Neighborhood innovation center

Empower and enable the people and small businesses of Dutchtown to succeed.


What is the Neighborhood Innovation Center

Dutchtown TechSpark Day

Embrace the digital transformation in Dutchtown! From the wonders of Generative AI to the unveiling of “The Wink! Locker” on Dutchtown Main Streets, discover how technology is uplifting our daily lives, businesses, and community. Join us for keynotes, lightning talks, demos, and networking. Dive into today’s tech landscape with us!

This is the RSVP for Lunch & Learn Keynote (12 pm – 1:30 pm)

Begin your journey with a sumptuous lunch as our keynote speakers demystify the power of generative AI (GenAI). Discover how these advancements are not just for the tech-savvy but can enrich your daily routine and business operations.

Note: the Dutchtown TechSpark Day will continue after Lunch & Learn Keynote, until 6 PM, with Happy Hours and Closing Keynote at 5 PM. No RSVP is required for the rest of the day.

About Us

From Dutchtown, in the City of St. Louis, the Neighborhood Innovation Center (NIC-STL) is a startup social impact 501c(3) non-profit for fostering innovation in place-based neighborhood businesses.

We accomplish this mission by collaborating with local, regional, and national partners in governments, non-profits, and private sector organizations. We also depend on donors, volunteers, and anyone who shares our passion for supporting America’s small businesses.

NIC-STL is our answer to the call for the need to build an inclusive economy

Take tangible action to build thriving communities by strengthening our neighborhood businesses.

We ask your help to craft this place-based approach of revitalizing and sustaining a community of real economic equality, together.

Join us as a collaborator, a partner, a donor or a volunteer..