STARTUP WEEK Youth

In late October, Minnesota is playing host to the fourth annual Twin Cities Startup Week. TCSW is an action packed week filled with events and entertainment that focuses on highlighting and showcasing innovation in Minnesota businesses.  Our track, TCSW Youth, is leading a group of students on a one of a kind week-long show case designed to teach and inspire Minneapolis' youth.

 

HERES WHAT's IN STORE:

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Night at the Mall | 10.9

You don’t have to have a degree to start making moves. Join us to kick start the rest of your life as the entrepreneur you’ve wanted to be. At our free event, Night at the Mall, you’ll find your people. People who are motivated. People who think at higher levels. People who want to change the world. It’s easier when you’re not alone, so take two seconds to sign up. What’s your excuse?

@Mall of America - Boundary Waters Suite

5:00pm - 8:00pm

More Info @ tcswy17-nightatthemall.eventbrite.com

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Beta.MN | 10.10

We believe that good things happen when people collide (metaphorically, of course). Beta.MN connects entrepreneurs with resources, like future users, investors, employees and advisers. We do that by hosting informal events where people have interesting conversations in comfortable settings. Between events we serve as a support system for our alumni, and future, featured startups.

STUDENTS GET IN FREE BELOW

@Target Plaza Commons

5:00pm - 8:00pm

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Meet the Founders | 10.11

As a student entrepreneur, it’s intimidating to to break from your monotonous school focused agenda. Come meet those who have said “Challenge Accepted”. At this one of a kind event, you’ll get the opportunity to pick the brains of Minneapolis’s premier young entrepreneurs and hear inspiring stories full of success and failure.

@James J. Hill Center

5:30pm - 8:00pm

More info @ tcswy17-meetthefounders.eventbrite.com

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Entreprenuership 101 | 10.12

Entrepreneurship 101 is an event designed to prepare participants for the startup weekend ahead. The two-hour event will provide a brief yet robust introduction to the entrepreneurial process. Topics covered will include brainstorming, marketing, business model development, and more. The event will begin with Isabel and Caroline Bercaw, local teen entrepreneurs, followed by an activity in which groups of participants will quickly develop the backbone of a simulated company.

@WeWork - Capella Tower

5:30 - 8:00pm

More info @ tcswy17-entrepreneurship101.eventbrite.com

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The Startup Weekend Twin Cities Student Event is one of the highlights of Startup Week Youth. Participants will make teams around innovative ideas and build their entrepreneurial acumen through experienced mentors, pitch decks, inspiring speakers, and product development during the weekend.

Why is this paid?

We provide all students with 11 meals, snacks, office supplies and amazing working space during the weekend. All these costs add up and we want to make sure we can give you the best experience possible!

more info @ tcswy17-startupweekend.eventbrite.com

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OUR MISSION

We believe in Minnesota's young entrepreneurs 

By offering students a bridge between mentors and real world experience, we build strong alumni in hope to turn Minnesota into the startup capital of the north.

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What WE DO?

 

By Sponsoring and Supporting young Entrepreneurs in Minneapolis, We help build confidence into tomorrows world changers and give them and their ventures the most help we can. Our Team of Student Ambassadors help organize and direct Minneapolis Youth into original events or co-hosted experiences 

 

Contact Us

Have Questions? Want to get involved? or looking for some help with your venture? Get in Touch!

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