9 Startup and Tech Events Happening in St. Louis This Week

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Mark your calendar for these nine startup and tech events from across the city happening this week. If you have events you’d like to see on EQ’s calendar, submit them here.


A Night of Good: Industrious Happy Hour
October 17, 5-7:30pm
Industrious Office, 555 Washington Ave.
The Industrious community brings you a happy hour and a chance to give back to an amazing local nonprofit. Meet other engaging St. Louisans over a round of 4 Hands, sweet treats from Whisk, and tasty slices from Pi Pizza. This month’s happy hour will benefit Perennial, a workshop that offers educational programming in creative reuse to diverse populations here in St. Louis. Admission to this happy hour is free (with a recommended donation of $5). All donations will go directly to Perennial, who will be on site crafting with guests and talking more about the amazing work they do at their community workshop. More info here.

Craft Beer & Coding
October 18, 6:30-8:30pm
TechArtista, 4818 Washington Blvd.
Hang out with the Savvy Coders team, have a free beer get a preview of some tools you can add to your resume, including JavaScript training. Sign up here.

Mappy Hour: Connecting Talent With Opportunity
October 19 @ 3-7pm
CIC@4240, 4240 Duncan Ave.
GEOx is excited to connect local talent with opportunities in the geospatial industry with a “Mappy Hour” networking event. Students are invited to participate in discussions with industry leaders from 3-5pm, then network with food and cocktails from 5-7pm. Don’t forget to register with the USGIF before the event. Get more details on the Facebook event page.

Get Made: TechShop’s Happy Hour at the Lounge
October 19, 4-7pm

TechShop St. Louis
Get over the hump at Happy hour in the lounge at TechShop. Meet members, share your projects, see our space. This event is free and open to the public. More details here.

Prosper Women Entrepreneurs Office Hours / After Hours
October 19, 6-7:30pm
CIC@CET, 20 S. Sarah St
Have you been looking for a place to get advice on a specific business challenge you’re facing?  Join expert mentors at Prosper Office Hours / After Hours! The event starts with an overview session that will give you tips on how best to present your challenge and get the most from your time with your expert mentor, then you’ll be assigned a conference room, 2 expert mentors and 15 minutes to ask questions and get advice. Find out more.


October 21, 4-6:30pm
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Join us for an opportunity to interact with scientists & researchers in the St. Louis area at a networking event hosted by the Danforth Center’s Committee for Scientific Training & Mentoring. There will be a career panel and discussion followed by a job fair and networking session. Researchers, scientists, technicians, postdocs and graduate students from the St. Louis region are encouraged to bring a friend and attend this interactive event. More details here.

GlobalHack VI
October 21, 8:00 am–
October 23, 5:00 pm
Chaifetz Arena

It’s finally upon us. GlobalHack’s sixth annual hackathon will bring together software developers, graphic designers, technologists and entrepreneurs from around the world to solve a civic technology problem centered around homelessness. Participants divided into youth, collegiate and pro divisions will work in teams building solutions over the course of the weekend for a chance to win $1 million in cash prizes. GlobalHack VI is the biggest hackathon yet for the organization—learn more about why you need be there from the GlobalHack team themselves. More details here.

Recurring Weekly Events

1 Million Cups
October 19, 9am-10am, T-REX
CellARide and Start Right Foods will present at this week’s event.

Coder Girl
October 19, 6-8pm, LaunchCode Mentor Center
LaunchCode Mentor Center
Bring your laptop and code with some of the smartest women in the city.

Venture Cafe
October 20, 3-8pm, CIC@4240
More details on the weekly sessions here.

See more upcoming events and add your events to the community calendar here.