6 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!

Savvy Coders FREE Crash Course in JavaScript, HTML and CSS
Tuesday, May 24; 6-7:30pm
TechArtista, Central West End 
Ever wonder if you’ve got untapped programming talent that could be put to good use in recharting your career path? The hardest part is taking that first step toward finding your answer.  Stop putting it off and get to it. Spend an hour and a half with other savvy folks who are checking it out for themselves by getting their accelerated head start from super helpful techies!
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1 Million Cups
Wednesday, May 25; 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: GoGitr
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Wednesday, May 25; 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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OPO Startup Wednesdays: Capital Innovators
Wednesday, May 25; 5:30-8pm
OPO Startups, St. Charles
At this week’s Startup Wednesday at OPO, Brian Dixon of Capital Innovators presents “Fundraising: Early Stage and Later Investments”.
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Finding Good Ideas: An Evening of Design Thinking For New Business and Product Ideas
Wednesday, May 25; 5:30-7:30pm
CIC@CET, 20 S Sarah St., Cortex
Join BioSTL and CET as they discuss where good ideas come from and how you can use that thinking to grow new and existing businesses. If you are thinking of starting a business, creating a new business line, joining a start-up, adding a side-hustle or just want to learn more about design thinking, needs finding and the ideation process, this even is for you. Featured Panelist include Seqwana Pryor of Prycor Technologies, Keith Turner of Turner Group Technologies and Amit Kothari of Tallyfy. Dinner and refreshments will be provided in part by CET.
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The Venture Cafe Gathering
Thursday, May 26; 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.
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