StartLouis

St. Louis, Missouri |Social Enterprise/Non-Profit |Accounting

Resource Overview

“StartLouis where StartUps Start”

StartLouis Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the Month @ 6:30pm, Venue: TREX, 5th Floor Community Center.

1,000+ Members, 50 – 75+ Attend events / meetings.

$Free to join, $Free events meetings, $Free Adult Beverages and Snacks.

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

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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 1,000+ members who attend the 2nd Tuesday of Month @ 6:30pm Events / Meetings many are “Idea Stage” startups who are just beginning the journey to launch a startup.

StartLouis is a group whose vision is to bring St. Louis area StartUps (“Ideas Stag” and Beyond) and Entrepreneurs, Resources / Support Groups, and Investors together.

1. For StartUps (“Ideas Stag” and Beyond): 1. To practice in talking about their startup to others. 2. To gather information from other Startups and Entrepreneurs, Resources and Support Groups, and Investors. 3. To gather information on where to go for resources to move forward with their startups.

2. For Resources / Support Groups to share what they have to offer startups.

3. For Investors to meet / network with startups.

StartLouis goal is to complement Not compete (With the exception of 2nd Tue of Month @ 6:30pm) with other Resources and Support Groups, and Investor Groups.

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

12.15.14-02:00p.

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Sec.#8: Some facts about StartLouis: (From “One Page Overview”)

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 1,000+ members who attend the 2nd Tuesday of Month @ 6:30pm Events / Meetings many are “Idea Stage” startups who are just beginning the journey to launch a startup.

StartLouis was Founded Aug 30, 2011, and has had over 30+ Events / Meetings, with a combined attendance of over 2,000+, with 1,000+ members.

12.15.14-02:00p.

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Sec.#9: Our Monthly “MeetUp” Events / Meetings follows the following format, however we are always trying out new formats:

(From “One Page Overview”)

7:15pm-7:30pm: Pitch Practice:

You will have about 1 to 2 minutes to give an Overview of your Startup and “Ask” what Resources you are looking for).

Note #1: As time allows StartLouis might limit the number of, and repeat pitches.

Note #2 : This program is not the best place for MLM companies, there are better forum for MLM.

Note #3: If you are only promoting your existing company, Not an “Idea Stag” company StartLouis reserves the right to ask that you contribute $100 for your advertisement, Thanks. For Volunteers this is part of the benefits of being a Volunteer (Option to pitch own company).(Note: New program being developed for Volunteers , For more detail please contact  Ed Schneider, StartLouis, Lead Organizer / Volunteer, edschneider12@msn.com, 636-225-4852).

 

 

7:00pm-7:15pm:

1. Welcome: By Ed Schneider, StartLouis, Lead Organizer / Volunteer.

A. Review agenda for rest of night (Event over at 9:15pm, Please exit by 9:25pm, Thanks).

B. StartLouis Next event / meeting: 2nd Tuesday of month.

2. Host Recognition: (TRex), Thanks.

3. Sponsor Recognition: (TRex, Lewis & Rice), Thanks.

(Note: New program being developed, For more detail please contact  Ed Schneider, StartLouis, Lead Organizer / Volunteer, edschneider12@msn.com, 636-225-4852.

4. Volunteer Recognition (Option to “pitch” own company).

(Note: New program being developed for Volunteers , For more detail please contact  Ed Schneider, StartLouis, Lead Organizer / Volunteer, edschneider12@msn.com, 636-225-4852).

5. Announcements:

(Note #1: Open to All, Please be respectful to all).

(Note #2: Please limit to about 1 to 3 minutes, Thanks).

Suggestions for Announcement:

 

A. Not “Pitch Practice” for your company, that comes next.

 

B. Upcoming events for StartUps

(Also see Section 19 of this announcement).

 

C. Resources for StartUps:

1.  See Section 20 of this announcement.

2. See StartLouis Meetup site “Page Tab”.

3. see StartLouis Meetup site “File Tab”.

 

D. Job / Carrier opportunities.

 

E. Other.

 

7:15pm-7:30pm: Pitch Practice:

You will have about 1 to 2 minutes to give an Overview of your Startup and “Ask” what Resources you are looking for.

Note #1: As time allows StartLouis might limit the number of, and repeat pitches.

Note #2 : This program is not the best place for MLM companies, there are better forum for MLM.

Note #3: If you are only promoting your existing company, not an “Idea Stag” company StartLouis reserves the right to ask that you contribute $100 for your advertisement, Thanks. For Volunteers this is part of the benefits of being a Volunteer (Option to pitch own company).(Note: New program being developed for Volunteers , For more detail please contact  Ed Schneider, StartLouis, Lead Organizer / Volunteer, edschneider12@msn.com, 636-225-4852).

 

7:30pm-8:00pm:

Featured Speaker #1 (Usually a StartUp Resource / Support Group, or Investor).

 

8:00pm-8:30pm:

Featured Speaker #2 (Usually a StartUp).

 

8:30pm-09:15pm: Program Ends More Networking.

 

9:15pm -Event over,

Please help us clean up and

Exit TRex by 9:25pm, Thanks.

 

12.17.14-02:300p.

 

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Sec.#10: StartLouis Social Media Links:

Meetup:http://www.meetup.com/StartLouis/events/181174812/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/StartLouis/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/startlouis

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=5129951&trk=my_groups-b-grp-v

 

Web Page: (Under construction):

http://www.startlouis.com/

(Issues)

http://www.startlouis.org

(Issues)

01.08.15-09:00a.

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Sec.#11: StartLouis Volunteer Program (Current):

Organizers / Volunteers / Advisors:

Note: New program is being developed.

No “Jerks” please, Thanks.

Ed Schneider, StartLouis, Lead Organizer / Volunteer #xx), edschneider12@msn.com, 636-225-4852, Joined 07/01/2013, Term: 11/01/2014 – 03/31/2016,

 

Contact

Email: edschneider12@msn.com

Phone: 635-225-4852


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