• Meet Structural CEO, Scott Burns

    Osborn360 building

    THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-saint-paul-presents-meet-structural-ceo-scott-burns/ Join us in St. Paul at our new event location in Osborn370.com with the CEO from Structural.ai and former co-founder of GovDelivery (now Granicus), which sold to Vista Equity Partners for over $150M! It's going to be a jam-packed evening learning about Scott's new business adventure Struactrual, his business ideals, and life as an entrepreneur. Structural's platform allows clients to create an internal people network that is powered by data. People on teams of 50 to 500,000 can benefit from the same powerful search tools, insight, and people networks that are embedded in everything from our job search to our online shopping. Agenda 5:00 pm: Meet the Founder 5:30 pm: Founder Fireside Chat 6:00 pm: Q&A's --- Speaker Scott Burns - Structural, Inc. (CEO) Host Gregory Binsfeld - Startup Grind / Chapter Director (BRAKFAST.COM / CEO) --- Global Partner Google for Startups (https://startup.google.com) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Local Sponsorss City of St Paul (https://www.stpaul.gov/) Saint Paul is a vibrant city and a fantastic place to do business. The pages in this section provide a one-stop shop to help start-up and existing businesses find the information they need and leverage existing resources to start, grow and thrive in Saint Paul. Osborn370 (http://www.osborn370.com) Our community offers gathering, meeting and training space that encourages conversation and collaboration. We are the home to small business accelerators that generate energy and ideas that pulse through the community. We partner with organizations such as The Center for Economic Inclusion, Twin Cities Start Up Week, and Blacks in Technology to bring important conversations to our building. And our lobby has a coffee/wine/beer bar to host your ongoing discussions. Partners Full Stack Saint Paul (https://www.stpaul.gov/businesses/open-business/full-stack-saint-paul) Full Stack Saint Paul is public/private sector collaboration, co-led by the City of Saint Paul and the Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, that provides a full range of services to help tech and innovation sector businesses start up and scale up in Saint Paul. From helping a business find the perfect office space, to facilitating connections between business leaders, to aligning start-ups with resources to grow their businesses, to supporting the next generation of tech talent. Sunrise Banks (http://www.sunrisebanks.com) BRAKFAST (http://www.brakfast.com) BRAKFAST is a themed breakfast meal kit delivered straight to your work desk or trade show event, helping companies fuel employee hunger & productivity. Structural.ai (https://structural.com/) Structural's platform allows clients to create an internal people network that is powered by data. People on teams of 50 to 500,000 can benefit from the same powerful search tools, insight, and people networks that are embedded in everything from our job search to our online shopping. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 500 cities and 125+ countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind). --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-saint-paul-presents-meet-structural-ceo-scott-burns/

