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Friday, November 1


TechArtista Test Drive Days
Come try out our space and meet our community!  We'll be opening our doors to drop-ins for the duration of STL Startup Week.  Simply reserve your seat by registering yourself here.  Seating is limited, so be sure to reserve your seat to be able to drop-in anytime during our normal business hours. Available on Friday, November 1, and Monday - Friday, November 4-8.  Learn more and register.

Friday November 1, 2019 9:00am - 4:30pm


Nebula Coworking - Free First Friday
Drop by and check out the space! It's available for a test drive from 10am - 4pm today.

Friday November 1, 2019 10:00am - 4:00pm
Nebula 3407 S. Jefferson Ave


WISER – Women in Science, Entrepreneurship and Research
Join us as accomplished women in the fields of science, technology and business share their experiences and challenges in a lively and inspired conversation. Learn more and buy tickets. $15-25

Friday November 1, 2019 1:00pm - 5:30pm
Union Station 1820 Market Street


Arch Grants Gala
Join the annual Gala and meet the new Arch Grants cohort companies. Learn more and buy tickets.

Friday November 1, 2019 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Hyatt Recency St. Louis at the Arch 315 Chestnut
Saturday, November 2


How to Start and Manage Your Own Business by SCORE
Do you have what it takes to start and run a successful business? This workshop will help you assess your prospects, give you the initial direction you need, and inspire you to move forward to realize your dream.  Learn more and Register

Saturday November 2, 2019 8:15am - 3:00pm
Fontbonne University 6800 Wydown


STEM Community Day Event for Students and Families
Join STEMSTL partners for a fun-filled interactive day of learning focused on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Learn more

Saturday November 2, 2019 10:00am - 2:00pm
O'Fallon Park Rec Complex 4343 West Florissant Ave


Pitch Deck Karaoke @ TechArtista
Come join TechArtista for a round of Pitch Karaoke, in preparation for STL Startup Week.  Planning on attending one of the many pitch competitions throughout the week of programming?  Then you better practice! 

What is Pitch Deck Karaoke?
Pitch Deck Karaoke is a happy hour improv game where you pitch to an audience without knowing the contents of the deck, prior to the pitch. It's a game that tests your skills, gets people laughing, and keeps everyone wondering what will happen next.

What if I'm nervous?
Fear not!  We will be providing a healthy amount of liquid courage to help you get through it.  Free 4 Hands beer and wine for all attendees.

What do I get if I win?
Winners will receive 6-months of free Drop-In Membership to all TechArtista spaces for you and your whole team (a $750 value per person for up to 5 people). Learn more and register

Saturday November 2, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
TechArtista 4818 Washington Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108
Monday, November 4


NexCore Free Coworking Week: Doughnut Kickoff
Help us celebrate the kickoff of our Free Coworking Week with our Doughnut Kickoff. Enjoy a day of free coworking at the hottest coworking space in South City St. Louis, all while enjoy FREE DOUGHNUTS! Free and open.  Learn more

Monday November 4, 2019 8:00am - 10:00am
NexCore 2631 Gravois Ave. St Louis, MO, 63116


OPO Test Drive Days
Test Drive OPO Startups co-working space anytime between 8am-4pm on 11/4/19 - 11/8/19 for FREE! There are also events each day. Learn more and register

Monday November 4, 2019 8:00am - Friday November 8, 2019 4:00pm
OPO Startups 119 S. Main, St. Charles, MO 63301


Covo Test Drive Days
Want to come try out Covo and see what we're all about? Come give us a test drive during STL Start Up Week! Throughout the week, we will be offering up TEN FREE spots in our main hall every day for those who RSVP.
You'll get in-and-out access into our main hall from 8AM – 5PM with fiber internet, phone booths, black and white printing, unlimited drip coffee and tea, and more!

