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"It's a Jungle Out There" from the co-founder of TECHdotMN

  • Mar 20, 2014 · 6:15 PM
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This conversation will candidly consider the realities of practicing technology entrepreneurship in today's era. 

Jeff Pesek is the co founder of TECHdotMN (, Minnesota's tech news creator and curator.  Since 2009, he has interviewed, observed and studied the mind of hundreds of technology entrepreneurs from Minnesota.

Essence of TECHdotMN

We are a passionate group of technology enthusiasts on a mission to serve Minnesota’s high tech ecosystem and the early stage ventures within it. Through a mix of unique audiovideo features and written word, we create original Minnesota high tech news andcurate relevant local news from outside sources. When combined with Minnesota’s most comprehensive calendar of high tech/entrepreneur events, the deepest database of Minnesota high tech companies (including 200 +/- startups) and industry employment opportunities — the result is an exhaustive resource for those who care about what’s happening in Minnesota’s high tech community on a regular basis.

TECHdotMN is a for-profit social venture, whereas a large percentage of gross revenues are donated to initiatives that aim to bridge the urban digital divide in Minnesota through BRIDGEdotMN.

Jeff is a product of the net generation; consumed with the convergence of tech & culture. Pursuing things that aspire to improve the quality of human life.

About the Meetup

Meet other entrepreneurs and independent product developers.   Bring your questions and "group-source" the answers.  Hear from specialized experts willing to share their insights.  Get energized and stay motivated to pursue your goals.  Relax and have interesting conversations.  Participants have found clients and collaborators through this Meetup.

Software, electronics, life sciences, med tech, services, products, materials, designs--innovators of a wide variety of value propositions participate. Both for-profit and non-profit entrepreneurs participate.  Many are starting their second or third business.  A partner in McKinsey & Company (NYC) turned up one evening. We have enjoyed meeting people from China, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Italy, India, Bangladesh and other countries.  Many are newcomers to Minneapolis/St. Paul.  Multi-generational, our age range has been 20 to 70+.  Several investors make periodic visits for those of you looking for capital.

Let the host know what kind of expert you would like to have at a future meeting and feel free to refer speakers.


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  • Doug H.

    Very insightful on tech-oriented entrepreneurship

    March 29, 2014

  • Doug H.

    Enjoyed the meeting, good choice for a guest speaker,.

    March 29, 2014

  • Jim Jurewicz: The Brainstorm C.

    Good Group

    March 29, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Highly experienced marketing communications consultant, with strong IT background. Clients include EMC, VMware, Avnet, VCE, Metalogix, among others. Always eager to help firms explain complex issues in a compelling way.

    March 19, 2014

  • Bryan R.

    I would love to attend!

    March 19, 2014

  • KMWms

    Am looking forward to it given the recent articles I've been reading about "Content Shock".

    January 27, 2014

  • Clyde H.

    Jeff has spoke to us before and it was a well-received talk. An opportunity to ask a new media professional about ways to get your story out.

    1 · January 27, 2014

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