  • SGx St. Paul w/Praxik - Discovering AR Possibilities for Business

    Industrious Minneapolis – North Loop

    THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-saint-paul-presents-sgx-st-paul-wpraxik-discovering-ar-possibilities-for-business Augmented reality holds a number of promising applications for small businesses, and the technology is becoming more feasible (financial and otherwise) every day. Join us for a visually exciting hands-on VR/AR event sponsored by the City of St. Paul and Fullstack Initiative showcasing the best apps and VR creations by Praxik.com. Agenda 4:30 pm: Networking Starts 5:00 pm: Fireside Chat Begins 5:30 pm: After Chat Mingle --- Speakers Anna Prisacari - Praxik LLC (VP of UX Research and Marketing) Charlie S - Praxik LLC (Developer) Host Gregory Binsfeld - BRAKFAST (CEO) --- Global Partner Google for Entrepreneurs (http://www.google.com/entrepreneurs/) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Local Sponsors City of St Paul (https://www.stpaul.gov/) Saint Paul is a vibrant city and a fantastic place to do business. The pages in this section provide a one-stop shop to help start-up and existing businesses find the information they need and leverage existing resources to start, grow and thrive in Saint Paul. Partners Full Stack Saint Paul (https://www.stpaul.gov/businesses/open-business/full-stack-saint-paul) Full Stack Saint Paul is public/private sector collaboration, co-led by the City of Saint Paul and the Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, that provides a full range of services to help tech and innovation sector businesses start up and scale up in Saint Paul. From helping a business find the perfect office space, to facilitating connections between business leaders, to aligning start-ups with resources to grow their businesses, to supporting the next generation of tech talent. Industrious Office (https://www.industriousoffice.com/locations/minneapolis-northloop) Flexible Coworking Spaces Designed For The Way You Work. Nationwide Locations. Elegant Design. Private Offices Available. Inviting Common Areas. Spacious Conference Rooms. Rent A Desk Options. Convenient Locations. Private Phone Rooms. City of St. Paul (https://www.stpaul.gov/) Saint Paul is a vibrant city and a fantastic place to do business. The pages in this section provide a one-stop shop to help start-up and existing businesses find the information they need and leverage existing resources to start, grow and thrive in Saint Paul. Sunrise Banks (http://www.sunrisebanks.com) BRAKFAST (http://www.brakfast.com) BRAKFAST is a themed breakfast meal kit delivered straight to your work desk or trade show event, helping companies fuel employee hunger & productivity. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 400 cities and 120 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind). --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-saint-paul-presents-sgx-st-paul-wpraxik-discovering-ar-possibilities-for-business

  • SGx St. Paul w/Praxik - Discovering AR Possibilities for Business

    Industrious Minneapolis – North Loop

    THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-saint-paul-presents-sgx-st-paul-wpraxik-discovering-ar-possibilities-for-business Augmented reality holds a number of promising applications for small businesses, and the technology is becoming more feasible (financial and otherwise) every day. Join us for a visually exciting hands-on VR/AR event sponsored by the City of St. Paul and Fullstack Initiative showcasing the best apps and VR creations by Praxik.com. Agenda 4:30 pm: Networking Starts 5:00 pm: Fireside Chat Begins 5:30 pm: After Chat Mingle --- Speakers Anna Prisacari - Praxik LLC (VP of UX Research and Marketing) Charlie Sarano - Praxik LLC (Developer) Host Gregory Binsfeld - BRAKFAST (CEO) --- Global Partner Google for Entrepreneurs (http://www.google.com/entrepreneurs/) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Local Sponsors City of St Paul (https://www.stpaul.gov/) Saint Paul is a vibrant city and a fantastic place to do business. The pages in this section provide a one-stop shop to help start-up and existing businesses find the information they need and leverage existing resources to start, grow and thrive in Saint Paul. Partners Full Stack Saint Paul (https://www.stpaul.gov/businesses/open-business/full-stack-saint-paul) Full Stack Saint Paul is public/private sector collaboration, co-led by the City of Saint Paul and the Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, that provides a full range of services to help tech and innovation sector businesses start up and scale up in Saint Paul. From helping a business find the perfect office space, to facilitating connections between business leaders, to aligning start-ups with resources to grow their businesses, to supporting the next generation of tech talent. Industrious Office (https://www.industriousoffice.com/locations/minneapolis-northloop) Flexible Coworking Spaces Designed For The Way You Work. Nationwide Locations. Elegant Design. Private Offices Available. Inviting Common Areas. Spacious Conference Rooms. Rent A Desk Options. Convenient Locations. Private Phone Rooms. City of St. Paul (https://www.stpaul.gov/) Saint Paul is a vibrant city and a fantastic place to do business. The pages in this section provide a one-stop shop to help start-up and existing businesses find the information they need and leverage existing resources to start, grow and thrive in Saint Paul. Sunrise Banks (http://www.sunrisebanks.com) BRAKFAST (http://www.brakfast.com) BRAKFAST is a themed breakfast meal kit delivered straight to your work desk or trade show event, helping companies fuel employee hunger & productivity. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 400 cities and 120 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind). --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-saint-paul-presents-sgx-st-paul-wpraxik-discovering-ar-possibilities-for-business