If you've ever been curious about Covo, this is your chance to experience all its awesomeness in person.
Want to learn more about Covo? visit us at stl.hellocovo.com! Learn more and register

Monday November 4, 2019 8:00am - Friday November 8, 2019 5:00pm
Covo 401 Pine Street, Downtown


STLFusion Coworking trials
STLFusion is happy to participate in the first Saint Louis StartUp week.  We will be offering daily trials of our beautiful coworking space Monday through Friday from 8am - 5pm.  Sign up, work from our common space and enjoy all of the free amenities that our tenants enjoy on a daily basis.  Learn more and register

Monday November 4, 2019 8:00am - Friday November 8, 2019 5:00pm
STLFusion 555 Washington Avenue, Suite 310, Saint Louis, MO 63101


NexCore Free Coworking Week
NexCore is excited to announce the kickoff of our Free Coworking Week in November! In correlation with the STL Startup Week, NexCore will be hosting unique events each day as well as free coworking all week long! Learn more and reserve your day at NexCore

Monday November 4, 2019 8:00am - Friday November 8, 2019 6:00pm
NexCore 2631 Gravois Ave. St Louis, MO, 63116


Medici MediaSpace Test Drives
Tours and Access to Shared Work Spaces: Monday, Nov. 4 – Wednesday, Nov.6 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM.
Come see our conference rooms, reservable office spaces and media studios (green screen, podcasting, photography).
You're also more than welcome to use our shared workspaces and meet the entrepreneurs who have joined our community.
Business Consulting Services offered each day at specific times.  Learn more and register.

Monday November 4, 2019 8:30am - Wednesday November 6, 2019 4:30pm
Medici Media Space 2055 Walton Road, Overland, MO 63114


STL Startup Week Kickoff

Andrei Iancu, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, will speak at the Kickoff, joined by local science fair students. Learn more and register at:  https://stlstartupweekkickoff.eventbrite.com 

Monday November 4, 2019 9:00am - 10:30am
Innovation Hall 4220 Duncan Ave in Cortex


Science Coach: USPTO "Innovation to Entrepreneurship" Training for Educators
Science Coach, the region’s leading supporter for curious students and their maverick research teachers, is pleased to invite you to the premier FREE educator professional development workshop: Innovation to Entrepreneurship presented by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Learn more and register.

Monday November 4, 2019 9:00am - Tuesday November 5, 2019 4:30pm
Innovation Hall 4220 Duncan Ave in Cortex


CIC Coworking Test Drive
For STL Startup Week 2019 we're opening our doors so you can try out our Coworking space! Using the registration below, please select a day that works best for you. Registration is limited to 20/day so register soon. Test Days are available 11/4-11/8 from 9am-5pm.

Our coworking space is a uniquely collaborative and flexible environment, perfect for the individual exploring ideas, the new start-up team, or as the haven for the employee working remotely. Learn more and register.

Monday November 4, 2019 9:00am - Friday November 8, 2019 5:00pm
CIC - 4220 Duncan 4220 Duncan Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110


STL Foodworks Open House
Explore this new professional kitchen that can be rented to launch your food business.Drop by during the Open House for a quick tour and to meet the staff. Located at 408 N Sarah St, St. Louis, MO 63108.  Learn more about the great facilities at STL Foodworks at http://stlfoodworks.com/.  Register and learn more.

Monday November 4, 2019 10:00am - 2:00pm
STL Foodworks 408 N. Sarah Street, St. Louis, MO 63108


Ameren Accelerator Demo Day
Meet the companies graduating from the Ameren Accelerator.
Learn more and RSVP here.

Monday November 4, 2019 1:00pm - 5:00pm
The Pageant 6161 Delmar Blvd


WeWork Blues Party Open House
Join WeWork at One Metropolitan Square for their Monday Night Blues happy hour. There will be food, drinks, live music, and raffles to win WeWork office space + tickets to the Blues/Blackhawks game. RSVP requested FREE. Learn more at https://mondaynightblueshappyhour.splashthat.com/

Monday November 4, 2019 5:30pm - 8:00pm
WeWork 1 Metropolitan Square, Downtown


Investing in What Matters- A Diverse Founders & Funders Event -Saint Louis
Join us for an intriguing evening discussion with local firms and programs that defying the traditional ways of doing things by investing in a future that belongs to everyone. Learn more and register

Monday November 4, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Spaces STL 4625 Lindell Blvd, 2nd floor, St. Louis, MO 63108
Tuesday, November 5


RISE Collaborative Workspace Test Drive Day
RISE Collaborative is a female-focused community and workspace for professionals. We are proud to partner with STL Startup Week and welcome guests to test drive our space and community on Tuesday, November 5th.

