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September 2017

Lean In Connection Cards Activity | Lean In STL

In this session, Eva and Patty from Lean In STL will facilitate the group through a connection activity used in Lean In Circles. Lean In connection activities are focused on sharing personal stories and benefiting from each other's ideas, experiences, and support. The Connection Card activity uses a deck of cards to facilitate the process of sharing deep information with one another quickly through a series of questions. The goal of this activity is to get to know one another…

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FoodSpark: Food as a Catalyst for Sparking Ideas in the Community | FoodSpark

FoodSpark is a series of monthly, themed, and potluck-style dinner parties that allow individuals to make connections, start conversations, and spark ideas on social topics that matter to them. Participants will experience firsthand how FoodSpark conversations flow from a general topic to ideation through the power of food. Tool kits for hosting your own potluck dinner will be featured, as well as discussing exciting projects the FoodSpark team are currently developing.

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Experience Share Series with Three Experienced Local CEOs | UHY LLP & Aegis

Experience share series with three local experienced CEO's, David Singer - Owner of Warehouse of Fixtures, Bryan Bowles, Owner of Worth Clark, John Spanos Owner of Vetta Sports. The panel will be moderated by Beth Schulte, Principal UHY LLP and Scott Levine, Founder of Aegis. Come find out how these CEO's and owners founded, created, grew and funded their business.

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How White Supremacy Hurts White People Too. What is Our Responsibility? | CIC & Venture Cafe

What conditions has society created to maintain certain groups as the perpetual majority? The result of avoiding the dissection of these systems can lead to conversations around power and privilege that don’t explore how racism and white supremacy hurts white people too. Join CIC and Venture Cafe as we explore the conversation and provide resource support for continuing the work.

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Our Fall 2017 Cohort & The Impact on STL | Capital Innovators

After vetting a record setting 460 applicants for the Fall 2017 Accelerator Program, Capital Innovators is excited to will introduce the finalists and present the impact of the unique accelerator model located here in St. Louis.

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Bitcoin & Blockchain: Part TWO | The Bitcoin Meetup Group

Panel Discussion on everything Bitcoin and Blockchain. Panelists: Gary Kellmann, moderator and blockchain investor. Brian Estes Venture capital investor/Arch Angels, Chris Ricoo and Scott Wooten own and operate the largest network of bitcoin kiosks in the St. Louis region, GetSumBits.

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Opening up the Inner Solar System for Human Expansion | St. Louis Space Frontier

Gerard K. O'Neil's 1976 book "The High Frontier" introduced the world to the idea of Space Settlement. His book cover claims, "They're coming! Space colonies - hope for your future." We are closer to this reality than ever before as a new generation of aerospace entrepreneurs and start ups are working diligently to lower the cost to access and commercialize space. Learn more from expert Ron Jones, former collaborator with Buzz Aldrin, aerospace engineer, and the most knowledgeable member of…

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October 2017

Building a Differentiated Global Brand | St Louis Makes

Effectively communicating and differentiating your company, products and services is essential to stay ahead of your competition. Learn how global manufacturers can leverage marketing and global branding to increase their competitiveness, including case studies of two industrial manufacturers who have implemented customer insight studies, global rebranding and content marketing initiatives to improve top-line direct and distribution sales efforts.

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The Power of The T-shirt (BYOL) | Young Nation Apparel

Why should I use a T-shirt? Learn about why T-shirt messages are so POWERFUL in the Marketing Industry. Bring your laptop with you, we will teach you how to CREATE YOUR OWN T-shirt MESSAGES! RSVP here.

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November 2017

Venture Cafe’s Thursday Gathering

November 9 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely


The Venture Café Gathering is hosted every Thursday from 3-8pm at 4240 Duncan Ave on the 2nd floor. The event has an open connecting format so you can come and go whenever you have a chance. The goal is to get people connected while keeping these two rules in mind 1. don’t drink too much and 2. don’t be here to sell. We host several educational breakout sessions throughout the evening - visit our calendar to see what's on the…

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