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Showcase and Networking Opportunity for St. Louis Startups and Businesses
By Lauren Caldwell
October 30, 2018

Showcase and Networking Opportunity for St. Louis Startups and Businesses

Showcase and Networking Opportunity for St. Louis Startups and Businesses
Attention all St. Louis area entrepreneurs and startups: You cannot miss this giant business showcase, resource fair and networking event. With last year’s event drawing more than 1,200 attendees, Startup Connection is St. Louis’ largest celebration of entrepreneurship.

Startup Connection 2018 is having a startup showcase and resource fair on Nov 7. Early-stage companies will showcase their business, products, services and technologies at the Venture Showcase during Startup Connection. While the deadline to apply has already passed, you’ll have the opportunity to network with up-and-coming startups, area investors and other entrepreneurs

Businesses owners and entrepreneurs are also invited to the Resource Fair to meet with dozens of entrepreneurial support organizations (including MOSourceLink and our network of 500+ ready-to-help resource organizations!). Our entire network is dedicated to helping Missouri entrepreneurs get their startups off the ground.

There is a cost of $25 to attend this event. For more information and registration, visit the Startup Connection website.

We’ll see you there!

Don’t have time to meet?

We have a virtual resource fair every day right here with our Resource Navigator, a database showcasing all of the free and low-cost business-building organizations across Missouri. Call us at 866-870-6500 or send us a message and we’ll create your custom startup checklist you need to start or grow a business. And, of course, our services are always free.

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