Bring your laptop, connect to our Fiber WiFi and work from our light-filled open workspace between the hours of 8:30 AM and 5:30 PM.Tours will be given at 9, 11 and 1 PM where you can see our four meeting room spaces, open kitchen, phone rooms, collaborative workspace, and popular window-bar work area!
The space will also be filled with RISE members of all ages, business stages, industries, and backgrounds who will be excited to meet you and share their experiences of learning, growing, and collaborating at RISE Collaborative. Learn more and register

Tuesday November 5, 2019 8:30am - 5:30pm
RISE Collaborative Workspace 8820 Ladue Road #203 St. Louis, MO 63124


T-REX Tailgate
T-REX Tailgate
Join T-REX and their innovative startup companies for an outdoor lunchtime showcase event.                                      
We'll have product demos, backyard games, burgers, hot dogs, and beer!  Take a step inside for tours of the building. In the event of inclement weather, we'll move indoors! Learn more and register!

Tuesday November 5, 2019 12:00pm - 2:30pm
T-REX 911 Washington Ave, Downtown


OPO Startups Demo Day
OPO Startups Demo Day is a competitive, live pitch competition for entrepreneur's in the tech industry. 4 finalists will pitch live on November 5th, 2019 in a “Shark Tank Style” format to judges and a live audience. There will be door prizes, local food vendors and adult beverages provided by OPO. Learn more and Register

Tuesday November 5, 2019 4:30pm - 7:30pm
OPO Startups 119 S. Main, St. Charles, MO 63301


Sling Health + Skandalaris Center IdeaBounce®
Come join Sling Health to see our Project Leaders compete for $1000 in prizes! Sling Health STL is the founding chapter of Sling Health, a national student-run non-profit organization that was founded in 2013 by medical students at Washington University in St. Louis to confront the surplus of unsolved clinical problems they encountered within the hospitals. The organization brings together a diverse group of students, clinicians, and local entrepreneurs to develop and commercialize solutions to improve patient health care. Since it’s inception, Sling Health STL has enabled hundreds of students to engage in entrepreneurship, and build start-ups with capital funding. Our first annual IdeaBounce® competition will showcase the over 20+ teams participating in our program during the 2019-20 cycle and is a part of St. Louis’s first annual national Startup Week. In rapid fashion, teams will provide a 2-minute pitch about their idea to compete for $1000 in prizes. Non-Sling members are also encouraged to pitch but will be unable to compete for the prize money. Sign up to share your idea here. Additional details can be found here.

Tuesday November 5, 2019 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Wednesday, November 6


"Something Extra" LIVE Podcast Recording with Erin Joy
Join us and leaders from across the St. Louis area at the Undivided Experience Center for the opportunity to witness a live recording of the Something Extra podcast! Come enjoy breakfast and networking as Erin Joy :: Black Dress Circle, Founder and CEO of Black Dress Circle, and our own Lisa Nichols hold a thoughtful discussion on embracing the entrepreneurship mindset.

Wednesday November 6, 2019 8:00am - 10:00am
Undivided Experience Center 657 Spirit Airport West Dr


Peer 151 Coworking Day
Peer 151 is a co-working space located in downtown Belleville, IL. Peer 151 is participating in STL Startup Week by providing a free test drive day of coworking to local entrepreneurs that are interested in trying out the space. Feel free to try out Peer 151 on Wednesday, November 6th, any time between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. We will be having a “Happy Hour" meet and greet for all participants from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. in the Peer 151 lounge. Learn more and register.

Wednesday November 6, 2019 8:00am - 6:00pm
Peer 151 15 N. 1st. Street, Belleville, IL 62220


Find Your Next Tech Hire @ 1 Million Cups
Starting a company is hard but finding  good talent doesn't have to be
Join regional training partners at 1 Million Cups for a discussion during STL Startup Week to learn about how you can find good people to make your mission and maintain your budget.

