CALENDAR OF SERENDIPITOUS COLLISIONS

Apr 27 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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. Come[...]
Apr 27 @ 3:01 pm – 8:00 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Info Table)
Small Business Majority is sponsoring a FREE 8 week Health Business Healthy Community Workplace Wellness Challenge from May 15 to July 9, in collaboration with an online evaluation platform called Wellable. I am recruiting 25+[...]
Apr 27 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Info Table)
Venture for America is a Fellowship program that places recent college graduates at startups in emerging cities, where they learn how to build a business while making an impact in the community. On May 1st,[...]
Apr 27 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Havana)
Join Dr. Cheryl Watkins-Moore, MBA, Director of Bioscience and Entrepreneurship Inclusion, BioSTL for an intimate conversation with Anjali B. Doonley, J.D., MBA about her entrepreneurship journey. Ms. Dooley is herself an entrepreneur, serves as a[...]
Apr 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm The Venture Café Gathering (James Crutchfield)
Posh Creative’s BYOL, Bring Your Own Laptop Series focuses on providing hands-on graphic design tutorials for non-designers, startups and small businesses. Attend these sessions to learn the latest in online DIY software and insider graphic[...]
Apr 27 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm The Venture Cafe Gathering (Chuck Berry)
We have seen and talked to many first-timers that were told to come to Venture Cafe but seem lost, overwhelmed or just unsure who to talk to and where to start. This session is for[...]
Apr 27 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Chuck Berry)
Wanted: A ragtag bunch of Venture Cafe’s best or most incorrigible — either will do! Goal: To help celebrated disability advocates at Paraquad think through a job skills training program that will lead to REAL[...]
Apr 27 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Havana)
Startups are currently facing a number of employment issues. Should you be hiring unpaid interns? How do recent changes in immigration policy affect startups? You’ll want to be in compliance on all issues before bringing[...]
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Info Table)
We lead teams of young entrepreneurs through a year-long experiential program where groups select a medical problem to solve and work towards designing and commercializing a technical solution. Through interdisciplinary collaboration and bringing in expert[...]
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm The Venture Café Gathering (James Crutchfield)
Join the Venture Cafe St. Louis team as we discuss the new & revamped Venture Café Night: Activate. We’ve changed up the format from the two previous events into a collaborative brainstorming sprint meant to accelerate the progress of[...]
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Big George Brock)
The BALSA Foundation helps first time entrepreneurs get started. Visit our office hours to get feedback on your business idea, learn about local resources for early stage entrepreneurs, and find out what makes a competitive[...]
Apr 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Havana)
We will explore what is possible when considering the transformation of vacant land in St. Louis. Gateway Greening empowers people to strengthen their communities through gardening and urban agriculture. Learn whats happening in the region[...]
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Venture Café Gathering (James Crutchfield)
Jeff Haldeman, local organizational consultant and management professor, presents a short workshop from his book, Ready for Anything: The Making of A Change Leader. Key take aways: understanding impasse [“log-jam”], how it applies to your[...]
May 4 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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. Come[...]
May 4 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Big George Brock)
Do you need to raise capital to grow your startup? Do you know what your business is worth today or what it might be worth in the future? A valuation of your business could help.[...]
May 4 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Office Hours Table A)
LaunchCode matches companies with apprentices in technology, creating profit and opportunity for all involved. Adam Wilson is the Company Relations Manager at LaunchCode, a St. Louis area non-profit that educates, vets, and places candidates into[...]
May 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm The Venture Café Gathering (James Crutchfield)
During this session, you will hear the hows, whys, and failures of Claire Coder, the 20 year-old founder and CEO of AuntFlow.org. Committed to eliminating the taboo surrounding menstruation and ensuring everyone has access to[...]
May 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Havana)
Bluemix is the latest cloud offering from IBM that is a platform as a service (PaaS) product that is based on Cloud Foundry, Open Stack, and other open technologies. It enables entrepreneurs and developers to[...]
May 4 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm The Venture Cafe Gathering (Chuck Berry)
We have seen and talked to many first-timers that were told to come to Venture Cafe but seem lost, overwhelmed or just unsure who to talk to and where to start. This session is for[...]
May 4 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm The Venture Café Gathering (James Crutchfield & Chuck Berry)
Entrepreneurs who have cofounders get more seed funding, grow their ventures faster, and achieve more successful exits. Despite the many benefits of having a cofounder, many entrepreneurs struggle with this process. This event is designed[...]
May 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Havana)
Zara Merbaum will discuss pitfalls and successes of her baby product invention- “the mother load bag.” Learn more about her story here.
May 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm The Venture Café Gathering (1st Floor Boiler)
Entrepreneurs who have cofounders get more seed funding, grow their ventures faster, and achieve more successful exits. Despite the many benefits of having a cofounder, many entrepreneurs struggle with this process. This event is designed[...]
May 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm The Venture Café Gathering (James Crutchfield)
Secondary educators will discuss the changing face of Career and Technical Education (CTE) and the value that hands-on learning can provide. Each instructor leads an innovative program that shatters preconceptions of “vocational” education while fostering[...]
May 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Havana)
This was the top vote-getting session at ProductCamp St. Louis 2017 and was presented to a standing-room (and sitting-on-the-floor) only crowd — so we thought we’d bring it back in May for those who missed[...]
May 9 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Launchcode Mentor Center
On May 9th, join us at the LaunchCode Mentor Center for Venture Café Night: Activate. We’ve changed up the format from the two previous events into a collaborative brainstorming sprint meant to accelerate the progress of[...]
May 11 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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. Come[...]
May 11 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Office Hours Table A)
Proven problem solver, people maximizer. Michela Henke-Cilenti focuses on encouraging efficiency and higher outputs in all types of organizations. Leveraging opportunities in a creative and pragmatic manner- expect support and encouragement in all areas of[...]
May 11 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Havana)
Innovations in New Media – Live Streaming to YouTube, Facebook Live, Mobile & JVC Video Cloud. Leverage your brand to a worldwide audience such as Investors, Customers, Corporate Marketing Departments, Employee Communications (Internal Customers) &[...]
May 11 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm The Venture Cafe Gathering (Chuck Berry)
We have seen and talked to many first-timers that were told to come to Venture Cafe but seem lost, overwhelmed or just unsure who to talk to and where to start. This session is for[...]
May 16 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm Danforth Plant Science Center
Every 3rd Tuesday of the month, Venture Café Night: 39° N unites entrepreneurs, scientists and innovators to collaborate and learn at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center. The focus is on facilitating discussions and connections within[...]
 

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