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On the third Tuesday of the month, Venture Café Night: 39°N gatherings at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center facilitate serendipitous collisions that drive creativity, foster collaboration and stimulate investment in innovation.
Check out the lineup of programs for Tuesday, August 21 featuring the following:
STL STARTUP AMBASSADORS 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm, Info table in the Café
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 professionals who love this city and strive to create connections that enrich lives and our community. We are native St. Louisans and transplants; we are accountants and architects; we are marketers and advisors; we are fundraisers and financial planners all interested in the common goal of sharing the city we love with the industry we have grown to love.
Yes, there is a World Trade Center in St Louis! | World Trade Center – St Louis
4:15 pm – 7:30 pm, Info table in Café
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 expand internationally can harness a huge additional market – 86% of global economic growth between 2015 and 2020 will occur outside of the U.S.
The World Trade Center provides free and low-cost expertise, training, resources and connections. We can help!
Automated AI: How it’s Changing Data Science | DataRobot
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm, Mary and Oliver Langenberg Theater
Automated AI is reshaping data science. This talk focuses on the value automated AI brings and how it is changing how data science is practiced. The first is automation opens up building predictive models to a wider audience. The second is how automation is leading to improved accuracy and rapid development. Finally, with the inclusion of interpretable algorithms and techniques, Automated AI offers a new level of transparency into data science. The talk will end with a short demonstration of Automated AI.
Healthtech Office Hours w/ ITEN EIR Jack Scatizzi | ITEN
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm, 2nd Floor Lounge
TEN has been catalyzing tech innovation in St. Louis for over a decade, connecting entrepreneurs to experts and to each other. Tonight our Entrepreneurs in Residence are holding office hours specifically for startups in the ever-expanding healthcare vertical. Are you a healthtech startup, a tech startup wanting to enter the healthcare industry or a life science company with a tech component? Our EIRs can provide guidance in key areas like go-to market strategies, pitch deck development, fundraising strategies, product/market fit and many more.
*RSVP here: https://jackhealthtech.youcanbook.me/
Healthtech Office Hours w/ ITEN EIR Quentin Ortega | ITEN
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm, 2nd Floor Lounge
ITEN has been catalyzing tech innovation in St. Louis for over a decade, connecting entrepreneurs to experts and to each other. Tonight our Entrepreneurs in Residence are holding office hours specifically for startups in the ever-expanding healthcare vertical. Are you a healthtech startup, a tech startup wanting to enter the healthcare industry or a life science company with a tech component? Our EIRs can provide guidance in key areas like go-to market strategies, pitch deck development, fundraising strategies, product/market fit and many more.
*RSVP here: https://quentinhealthtech.youcanbook.me/
Maximizing your Venture Cafe Night: 39°N Experience | VenCaf Volunteers
5:00 pm – 5:30 pm, Schnucks Conference Room
Overwhelmed, unsure about who to talk to and where to start to get the most from Venture Café? This session is aimed at people attending for the first, second or third time to:
(1) hear about the resources, opportunities and programming offered;
(2) identify goals and expectations about what to gain by attending; and
(3) find ways to connect to the right person or, at least, get started on the right path.
Foreign Exchange 101, Understanding Foreign Currency Markets | Bannockburn Global Forex
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Schnucks Conference Room
As your business grows, undoubtedly international issues start presenting themselves. One of these issues is how do I pay vendors and employees overseas in foreign currency? How do I allow clients to send me payment in foreign currency? Why are these markets so volatile and how do I understand them? Come to this presentation for all these answers and any answers to questions you may have.
Calling all Volunteers!
Venture Cafe Nights don’t just happen on their own. In addition to Venture Cafe staff, a team of six to eight volunteers help produce the magic of these gatherings. If you like telling the story through the creation of digital content, or greeting people as they arrive, or serving up a drink to thirsty innovators, learn more about volunteer opportunities here.
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