Twin Cities Startup Week 2021 Twin Cities Startup Week 2021

Community Hub

Monday, September 20, 2021

- CDT
Winthrop Accelerator - Office Hours
Evan Sheets
Evan Sheets
Winthrop & Weinstine, Attorney/Shareholder
Christopher Hussey
Christopher Hussey
Winthrop & Weinstine, Attorney/Shareholder

REGISTER HERE TO RESERVE AN APPOINTMENT

We will provide Startup Week participants with an opportunity to meet with attorneys from the firm’s “Winthrop Accelerate” program, which is specifically designed to counsel Founders on issues commonly encountered by growth-stage companies.  Each meeting will be 30 minutes and will take the format best suited to the needs of the particular participant (e.g., discussion of questions or issues facing a particular company, initial review company organizational documents, address options for capital and governance structures and/or other topics necessary to provide a solid foundation to successfully operate and raise capital). After the meeting, Founders will also have access to our suite of complimentary agreements specifically tailored for Founders and their growth-stage ventures, including non-disclosure agreements; sample employment, independent contractor and advisor agreements; and/or confidential information and inventions assignment agreements.  

CDT (Day 1 of 5)
TCSW Minneapolis Community Hub
Symone Wilson
Symone Wilson
Placebo Records, Co-founder

HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday, 9/20 - Friday, 9/24 from 9am to 5pm

Community Hubs are the physical manifestation of Twin Cities Startup Week! Come explore the happenings of the space and connect with other TCSW attendees. Below is what you'll encounter at the hub:

  • TCSW sessions
  • Free cowoking
  • TCSW swag pickup
  • Professional office hours
  • Food & networking events
  • Startup resources and local businesses to support

**To view the Community Hub event schedule, use the "Community Hub" tag and filter. 

HOW TO GET HERE?

  • Enter IDS Center
  • Walk through Crystal Court and head up the escalators 
  • Turn left and you'll see the TCSW Community Hub on the second floor! (Old Banana Republic store space)
CDT (Day 1 of 5)
TCSW St. Paul Community Hub
Alina Matson
Alina Matson
Glossbird, Founder

HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday, 9/20 - Friday, 9/24 from 9am to 5pm

Community Hubs are the physical manifestation of Twin Cities Startup Week! Come explore the happenings of the space and connect with other TCSW attendees. Below is what you'll encounter at the hub:

  • TCSW sessions
  • Free cowoking
  • TCSW swag pickup
  • Professional office hours
  • Food & networking events
  • Startup resources and local businesses to support

**To view the Community Hub event schedule, use the "Community Hub" tag and filter.


PARKING INSTRCUTIONS

Recommended / most used parking options: 

  • Treasure Island (6th and Wabasha)
  • Lawson Ramp (enter off 5th St)
  • Victory Parking (enter off Wabasha)

Osborn 370 Parking Map.pdf

- CDT
How To Turn Your Side Hustle Into A Start-Up
Rick Ellis
Rick Ellis
AllYourScreens.com, Founder

Tips on building your side hustle into a full-time business, from someone who has done it successfully.

- CDT
Skills-based Volunteers Get Real Jobs at Saint Paul Restaurants
Jonathan Banks
Jonathan Banks
NCXT, President and Founding Partner

Our communities need a different type of volunteerism during a global pandemic, recession, and uprising. Attend this session to hear how volunteers from Land o'Lakes engaged directly with Saint Paul restaurants to build resilience.

- CDT
Circular Economy for Retailers: Now is the Time
Juli Lassow
Juli Lassow
JHL Solutions, LLC, Founder & Principal

Making (and communicating) meaningful progress on strategic sustainability plans is a must for any retailer or brand today. Yet, so many organizations struggle to take the first steps. I believe that the Circular Economy is a straightforward, actionable, and proven framework to effectively jump-starting sustainability efforts. I am excited to share this concept with retailers and their partners in an approachable, informative way.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

CDT (Day 2 of 5)
TCSW Minneapolis Community Hub
Symone Wilson
Symone Wilson
Placebo Records, Co-founder

HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday, 9/20 - Friday, 9/24 from 9am to 5pm

Community Hubs are the physical manifestation of Twin Cities Startup Week! Come explore the happenings of the space and connect with other TCSW attendees. Below is what you'll encounter at the hub:

  • TCSW sessions
  • Free cowoking
  • TCSW swag pickup
  • Professional office hours
  • Food & networking events
  • Startup resources and local businesses to support

**To view the Community Hub event schedule, use the "Community Hub" tag and filter. 

HOW TO GET HERE?

