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!

Micro Mondays with Young Friends of Downtown STL
Monday, August 1; 5:30-7:30pm
Alpha Brewing Company; Downtown
Every month, Young Friends of Downtown STL hosts a happy hour at a local microbrewery. People meet to drink good brews, mingle with other young friends and support local businesses. Join for a speed happy hour to cure your Monday blues!
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What the Heck’s a Hackathon?
Tuesday, August 2; 6-7:30pm
Havana Room at CIC @4240; Cortex 
Prosper Women Entrepreneurs is partnering with GlobalHack and LaunchCode on Saturday, August 13th to host “Hello, Hackathon”, a no-code hackathon for entrepreneurs who are thinking about how technology can help them scale their business. If you’re considering attending “Hello, Hackathon” but want to learn a bit more about what to expect before you do, this is the event you need to be at.
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1 Million Cups
Wednesday, August 3; 9-10am
Nine Network of Public Media, Midtown 
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. This Week: Technology Mobilized 
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CoderGirl
Wednesday, August 3; 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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The Venture Cafe Gathering
Thursday, August 4; 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:
-Countering Urban Flight presented by Booz Allen Hamilton
-Help our young people make a positive impact on our world while learning to code! presented by Tanisha Joyce – Venture Cafe Fellow, SLPS Education Innovation Fellowship
-Coming Out: Empathizing with the LGBTQIA Experience
-Inventions in the Fitness Industry presented by Inventors Association of St Louis
-The Evolution of the Role of a Product Manager presented by St Louis Product Management Group

A Night on the Town with TechArtista
Saturday, August 6; 7-11pm
TechArtista, Central West End
A city themed charity event in which 100% of the proceeds will go to Big Brothers, Big Sisters! It will cost a mere $10 to enter the event. At this spectacular outing, you will get a taste of New York City, New Orleans, and Saint Louis. Each city is accompanied by dishes from that area. A variety of activities will be available to engage in, and drinks will be available.
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