Civic Progress invests in UMSL International Accelerator project | UMSL Daily

When asked about the new initiative he’s launching at the University of Missouri–St. Louis, Dan Lauer will tell you, “We want UMSL to continue attracting the best and brightest from around the world.”

And a new project – the UMSL International Accelerator – aims to do just that by carving out pathways for international entrepreneurs to accelerate businesses in St. Louis with new technology, ideas and best practices.

Qualifying entrepreneurs will be provided with cap-exempt H-1B visas, enrollment in a 12-week business-building curriculum, discounted office space, network development, mentorship and access to capital.

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