Startup Connection is St. Louis’ largest annual celebration of entrepreneurship. As the premiere event during Global Entrepreneurship Week, Startup Connection brings together the entire startup community under one roof. On November 15, 2017, Startup Connection will celebrate St. Louis’ promising early-stage companies and highlight the region’s entrepreneur support organizations. Last year’s event drew over 1,200 people! All Venture Showcase companies are eligible for cash and in-kind prizes from our sponsors.