Twin Cities Startup Week 2021 Twin Cities Startup Week 2021

Monday, September 20, 2021

- CDT
Future of Our Cities Track
Sabina Saksena
Sabina Saksena
Founding Member of Smart North and CEO of Cytilife
Tom Fisher
Tom Fisher
University Of Minnesota, Director of the Minnesota Design Center
Casey Shultz
Casey Shultz
BETA, Executive Director
Tayo Daniel
Tayo Daniel
Aeterna, President/ Co-Founder

Tuning in virtually? Watch live on Hopin on the Stage here

The Future of Our Cities Track of Twin Cities Startup Week is being hosted by Smart North and sponsored by MnDOT. Prepare to be inspired as we discuss the future of Livability, Mobility, Sustainability, and Workability and all the opportunities that exist for disruptors in the space. Food and beverage will be provided during the event.

Attend this track in person or participate from the comfort of your home or office through Hopin. IN-PERSON CAPACITY: 35 people. 

SCHEDULE 

7:50 am - Opening Remarks

8 AM - Reimagining Our Cities in the Post-Pandemic World (Hybrid)

9 AM - Transforming Livability and Equity Through Technology (Hybrid)

9 AM - Reimagining Partnerships in Placemaking and Urban Planning (In-person)

10 AM - Digital Equity - The Next Great Equalizer (Hybrid)

11 AM - Tackling the Affordable Housing Crisis Through a New Investment Strategy (Hybrid)

11 AM - Future of Mobility Tech & Research Showcase (In-person)

12:30 PM - Shark Tank Reverse Pitch Competition (Hybrid)

2 PM - The Re-emergence of Place-based Entrepreneurship (Hybrid)

2 PM - Entrepreneurial Roundtable (In-person)

3 PM - Investing in Our Collective Futures! (Hybrid)

4 PM - Bringing the Future Forward, Fast! (Hybrid)

4:45 PM - What's your Blueprint for becoming Future Ready? (Hybrid)

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- CDT
Transforming Livability and Equity Through Technology
Tom Fisher
Tom Fisher
University Of Minnesota, Director of the Minnesota Design Center
Sabina Saksena
Sabina Saksena
Founding Member of Smart North and CEO of Cytilife
Will Preble
Will Preble
Aeterna, CEO
Tayo Daniel
Tayo Daniel
Aeterna, President/ Co-Founder
Ben Wallace
Ben Wallace
Minify Energy, Co-founder
PJ Hill
PJ Hill
Wells Fargo Advisors, Financial Advisor
Bernadine Joselyn
Bernadine Joselyn
Bladin Foundation, Director of Public Policy & Engagement
Diane Rucker
Diane Rucker
University Enterprise Labs, Executive Director

Tuning in virtually? Watch live on Hopin on the Stage here.

Join Smart North for a conversation on why these Entrepreneurs, Academics, Community Leaders believe this is an imperative.

Thursday, September 23, 2021

- CDT
MN Music Fest
Tayo Daniel
Tayo Daniel
Aeterna, President/ Co-Founder

Show your TCSW ticket confirmation for free admission at the door. Donations strongly encouraged - some of the proceeds will go to building a teen tech center and music studio at George Floyd Square.

Introducing the first annual MN Music Fest. Aeterna Media will be partnering with the historic First Avenue concert venue to create an experience that celebrates the rich and diverse music scene that Minnesota has to offer. Our lineup of performers are top local artists from across a variety of genres who are currently representing the MN Music Scene on a national level. During the event, partnered brands will have the opportunity to create activations that showcase innovative products related to the arts, music, and technology. 

*DOORS OPEN AT 6:30 PM* 

Jaki Cavins (@jakimusic)
Nur-D (@nurdrocks)
J. Plaza (@iamjplaza)
Mac Irv (@macirv)
Ozone Creations (@ozonecreations)
Bayo (@bayoraps)
On Our Own (@onourowntv)
Maria Isa(@mariaisaaotarico)

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