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!

Elevar Connects St. Louis: Bridging Enterprise Innovation with the St. Louis Startup Ecosystem
Tuesday March 29; 6-8pm
4818 Washington Blvd., Central West End
To address the most pressing problems in healthcare, Elevar’s mission is to connect today’s leading enterprises with tomorrow’s innovations. Elevar are excited to announce a new initiative – Elevar Connects, an intimate gathering bridging enterprise and startup innovation in St. Louis. Elevar Connects will bring together prominent executives from St. Louis as well as members of the startup ecosystem including entrepreneurs, academics and the venture community, who will discuss their thoughts on digital health and healthcare innovation.
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Introduction to Mastermind Growth Groups
Wednesday, March 30th; 6-7:30pm
STLVentureWorks-West County, 743 Spirit 40 Park Drive
Are you striving to grow your business? Do you wish you had a group of fellow female entrepreneurs to offer perspective, advice and support? Are you looking for a structured way to address your challenges and identify actions to take? Prosper Mastermind has you covered!  Register here for an introduction session to find out more on how to join a Prosper Mastermind Growth group!
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1 Million Cups
Wednesday, March 30; 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. 
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Wednesday, March 30; 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, March 30; 6:30pm-9pm
OPO Startups, St. Charles
Fourth Wednesdays: Funders-Connect with angel and startup investors. Whether you are seeking funding or just want to learn more about the process This week features St Charles County businesses Cork and Rind, Elements Massage and Innovative Business Technology presenting their entrepreneurial experiences with a Q&A panel.
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The Venture Cafe Gathering
Thursday, March 31; 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: Prosper Women Entrepreneurs with, “Where do Women Entrepreneurs go wrong?” and more! 

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Free Savvy Coders Intro Session
Thursday March 31; 6-7:30pm
Join Savvy Coders for a free crash course in HTML, CSS with a little JavaScript sprinkled in! Be prepared for an evening of learning. This event is geared for someone who is curious about the world of coding. They’ll take a deep dive into HTML and CSS and touch on aspects of JavaScript. You’ll actually leave this class having built your very own website. Yep, in 90 minutes.
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And mark your calendars for next week…

Prosper Women Entrepreneurs Startup Accelerator Demo Day
Wednesday, April 6; 4:30-7:30pm
KDHX The Stage, 3524 Washington Ave, Midtown
Please join Prosper Women Entrepreneurs Startup Accelerator for their Spring 2016 class Demo Day! This exciting event will give you an opportunity to hear directly from our cohort of PWEStartup Accelerator companies. Afterwards, you will be able to visit with the participants and their teams during happy hour, networking and a performance by The Bottom Up Blues Gang!
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