St. Louis Events // Week of November 28, 2022

From Student Competitions to a Black Friday Deal to Web 3 to a Veterans Business Conference to the first Holiday part of the year here’s a rundown from our Founder Erik Lutenegger of Events & Opportunities in St. Louis this week coming up the week of November 28 – December 2, 2022!

Accelerators, ESO, and Volunteer Applications

Are you looking for Accelerators, Incubators or Funding? Here’s an excellent place to start!

Due November 28 // 2023 Best Places to Work Awards – St. Louis Business Journal
If your company offers employees an outstanding work-life balance and stands above the rest in employee satisfaction, this is their chance to be celebrated by the community. There are a few requirements to be included, so check those out. (Nomination)

Due November 30 // Spark Membership Giveaway
If you have been thinking about co-working or getting out of your home office, this would be an excellent opportunity to score a full-year membership for Spark St. Louis. (Contest)

Due November 30 // Innovation, Development, and Entrepreneurial Advancement (IDEA) Fund | Missouri Tech
The IDEA Fund makes direct equity-based investments in Missouri’s most promising emerging companies to promote growth and encourage additional future investment. They have 3 programs the TechLaunch for pre-seed, Seed Capital for the Seed stage, and the Venture Capital Program, which supports technology startups through matching equity or convertible debt investments up to $2,000,000. (Funding)

Due November 30 // TechStars Accelerator
Accelerator applications are due for Equinor & Techstars Energy, Filecoin, Stockholm, Chicago, Healthcare, London, Detroit, Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York, Tel Aviv (Accelerator)

Open December 1 // Draper Competition for Collegiate Women Entrepreneurs | Smith College
This is an on-ramp for undergraduate women seeking access to entrepreneurship opportunities, capital, and networks. There is a chance to earn $100,000 in equity and interest-free prize money. (Funding)

Due December 2 // 2023 Global Impact Award | Skandalaris Center
This Award supports the vision and passion of Washington University in St. Louis students, postdoctoral researchers, and recent alumni who are creating Scalable, Sustainable, For-profit, and Quick-to-market ventures with proof of concept for a broad impact. (Nomination)

Until the End of the Year // TechSTL Memberships – Black Friday Deal
TechSTL is having a “Black Friday” sale on their Individual & Organization memberships until the end of the year. (Membership Deal)

Startup, Tech, and Marketing Events?

The St. Louis Startup ecosystem has a ton of great virtual and in-person events this week!

Events on November 29

Discover Data Analytics Preview | Savvy Coders
Stop by to learn some Python and dip your toes into the Data Analytics/Python pool. This free interactive class will give you an overview of the Savvy Coders Data Analytics Bootcamp. (Virtual)

Web3 Entrepreneurs | Allbright X Ripple
At this online fireside chat with Jamie Schmidt, co-founder of BFF, a pathway for women and non-binary people to be early adopters in Web3. You’ll hear about her entrepreneurial journey from traditional business through Web2 and now into the world of Web3. (Virtual)

Events on November 30

Women’s Conference – The Series: Lessons in Leadership | St. Louis Business Journal
Join this thoughtful discussion around leadership with some of St. Louis’ top female executives. Panel includes:

  • Kelly Diehl, Cushman & Wakefield
  • Catherine Hanaway, Husch Blackwell
  • Amy Shaw, Nine PBS
  • Kristen Sorth, St. Louis County Library


LaunchCode’s Access+ Full-Time Web Dev Info Session
The Access+ course will focus on opening doors to high-demand digital careers for Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, and Latino aspiring technologists through free education, job placement services, a weekly stipend, and wrap-around resources. (In-Person)

2022 Veterans Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program | The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
This event is open to all but is focused on veterans and will feature a fireside chat with Dr. Rory Cooper, U.S. Army veteran and inventor, Founder, Director, and CEO of the Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Veteran innovators and their journeys with intellectual property (IP), and you’ll be able to learn about veteran-focused groups that provide critical assistance and resources for inventors and entrepreneurs. (Virtual)

Events on December 1

Stronger Than Coffee | The Women’s Creative
Wake up with Christina Weaver and Lindsay Skredenske, pop onto Zoom, and share what’s new! (Virtual)

Feedback Is Fuel: Use Insights to Supercharge Your Marketing | MarketingProfs
Here you’ll learn how to create an actionable feedback program to gather and act on in-the-moment insights and approaches for leveraging data that’ll help you deeply understand the customer experience, your brand & campaigns and hit your marketing KPIs and the strategies marketing teams at Gong, Brex, and Allbirds are using to fuel their marketing and drive growth. (Virtual)

Venture Cafe St. Louis | Town Hall
This is your opportunity to have a voice in the direction Venture Cafe will take over the next year. So go be heard. (In-Person)

MCE Holiday Party
This is Missouri Coalition for the Environment’s annual holiday party. Join them to enjoy food, drinks, and cheerful discussions about the work they’ve accomplished in 2022. (In-Person)

Events on December 2

Marketing Your Craft | SCORE St. Louis
Ready to learn how to make marketing easy by being your authentic self? This online workshop will show you the basics of building an amazing brand with ease. (Virtual)

Bourbon Friday | TechArtista Downtown
It’s Friday, and it’s not Friday without Bourbon Friday. And you can join us at Techartista Downtown for our weekly social gathering celebrating the St. Louis startup scene. Stop by for 3 minutes or 3 hours for more great drinks and better conversations. Don’t forget to help us select our Featured Bourbon of the Week by following us on Instagram! (In-Person)

Events on December 4

St. Louis Code and Coffee | TechArtista UCity
If you are interested in coding at any level and want a community to connect with and share ideas, this is an informal meetup for anyone to work/hack on their project. (In-Person)

WintrMarkt – Webster Groves | The Women’s Creative & Joya
This must-attend market event is a highly curated indoor boutique market featuring over 30 amazing local businesses. (In-Person)

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