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CALENDAR OF SERENDIPITOUS COLLISIONS

May 24 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The weekly Venture Café Thursday Gathering is 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 join our community.[...]
May 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm The Venture Café Gathering (James Crutchfield)
Focus on your idea, plan, time, and investment. This session will allow you to pitch your idea and record feedback. Plus, you will learn more about the services we offer.
May 24 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Havana)
Mindy Mazur of Brazen St. Louis and Kristy Jackson of DK Solutions will lead an interactive session on mentoring, sponsoring and leading from where you are. Attendees will gain tips, insights and inspiration on advancing[...]
May 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Chuck Berry)
This session will introduce attendees to the world of Salesforce and explore career possibilities and paths using the Trailhead platform to obtain respected certifications. This session, led by James Page from Maryville University and Kyla[...]
May 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Venture Café Gathering (James Crutchfield)
Two years since the project’s inception, Chalk Riot is proud to present our journey into new dimensions of pavement art by combining augmented reality with anamorphic “3D” pavement art. Interact with our otherworldly fortune telling[...]
May 24 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Havana)
Sustainability is important to all aspects of humanity, but is often addressed as a science issue. How can we use a cross-discipline approach to promote relationships and collaborations? We can use creative approaches to create[...]
May 24 @ 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 24 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Venture Cafe St. Louis
We Can Do It: Accelerating Women in Business & Technology On May 24, PNC, Maryville University and Venture Café support the advancement of women in tech and business. By bringing together companies and universities we[...]
May 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm The Venture Café Gathering (James Crutchfield)
Women all over are forging forward in work-spaces previously dominated by men. However, as we are becoming increasingly prominent in medicine, law, and business, there is still a large disparity between women and men in[...]
May 24 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Havana)
Two-time small business entrepreneur Suzanne Alexandar knows the “dawn to dark” work ethic involved in running a business. In this session she will help small business entrepreneurs understand how to navigate the rewarding, yet tough[...]
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Chuck Berry)
Discussion on mindfulness and tools to practice for increased awareness along with how to utilize as a woman in her career, the experiences in life and deeply understanding herself.
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm The Venture Café Gathering (James Crutchfield)
Digital Transformation (Dx), has seen an incredible shift over the last decade. Digital Transformation relies on a certain level of disruption in an industry for organizations to stay ahead of their competition. In this session,[...]
May 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Havana)
CAM presents the eighth edition of the Great Rivers Biennial featuring new work by St. Louis-based artists Addoley Dzegede, Sarah Paulsen, and Jacob Stanley. Generously funded by Gateway Foundation, the program awards each artist with[...]
May 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Chuck Berry)
The goal of this session is to develop strategies to make you more comfortable facing your fears and taking risks. We’ll be using resources by Joanna Barsh, director emeritus McKinsey & Company and author of[...]
May 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Venture Café Gathering (James Crutchfield)
In this session Zip Gould will discuss Futurism and the ever expanding tech landscape. Our world is creating new economies that will change how we live, work and play. Mr. Gould will discuss the effects[...]
May 31 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The weekly Venture Café Thursday Gathering is 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 join our community.[...]
May 31 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Havana)
Just in case you missed the last one… Wellness is at the top of any wise investor’s radar. Without wellness, we won’t be around long enough to find that investment deal we’ve been searching for.[...]
May 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Venture Café Gathering (James Crutchfield)
Learn about Azure Databricks. Azure Databricks is a fast, easy, and collaborative Apache Spark-based analytics platform optimized for Azure. Designed in collaboration with the founders of Apache Spark, Azure Databricks combines the best of Databricks[...]
May 31 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Havana)
Networking is necessary. It does not need to tough or frustrating. Learning how a way to streamline the process in important. Join us as we explore the only 7 actions that you need in order[...]
May 31 @ 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 31 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm The Venture Café Gathering (James Crutchfield)
Eric Winschel JD/CPA and Joel Smiley MPA will present an overview of the tax credit process for commercial development and start-ups. Topics will include R&D, historic credits, workforce credits, manufacturing financing programs, the tax credits[...]
May 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm The Venture Café Gathering (James Crutchfield)
Learn how to pump up your LinkedIn profile and presence so potential customers can find you on the world’s largest business network – LinkedIn. You will also discover how to maximize LinkedIn’s many free features[...]
Jun 7 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The weekly Venture Café Thursday Gathering is 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 join our community.[...]
Jun 7 @ 3:30 pm – 8:00 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Big George Brock)
SLAM! has partnered with Venture Cafe Global, St. Louis and Miami to produce Innovation City, a podcast featuring the people behind the innovation movement. We are taping interviews at the Venture Cafe Thursday Gathering. If you want to be interviewed or know[...]
Jun 7 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm The Venture Café Gathering (James Crutchfield)
“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” –Al Einstein
Jun 7 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Chuck Berry)
A beginners’ guide to what questions to ask, where to begin, and how to find the best path for YOU through the St. Louis Entrepreneur Ecosystem. Presenters include: Galen Gondolfi – Justine Petersen Melissa Grizzle[...]
Jun 14 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The weekly Venture Café Thursday Gathering is 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 join our community.[...]
Jun 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Office Hours Table A)
Answers to your questions – all things banking! Office hours to discuss financial topics that impact YOU. From business financing to personal credit and all things in-between. I’m a local bank manager with a passion[...]
Jun 19 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 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[...]
Jun 19 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm Venture Cafe Nights: 39 North (Schnucks)
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[...]
 

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