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!

1 Million Cups
Wednesday, March 9; 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 features Grip Racks.
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CoderGirl
Wednesday, March 9; 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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Startup Wednesdays at OPO Startups
Wednesday, March 9; 6:30pm-9pm
OPO Startups, St. Charles
Second Wednesdays: Founders–Hear from leading executive coaches and management consultants, entrepreneurs, and transformative business advisors. This week features Mary Louise Helbig on how to navigate the entrepreneurial ecosystem to get the help you need. Mary Louise has more than 20 years experience in entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial roles within diverse industries like telecommunication, education, financial services, and healthcare.
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The Venture Cafe Gathering
Thursday, March 10; 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 look for the Pulitzer Arts Foundation, ITEN discussing the Power of Pivots, a 
Simul Match with Grand Master Var Akobian and the Innovation Madness Chess Tournament with Cortex and Chess Club of St. Louis.
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Strangehouse Workshop: A Social Media Conference 
Friday, March 11; 9am-3pm
911 Washington Ave, T-REx, 5th Floor 
Enter The StrangeHouse. No social media ninjas or wizards, just real talk about you and your brand. Corey Smale (Strange Donuts) and Wesley Hoffman (Treehouse Networkshop) present a day long discussion of creative ways to tell your story.
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Coro Fellows Selection Day for Class 2016-17
Saturday, March 12; 8am-6pm
Ameren Missouri Headquarters, 1901 Chouteau Avenue
FOCUS St. Louis is hosting the Coro Fellows Selection Day. On Selection Day, they convene the finalists for the Coro™ Fellows Program in Public Affairs for a full day of activities, exercises and interviews (we also mix in breakfast, lunch, and a closing reception). The day relies on close to 100 community leaders and alumni who volunteer as judges to evaluate and score the candidates.
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