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WAND TV is into Puck!

WAND TV is into Puck!

More great press from the folks over at WANDTV! Read the full story here:  http://www.wandtv.com/story/33826816/springfield-entrepreneur-to-be-featured-at-2017-international-consumer-electronics-show#

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SmashToast featured on WICS!

SmashToast featured on WICS!

SmashToast was featured on a WICS spot recently highlighting the incubator in downtown Springfield, Innovate Springfield, where we have an office that acts as a nerve center for our operations. Innovate Springfield is a great collaborative environment that functions similarly to T-Rex in St. Louis, a co-working space SmashToast is also a part of.  One of the […]

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Moving Right Along!

Moving Right Along!

It’s been a bit quiet on the media front, but busy as ever behind the closed doors. So what’s been happening? The iOS beta process was a success. All the feedback let to a complete rebuild of the app and we are preparing public release to the App Store as I type this post! The Puck […]

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Made In Illinois: Puck

Made In Illinois: Puck
SmashToast was lucky enough to be in the WICS ABC Channel 20 spotlight recently!  As part of her "Made in Illinois" series, reporter Maggie Poteau interviewed CEO and founder Barnabas Helmy in as the beta units were being shipped out late 2015. Maggie got to see where it all started in the basement of Helmy's home [...] Read More

SmashToast receives $50,000 equity-free Arch Grant!

SmashToast receives $50,000 equity-free Arch Grant!

For more information: Dewayne Nickerson (314) 645-4244 office (415) 519-0004 cell media@archgrants.org Arch Grants Announces Summer 2015 Global Startup Competition Recipients 11 Businesses To Receive $50,000; Total of 66 Startups and $3.65 Million Granted Since Inception ST. LOUIS, MO – June 18, 2015 – Arch Grants, a non-profit providing $50,000 equity-free grants and pro bono […]

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St. Louis Arch Grant Finalists!

St. Louis Arch Grant Finalists!

It’s been a busy several weeks, with the manufacturing underway and implementing the valuable feedback from our alpha test.  One of the more exciting developments we didn’t share was our selection as finalists in the St. Louis Arch Grants competition, which the chosen recipients receive $50,000! Last Wednesday and Thursday, SmashToast pitched to the panel […]

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Our final week in San Francisco

Our final week in San Francisco

As we approach the conclusion of our final week in San Francisco, it’s good to reflect a little bit on how the month has gone.  The PUCK public beta units are being manufactured and the iOS app is waiting confirmation from the App Store.  We’ve met an incredible array of people in the industry, tested PUCK with positive […]

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