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StartUp Mixer / Learn about StartUp Resources / Meet Investors / See the Mayor

  • Jul 8, 2014 · 6:30 PM
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StartLouis is a dynamic group that brings St. Louis area Start-ups and Entrepreneurs, Resources / Support Groups, and Investors together.

StartLouis where Start-ups Start.

All are welcome, Free of charge.


Agenda for StartLouis Event / Meeting:

6:30pm: Networking, Refreshments.


1. Welcome, 2. Sponsor Recognition, 3.  Volunteer Recognition, 4. Host Recognition,  5. Announcements.

7:15 pm: Mayor Francis Slay will speak.

More Networking, Refreshments.

8:30pm -Program Ends.

Thanks for attending.


StartLouis where Start-ups Start

StartLouis is a dynamic group that brings St. Louis area Start-ups, Entrepreneurs, Resources / Support Groups, and Investors together.

For Start-ups: 1. To practice in talking about their start-up to others. 2. To gather information from other start-ups and Entrepreneurs, Resources and Support Groups, and Investors. 3. To gather information on where to go for resources to move forward with their start-ups.

For Resources / Support Groups to share what they have to offer start-ups.

For Investors to meet / network with start-ups.

StartLouis goal is to complement Not compete with other Resources and Support Groups, and Investor Groups.

StartLouis is working towards attracting more start-ups, along with more Established start-ups, Resource / Support Groups, and Investors to attend the 2nd Tuesday of Month @ 6:30pm Events / Meetings.


Some facts about StartLouis:

The average monthly meetings attendance is 50 to 75+, sometimes reaching over a 100+, with about 20% to 30% are first time attendees.

Of the 900+ members who attend the 2nd Tuesday of Month @ 6:30pm Events / Meetings many are "Idea Stage" start-ups who are just beginning the journey to launch a start-up.

StartLouis was Founded Aug 30, 2011, and has had over 30 Events / Meetings, with a combined attendance of over 2,000+, with over 900 members.


Our Monthly MeetUp Events / Meetings follows the following format, however we are always trying out new formats.

Agenda for StartLouis Event / Meeting:

6:30pm-7:00pm: (About 30 minutes): Networking.

7:00pm-7:15pm: (About 15 minutes):

1. Welcome, 2. Sponsor Recognition, 3. Volunteer Recognition, 4. Announcements.

7:15pm-7:30pm: (About 15 minutes): Pitch Practice:

(You will have about 1 minute to give an Overview of your Startup and Ask what Resources you are looking for).

7:30pm-8:00pm: (About 30 minutes): Featured Speaker #1 (Usually a Startup Resource / Support Group, or Investor).

8:00pm-8:30pm: (About 30 minutes): Featured Speaker #2 (Usually a StartUp).

8:30pm -Program Ends, More Networking, Possible Tour of Venue.


StartLouis Information: 






Organizers / Volunteers:

Ed Schneider, StartLouis, Lead Organizer / Volunteer.

Ben Wasson, StartLouis, Organizer / Volunteer.

Lisette Dennis, StartLouis, Organizer.

Katy Bernard, StartLouis, Organizer, Writer.

Tim O'Sullivan, StartLouis, Volunteer.

Alex Sagi, StartLouis, Volunteer.



Note #01:

Meetup automatically sends reminder emails approximately 1 week before, people who have RSVP'd 'attending' or have not yet RSVP'd will receive a reminder.

Members get a reminder one day before event.

Note #02:

Consumption of “drink refreshments / food” is Your Responsibility “StartLouis” and its "Organizers and “Volunteers” are Not liable for your actions prior to, during, or after events / meetings.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    This was my first time attending an event (I just moved here a couple months ago). I had a great time, and met really interesting people. I look forward to future events!

    July 10, 2014

  • Andrew T.

    I had a great time at the event. Met a lot of great entrepreneurs and made some great connections. I look forward to other opportunities to meet amazing people in St. Louis!

    1 · July 9, 2014

  • Tom H.

    Everything was great. It would have been nicer if the air conditioning was working.

    July 8, 2014

    • Josh M.

      Yeah, as a startup with offices here, I can concur after prime time when the AC goes off it can get toasty.

      July 9, 2014

  • Lourie

    Met some great people tonight! The Mayor's presentation was exciting! Looking forward to the next opportunity!

    July 8, 2014

  • Richard W.

    Very nice

    July 8, 2014

  • Ed B.

    Nice to see new faces and hear the Mayor promote start-up environment.

    1 · July 8, 2014

Our Sponsors

  • Worldwide Communication Services

    Sponsor for Funding.

  • Lewis, Rice & Fingersh

    Founding Sponsor for Funding.

  • TRex

    TRex Hosts StartLouis Events / Meetings.

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