5 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!

1 Million Cups
Wednesday, August 10; 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: Utility in Field 
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Wednesday, August 10; 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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Savvy Coders presents: Craft Beer & Coding
Thursday, August 11; 6:30-8:30pm
TechArtista; Central West End 
Join Savvy Coders for an evening of  Craft Beer and Coding! The beer is supplied by Urban Chestnut and the hands-on learning will be led by the Savvy Coders Tech Guru. This event will  be even more fun for graphic designers who want to know more about JavaScript. It’s a hands-on experience so bring your laptop. The first beer is on Savvy Coders—Come and get your code on! Register today!
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The Venture Cafe Gathering
Thursday, August 11; 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:
-Emotional vs Logical Needs – Who really Cares! presented by OutSell Consulting
-Protecting your Business and Your Employees: Why getting paid during extended leave should not be a burden. presented by the Missouri Paid Leave Coalition & SLU LAW
-Office Hours with Kevin Boeving, Tax Manager  Brown Smith Wallace

Hello, Hackathon!
Saturday, August 13, 8am-6:30pm
LaunchCode Mentor Center, Central West End
Prosper Women Entrepreneurs is partnering with GlobalHack and LaunchCode to host a one-day hackathon for those who haven’t hacked before! Don’t worry if you don’t know how to code (or don’t even want to learn)! Whether you’re hiring someone to create your website, adding an e-commerce channel or thinking about building an app, you need to know how technology works. You’ll leave this event more comfortable with technology applications, the language and processes used and how you can use technology works.
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And Coming Up…

August 18: SBIR/STTR St. Louis Road Tour
August 19: Blues Clues at The Arch: A Scavenger Hunt
August 25: People, Plants and Partnerships: Let’s Talk about The Mizzou Connection
August 27: Community Reaction Lab: Domestic Violence
August 28: Community Showcase: Combating Domestic Violence throughout Saint Louis

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