Startup and Play, entrepreneurial-focused events that feature networking and presentations by new or emerging companies, will put on its next event Wednesday in Raleigh.

Titled “For the Love of Startups,” the program is set for 7 to 9 p.m. at 1880 Hall in Longview Center.

As at past events, Startup and Play will include a mystery game of some sort as well as the presentations and a live band.

“If you are interested in the entrepreneur scene and want to see awesome local talent and innovation then this is the event for you,” said Aaron Gerry, the creator of Startup and Play. “We have already broken our record for number of attendees and showcasing companies for this event and are looking forward to many more.”

Showcasing companies include:

  • Oak City Coffee
  • Local Ventures
  • Cosmic Cart
  • Avelist
  • LocalSense
  • Finder 411
  • Eyebar
  • Stealz
  • Tivi Jones Media
  • Star Toilet Paper
  • Elemental Chocolate