Full Stack is proud to be a sponsor of Twin Cities Startup Week 2022! We are excited to share the impactful connections and events that happened around Saint Paul with you.
FRIDAY NIGHT – OPENING PARTY
Osborn370 hosted TCSW Opening Party in downtown Saint Paul. Hundreds of people attended to network, enjoy live music, and meet other founders, entrepreneurs, and supporters. Star Tribune asked attendees to share their perspectives and what they were anticipating most from Twin Cities Startup Week.
MONDAY and TUESDAY – COMMUNITY HUB
The Science Museum of Minnesota hosted TCSW’s Spotlight and Funding tracks and the Community Hub. A few session highlights included:
- The seeds of a thriving economy: How philanthropy works to invest in an ecosystem of innovation with Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation President and CEO Eric Jolly
- Keynote Speaker Felecia Hatcher, Black Ambition CEO, presented by the Knight Foundation
- Powering Your Startup with Government Funding with City of Saint Paul Director of Business Development, Mary Rick
TUESDAY – AROUND SAINT PAUL
Startups discovered a variety of local resources on Tuesday morning at 2043 Innovation Lab to help their ideas come to life! Full Stack Steering Committee member, Jeff Aguy, hosted the event with Forge North and Launch Minnesota.
Saint Paul companies Apex Games, NoshPosh, and Skillquest presented live demos at BETA Showcase with their BETA Fall 2022 Cohort.
Vivacity Tech hosted a session on “How Your Company Can Give Back to Your Community” with special guest Mayor Melvin Carter. After the session Mayor Carter tweeted, “We have a big vision for connecting young people to technology and tech careers. In partnership with Vivacity Tech, who donated charging stations and over 150 Chromebooks to Saint Paul recreation centers, we’re expanding digital engagement opportunities for all ages. Thank you!”
Minnedemo37 featured three Saint Paul-based tech companies on stage to present live demos: Collab Spot, Sunsett.io by Monicat Data, and Seraph 7 Studios.
To conclude TCSW, the Minnesota Startup Awards ceremony recognized the makers, inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs that make the Minnesota startup ecosystem thrive. Cadre, a Saint Paul-based All-in-One Coaching and Livestreaming Wellness App won both the Emerging Startup and Bootstrapper Awards! Congratulations!
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