Twin Cities Startup Week 2020 Twin Cities Startup Week 2020

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Tuesday, September 8, 2020

- CDT
KICK OFF
Casey Shultz
Casey Shultz
Beta.MN, Executive Director
- CDT
- CDT
Happy Half Hour
Garrio Harrison
Garrio Harrison
Closers Media + Curious, Partner
Jennifer Zick
Jennifer Zick
Authentic Brand, Founder and CEO
Mickeli Bedore
Mickeli Bedore
Closers Media, Chief Revenue Officer // Host :: Coffee&Closers

Mix up your favorite cocktail and join the speakers of Closers Media presents :: Cocktails&Closers for Q&A!

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

- CDT
The Entrepreneur's Data Privacy Primer
Adam Stone
Adam Stone
Secure Digital Solutions, Inc., Vice Preseident, Consulting Services and Chief Privacy Officer

Your Business Success Depends on Customer Trust and Confidence

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

- CDT
Powering through a Pivot: How Sustainable Food Company, SOULMUCH, navigated uncertainty and stayed true to their mission
Courtney Ready
Courtney Ready
Target, Incubator Program Manager
Reyanne Mustafa
Reyanne Mustafa
SOULMUCH, Co-Founder
Kristian Krugman
Kristian Krugman
SOULMUCH, Co-Founder

Here how these recent Target Incubator alumni have navigated uncertainty and stayed true to their mission.

SOULMUCH is a social startup venture that has found a solution to the logistics of rescuing food waste and upcycling into delicious snacks that are good for you and the health of the planet.

Following this session join a 15min discussion in the Community Lounge.

Thursday, September 24, 2020

- CDT
A Fireside Chat with the Founders of H2Ok Innovations
Eric Flanagan
Eric Flanagan
Cargill, Accelerator Programs Lead
Annie Lu
Annie Lu
H20k Innovations, Co-founder, Chief Executive Officer
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David Lu
H20k Innovations, Co-founder, President, Chief Technology Officer

Hear from Annie Lu & David Lu the co-founders of H2Ok Innovations and recent alumnus of Farm to Fork.

Following this session join the speaker(s) in the Community Lounge for a 15 minute Q&A.

- CDT
The tech.mn Live Podcast Booth
Jac Stark
Jac Stark
tech.mn, Community Manager
Alex Skjong
Alex Skjong
tech.mn, Moderator

Join us in the tech.mn Live Podcast Booth channel to see some of Minnesota's best podcasters interviewing each other. Moderator, Alex Skjong, will be matching up show hosts to talk all things Minnesota, podcasting, business, and more.

- CDT
Innovative Solutions Across the Impact Venture Sector: A Conversation with the Founders
Lee Wallace
Lee Wallace
Peace Coffee, CEO & Owner
Bella Lam
Bella Lam
Coconut Whisk, Founder/CEO
Tom Thompson
Tom Thompson
Revol Greens, Market Strategy
Sarah Pritzker
Sarah Pritzker
Pritzker Strategy Group & Atlas Provisions, CEO
Sue Marshall
Sue Marshall
NETZRO, SBC, Founder & CEO

Social impact ventures can take many forms and tackle a variety of problems – from supply chain resiliency, sustainable farming, homelessness and hunger, and others. Listen in as these founders discuss how they have found innovative ways to solve these problems, the challenges they face scaling their business while also scaling impact, and why consumers and Big Food should take note.

Following this session join the speaker(s) in the Community Lounge for a 15 minute Q&A.

- CDT
Food Justice: Playing for Plants w/ Youth Farm
Jonathan Banks
Jonathan Banks
NCXT, President / Founding Partner

Lean about the impactful work Marcus Kar is leading in North Minneapolis and then join a discussion with Jonathan Banks in the Community Lounge.

What is Food Justice? What is a Food Desert? What are the calls to act?

- CDT
??25 Digital leaders interviewed in 25 minutes??
Mike Bollinger
Mike Bollinger
Livefront, CEO and Founder
Nels Pederson
Nels Pederson
Livefront, Partnerships

In the crazy world that is 2020, we thought it would be fun to take a new spin on the traditional digital/tech interview and instead focus more on the human side of digital/tech leaders.

In this fast paced event, we will chat with 25 tech leaders that are leading teams of all different shapes and sizes.

Some questions will be about tech. Some will not . . . Tune in to this event to learn about what drives local tech leaders, what makes them tick, and what they love.