The BALSA Foundation’s mission is to promote social equity and prosperity in the St. Louis region by empowering first-time entrepreneurs to start and grow their businesses. Their vision is a St. Louis community that embraces first time entrepreneurship as a gateway to social change. The Balsa Foundation has created a list of rising entrepreneurs and their startup businesses. Click on the link below to learn more about the small startup businesses and support them and our community. Together we can make a change.