8 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!

Free Savvy Coders Intro Session
Tuesday March 22; 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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1 Million Cups
Wednesday, March 23; 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 23; 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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PluggedIn St. Louis Startup Talent Showcase
Wednesday, March 23; 5-9pm
T-REX 5th Floor, 911 Washington Avenue
If you are a student or recent college graduate looking to join a startup, PluggedIn St. Louis wants to meet you! Here’s your chance to get in front of the region’s most cutting-edge, innovative, hiring companies at the center of St. Louis’ downtown innovation district, T-REX.
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Taste of Science
Wednesday, March 23; 5:30-7:30pm
Danforth Plant Science Center, 975 North Warson Road
Learn more about the Danforth Center’s mission to improve the human condition through plant science in a fun and interactive setting and take a tour! Young Friends is a group of professionals, 40 and under, who support the Danforth Center’s mission to improve the human condition through plant science, including our efforts to enhance St. Louis as a world center for agtech, bioscience and other industries that are defining the future of our region.
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Startup Wednesdays at OPO Startups
Wednesday, March 23; 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 Open Highway Booking, a premier music agency in the greater St Louis area. Owner, John Henry, will share his entrepreneur experience in the music business and how he has diversified his revenue streams in this field, as well as play a few songs.
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The Venture Cafe Gathering
Thursday, March 24; 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: Office hours with LaunchCode, SCORE, and John Saddington and BRAND of St. Louis. Also Ferguson 1000 Economic Solutions for Ferguson and St. Louis, 
What is a #BetterBillion for STL?, What Business Challenges Are St. Louis Startups Facing? with Brown Smith Wallace and Middle Month Marketing: Content Strategy with Elasticity.
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Code Until Dawn
Friday, March 25; 5pm
Location TBA
Come when you want, leave when you want. All are welcome – coders, designers, startups, freelancers and more. Want to learn to program? Come on by, there are always people around willing to help, give advice, and point you to their favorite resources.
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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.