6 Startup Events You Can’t Miss This Week

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    We’ve gathered some of the best events from all over the city to mark on your calendars. If you have events you’d like to see on EQ’s calendar, submit them here!

    Creating the Next “Cyber City”
    Tuesday, August 30 7:30am-9am
    Four Points by Sheraton Fairview Heights
    319 Fountains Pkwy
    Attend our August 30th breakfast as a panel of cybersecurity professionals discuss our current and future goals for the St. Louis region. The panel will include speakers from BioSTL, T-REX, SixThirty, ITEN and Security Advisor Alliance. At this breakfast, the panel will discuss how to educate, inform and continually update the community-at-large on everything relevant to cybersecurity.
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    OpenData STL Monthly Meetup
    Tuesday, August 30 6:30am-8:30am
    T-REX, Downtown
    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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    St. Louis Startup Roadshow
    Wednesday, August 31, 4-6:30pm
    Four Seasons Hotel, Downtown
    Come see the fifteen startups selected to pitch their products and services to an audience of corporate innovation, venture capital and financial service executives in New York City as part of the St. Louis Startup Roadshow. Meet each of the CEO’s of St. Louis’ leading startups before setting out to New York.Hors D’oeuvres and Cocktails will be served.
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    Coder Girl
    Wednesday, August 31, 6-8pm
    LaunchCode Mentor Center, Central West End 
    Bring your laptop and code with some of the smartest women in the city. CoderGirl is building a network of support for aspiring female coders. Participants, ranging from beginners to long-time programmers, hone their skills alongside fellow aspiring developers and female mentors from companies like Boeing, MasterCard, and Enterprise.
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    The Venture Cafe Gathering
    Thursday, September 1; 3-8pm
    4240 Duncan Ave, Cortex
    The weekly Thursday Venture Cafe Gathering of innovators and entrepreneurs. A place for serendipitous collisions to occur. Each week a series of breakout sessions are planned to engage your brain and share your thoughts.
    This Week:
    -Maximizing your Venture Cafe Experience presented by Venture Cafe
    -Voter Registration presented by OCA St. Louis
    -Your Time, My Time, Our Time presented by SpecDrum Inc.
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    BALSA Grant Awards Ceremony at Venture Cafe 
    September 1 @ 6:30pm-7:30pm
    4240 Duncan Ave, Cortex
    Please join The BALSA Foundation at the Summer 2016 BALSA Grant Awards Ceremony. The event will be held in the Havana Room as a part of Venture Cafe. We will be awarding $10,000 in cash grants and even more in professional services to first-time entrepreneurs in the St. Louis community. The keynote speaker for the evening will be Betsy Cohen, executive director of the St. Louis Mosaic Project.
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    And coming this month…

    September 8: Young Friends Happy Hour
    September 10: Midwest Cyber Center of Excellence HackSpace Competition
    September 21: Vision STL 
    September 23-25: Murmuration Festival
    September 27-28: Innovation by Design 2016