Twin Cities Startup Week 2021 Twin Cities Startup Week 2021

WeWork North Loop (6th Floor)

729 N Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55401

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

- CDT
Grow your Business by Creating a Marketing Machine
Ali Moledina
Ali Moledina
Kaizen Consulting Group, Partner, Business & Leadership Coach

Every business needs a constant flow of new customers to ensure that it thrives in the long term. This workshop will explore 3 guiding principles to create a marketing machine so that your business has consistent quality leads. Attend this workshop if you would like help on making marketing theory relevant to your business. This is an interactive session and you will leave this workshop with the following:

1. Powerful insights and 'aha' moments for your business 2. A focused action plan to implement in your business 3. A free 1:1 follow-up strategy session with a Business Coach to plan your business growth

Thursday, September 23, 2021

- CDT
How To Ask People For Money
Reed Robinson
Reed Robinson
Groove Capital, Founder & Partner
Matt Rowe
Matt Rowe
Rowe Community Consulting, Business Consultant
Shonnah Hughes
Shonnah Hughes
Teen Tech Titans, Founder
Tabitha Montgomery
Tabitha Montgomery
Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association, Executive Director

Everyone has done it, and very few people are comfortable with it. Asking people for money is a skill that can be developed. It's also a skill that is relevant to just about everyone—founders, non-profit leaders, employees, and more.

In this conversation we'll talk openly about our experiences with "the ask," and leave you all with some tips for building confidence ahead of your next money-seeking conversation.

- CDT
Customer Experience (CX) Strategy for Startups
Andrew Boucher
Andrew Boucher
Andrew Boucher Consulting, Principal Consultant

How can startups deliver world-class experiences to their customers while still working to scale and find a foothold? As AI and automation becomes ubiquitous, good brands are using a mix of technology and human touch to help customers succeed, make them happy, encourage referrals, and reduce churn. You don't need expensive tools or large teams to deliver great experiences, though. This talk with show you how with intentionality, planning, hard work, and dedication to the customer across your whole business, your startup can deliver amazing experiences.