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Innovation is fueled by conversation, collaboration and storytelling. Every 3rd 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. Join us tomorrow night Tuesday, October 17th!
Breakout: Into to Venture Café | 39 North 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.
Investor Speed Pitching | Venture Cafe St. Louis 5:00 – 6:00 pm, 39N Café
If you want a chance to pitch your startup to investors, we have the opportunity for you. Just post a short video (30-60 sec) on twitter, instagram or facebook using #vcspeedpitch for a chance to sit one-on-one with investors. We’re selecting 10 startups to join the pitch on Oct. 17 at Venture Café Night: 39° N.
Farm to Fashion: Sustainable Fashion From The Ground Up | Fashion Group International of St. Louis (FGI St. Louis) 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm, Mary and Oliver Langenberg Theater Whether you’re in the fashion industry, agtech field and/or a caring consumer, this session is for you! Find out about major efforts happening right here in St. Louis that are making a huge impact on the world of sustainable fashion and textiles. Fashion Group International of St. Louis (FGI) is excited to moderate a panel discussion with:
The Fashion Group International (FGI) is a global, non-profit, professional organization with a mission of being the pre-eminent authority on the business of fashion and design and to help its members become more effective in their careers. The Nine Energizing Breaths | Prana for Health 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm, Schnucks Conference Room
Get optimal health benefits in less than 10 minutes. These simple movements and breathing patterns will energize your mind and body. Come learn the 9 Energizing Breaths originally taught by the Institute of Mentalphysics and modified by Master Choa Kok Sui. These exercises work to generate more vitality, energy, and clarity.
Thomas Struth and the Art of Technology | Saint Louis Art Museum 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm, Mary and Oliver Langenberg Theater
This presentation gives a preview of a major upcoming exhibition at the Saint Louis Art Museum of the recent work of the celebrated photographer, Thomas Struth. Over the past decade, Struth has crisscrossed the globe to photograph cutting-edge scientific research spaces and engineering facilities. He engages viewers in the intricacies of sites where human knowledge, ambition and imagination are advanced. The work provides a catalyst of a discussion about the possible intersections of art and technology.
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 innovators learn more here about volunteer opportunities.
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