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!

ITEN 2015 Tech Startup Report Release Party
Tuesday, March 1; 5-7pm
7th Floor, TREX, 911 Wash Ave, Downtown
Since 2012, ITEN has created a report exploring the status of the St. Louis Tech Startup ecosystem and its most successful ventures. Join them this year when they unveil their Top Ten and Fast Ten lists and other successful ventures that had a strong 2015.
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1 Million Cups
Wednesday, March 2; 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, March 2; 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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Bring Your Own Fail Dinner Party
Wednesday, March 2; 6-8pm
The BHive, Central West End

BYOF is a dinner party celebrating failure. Join us and listen to entrepreneurs, small business owners, and unique individuals answer the question: what have you failed? Dinner is on us, but the stories are on you—everyone must bring something to share.
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Startup Wednesdays at OPO Startups
Wednesday, March 2; 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 Main Street vendors Main Street Books, The Olde Towne Spice Shoppe and Abigail’s, to discuss their entrepreneurial journey and hold an open Q&A panel. Free pizza and beer, as always!
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The Venture Cafe Gathering
Thursday, March 3; 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.

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Savvy Coders Intro Session
Thursday March 3, March 2; 6-7:30pm
Ever wonder if you’ve got untapped programming talent that could be put to good use in re-charting your career path? The hardest part is taking that first step. Stop putting it off and and join like-minded people exploring CSS, HTML, a little JavaScript all while enjoying some free pizza.
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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.