9 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!

    1 Million Cups
    Wednesday, September 21; 9-10am
    T-REX, Downtown — New Location! 
    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: Ume3d and Startup Legal TV 
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    VISION 2016
    Wednesday, September 21; 4-8:30pm
    St. Louis Community College – Forest Park
    A regional symposium aimed at building a wholly-inclusive, diverse innovation community. Anyone looking to learn more about opportunities in bioscience, IT and advanced manufacturing is welcome. Learn about the numerous opportunities in these growing industries and find your fit.
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    Night of Good
    Wednesday, September 21; 5-7pm
    Industrious, Downtown 
    A happy hour to meet new people over a drink and a slice of pizza—all while supporting a great cause. This event is completely free and open to the public (invite your friends!), with all donations going directly toEarthDance Organic Farm School, who will be on site to share more about the incredible work they do. 
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    Show Me Adulting — Travel Smarter
    Wednesday, September 21; 5:30-7pm
    Herbie’s, Central West End 
    Join at Herbie’s for a discussion with AmyKaye O’Brien of Expedia Cruise Ship Centers. As a local travel agent, AmyKaye will discuss how to begin thinking about and planning for your next and future vacations based on: What your interests are Where you might like to go How to understand what a deal looks like How to decide on expenses to incur and those to avoid.
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    Wednesday, September 21; 6-8pm
    LaunchCode Mentor Center at 4811 Delmar Blvd St.
    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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    St. Louis OWASP – September Meeting
    Thursday, September 22; 6-8pm
    T-REX, Downtown
    Gather and mingle while attacking Node.js. Six years after its debut, and the language’s framework boasts more 2M downloads a month. Before accelerating too quickly, it is important to understand the power—and corresponding mishaps—of this language. In this talk, new attack techniques against applications built on top of the Node.js language will be demonstrated.
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    Craft Beer and Coding (with 4Hands) 
    Thursday, September 22; 6:30-8:30pm
    TechArtista, Central West End
    Designers: Get digital with Savvy Coders! This is your opportunity to get more digital, and it may just be the most fun professional development you’ll do all year. Savvy Coders provides you with the skills you need to get a leg up on your competition in the ever changing job market. When you complete the 6 week Savvy coders class you close your skill gap and get command of HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
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    The Venture Cafe Gathering
    Thursday, September 22; 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:
    -Journey of a Fintech Event Surfacing Startup presented by Ikayzo
    -Accelerating Entrepreneurship through Corporate Mentorship presented by Maritz
    -STL Innovation & Startup Media Relations presented by Elasticity
    -Space: The Final Frontier presented by St. Louis Space Frontier
    -Cultivate Community Open House: The Role Freelancers Play presented by BRAND of St. Louis
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    Murmuration Festival 
    Friday, September 23-25
    Murmuration Festival is a inaugural 3-day event, created by Loufest founder Brian Cohen and founder and CEO of Cortex Dennis Lower, will bring together artists, musicians, innovators and entrepreneurs to collaborate, connect and share their work with the public on Cortex’s campus. The Murmuration Festival explores the intersection of art, music, science, and tech. Innovators, scientists, artists and entrepreneurs to are invited to engage the public and share their work.
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    And coming this month…