Venture Cafe STL Session Onboarding Form 2018
We are excited to bring your session to a Venture Cafe Gathering or Cafe Night. Please fill out this form after you have confirmed the content, date and time for your program with the Venture Cafe Program Manager. The information you provide in this form will be used in our calendar and newsletter. Please proofread before you click submit.
Title of session
Please try to keep this short, descriptive, and engaging.
Short description/paragraph of your session for guests to get excited about coming.
This is your chance to get guests excited about your session. Focus on what your event is and what it offers to Cafe attendees. Panelists and speakers should be identified here. Please make sure to review for grammar and spelling before submitting. Please try to keep this to one paragraph.
The main point of contact who has been working with the Program Manager to set up the session.
Name of the organization, company, or group hosting the session
This group will be identified as the host for the session in our materials
Please provide a link to your logo
I have emailed it to my Venture Cafe contact (
I have checked "other" and provided the link below
Do you have a Twitter Handle you would like guests to know about?
If your session requires (for office hours) or requests guests to pre-register, please provide the link
For office hours, this is your
link. Also, for non-office hours sessions- you may request RSVPs for your session, but it is not required of anyone to RSVP to attend a session at Venture Cafe. If you are creating an event link (Meetup, Eventbrite, etc) please work with the Program Manager to include language about what Venture Cafe Gathering is.
The Logistics Stuff
Help us make sure we are on the same page. All of this information should be confirmed with the Program Manager or Coordinator prior to submitting the form.
Where is your session?
Venture Cafe Thursday Gathering @4240
Venture Cafe Night: Activate (2nd Tuesdays)
Venture Cafe Night: 39N @ Danforth Plant Science Center (3rd Tuesdays)
Date of session
Start time for your session
End time for your session
Room for your session
Please select the room you have confirmed with the Program Manager or Coordinator.
Chuck Berry/Hattie North
Big George Brock/Josephine Baker
WashU's OTM Space
Office Hours Table
Mary and Oliver Langenberg Theater
Cafe Area or Lounge
LEARN: A lecture, panel discussion, or talk, or pitch session focused on providing substantive insights, learnings, lessons and a platform for sharing ideas.
ENGAGE: Workshops, ideation sessions, design thinking exercises, hackathons, community conversations and all manner of interactive opportunities to collaborate, exchange ideas and learn from each other.
PLAY: Experiential, fun activities that invite creativity into our busy lives and allow us to approach our civic, business or innovation challenges with a fresh, new perspective. Think playtime or art class for grown ups.
DEVELOP: One-on-one coaching, advising, or mentoring services offered by investors, experienced industry leaders and entrepreneurial support organizations through our Office Hours program.
CONNECT: Meet-ups, happy hours, social gatherings. No programming, no pressure.
SHARE: Info tables featuring information about innovation community organizations, service providers, upcoming events, or conferences.
Civic Impact: How does your session impact the St. Louis civic infrastructure?
Affordability & Inclusive Development
Urban Mobility (Transportation Infrastructure)
Urban Spaces & Placemaking
Civic Participation (Political & Local)
It Doesn't/Not applicable to this session
Help us understand who is presenting at the Venture Cafe Gatherings (As a non-profit, this is very important information for us to continue to seek funding!)
Is there more than one presenter/speaker in your session
What gender(s) is/are represented by the presenter(s)?
None of the above
What ethnicity(s) is/are represented by the presenter(s)?
Hispanic or Latino
Asian / Pacific Islander
Black or African American
Native American or American Indian
Do you consider your organization to be a startup?
What industry does your organization primarily identify with?
Entreprenurial Support Organization
Science and Engineering
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