6 STL Startup Events You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

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Baseball might be the talk of the town this week, but the next few days are packed with can’t-miss startup events too. Read on and map out the rest of your week.

Photo courtesy of OPO Startups
Photo courtesy of OPO Startups
Yoga at Cortex Commons 
October 13; 12:15 –
 12:45 pm

YogaBuzz, a local nonprofit dedicated to getting people moving and stretching by hosting yoga in unique places, comes to the Cortex Commons for a half hour lunch time session. BYOM—bring your own mat! Suggested $5 donation. Meet between the sculpture seats!
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CEO2CEO Conversation Series
October 13; 4:00 6:30 pm
Accelerate St. Louis presents the #CEO2CEO conversation series. Through this series, we are bringing together leading chief executives of businesses large and small in conversations about building thriving enterprises. October’s conversation features Express Scripts’ CEO, George Paz and Sparo Labs’ CEO, Abby Cohen; moderated by KMOX Radio’s Michael Calhoun.
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Startup Wednesdays at OPO Startups
October 14; 6:30 9:00 pm
Second Wednesdays: FOUNDERS–Stories and conversations with accomplished founders from the Saint Louis Region.
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Where We Stand: How Do Rankings Tell St. Louis’ Story?
October 14 – 6:30 – 8:00 pm
The first of three conversations to explore these questions of rankins and share your perspective. Leading St. Louis journalists will consider how we talk about St. Louis and rankings from East-West Gateway Council of Governments’ Where We Stand 7th Edition: The Strategic Assessment of the St. Louis Region.
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Venture Cafe Weekly Gathering
October 15; 3:00  – 8:00 pm
The weekly gathering of innovators and startups. A place for serendipitous collisions to occur. Each week there are roundtable discussions, information tables, office hours with thought leaders, and guest speakers relevant to the ecosystem. This week, Elasticity talks content integration for startups, iSelect’s EduSync presents and more.
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Peer 151 Co-Working Grand Opening & Street Party
October 16; 5:00 – 8:00 pm
Join in the fun at the grand opening of Peer 151, a co-working space located in Belleville, IL. Peer 151 is a collaborative work space mindfully designed around the values of place, people, and process. Located in downtown Belleville at the historic Turner Hall building, the event is free.
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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.