7 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!

    SBA: Export Problems & Opportunities in St. Louis
    Tuesday, Feb 16; 4-6pm
    7th Floor, TREX, 911 Wash Ave, Downtown
    An opportunity to meet one-on-one with export specialists and SBA resource partners including the SCORE Association, Small Business Development Center, and other informative partners. Subjects ranging from intellectual property to cultural and language differences as well as political and financial risks will be covered.
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    For the Love of St. Louis 
    Wednesday, Feb 17; 6-9pm
    Majorette, 7150 Manchester Rd.
    Arch Grants invites you to come together and love on St. Louis! Join in the celebration at the brand new venue, Majorette. Majorette features a game room with a mini bowling alley, ping-pong, pool and other games. Mission Taco will provide a taco bar. Arch Grants’ own Majorette, Ginger Imster, will emcee and some special guests will be on hand to spread the STL Love. They’ll be celebrating an awesome 2015, and kicking off a new year, including an unveiling of our new Friends of Arch Grants program.
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    1 Million Cups
    Wednesday, Feb 17; 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 Need Fixed Parts.
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    Wednesday, Feb 17; 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, Feb 17; 6:30pm-9pm
    OPO Startups, St. Charles 
    Third Wednesdays: Mentors–
    Hear from leading executive coaches and management consultants, entrepreneurs, and transformative business advisors. This week features Presenter Amy Jackson, JD, a manager in the Brown Smith Wallace tax practice. She specializes in sales tax technical and policy issues and helps a number of business clients with state tax planning matters.
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    The Venture Cafe Gathering
    Thursday, Feb 11; 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: 
    Office hours with Peggy Killian, and a presentation from Eric Druker of Booz Allen Hamilton as he shares key insights gained through the establishment of the firm’s Strategic Innovation Group.
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    node.jSTL Meetup
    Thursday, Feb 18; 6:30-9pm
    7th Floor, TREX, 911 Wash Ave, Downtown
    node.js is quickly becoming the preferred language of web giants, powering Netflix, Paypal, Walmart, Dow Jones, eBay, rdio and more. The language is incredibly powerful, scalable, and great for the tech giant or a startup. Join St Louis’s newest node meetup group, node.jSTL, as we discuss node.js in practice. All are welcome, and beer and pizza will be served!
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