2nd Thursdays are a great opportunity for entrepreneurs, investors and anyone interested in networking with and about startup tech ventures to connect with each other.
St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) April 10, 2012
The IT Entrepreneur Network (ITEN, http://www.itenstl.org), the catalyst of the IT ecosystem in St. Louis, is sponsoring a monthly educational and networking event for all local technology startup companies. “ITEN 2nd Thursdays” is an event series designed to connect fledgling entrepreneurs and anyone interested in startup technology businesses with successful emerging companies and veteran business leaders.
This month’s event will be held April 12, from 4pm - 6pm at the Tavern of Fine Arts (313 Belt Ave St. Louis 63112). 2nd Thursdays are part of a larger offering of programs that ITEN offers to encourage, educate, mentor and develop technology entrepreneurs and startup companies in the Greater St. Louis region.
April’s guest speaker is Marilyn Gannon, the new CEO of Innovate St. Louis. Gannon will be offering her views on the entrepreneurial landscape in the region and her vision of how Innovate St. Louis will participate in the unfolding ecosystem.
“2nd Thursdays are a great opportunity for entrepreneurs, investors and anyone interested in networking with and about startup tech ventures to connect with each other,” said Jim Brasunas, Executive Director of ITEN. “The events to date have been successful and have provided access to successful technology business leaders who have a lot to offer emerging companies and entrepreneurs.”
The IT Entrepreneur Network (ITEN) is a catalyst for the emergence of a thriving entrepreneurial community for innovative technology ventures in the greater St. Louis region. ITEN’s programs form a venture roadmap from concept through design, prototype, launch, revenue, funding and rapid scaling. Guidance from serial entrepreneurs, subject matter experts and important community influencers helps entrepreneurs focus on essential critical tasks and avoid wasted efforts. Access to investors, key service providers and qualified talent means lower barriers to rapid growth. Designed by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, requiring neither payment nor equity, ITEN is a unique community asset and a proven route to venture success. ITEN currently has more than 200 member companies.
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For more information, contact:
Jing Wang, ITEN
Brian Posnanski, TrafficPRM