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!

Podcasting Panel
Tuesday, August 23; 7:30-9am
Charter Communications, 1650 Des Peres Rd. Suite 300
Been thinking about starting your own podcast? You’re invited to attend an exclusive panel session sponsored by UMSL Digital that will discuss the future of podcasting, why it’s necessary for any business, how podcast can be a critical part of your messaging and how podcasting can have an even bigger impact than content stories, blogging or even social media!
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CoderGirl
Wednesday, August 24; 6-8pm
LaunchCode’s Mentor Center, Central West End
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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Craft Beer & Coding

Wednesday, August 24; 6:25-8:30pm
TechArtista, Central West End
Savvy Coders is offering a hands-on class preview for FREE. Hang out with the team, have a beer on them and in 90 minutes get a preview of the tools you can add to your resume, including JavaScript training. It’s Craft Beer and Coding! The beer is supplied by Urban Chestnut and the hands-on learning will be led by the Savvy Coders Tech Guru, Alex Pearson.
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The Venture Cafe Gathering
Thursday, August 25; 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:
-Why St. Louis will feed the world presented by The Yield Lab
-Office Hours with The BALSA Foundation
-Office Hours with SCORE
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People, Plants and Partnerships: Let’s Talk about The Mizzou Connection
Thursday, August 25; 5-7pm
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, 975 North Warson Rd.
Please join us for a conversation about the growing AgTech industry and the strong tradition of plant science research in Missouri. Come learn about the partnership between the University of Missouri and the Danforth Center and how it is impacting the region with panelists Blake Meyers, Ph.D and Henry “Hank” C. Foley, Ph.D.
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Community Reaction Lab: Domestic Violence
Saturday, August 27 4pm-August 28 5pm
4240 Duncan Ave, Cortex
Stay up all night brainstorming, learning, making and designing at Creative Reaction Lab’s next Community Reaction Lab of 2016 – a social justice and creativity incubation experience! The Community Reaction Lab is a brainstorming and creation sprint, in which teams will spend 24 hours designing solutions—such as, products, art, services, campaigns, programs, businesses, and more—in response to eradicating domestic violence within the St. Louis region.
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And Coming Up…

August 30: Creating the Next “Cyber City”
September 1: BALSA Grant Awards Ceremony
September 8: Young Friends Happy Hour
September 10: Midwest Cyber Center of Excellence HackSpace Competition