  • Learn How to Build AR/VR Applications w/ VP Anna Prisacari & Co-Founder Aaron Br

    THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-saint-paul-presents-learn-how-to-build-arvr-applications-w-vp-anna-prisacari-co-founder-aaron-bryden-from-praxik Praxik helps companies build custom augmented reality technology applications and industrial inspection software. Interested in launching your own AR/VR product or SAAS in the Twin Cities area? Then this is a must see fireside chat with VP of UX Research and Marketing Anna Prisacari and Aaron Bryden SVP of Software Development and Co-Founder of Praxik. Join us for another night of fun and interesting visual experiences at this SGx Fireside chat! Agenda 4:00 pm: Networking and Food 4:30 pm: Fireside Chat 5:30 pm: Networking --- Speakers Anna Prisacari - Praxik LLC (VP of UX Research and Marketing) Aaron Bryden - Praxik LLC. (SVP of Software Development and Co-Founder) Hosted By Gregory Binsfeld, Saint Paul Chapter Director I recently worked as President for DCMN, Inc., a TV & Digital marketing agency headquartered in Berlin, Germany with offices in San Francisco, New York, London, Paris, and Bangalore. During my years as President we successfully achieved rank among Inc. 5000 Europe's Fastest-Growing Companies and Financial Times 1000 Europes Fastest Growing Companies. I've had the honor of living & working abroad for many years for various innovative global startups, helping them achieve aggressive Sales and Growth. I, myself, am a serial entrepreneur having started 2 companies of my own in the past, selling my first company at the age of 25 to a California based company, Adconion Media Group, which was later sold to Amobee. I've recently moved back to my home state of Minnesota, accepting the role as Chapter Director for Startup Grind, St. Paul and also VP of Business Development for a London based media agency, with offices in London, NYC, LA, Atlanta and Minneapolis called The Specialist Works. I aspire to be an avid voice for local startups and innovators in the area, engaging, connecting and sharing our intriguing stories of success, challenges and sometimes failures. I plan to help innovative startups flourish both nationally and globally, conveying our Mid-Western values, encouraging growth and igniting new ideas of innovation so that the global tech scene knows that we are the true "Vikings of the Midwest" #VikingStartups! --- Global Partner Google for Entrepreneurs (http://www.google.com/entrepreneurs/) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs Accelerator (http://lift.comcast.com/) Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs For Entrepreneurs gives talented entrepreneurs access to Comcast NBCUniversal’s renowned network of partners, brands and mentors to foster rapid breakthroughs in media, entertainment and connectivity. Partners Full Stack Saint Paul (https://www.stpaul.gov/businesses/open-business/full-stack-saint-paul) Full Stack Saint Paul is public/private sector collaboration, co-led by the City of Saint Paul and the Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, that provides a full range of services to help tech and innovation sector businesses start up and scale up in Saint Paul. From helping a business find the perfect office space, to facilitating connections between business leaders, to aligning start-ups with resources to grow their businesses, to supporting the next generation of tech talent. City of St. Paul (https://www.stpaul.gov/) Saint Paul is a vibrant city and a fantastic place to do business. The pages in this section provide a one-stop shop to help start-up and existing businesses find the information they need and leverage existing resources to start, grow and thrive in Saint Paul. Sunrise Banks (http://www.sunrisebanks.com) Osborn370 (http://www.osborn370.com) Osborn370, Saint Paul's new home to business leaders, influencers, risk-takers, and connectors. Greater MSP (https://www.greatermsp.org/) GREATER MSP (Minneapolis Saint Paul Regional Economic Development Partnership) is a private non-profit organization (501C3) dedicated to providing public and private sector leadership, coordination and engagement to grow the economy of the 16-County Minneapolis Saint Paul region. BRAKFAST (http://www.brakfast.com) BRAKFAST is a themed breakfast meal kit delivered straight to your work desk or trade show event, helping companies fuel employee hunger & productivity. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 350 cities and 120 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind). --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-saint-paul-presents-learn-how-to-build-arvr-applications-w-vp-anna-prisacari-co-founder-aaron-bryden-from-praxik

