7 Startup and Tech Events Happening This Week

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From BBQ birthday parties to a Demo Day on The Pageant stage, here are seven events to keep you busy this week.

Claim Academy Info Session
May 15, 1-2pm
Claim St. Louis, Downtown
Thinking about applying to Claim Academy for one of its coding training programs? Get all your questions answered at this info session. Learn how you can build a coding career you’ll love and why companies like Centene, MasterCard, Mercy, Daugherty, Clearent, AB InBev and Aegis Strategies hire Claim Academy grads.
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Member Mondays: Show & Tell
May 15, 5:30-8:30pm
TechShop St. Louis, Cortex Innovation Community
Join the community of makers at TechShop STL for Member Mondays, where new members come together at for new member orientation 5:30PM, followed by a makers’ potluck at 6PM. Bring a dish to share, enjoy a beverage, and peruse member projects.
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Capital Innovators Demo Day 2017
May 16, 1-5pm
The Pageant, The Loop
Join Capital Innovators for its annual Demo Day live at The Pageant. Some of St. Louis’ fastest growing startups will pitch live on the stage, then show off their innovative products and services at booths during this half-day event. Arrive early to snag a seat and stay late for the after party at Blueberry Hill. Read EQ’s tips for making the most of this event.
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Venture Café Night: 39 North
May 16, 3-8pm
39 N, Creve Coeur
Join Venture Café for its event that happens every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 39 North, the plant science innovation district. Venture Café Night: 39 North unites entrepreneurs, scientists and innovators together to learn, mentor and support each other with a focus on facilitating connections within plant science and agricultural technology.
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1 Million Cups
May 17, 9-10am
T-REX, Downtown
1 Million Cups is a free, weekly 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’s event features a pitch by Sketch Development Services.
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OPO Startups 2nd Birthday BBQ
May 17, 5:30-7:30pm
OPO Startups, St. Charles
Help OPO celebrate its second anniversary with BBQ by Smokin’ Randall’s BBQ, a birthday cake cutting ceremony with St. Charle’s Mayor Sally Faith, tours of the OPO campus, door prizes and pitches from OPO member companies.
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Venture Café Thursday Gathering
May 18, 3pm-8pm
@4240, Cortex Innovation Community
This week’s Venture Café Gathering features a panel discussion with US Veterans around resources for Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome, office hours with Husch Blackwell real estate development attorney Patrick Eckelkamp, an interactive session exploring the language of special analysis, and a talk with S&T students about how to get high schools involved with STEM.
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