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ThriveCo How to Fund Your Start-Up or Small Business Panel

Tuesday, July 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm • Organized By Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship
222 South Meramec Ave, Suite #202, St. Louis, MO 63105


Seeking funding to grow or scale your start-up or small business?

Join ThriveCo for their July Monthly Networking Happy Hour sponsored by Enterprise Bank & Trust, where you’ll hear from a panel of industry funding leaders about options, processes, and strategy for funding your business.

Panelists include:

  • Janna Westbrook with MultiPass Ventures and Provider Pool
  • Laura Burkemper with The Catalyst Center and Arch Grants
  • Dan Iadevito with Enterprise Bank & Trust
  • Benjamin Anderson with Wand
  • Ched Wagner with Nvsted
  • Ilene Bloom-Ellis with Healing Hearts Bank

The schedule for the event is as follows:

  • 5:00-5:30 PM – Networking Happy Hour (appetizers + drinks will be provided)
  • 5:30-6:30 PM – Panel Discussion
  • 6:30-7:00 PM – Networking Happy Hour

The event is free and open to the public. Spots are limited and tickets are required. For additional details and to register visit


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222 South Meramec Ave
Suite #202
St. Louis, MO 63105
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