  • SGx Fireside Chat w/ Techstars Entrepreneur In Residence Sean Higgins

    THIS IS A FREE EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET HERE (https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-saint-paul-presents-sgx-fireside-chat-w-techstars-entrepreneur-in-residence-sean-higgins) SGx Fireside Chat w/ Techstars Entrepreneur In Residence Sean Higgins Join us for this exciting founder series meeting Sean Higgins, Techstars Entrepreneur In Residence & former co-founder of iLos Videos! Techstars helps entrepreneurs succeed. Through the Techstars Worldwide Entrepreneur Network, founders and their teams connect with other entrepreneurs, experts, mentors, alumni, investors, community leaders, and corporate partners who will help their companies grow. Agenda 5:30 pm Meet & Greet 6:00 pm Founder Fireside Chat 7:00 pm Make Friends & Ask Questions Speaker Sean Higgins - iLos Videos (Co-Founder) Hosted By Gregory Binsfeld, Saint Paul Chapter Director I recently worked as President for DCMN, Inc., a TV & Digital marketing agency headquartered in Berlin, Germany with offices in San Francisco, New York, London, Paris, and Bangalore. During my years as President we successfully achieved rank among Inc. 5000 Europe's Fastest-Growing Companies and Financial Times 1000 Europes Fastest Growing Companies. I've had the honor of living & working abroad for many years for various innovative global startups, helping them achieve aggressive Sales and Growth. I, myself, am a serial entrepreneur having started 2 companies of my own in the past, selling my first company at the age of 25 to a California based company, Adconion Media Group, which was later sold to Amobee. I've recently moved back to my home state of Minnesota, accepting the role as Chapter Director for Startup Grind, St. Paul and also VP of Business Development for a London based media agency, with offices in London, NYC, LA, Atlanta and Minneapolis called The Specialist Works. I aspire to be an avid voice for local startups and innovators in the area, engaging, connecting and sharing our intriguing stories of success, challenges and sometimes failures. I plan to help innovative startups flourish both nationally and globally, conveying our Mid-Western values, encouraging growth and igniting new ideas of innovation so that the global tech scene knows that we are the true "Vikings of the Midwest" #VikingStartups! Twitter: @binsfeldme (http://twitter.com/binsfeldme) Global Partner (http://www.google.com/entrepreneurs/) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Sponsor (https://sunrisebanks.com) Head quartered in St. Paul, Sunrise Banks is no ordinary bank but it's "the most innovative bank empowering the underserved to achieve". Partners (http://www.creedinteractive.com) Creed Interactive is a web design company that is doing big things with interactive media. Creed works primarily with clients in the local Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Creed strongly believes in partnership with our clients and offer them a team of senior level talent focussed on strategy, web design and web development including custom and open source content management systems, custom web applications, e-commerce, and .NET custom applications. (https://tech.mn/) 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 audio / video features and written word, we create original Minnesota high tech news and curate relevant local news from outside sources. (http://www.brakfast.com) BRAKFAST is a themed breakfast meal kit delivered straight to your work desk or trade show event, helping companies fuel employee hunger & productivity. (https://www.greatermsp.org/) GREATER MSP (Minneapolis Saint Paul Regional Economic Development Partnership) is a private non-profit organization (501C3) dedicated to providing public and private sector leadership, coordination and engagement to grow the economy of the 16-County Minneapolis Saint Paul region. What is Startup Grind? Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 200 cities and 98 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind).

