percent.

The companies will move to St. Louis for SixThirty’s four-month program, where they’ll receive mentoring and access to global financial companies like MasterCard and Edward Jones.

The four startups are from St. Louis, Kansas City, Nashville and Melbourne, Australia.

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