12 Startup and Tech Events Happening in STL This Week

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Mark your calendar for these 11 startup and tech events from across the city happening this week. If you have events you’d like to see on EQ’s calendar, submit them here.

Hacknight
Monday, Oct. 24, 6pm
TechArtista
Bring your projects and do some hacking. Don’t have a project? You’ll find one when you arrive. Social hour starts at 6pm. Code starts at 7pm.
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Cyber Coffee

October Cyber Coffee
Tues., Oct. 25, 7:30-9am
Belleville, IL
At this month’s Cyber Coffee, take in demos from SixThirty CYBER’s inaugural cohort members Trust Stamp and CyberObserver. This is a demo and not a product sales pitch.
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4th Tuesday Hackers/Founders St. Louis
Tues., Oct. 25, 6pm
Skejul HQ Office, 1608 Menard St.
Event organizers aim to provide a “safe, diverse and healthy atmosphere for those interested in the intersection of technology and business to get to know one another and what’s happening in town.” Hang with others who are involved in the St Louis tech and startup scenes, share your interests and get food, drinks and geek-talk to boot.
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Open Data STL Monthly Meeting
Tues., Oct. 25, 6:30pm
T-REX
This group is for champions, advocates, innovators, and practitioners of open data and open government in the Saint Louis region. There are roles for developers, technologists, bureaucrats, policy wonks, and anyone else who wants to contribute to the policy implementation, software development, advocacy, and just plain hard work of creating an open data platform for local government in this area.
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1 Million Cups
Tues., Oct. 25, 9-10am
T-REX
LawSourceLive and GivePet present at this week’s event. 1 Million Cups is a free, weekly national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation, 1MC is based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and network over a million cups of coffee.
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“CODE” Film Screening & Community Discussion on Diversity in Tech
Wednesday, October 26, 4:30-6:30pm
UMSL Campus
According to a 2012 report put forth by Microsoft, an estimated 1 million technology jobs will go unfilled by 2020, yet at most of the country’s leading technology companies, women and people of color account for less than 20% of the tech workforce. Join Express Scripts for a filming of “CODE,” documentary film that explores these gaps through compelling interviews, artistic animation and flash points in pop culture, examining the reasons why more girls and people of color are not seeking opportunities in computer science.
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Prosper Mastermind Growth Groups Introduction
Wed., Oct. 26, 5:30-6:30pm
CIC@CET, Cortex
Are you striving to grow your business? Do you wish you had a group of fellow female entrepreneurs to offer perspective, advice and support? Are you looking for a structured way to address your challenges and identify actions to take? Prosper Mastermind has you covered!  Attend this Introduction to Prosper Mastermind Growth Groups session to learn more about how you can join the program.
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Factory Tour With St. Louis Makes
Thurs., Oct. 27, 9-11am
Diode Dynamics, Earth City
Ideal for manufacturing innovators looking to see a local design, engineering and manufacturing facility focused on growth, this month’s tour takes place at Diode Dynamics, a manufacturer of LED lighting products for the automotive industry.
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Venture Cafe – St. Louis
Thurs., Oct. 27, 3-8pm
CIC@4240, Cortex
Highlights of this week’s event include a discussion with Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway (D) and U.S. Representative Ann Wagner (R) about the remarkable 2016 election, as well as office hours with the Balsa Foundation and a session on how to utilize self publishing for business.

Info Session on UAV Drone Certification
Fri., Oct. 28, 1-3pm
IBEW/NECA Electrical Industry Training Center
Open to any civic or business operation that uses UAVs, aka drones, this info session will be hosted by The Electrical Connection and will cover compliance with unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) regulations. Register by Tues., Oct. 25.
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2016 Midwest Women Business Owners’ Conference
Fri., Oct. 28, 7am-6pm
The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis
Back for its second year, the Midwest Women Business Owners’ Conference (MWBOC) is an educational, interactive event bringing powerful female business owners together to discuss relevant, provocative business topics crowdsourced from women. EQ is proud to sponsor this event. Snag tickets before they’re gone.
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Sprouted Radish Supper Club
Sat., Oct. 29, 7:30-10:30pm
TechArtista
Wrap up your week with a unique dining experience with like-minded folks. TechArtista is partnering with Sprouted Radish Supper Club and Edo Rosenblith for a one-night-only event. For $35 a ticket, guests will receive a ten-course meal inspired by Japanese and Korean cuisine. In light of Halloween, the menu will include unusual meats and reflect the food presented in Edo’s mural “Supper Club.” There will be vegetarian options as well. For an extra $15, you can get a beer pairing from St. Louis’ Rockwell Beer Company to accompany each course.
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See more upcoming events on EQ’s calendar.