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Thursday Lineup for Feb. 11 2020

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by Tyler Mathews in Thursday
February 11, 2020
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You Need a Technical Co-founder & So Does Everyone Else — Here’s How to Do It Right

Hey everyone! I’m excited about this week’s lineup at our ITEN 2nd Thursday @ Venture Café Thursday. We have several practical and geeky sessions + some non-startup things that will also pique your interest. For starters, we hear. all. the. time. that entrepreneurs are looking for a developers and technical co-founders, but you’re not going to just find someone to join your team for free to build your product. Brandon and Ryan from 1904labs will share how to find a developer to join your team the right way. 

Also— Brazilian startup Brex (now valued north of $2B) is in St. Louis giving a talk on how they achieved product-market fit (they also bought the drinks!), meet the team who stood up the BattleHawks, and meet the Director of Mission Control at Planet Labs.

Couple other items of note:

  • Innovation Hall (where startups can work for free) is now hosting office hours. Read more.
  • See if Venture School is right for your idea at a free info session on Wed., Feb. 19th. Read more.
  • In an effort to create an environment best aligned with our credo, we are moving to 2 free drinks beginning March 5th.

See you Thursday!
—The Venture Café Thursday Team

First time? Pre-register online!

Thursday, February 13th | Venture Café Thursday 

@4240 Heritage Building, 4240 Duncan Ave., 2nd Floor, St. Louis, MO 63110 (map)

Thanks to Brex for sponsoring the drinks + food this Thursday!


5:00pm – 7:00pm
Info Table:  St. Louis BattleHawks: Building St. Louis’ Football Team | St. Louis BattleHawks

3:30pm – 5:00pm
Office Hours: ITEN Mentor | Stephen Von Rump | RSVP

5:00pm – 6:30pm
Office Hours: ITEN Mentor | Gv Freeman | RSVP

4:00pm – 5:00pm
It’s Not About The Data: Effective Communication Strategies for Quants | SJM Copywriting

4:00pm – 5:00pm
ITEN Expert Roundtable:The Art of Pitching to Developers  | ITEN

5:00pm – 6:00pm
Maximizing your Venture Cafe Experience | Venture Café Ambassador Jeff Kronenberger

5:00pm – 6:00pm
It’s Takes an Ecosystem: Resources for the Entrepreneurial Journey | ITEN

5:00pm – 6:00pm
Small business loans: A workshop | Webster Center for Innovation (WCIPD)

6:00pm – 7:00pm
“A Space Startup Case Study: Planet Labs” | St. Louis Space Frontier

6:00pm – 7:00pm
How Brex Went From Brazil to $2.6B | Brex

We’re hosting a free info session about Venture School on Wednesday, February 19th at Innovation Hall.

Venture School teaches you how to launch a real startup in 12-weeks. Applications are open until Feb. 21. Learn more.

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