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ITEN 2nd Thursday

Date: November 13, 2014 Time: 3:00pm until 8:00pm Location: 4240 Duncan Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

November 13th, 3:00pm until 8:00pm        Our guest speaker on November 13th is Ryan Bell, Co-Founder and CEO of Gremln.   Gremln is a dynamic social media management and compliance platform, focusing primarily on the financial services industry.    Gremln is a great company coming out of the St. Louis ecosystem, being a 2011 graduate of ITEN’s Mock Angel program, a graduate of Capital Innovators Accelerator, and most recently participating in the SixThirty FinTech accelerator.    They have won numerous awards and recognitions from industry groups.

November 13th will be our first 2nd Thursday at Venture Cafe, at CIC, @4240, and we’ll be adding additional programming and new ways for the community to connect.   Our guest speaker will begin about 4:00pm, but keep an eye on this space for info about what else will be going on at 2nd Thursday!

2nd Thursday is a monthly event series connecting entrepreneurs and emerging tech companies with veteran business leaders, investors and the public.   Held at Venture Cafe, @4240 Duncan Avenue, St. Louis, MO, 63110 in the heart of the rapidly emerging Cortex District.  It’s a happy five hours with all of your friends from ITEN and beyond. Everyone is invited; plenty of free parking.

With great thanks to our 2nd Thursday event sponsors:

AHM Insurance Group   Check out AHM Insurance Group for intellectual property insurance and other corporate insurance coverages.

iSelect Fund  iSelect provides a mutual fund of St. Louis tech startups as an investment vehicle for wealth management investors.

2014 2nd Thursday sessions are part of our Founders Series, featuring the innovators and leaders of our region’s top tech startups.    Learning from their stories is a great way to increase your entrepreneurial IQ.

Upcoming 2nd Thursday topics and speakers:

  • November 13:  Ryan Bell, Co-Founder and CEO, Gremln
  • December 11:   John Leach, Co-Founder and CTO, SpliceMachine
  • January 8, 2015:  TBD
  • February 12, 2015 (beginning of our Investor Series):  Jennifer Ehlen, founder of Prosper

If you missed the last 2nd Thursday, Click here to watch our archived videos.   Our previous presenters were:

  • April:  Sam Glines, CEO of Norse
  • May:  Chris Dornfeld, President of Bonfyre
  • June:  Cyber Security panel discussion led by David Strom
  • July:  Seth Burgett, co-founder and CEO of Yurbuds
  • August: Jim Eberlin, Founder and CEO, TopOpps
  • September: Yasuyuki Motoyama, Senior Scholar, Kauffman Foundation
  • October:  David Schenberg, co-founder, BusyEvent

Location :  Venture Cafe, 4240 Duncan Avenue, 63110.

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1 Million Cups

Date: August 27, 2014 Time: 9:00-10:00 Location: Nine Network of Public Media, 3655 Olive Street, Saint Louis, MO 63108

Every Wednesday Morning, 9:00, rain or shine!

1 Million Cups (1MC) is a simple way to engage entrepreneurs in communities around the world; over 30 cities now host 1MC every Wednesday. Each week, local entrepreneurs have an opportunity to present their startups to an audience of other entrepreneurs and the interested public. Presenters give a 10 minute overview of their new venture and then engage the public in 20 minutes of give and take questioning and suggestions, seeking ways that the local community can help the venture be successful. 

Where: Nine Network of Public Media, 3655 Olive Street, Saint Louis, MO 63108

When:  Every Wednesday morning from 9:00am — 10:00am

Find out who’s presenting this week, or sign up yourself to be a future presenter, at  http://1mcstl.org/

1MC is also live streamed at 9am every Wednesday and then archived at: http://ninenet.org/1mc