7 Startup Events To Keep On Your Calendar

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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, July 6; 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: Guerilla Signs 
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Wednesday, July 6; 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, July 7; 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:
-Emotional Intelligence for Business presented by Mindset
-Maximizing Your Venture Cafe Experience: Educators Edition presented by Education Innovation Fellowship
-SQI Fall 16 Bootcamp presented by Center for Emerging Technologies
-Beef And A Toast presented by Full Circle
-Branding Consultation with Tim Cooper presented by Dig House
-Office Hours with Amy Ribick & Bill Gogel of Brown Smith Wallace
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Ghostbusters Sneak Preview Party
Thursday July 16; 6-9:30
Galleria Cinema 6, Richmond Heights
Join Prosper Women Entrepreneurs and RISE Collaborative Workspace for an early screening of the new Ghostbusters movie. Come dressed as your favorite character or simply enjoy the latest movie featuring a woman-led cast. There are a limited number of tickets, so purchase today.
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House of Genius
July 21; 5:45-9pm
CIC@CET, Cortex
At the House of Genius St. Louis table, you’ll find panelists from all over the metro area – they represent the startups, the Fortune 500s, and everything in between. Our presenters are all driven by an entrepreneurial spirit but they come from many different types of businesses and sectors, including nonprofits. When we like an idea, we “plus one” on the spot – that’s our STL spirit showing through!
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The UnCommon Concert Series
July 21; 5-10pm
Cortex Commons, Cortex
The concert is produced in partnership with Urban Chestnut Brewing Company, ITC, Cortex Innovation Community and Venture Cafe St. Louis, with Beer and food trucks open at 5pm and music by Peter Martin’s Summer Jam Band.
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St. Louis Launch Out Conference
July 22-July 23
Saint Louis High School, 4970 Oakland Ave
Launch Out is a conference for entrepreneurs and other dreamers to embark on the daring voyage of navigating their dreams. If you need to publicly launch your dream, get a stalled dream moving forward, or discover how to dream again, this conference has been designed for you. Surround yourself with other dreamers who will encourage your success.
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Mary writes for EQ and previously contributed to ALIVE Magazine and worked in the digital marketing field as an account manager. A central Illinois native, she got her news-editorial journalism degree from the University of Illinois and then moved to St. Louis so she wouldn’t have to be around as many Cubs fans. Then she married one.