Missouri Minute: Delegates prepare for RNC, Hackathon explores VR

Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:

Local delegates prepare for Republican National Convention

Republican delegates from district across Missouri will flock to Cleveland on Monday for the party’s 2016 national convention, which will be held through Thursday. Read more

Statewide Tip Sheet: July 2016

With primary season in its home stretch, the Missouri Times compiled a roundup of statewide 2nd quarter fundraising numbers. Read more

Hackathon explores ways to bring virtual reality to the classroom

KCVR, a group for people interested in virtual reality, hosted Kansas City’s first weekend VR hackathon to develop ways to make the technology accessible for developers. Read more

Expansion-stage investment on the rise in St. Louis

Venture capitalists invested $98.6 million to date this year into Missouri companies, mostly from the St. Louis area, according to the latest MoneyTree Report. Read more

Study: Is St. Louis making the best use of economic tax incentives?

Each month, St. Louis’ Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority commissioners hear several requests from developers and even residents for tax abatements that usually last five to 10 years, but now St. Louis officials are taking a look into at how those tax incentives are handed out. Read more

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