5 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!

Open Data STL Meetup
Tuesday, June 28; 6:30pm
T-REX, Downtown
This group is for champions, advocates, innovators, and practitioners of open data and open government in the Saint Louis region. There are roles for developers, technologists, bureaucrats, policy wonks, and anyone else who wants to contribute to the policy implementation, software development, advocacy, and just plain hard work of creating an open data platform for local government in this area.
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1 Million Cups
Wednesday, June 29; 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: freelancekit
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Arch Angel Investor Information Session
Wednesday, June 29; 3-5pm
Washington University – Charles F Knight Center
The St. Louis Arch Angels cordially invite interested Accredited Investors to join our membership for their regularly scheduled member meeting at 4pm on June 29, 2016 on the second floor of the Knight Center at Washington University. Additionally, you’re invited to attend an informational meeting designed to provide an overview of angel investing as well as the history of the St Louis Arch Angels including their critical role in the St Louis Business Startup Ecosystem.
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Wednesday, June 29; 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, June 30; 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:
-Preparing your manufacturing for an Investigational New Drug presented by Cardinal Health Regulatory Sciences
-Maximizing your Venture Cafe Experience presented by VenCaf Volunteers
-Social Innovation Blitz: Combating Domestic Violence presented by Creative Reaction Lab
-Power Connecting Series presented by Saint Louis Regional Lean In Chapter
-Turning Virtual-Reality Buzz into Measurable Real-World Results presented by VR/AR Association
-Unpacking Orlando: What does the Pulse Shooting mean for St. Louis, and how do we support each other?
Office Hours: Chuck Goldstone 

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Coming Up: 
Prosper Women Entrepreneurs Office Hours / After Hours
Ghostbusters Sneak Preview Party
St. Louis Launch Out Conference

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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.