  • Enter IDS Center
  • Walk through Crystal Court and head up the escalators 
  • Turn left and you'll see the TCSW Community Hub on the second floor! (Old Banana Republic store space)
CDT (Day 2 of 5)
TCSW St. Paul Community Hub
Alina Matson
Alina Matson
Glossbird, Founder

HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday, 9/20 - Friday, 9/24 from 9am to 5pm

Community Hubs are the physical manifestation of Twin Cities Startup Week! Come explore the happenings of the space and connect with other TCSW attendees. Below is what you'll encounter at the hub:

  • TCSW sessions
  • Free cowoking
  • TCSW swag pickup
  • Professional office hours
  • Food & networking events
  • Startup resources and local businesses to support

**To view the Community Hub event schedule, use the "Community Hub" tag and filter.


PARKING INSTRCUTIONS

Recommended / most used parking options: 

  • Treasure Island (6th and Wabasha)
  • Lawson Ramp (enter off 5th St)
  • Victory Parking (enter off Wabasha)

Osborn 370 Parking Map.pdf

- CDT
Winthrop Accelerator - Office Hours
Evan Sheets
Evan Sheets
Winthrop & Weinstine, Attorney/Shareholder
Christopher Hussey
Christopher Hussey
Winthrop & Weinstine, Attorney/Shareholder

REGISTER HERE TO RESERVE AN APPOINTMENT

We will provide Startup Week participants with an opportunity to meet with attorneys from the firm’s “Winthrop Accelerate” program, which is specifically designed to counsel Founders on issues commonly encountered by growth-stage companies.  Each meeting will be 30 minutes and will take the format best suited to the needs of the particular participant (e.g., discussion of questions or issues facing a particular company, initial review company organizational documents, address options for capital and governance structures and/or other topics necessary to provide a solid foundation to successfully operate and raise capital). After the meeting, Founders will also have access to our suite of complimentary agreements specifically tailored for Founders and their growth-stage ventures, including non-disclosure agreements; sample employment, independent contractor and advisor agreements; and/or confidential information and inventions assignment agreements.  

- CDT
Draw: Community Color Therapy

Learn how we can grow our communities and promote mental health through a powerful story and color therapy. Coloring supplies will be provided- coloring is optional but encouraged!

- CDT
Creative Video to Tell and Sell Your Story
Gabe Skelly
Gabe Skelly
Skelly Video Productions, Owner and Creator
Angela Skelly
Angela Skelly
Skelly Video Productions, Co-Owner

We will share some tools and tips on how to easily create video that stands out. These will include lighting, audio, 360 video, live video and drones. This is an active sessions and questions are a big part.

- CDT
Gotta Have Faith: An Interfaith Dialogue Panel Exploring the Role of Faith in the Startup World
Deepinder Singh
Deepinder Singh
75F, Founder and CEO
Aneela Idnani
Aneela Idnani
HabitAware, CoFounder
Sara Shady
Sara Shady
Bethel University, Professor of Philosophy
Kristi Moline
Kristi Moline
Bethel University, Executive Director Center for Healthcare Excellence
Nik Anderson
Nik Anderson
Bone Foam, Director of Sales

Agnostic, Hindu, Christian, Buddhist, Sikh, Muslim, Jewish, Wiccan... Regardless of your religious orientation this interfaith panel discussion aims to inspire you to consider leveraging “faith as a strategy” in your startup. Faith comes in many forms: in yourself, your product or service, your team, a higher power. This panel will explore the role of faith for startup founders. How does faith enable people to push forward believing they can accomplish what they set out to? What role does faith play when you face challenges in your work? How has faith helped create partnerships and collaborations with others? What is challenging about being a person of faith in the world of start-ups? We will explore these questions and more with a diverse panel of entrepreneurs moderated by an interfaith dialogue facilitator.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

CDT (Day 3 of 5)
TCSW Minneapolis Community Hub
Symone Wilson
Symone Wilson
Placebo Records, Co-founder

HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday, 9/20 - Friday, 9/24 from 9am to 5pm

Community Hubs are the physical manifestation of Twin Cities Startup Week! Come explore the happenings of the space and connect with other TCSW attendees. Below is what you'll encounter at the hub:

  • TCSW sessions
  • Free cowoking
  • TCSW swag pickup
  • Professional office hours
  • Food & networking events
  • Startup resources and local businesses to support

**To view the Community Hub event schedule, use the "Community Hub" tag and filter. 

HOW TO GET HERE?

