Twin Cities Startup Week 2021 Twin Cities Startup Week 2021

VIP Event

Friday, September 17, 2021

- CDT
TCSW 2021 Opening Party - VIP
Casey Shultz
Casey Shultz
BETA, Executive Director
Ben Wright
Ben Wright
3M, VP of 3M Ventures
Chris Iles
Chris Iles
Minnesota Twins, LLC, Senior Director, Brand Experience and Innovation

The TCSW team invites you to meet and mingle with distinguished guests, community ambassadors, thought leaders, executives and others from the Twin Cities community prior to the TCSW 2021 Opening Party!

We'll have food and drink, live entertainment, and you might even get to go on an exclusive tour of the Twins Stadium! Plus, you can pick up your TCSW VIP hoodie.

This event will lead right into the Opening Party at 7pm — stick around and kick off the week with founders, corporate leaders, and members of the community.

PARKING / ENTRANCE INSTRUCTIONS

The entry point for the event is the Minnesota Twins Executive Offices Entrance, located at 353 5th Street North, Minneapolis, MN 55403

Parking is available on the street and in the ramps surrounding the ballpark. Recommended parking: 

  • Target Field Station Parking Ramp at 335 5th Street North, Minneapolis, MN 55403 
  • Ramp B at 516 N 2nd Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403

Saturday, September 18, 2021

- CDT
VIP Walk and Talk
Tim Bornholdt
Tim Bornholdt
The Jed Mahonis Group, Partner

Start your morning taking in the beauty of Lake Harriet while getting to know your peers. We'll meet at the Lake Harriet Bandshell for a casual stroll around the lake. Let's get to know one another while getting our steps in.

Event will be limited to the first 20 people who register.

*VIP ticket required to attend this event*

Monday, September 20, 2021

- CDT
Virtual TCSW VIP Mixer
Alexander Skjong
Alexander Skjong
BETA & tech.mn, Project Manager

Network and connect with the TCSW VIP community from the comfort of your home or office through Gather. 

*VIP ticket required to attend this event*

- CDT
Fly-in VIP Happy Hour

Get out your racquets! Come meet our awesome TCSW Fly-ins, grab a drink, and play some pickleball at the Minneapolis Cider Co. Pickleball from 5-6 PM. 

*VIP ticket required to attend this event*

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

- CDT
VIP Alchemy 365 Fitness Class
Tyler Quinn
Tyler Quinn
Alchemy 365, CEO

Join us at Alchemy 365 Northeast for a special VIP group fitness class. Located in the basement of the Machine Shop, Alchemy is hosting a free class exclusively for Twin Cities Start Up Week's VIP guests. This class combines yoga, strength and conditioning. You’ll begin with a progressive warm up integrating fundamental yoga postures to get the body moving and the heart pumping. Class peaks when you give it your all during a 20 minute stretch of maximum cardio. Class winds down with a dose of incredibly soothing stretching so you can walk away ready to conquer your day.

Open to all fitness levels. No need to bring shoes or a mat! Pre-registration is required. Save your spot here: https://alchemy365.io/VIPclass

*VIP ticket required to attend this event*

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

- CDT
Fall 2021 BETA Showcase - VIP Event
Casey Shultz
Casey Shultz
BETA, Executive Director
Brady Stein
Brady Stein
JPMorgan Chase, Midwest Expansion Lead - BB Area Manager, Vice President

REGISTRATION REQUIRED, click the following link to RSVP

Please join us for a special VIP Reception sponsored by Twin Ignition prior to the Fall 2021 BETA Showcase on September 22 at Huntington Bank Stadium! (formerly TCF Bank Stadium).

The BETA team invites you to meet and mingle with distinguished guests, community ambassadors, thought leaders, executives and others from the Twin Cities community prior to the BETA Showcase.

The VIP reception will roll right into Showcase, starting at 6:00pm. Stick around for demos from startups from our last 3 virtual cohorts!

PARKING / ENTRANCE INSTRUCTIONS

  • Parking options: Gopher or Maroon Lots.
  • The entry point for the event is the Premium Entrance which is located under the Benton County sign.

Thursday, September 23, 2021

- CDT
Virtual TCSW VIP Trivia Night
Nels Pederson
Nels Pederson
Livefront, Partnerships
Alexander Skjong
Alexander Skjong
BETA & tech.mn, Project Manager

Join us for a fun night of trivia with the TCSW VIP community hosted by Nels Pederson on Gather

*VIP ticket required to attend this event*

Please use Chrome or Firefox while using Gather. 

- CDT
VIP Night at Can Can Wonderland

Come play some mini golf and experience the in’s & out’s of Can Can while learning about how cool social enterprises can be!

*VIP ticket required to attend this event*

Friday, September 24, 2021

- CDT
TCSW 2021 Closing Party and Chopped Competition - VIP
Casey Shultz
Casey Shultz
BETA, Executive Director
Eric J. Jolly
Eric J. Jolly
Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation, President and Chief Executive Officer

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

The TCSW team invites you to meet and mingle with distinguished guests, community ambassadors, thought leaders, executives and others from the Twin Cities community prior to the TCSW 2021 Closing Party.

We're also proud to collaborate with Aeterna Media for a VIP exclusive event. Aeterna Media, in partnership with Grow North and Chef Justin Sutherland, is excited to bring MSP "Chopped" to TCSW 2021! Closing out the Food/Ag track of Startup Week on September 24th, we will be hosting a cooking competition featuring up and coming MSP Chefs. The ingredients for the dishes will be sourced from local CPG entrepreneurs who will be highlighted throughout the event.The competition will be curated by Chef Justin Sutherland and judged by Justin and a panel of local celebrities and award winning chefs! The winning Chef and accompanying CPG product will receive a cash prize and the opportunity to attend a mentoring session with one of our Judges.

Join us at the Science Museum of Minnesota for food and drink, networking, and celebrating the end of an awesome week. Stick around for the Minnesota Startup Awards ceremony at 6pm and Closing Party at 7pm!

Plus, you can pick up your VIP hoodie if you missed the Opening Party.

PARKING INSRUCTIONS

Science Museum of Minnesota - Parking Map & Instructions.pdf - Parking in the museum lot is $5.