At EQ we say that STL means "Stand Together and Lead."

Join EQ at St. Louis Startup Week

We’re talking to developers, entrepreneurs, designers, business partners and executive directors: people with great ideas working in St. Louis. They’re charting their career at all levels of our innovation ecosystem, from corporate settings to startups to side hustles.

Every day thru November 9th-13th 2020
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EQ Ecosystem Labs is organized by an awesome group of collaborators who volunteer their time to help share the stories, vision, commitment and perspectives that build a city worthy of our hopes and dreams.

Roundtable Discussions

Zero presentations. Hearty chat.
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Sector-based conversations with an EQ-curated selection of esteemed guests. Including plenty of chances to jump into the discussion too.



9:30am - 11am


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Geospatial Logistics

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9:30am - 11am

Artificial Intelligence

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9:30am - 11am

Equity in Entrepreneurship

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9:30am - 11am

Ag Innovation

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Keynote Presentation & Roundtable

Tuesday 10th November, 4:00 - 5:30pm

"Creating an ecosystem for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs."

Brant Cooper, Author of the Lean Entrepreneur


Keynote Roundtable

Join EQ's roundtable guests to continue the discussion live with Brant Cooper on how we the St. Louis startup community can create "an ecosystem for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs."

Steve Epner

Saint Louis University (SLUStart I-Corps)

Alfred Jackson

Arch Grants

Lindsay Van Quaetham

City Block STL

Tyler Mathews

Venture Cafe

Janna Westbrook

Provider Pool

Luke Babich

Clever Real Estate

Monique Bynum

UMSL Accelerate

Erik Lutenegger


Daily Espresso
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Check in every morning between 9:30am to 10am CST to get your shot of St. Louis startup news and learn about how to get involved during every day of St. Louis Startup Week.

Matt Menietti

Dan Reus

Jonathan Allen

Monday 9th November

Daily Espresso 9:30am to 10am.

Pet Tech Roundtable

10am - 11am CST
Yep, your pet may become your next "Smart Device".

David Comiskey

Barkly Pets

Hillary Jensen


Sterling Davis

Dig / Tabby

Kwinton Scarbrough


Tuesday 10th November

Daily Espresso 9:30am to 10am.

Geospatial Logistics Panel

The Evolution of Geospatial in the Transportation & Logistics Industry.

10am - 11am CST
Join members of the emerging geospatial ecosystem to discuss how geospatial is transforming transportation and logistics, and how startups in St. Louis are using geospatial technology to support their missions.

Bronwyn Morgan


Byron Porter

Hum Industrial Technologies

David James


Richard Updike

U.S. Air Force

Wednesday 11th November

Daily Espresso 9:30am to 10am.

Artificial Intelligence Roundtable

10am - 11am CST
Learn how startups in St. Louis are using A.I. to build sophisticated new products extremely quickly.

Marc Bernstein

Balto Software

Ali Al Jabry


David Karandish


Thursday 12th November

Daily Espresso 9:30am to 10am.

Equity in Entrepreneurship Roundtable

10am - 11am CST
We're going to explore why FinTech is ripe for disruption by founders of color and how local Venture Capital firms should prepare to invest.

Phillip Sangokoya


LaShana Lewis

St. Louis Equity in Entrepreneurship Collective

Travis Sheridan

Wexford Science & Technology

Julian Keaton


Fatimah Muhammad

Apiary @ The Park

Kiley Summers


Friday 13th November

Daily Espresso 9:30am to 10am.

Ag Innovation Roundtable

10am - 11am CST
AgTech isn't just about farmers any more.

Stephanie Regagnon

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

Tyrean Lewis

Heru Urban Farms

Charlie Walch

Pluton BioSciences

Sharon Berberich

Saber Consulting & Ag Innovation Showcase

Fardis Najafifard

Calving Technologies


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