CALENDAR OF SERENDIPITOUS COLLISIONS

Oct 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Venture Café Night: 39N (Schnucks Conference)
“St. Louis works best when everyone works.” People with disabilities not being able to work is a huge myth that needs debunking. Learn how assistive technology accommodates skilled workers and can open up a new[...]
Oct 16 @ 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[...]
Oct 16 @ 4:15 pm – 7:30 pm Venture Café Night: 39N (Info Table)
The St. Louis Startup Ambassadors is a group born out of the idea that entrepreneurs are an important part of the ecosystem and the future of St. Louis. We are a diverse group of young[...]
Oct 16 @ 4:15 pm – 7:30 pm Venture Café Night: 39N (Info Table)
Have you ever considered doing business internationally? No matter what the size or age of your company, or whether you provide products or services, we can support your efforts to export or import. Companies who[...]
Oct 16 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm Venture Café Night: 39N (Info Table)
Info-table: Learn about and register for an upcoming discussion on cutting-edge gene editing technology; how it will help improve human health, grow the food we need with fewer resources, manage environmental changes, and contribute to[...]
Oct 16 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Venture Café Night: 39N (Langenberg Theater)
TBD Presented by Dave Finklang of Anders CPA
Oct 16 @ 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[...]
Oct 16 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Venture Café Night: 39N (Langenberg Theater)
Great Outdoor Wi-Fi is your Start to a Great Connected Community: Around the world, cities are evaluating how to leverage smart technology to enhance citizens lifestyle, increase economic growth and make the city more efficient.[...]
Oct 16 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Venture Café Night: 39N (Schnucks Conference)
TBD
Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Venture Café Night: 39N (Langenberg Theater)
This session, led by a nationally renowned grant consultant and author, will provide participants best practices, tips and tricks for finding and getting grants to support their technological, creative and innovative efforts. The presenter will[...]
Oct 18 @ 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.[...]
Oct 18 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Venture Café Thursday Gathering (Havana)
This session will focus on Japan, its startup/innovation ecosystem, and the recent launch of Venture Café Tokyo. We will discuss the cultural implications of what works (similarly and differently) and what doesn’t (similarly and differently)[...]
Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Chuck Berry/Hattie North)
Census data have been interpreted in a variety of ways: From the end of the white majority, to a more nuanced view of America in the coming decades. Join us to discuss the implications and[...]
Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm Venture Cafe Thursday Gathering (Info Table)
Have you ever considered doing business internationally? No matter what the size or age of your company, or whether you provide products or services, we can support your efforts to export or import. Companies who[...]
Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm The Venture Café Gathering (Big George Brock)
Summers Compton Wells LLC provides legal advice to businesses of all sizes and industries and was selected as a Best Law Firm of 2016 by St. Louis Small Business Monthly. With offices in Ladue, Edwardsville[...]
Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Venture Café Thursday Gathering (James Crutchfield)
Join this session to get to know the very first overseas Venture Café and learn all about the innovation ecosystem of Rotterdam and the Netherlands! The Rotterdam team is here to tell you about their[...]
Oct 18 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Venture Café Thursday Gathering (Havana)
Research that designed a “hearing rehabilitation exercises” program and the marketing platform that is putting it in the hands of the professionals and patients that need it are showcased in this session. Come hear Dr[...]
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Venture Café Thursday Gathering (James Crutchfield)
Your profile hasn’t been updated in 5 years. You don’t have a summary and you’re not sure what to put in the headline. You’re not sure how to connect with people – or if it[...]
Oct 18 @ 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[...]
Oct 18 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Venture Café Thursday Gathering (Havana)
Travis Sheridan, president of the CIC Venture Café Global Institute, will lead a discussion about the growth of the Venture Café around the world and officially launch the inaugural Venture Café magazine called HAPPEN. For[...]
Oct 18 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Venture Café Thursday Gathering (Chuck Berry)
“St. Louis works best when everyone works.” Can your office accommodate and include everyone? Learn more about how you can incorporate Universal Design for all people to enjoy a beautifully accessible workplace.
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Venture Café Thursday Gathering (James Crutchfield)
Learn how to use an Idea Trigger Session as a structured group technique for generating many ideas for solving a specific problem. This proven technique can yield a deeper level of ideas from within your[...]
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Venture Café Thursday Gathering (Havana)
For this session we will be joined by Lisa Picker, from the Women’s Foundation of Greater Saint Louis to discuss their “Women in the Workplace: Employment Scorecard Report”. Attendees will then engage in an interactive[...]
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Venture Café Thursday Gathering (Chuck Berry)
Licensed Professional Counselor and Career Consultant Jordan Watson will share her expertise on how to network as an introvert. Networking is crucial to building meaningful relationships and for marketing your personal brand. Networking is also[...]
Oct 25 @ 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.[...]
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Venture Café Thursday Gathering (James Crutchfield)
With $720 million available, Missouri FIRST can create and retain jobs, expand the economy and strengthen communities statewide. Come on out to Venture Café St. Louis to meet MO State Treasurer Eric Schmitt and learn[...]
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Venture Café Thursday Gathering (Chuck Berry)
The Outsource Movement, the biggest change to the traditional business plan. How can you focus on driving your core competencies while minimizing your costs. Speakers: Ted Rose – Founder and President of Rose Financial Solutions[...]
Oct 25 @ 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[...]
Oct 25 @ 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[...]
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Venture Café Thursday Gathering (Chuck Berry/Hattie North)
Salesforce consultant James Page (4x-certified) will lead a 1-hour workshop to highlight the career paths for all adults within the Salesforce ecosystem. The workshop will cover opportunities to create your own learning path utilizing free[...]

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