Daniel Fogarty (Launchcode)
Ola Ayeni (Claim Academy)
Elaine Queathem (Savvy Coders)
Amber Lowry (CyberUp)

Each organizations identifies and trains individuals in new skills which include full-stack code, front-end web development, and cybersecurity. T-REX on the 5th floor. Free. Learn more

Wednesday November 6, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
T-REX 911 Washington Ave, Downtown


1 Million Cups
An event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the innovation community in St. Louis.. The coffee is highly encouraged. Free. Open to all. Learn more

Wednesday November 6, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
T-REX 911 Washington Ave, Downtown


Your NexCore: Waffles and Work Edition
Come talk with the NexCore Staff and let us know your likes, dislikes, comments, questions or concerns. All while enjoying a specially prepared breakfast just for you! Learn more and register

Wednesday November 6, 2019 9:00am - 10:30am
NexCore 2631 Gravois Ave. St Louis, MO, 63116


Grace Hill: Office Hours With A Banker
For the first Wednesday of each month, we are now offering additional office hours with a banker. Come in and meet with a banker for a free 30 minutes to discuss your business financials, business accounts, options for obtaining capital, and more. Learn more and register

Wednesday November 6, 2019 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Grace Hill Women's Business Center 6722 Page Ave, Pagedale, MO 63133


Startup Connection

THE startup celebration of the year!  60+ startups on display, plus a resource fair. Everyone will be there! Food, beverages, and prizes for startups at the end of the evening. Buy tickets at www.startupconnection.org. $30

Wednesday November 6, 2019 4:30pm - 9:00pm
The Globe Building 701 N. Tucker, St. Louis, MO
Thursday, November 7


Women in Tech (WIT) Luncheon with Elizabeth Loboa

Meet the dean of Mizzou's Engineering School, Elizabeth Loboa in this intimate lunch discussion.  Learn more and register. Limited to 40 participants.

Thursday November 7, 2019 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Washington Univerity - Office of Technology Management 4240 Duncan Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110


Innovation Conversation: National Veterans Small Business Week Panel @ the Skandalaris Center
Join Washington University’s Skandalaris Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship for a panel discussion on translating unique skills to startups and transitioning from military culture to business culture.

Panelists include: Jennifer Goets, Veteran Student Services Advisor at WashU; Kellie McCoy, Founder of the The Candra Group, and Founding City Leader of Bunker Labs STL; and Jim Phelps, Vice President for Operations at UNCOMN.

The panel will be moderated by Joe Steensma, Professor of Practice at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis and veteran of the U.S. Army.

The event is open to all, especially veterans and active military personnel.Details and RSVP here.

Thursday November 7, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Skandalaris Center at Washington University Mallinckrodt 128, 6465 Forsyth, St. Louis, MO 63105


Venture Café's Thursday Gathering
Drop by the weekly gathering for your regular dose of innovation and connecting. This week incudes The Battle of the Saints Pitch Competition, featuring students from elementary to high school from over 10 school districts.

Thursday November 7, 2019 3:00pm - 8:00pm
CIC 4240 Duncan Ave


Savvy Coders: Demo Day Showcase Event - Fullstack Coders
Our students have attended and are completing 12-weeks of immersive, hands-on, accelerated software development training. Each has mastered full-stack software development skills, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and more. They have also earned their Agile Certification designating that they are versed in its applications. Learn more and register to attend.

Thursday November 7, 2019 3:30pm - 5:00pm
CIC@CET 20 S. Sarah Street, 63108


Battle of the Saints live student pitch competition
Watch K-12 students compete in a live pitch competition for prizes. Great ideas from amazing students!

