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Innovation, Technology & Entrepreneur Network (ITEN)

ITEN supports both community-based and student entrepreneurs and innovators by delivering educational programs & events, curating corporate & community partnerships, offering access to experienced mentorship, and providing ecosystem wayfinding services. We deliver positive economic impact in the form of new company launches, product innovation, job creation, and workforce development. 


Entrepreneurs & Innovators

Entrepreneurs & Innovators

We help Entrepreneurs & Innovators validate ideas, develop workforce talent, and access critical resources to launch new businesses providing positive economic impact in their communities.

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Economic Impact

Economic Impact

Our success is measured by the success of the entrepreneurs we support. Check out the latest Impact Report to see how ITEN and its member companies impact the region, along with Innovation Ecosystem & Pathway Maps featuring area resources. NEW VERSIONS RELEASED APRIL 2021!

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Corporate & Community Supporters

Corporate & Community Supporters

We engage corporations and fellow entrepreneur support organizations to help innovators develop entrepreneurial mindsets, secure market validation, launch new products, and grow their businesses – developing talent and growing communities.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Learn about our commitment to DE&I and how we are working to engage a diverse population of entrepreneurs and implement supporting policies and practices within the ecosystem.

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About Us

About Us

Learn about our history and mission. Meet our talented and service-minded team members, mentors and advisory council.

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ITEN News

ITEN

Quentin Ortega Named Director of ITEN

Lindenwood University announced Quentin Ortega as the new Director of ITEN. Although new to the role, Ortega has been involved with ITEN for many years as an Entrepreneur in Residence.

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Total Orbit is ITEN’s First Investor Readiness Program Graduate of 2021

ITEN is pleased to announce Total Orbit as the first Investor Readiness graduate of 2021. The Investor Readiness Program is designed to prepare startups to raise equity funding. Included are Mock Angel pitch sessions and due diligence preparation.

Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301