Venture Cafe @ 39 North gatherings are held from 5 PM to 7 PM on the third Tuesday of every month at the Danforth Plant Science Center.  The gatherings facilitate serendipitous collisions that drive creativity, foster collaboration and stimulate investment in innovation. The event is free and open to the public.

 JANUARY 21, 5 – 7 PM

5:00 – 6:00 pm – How to (and Not to) Launch and Pitch a Startup | Lee Labs

5:30 – 6:30 pm – Angel Investor Speed Dating | Must RSVP at

6:00 – 7:00 pm – Improv Games for Entrepreneurs | WellBeings, LLC

Office Hours and Meet the Experts Tables

Intro to Business Brokerage in STL | St. Louis Group Business Brokers

Get connected with resources for your startup or established business | MOSourceLink

Free workspace for entrepreneurs | Innovation Hall by Venture Café

Programs and resources for tech startups | ITEN

Hands-on training for early-stage business | Square one by The Center for Emerging Technologies

Support for Black & Latinx businesses | WEPOWER

Mentorship & resources to help first-time entrepreneurs | BALSA Foundation

Build a software startup in 12-weeks | Venture School by Venture Café


Venture Cafe @39 North By the Numbers

 32 Gatherings, 5,443 Attendees – 30% for the first time, 154 Sessions, 23 Sponsors


Overheard at Venture cafe

“I landed a multi-million dollar government contract at the event last month.”

“Some of my best clients have come from the 39 North gatherings.”

“The number of connections we made at Venture Cafe @39N was unlike anything we have back home.”  – Latin American visitors.


Thank you to the sponsors of Venture Cafe @ 39N!