Thursday November 7, 2019 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Venture Café's Thursday Gathering 4240 Duncan Ave


Connected Learning UNgala
Celebrate the best in education innovation with us as we disrupt the typical gala experience with a night of creativity, interactive maker stations, and delicious food and drink! Learn more and Register

Thursday November 7, 2019 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Third Degree Glass Factory 5200 Delmar Ave
Friday, November 8


Startup Talent Showcase - Intern Event
This event is for students seeking internships and companies hiring interns and for project-based work. Not your typical "job fair" - all companies and students give a brief pitch. Companies and students must register in advance.  Learn more and Register

Friday November 8, 2019 8:30am - 12:00pm
CIC@4240 4240 Duncan Ave


Morning Blend Midwest - 100th Episode Taping
Morning Blend MidWest is a broadcast television show that highlights the startup and innovation community in St. Louis. We are taping our 100th episode on Friday afternoon November 8th between 1p-4p at Trex 911 Washington Ave 5th floor. We are inviting past guests, sponsors and advertisers to be a part of the taping. We are also inviting startups to drop in and do a :30 second elevator pitch. after our taping, we are hosting a Happy Hour at Trex between 4p-7p, with an open bar of beer and wine. St. Louis University and AB Mauri are our sponsors for Sugarfire who will be supplying food.

Friday November 8, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm
T-REX 911 Washington Ave, Downtown


Graduating from Coworking: Next Steps to Your Own Place
Are you ready to move beyond coworking into your own office?  Participants will get a personalized 10-15 minute briefing with our team and a list with map of available storefronts and offices for rent. Learn more

Sponsored by Carondelet Business Association and CCBF Inc, Carondelet Living

Friday November 8, 2019 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Carondelet Living 6721 S. Broadway


Female Founder Panel with Erin Joy at ThriveCo
St. Louis is full of entrepreneurial women and this event aims to bring women together and give you access to top female entrepreneurs and passionate women in business. They will share their 'why', their stories, challenges, successes, tips and answer your burning questions about entrepreneurship. Join us for a panel + roundtable discussion where we discuss being a female entrepreneur. Plus you can check out ThriveCo's coworking space.  Learn more and register.


Friday November 8, 2019 3:00pm - 5:30pm
ThriveCo 222 S Meramec Ave Suite 202, St. Louis, MO 63105


Bourbon Friday - special guest Tishaura Jones
Join us at Covo on Friday, November 8, to celebrate the close of Startup Week.We are pleased to announce our Featured Guests for the Bourbon Friday ShowSt. Louis City Treasurer Tishaura O. Jones, who has transformed the Treasurer’s Office to increase transparency, integrity, and service. Since she was elected in 2012, her office’s new investment strategies have yielded over $25 million for the city.

We will also be discussing the release of the Innovate St. Louis book with
Scott Levine, Founder of AEGIS Law & iSelect Fund, who has dedicated his career assisting entrepreneurs, investors, emerging and established businesses with the unique and often challenging issues they meet throughout the formation and growth process.
Gill Wagner, Global Village Publishing Partner & Chief Catalyst Officer at Gill Wagner Connections, Gill's peers have named him the “Father of Honest Selling,” the “Best Business Connector in St. Louis” and one of the “Top 100 St. Louisans to Know” to succeed in business.

Event Schedule4:00pm // Event Open
5:15pm // Event Welcome
5:30pm // Bourbon Friday Show Live
6:00pm // Food, Drinks & Mingling
Heavy hors d'oeuvres provided.

While there is limited street parking for Bourbon Friday, Covo has a partnership with Mansion House Garage nearby. Event attendees can purchase parking validations at a reduced rate ($3 for 2 hours) before or during the Bourbon Friday event.
The most convenient entrance to Mansion House Garage is on 4th, across the street from Covo (between Crowne Place and Bamboo Bistro).

Learn more and register

Friday November 8, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Covo 401 Pine Street, Downtown
Saturday, November 9


We invited students to come out and talk with organizations from Metropolitan St. Louis Area that will be showcasing how they integrate STEAM skills and knowledge into their careers and fields. There will be interactive exhibits and fun experiments. This year we will have break out sessions focusing on Arts (music, dance, graphic design, etc). Learn More

Saturday November 9, 2019 11:00am - 3:30pm
Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis 2901 N. Grand Blvd