Entrepreneurial happenings in and around Washington University and St. Louis week of May 13, 2018.
MAY 15 – Capital Innovators Demo Day
Listen to 12 top startups from around the world pitch live in St. Louis. Demo Day will feature founder & CEO of Better Weekdays, Chris Motley, as the keynote speaker. Better Weekdays is a St. Louis-based startup that helps university recruiters access diverse student talent. A local success story of the St. Louis startup scene and a portfolio company of Capital Innovators, Better Weekdays is now one of the largest technology companies in the college recruiting vertical.
1-6 p.m. CDT, The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63112
MAY 16 – 1 Million Cups
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. Entrepreneurs speak each Wed. and it is open for all to come and listen.
9-10:00 a.m., T-Rex, 5th floor, 911 Washington Ave, St. Louis, MO 63101
Designed with busy small business owners in mind, the evening will include practical, hands-on exercises you can use to identify immediate next steps to bring clarity and momentum to your company’s Purpose, Processes, People and Products. Light food and refreshments provided.
5:30-8 p.m., CIC @ CET, 20 South Sarah Street, St. Louis, MO 63108
MAY 17 – Venture Cafe Thursday Gathering
The Venture Café Gathering is hosted every Thursday. The event has an open format to get people connected. There are several educational breakout sessions throughout the evening.
3-8 p.m., @4240, 4240 Duncan Ave. #200, St. Louis MO 63110