Five Startup and Tech Events in St. Louis This Week – 10/31

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From the annual Arch Grants Gala to WashU’s premier hackathon, mark your calendar for five startup and tech events happening this week across the city.


LaunchCode Happy Hire St Louis

LaunchCode Happy Hire
Tues., Nov. 1, 4-6pm
LaunchCode Mentor Center
Interested in hiring a LaunchCoder? Want to learn more about LaunchCode candidates and companies? Join in for LaunchCode’s HappyHire Networking and Interview Evening.Hosted at LaunchCode’s St. Louis Mentor Center, this event creates opportunities for candidates and companies to interact and identify hiring possibilities. The event is restricted to LaunchCode-approved candidates, and companies and will be limited to the first 40 employers that sign up (but there’s unlimited space for LaunchCode candidates). Employers can expect to see front-end, back-end, full-stack, QA, mobile, and data scientists.
Register here

1 Million Cups
Wed., Nov. 2, 9-10am
T-REX Innovation Center
Went2It is the presenting startup of the week. 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.

Arch Grants Gala
Fri., Nov. 4, 5pm
Hyatt Regency at the Arch
The Arch Grants Gala blends the playfulness of the entrepreneurial experience with the esteem of a traditional philanthropic event. The evening includes networking, a seated dinner, an award presentation and a showcase of Arch Grants Recipients.
Get tickets

ArchHacks – WashU’s Premier Hackathon
Fri., Nov. 4-Sun., Nov. 6
Washington University in St. Louis – Bauer Hall
ArchHacks is a hackathon for students of all backgrounds with a passion for technology, design and, most importantly, building things. Read EQ’s full story about ArchHacks here. The event brings together more than 500 students from around the country for 48 hours of collaboration, problem solving, and building. With a theme of HealthTech, ArchHacks aims to provide a unique opportunity for students to work with resources and companies they cannot find anywhere else.
More details 

STL Scatterjam 2016
Fri., Nov. 4-Sun., Nov. 6
St. Louis Zoo, The Living World Anheuser-Busch Theater
Grab a friend, or several. Come up with a team name. Register your crew. Show up. Get the theme. Scatter and create a game with your crew. If you ever wanted to say “I made a video game!” this is your moment.
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