  • Enter IDS Center
  • Walk through Crystal Court and head up the escalators 
  • Turn left and you'll see the TCSW Community Hub on the second floor! (Old Banana Republic store space)
CDT (Day 3 of 5)
TCSW St. Paul Community Hub
Alina Matson
Alina Matson
Glossbird, Founder

HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday, 9/20 - Friday, 9/24 from 9am to 5pm

Community Hubs are the physical manifestation of Twin Cities Startup Week! Come explore the happenings of the space and connect with other TCSW attendees. Below is what you'll encounter at the hub:

  • TCSW sessions
  • Free cowoking
  • TCSW swag pickup
  • Professional office hours
  • Food & networking events
  • Startup resources and local businesses to support

**To view the Community Hub event schedule, use the "Community Hub" tag and filter.


PARKING INSTRCUTIONS

Recommended / most used parking options: 

  • Treasure Island (6th and Wabasha)
  • Lawson Ramp (enter off 5th St)
  • Victory Parking (enter off Wabasha)

Osborn 370 Parking Map.pdf

- CDT
Strengthen Your Mental Fitness
Chelsey Paulson
Chelsey Paulson
Keystone Group International, COO

Are you at times, or often, self-critical or blame others for things that don’t go the way you want them to? Do you find it difficult to see challenges as opportunities? Do you ever feel you are in a rut and don’t know how to get out? If so, this workshop was designed for you. Positive Intelligence is a measure of your Mental Fitness, called PQ (Positive Intelligence Quotient). If you’re mentally fit, you can handle life’s great challenges without mental stress or other negative emotions. You’ll be happier and perform better.

- CDT
- CDT
What Every Startup Needs to Know about Building/Deploying Custom Software
John Moore
John Moore
Intelletive, Director of Business Development

Who is this for? The focus of this presentation & material is aimed at non-technical founders but will be useful for technical founders as well. It assumes you are an entrepreneur with a technical feature or working in a tech startup. Most of the advice in this presentation leans towards software featured startups but will still be relevant for any startup because most will end up having business software living in the cloud.

Thursday, September 23, 2021

CDT (Day 4 of 5)
TCSW Minneapolis Community Hub
Symone Wilson
Symone Wilson
Placebo Records, Co-founder

HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday, 9/20 - Friday, 9/24 from 9am to 5pm

Community Hubs are the physical manifestation of Twin Cities Startup Week! Come explore the happenings of the space and connect with other TCSW attendees. Below is what you'll encounter at the hub:

  • TCSW sessions
  • Free cowoking
  • TCSW swag pickup
  • Professional office hours
  • Food & networking events
  • Startup resources and local businesses to support

**To view the Community Hub event schedule, use the "Community Hub" tag and filter. 

HOW TO GET HERE?

  • Enter IDS Center
  • Walk through Crystal Court and head up the escalators 
  • Turn left and you'll see the TCSW Community Hub on the second floor! (Old Banana Republic store space)
CDT (Day 4 of 5)
TCSW St. Paul Community Hub
Alina Matson
Alina Matson
Glossbird, Founder

HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday, 9/20 - Friday, 9/24 from 9am to 5pm

Community Hubs are the physical manifestation of Twin Cities Startup Week! Come explore the happenings of the space and connect with other TCSW attendees. Below is what you'll encounter at the hub:

  • TCSW sessions
  • Free cowoking
  • TCSW swag pickup
  • Professional office hours
  • Food & networking events
  • Startup resources and local businesses to support

**To view the Community Hub event schedule, use the "Community Hub" tag and filter.


PARKING INSTRCUTIONS

Recommended / most used parking options: 

  • Treasure Island (6th and Wabasha)
  • Lawson Ramp (enter off 5th St)
  • Victory Parking (enter off Wabasha)

Osborn 370 Parking Map.pdf

- CDT
Best Practices for Leveraging Emotional Intelligence to Foster a more Human-Centered Leadership
Luis Moreno
Luis Moreno
TCBPN, Co-Founder

Join us in an interactive conversation to discuss how we can leverage elements of Emotional Intelligence to foster a more Human-Centered Leadership. This training will help you promote workplaces that are more engaging, healthier and happier.

