​** Tickets must be purchased in advance via Lu.ma. If you are adding this session through the Eventify scheduling platform while creating your STL Startup Week 2023 schedule, you must also register for this event as a stand alone ticket. Registration (card only), will be available on site. **

REGISTER HERE: https://bit.ly/startupconnectionstl23

Back by popular demand, Startup Connection is the St. Louis region’s largest expo and showcase of early-stage startups. Featuring ~50 local companies, Startup Connection aims to build relationships between startups, students, investors, customers, and the general public. Attendees will enjoy appetizers and drinks as they network with founders and members of the local innovation community. Admission to the event is $25 (students get in free) and includes food, drinks, and parking onsite at Washington University.

​For more information or for student discounts, please contact Matt Menietti, Lead Organizer, at matt@techartistafoundation.org.

Startup Connection 2023 is powered by the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis.

Event Schedule

  • 4:00pm - Doors open, event begins
  • 4:30pm - STLREE Collegiate Pitch Competition, Emerson Auditorium
  • 6:30pm - Startup Connection Program & Remarks
  • 7:30pm - Last Call
  • 8:00pm - Event concludes

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How it works

Step 1

Register for STL Startup Week 2023

Step 2

Check your email for a personal event passcode*

Step 3

Sign in to Eventify with your passcode to RSVP for specific sessions
*You'll use this passcode every time you log in to Eventify's portal.