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On the third 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.
Check out the lineup of programs for Tuesday, March 20:
National Ag Day – Farm to Table Tastings | Venture Cafe St. Louis @agday 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Danforth Plant Science Center
Tuesday, March 20 at Venture Cafe Night: 39°N, we’re hosting a farm to table tasting showcase. We’ll have complimentary small bites from local food vendors in honor of National Ag Day!
How to Respond to International Customers and Prepare for Export Success | World Trade Center St. Louis @WTCSTL 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm, Mary and Oliver Langenberg Theater
In this age of globalization, innovative companies are engaging in international business from their very inception. Join our panel discussion with local, state and federal trade organizations to learn about available resources and the integrated export ecosystem that is your go-to structure for export success.
Maximizing your Venture Cafe Night: 39°N Experience | VenCaf Volunteers, @VentureCafeSTL 5 – 5:30 pm, Schnucks Conference Room
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 those attending a Venture Cafe Gathering for the first, second or third times, to gather to:
(1) hear about the resources, opportunities and programming offered;
(2) have someone ask them about what they are looking to get by attending; and
(3) potential connect them to the right person or, at least, place them on the right path.
GlobalSTL: Transforming the STL Economy Via Innovation & Global Connectedness | BioSTL/GlobalSTL@global_stl 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm, Mary and Oliver Langenberg Theater
For a city or region to be relevant in the 21st century, it has to have a strong innovation ecosystem and be globally connected. Now looked to as the national model, GlobalSTL has been working since 2014 to connect STL’s world-class corporations and research institutions to innovative startups and talent from around the world, looking to enter into the US market. Come learn how we’ve done it, and how we consider it just the beginning of something much bigger for the STL region.
How to Protect Your Secret Sauce: Trade Secrets and Information Protection Programs | Husch Blackwell @HuschBlackwell 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Schnucks Conference Room
Husch Blackwell attorneys Matt Diehr and Mike Annis will be discussing one of the least talked about, and perhaps most important intellectual property asset in your arsenal. Topics covered will include:
•Background on trade secrets as an intellectual property class, how to identify them in your business, and how to enforce and protect them
•Recent changes in law impacting information protection systems and ability to pursue misappropriation of your trade secrets
•Process for maintaining the secret nature of you confidential business information
Starting & Scaling an AGTech Startup | The Yield Lab @TheYieldLab 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm, Mary and Oliver Langenberg Theater
Calling all Volunteers! Venture Cafe Nights don’t just happen on their own. Besides the Venture Cafe staff, a team of six to eight volunteers help produce the magic. If you like telling the story through the creation of digital content, or greeting people as they visit, or serving up a drink to a thirsty innovator learn more here about volunteer opportunities.
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