- CDT
Unveil the Right Relationship with the Right Person
Russ Haywood
Russ Haywood
Unveil Social, SBC, Co-Founder

Let’s explore the social tools to answer: “What relationships can we really have?"

Relationships mean different things to different people! And even the same relationship can mean different things, to the same people. CanWe.app introduces new relationship guidance theories and several social tools to quickly define and navigate our honest social potential with other people.

- CDT
#WelcomeBackStPL Happy Hour & Music!

Thursday is the new Friday, right? Starting July 22nd through the end of the

summer, we’ll be celebrating Friday Jr. the right way at Osborn370 – great

music and great drinks to go along with it. 

Tonight's performance: The 370 Sets - Rena & Justin - Law to PHX

Powered by the St. Paul Downtown Alliance

Check out more amazing events taking place in St. Paul here: welcomebackstpl.com

Friday, September 24, 2021

CDT (Day 5 of 5)
TCSW Minneapolis Community Hub
Symone Wilson
Symone Wilson
Placebo Records, Co-founder

HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday, 9/20 - Friday, 9/24 from 9am to 5pm

Community Hubs are the physical manifestation of Twin Cities Startup Week! Come explore the happenings of the space and connect with other TCSW attendees. Below is what you'll encounter at the hub:

  • TCSW sessions
  • Free cowoking
  • TCSW swag pickup
  • Professional office hours
  • Food & networking events
  • Startup resources and local businesses to support

**To view the Community Hub event schedule, use the "Community Hub" tag and filter. 

HOW TO GET HERE?

  • Enter IDS Center
  • Walk through Crystal Court and head up the escalators 
  • Turn left and you'll see the TCSW Community Hub on the second floor! (Old Banana Republic store space)
CDT (Day 5 of 5)
TCSW St. Paul Community Hub
Alina Matson
Alina Matson
Glossbird, Founder

HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday, 9/20 - Friday, 9/24 from 9am to 5pm

Community Hubs are the physical manifestation of Twin Cities Startup Week! Come explore the happenings of the space and connect with other TCSW attendees. Below is what you'll encounter at the hub:

  • TCSW sessions
  • Free cowoking
  • TCSW swag pickup
  • Professional office hours
  • Food & networking events
  • Startup resources and local businesses to support

**To view the Community Hub event schedule, use the "Community Hub" tag and filter.


PARKING INSTRCUTIONS

Recommended / most used parking options: 

  • Treasure Island (6th and Wabasha)
  • Lawson Ramp (enter off 5th St)
  • Victory Parking (enter off Wabasha)

Osborn 370 Parking Map.pdf

- CDT
Coffee & Bagels at the St. Paul Hub!
Alina Matson
Alina Matson
Glossbird, Founder

Start your Friday off right with bagels and coffee at the St. Paul Community Hub!

Come while supplies last!    

- CDT
The Blue Connection: An Interactive Circular Economy Simulation
Juli Lassow
Juli Lassow
JHL Solutions, LLC, Founder & Principal
Chuck Nemer
Chuck Nemer
The Guru of Biz, Trainer for all things Circular Economy and Supply Chain Management

Retailers and consumer brands today struggle to develop and implement strategic, sustainable frameworks. The Circular Economy provides an impactful way of creating and building a business that is both profitable and sustainable. In our 3-hour simulation workshop, you’ll interact with small groups as we take you through the basics of what the Circular Economy is and what the core business decisions are. Also covered will be key performance metrics used to implement, measure, and communicate progress. This session is an experiential approach to building and executing a profitable, sustainable business model.

You'll need your cell phone for this session, and a laptop would be helpful but is not required.