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  • SGx Fireside Chat w/ DocuMNtary Founder Nick Roseth

    Creed Interactive

    THIS IS A FREE EVENT w/ LIMITED TICKETS - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET HERE (https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-saint-paul-presents-sgx-fireside-chat-w-documntary-founder-nick-roseth) SGx Fireside Chat w/ DocuMNtary Founder Nick Roseth DocuMNtary is a project to build awareness of technology in Minnesota by telling our story through a documentary series. The project objective is to help Minnesota become a top 5 tech community by retaining and attracting top technology talent. Join us to learn more about the Minnesota tech scene and share your Viking story with Nick! Agenda 5:30 pm Networking and Food 6:30 pm Fireside Chat 7:30 pm Networking Speaker Nick Roseth - DocuMNtary (CEO) Hosted By Gregory Binsfeld, Saint Paul Chapter Director I recently worked as President for DCMN, Inc., a TV & Digital marketing agency headquartered in Berlin, Germany with offices in San Francisco, New York, London, Paris, and Bangalore. During my years as President we successfully achieved rank among Inc. 5000 Europe's Fastest-Growing Companies and Financial Times 1000 Europes Fastest Growing Companies. I've had the honor of living & working abroad for many years for various innovative global startups, helping them achieve aggressive Sales and Growth. I, myself, am a serial entrepreneur having started 2 companies of my own in the past, selling my first company at the age of 25 to a California based company, Adconion Media Group, which was later sold to Amobee. I've recently moved back to my home state of Minnesota, accepting the role as Chapter Director for Startup Grind, St. Paul and also VP of Business Development for a London based media agency, with offices in London, NYC, LA, Atlanta and Minneapolis called The Specialist Works. I aspire to be an avid voice for local startups and innovators in the area, engaging, connecting and sharing our intriguing stories of success, challenges and sometimes failures. I plan to help innovative startups flourish both nationally and globally, conveying our Mid-Western values, encouraging growth and igniting new ideas of innovation so that the global tech scene knows that we are the true "Vikings of the Midwest" #VikingStartups! Twitter: @binsfeldme (http://twitter.com/binsfeldme) Global Partner (http://www.google.com/entrepreneurs/) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Sponsor (https://sunrisebanks.com) Head quartered in St. Paul, Sunrise Banks is no ordinary bank but it's "the most innovative bank empowering the underserved to achieve". Partners (http://www.creedinteractive.com) Creed Interactive is a web design company that is doing big things with interactive media. Creed works primarily with clients in the local Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Creed strongly believes in partnership with our clients and offer them a team of senior level talent focussed on strategy, web design and web development including custom and open source content management systems, custom web applications, e-commerce, and .NET custom applications. (https://tech.mn/) 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 audio / video features and written word, we create original Minnesota high tech news and curate relevant local news from outside sources. (https://www.greatermsp.org/) GREATER MSP (Minneapolis Saint Paul Regional Economic Development Partnership) is a private non-profit organization (501C3) dedicated to providing public and private sector leadership, coordination and engagement to grow the economy of the 16-County Minneapolis Saint Paul region. (http://www.brakfast.com) BRAKFAST is a themed breakfast meal kit delivered straight to your work desk or trade show event, helping companies fuel employee hunger & productivity. What is Startup Grind? Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 200 cities and 98 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind).

  • SGx Fireside Chat w/ Great North Labs Venture Fund Rob Weber

    THIS IS A FREE VIP EVENT - GET YOUR TICKET HERE - LIMITED CAPACITY (https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-saint-paul-presents-sgx-fireside-chat-w-great-north-labs-venture-fund-rob-weber#/) SGx Fireside Chat w/ Great North Labs Venture Fund - Rob Weber Great North Labs is an early stage venture fund built for mid-western startups! It provides capital and startup intelligence for growth companies to cultivate the next generation of leading tech companies and leaders across the mid-west. Is your company looking for venture funding or even help with product development or training? Then this is a must-see event! Join us for a fun-filled informational event in the heart of downtown St. Paul in the office of Creed Interactive, a St. Paul web-design agency doing big things with interactive media! http://www.greatnorthlabs.com Agenda 5:30 pm Meet 6:00 pm Fireside Chat 7:00 pm Connect Speaker Rob Weber - NativeX (Founder): Rob Weber is co-founder of Great North Labs, a venture fund for mid-western startups. Rob was previously co-founder of a mobile tech company NativeX which allowed technology businesses to advertise within mobile apps. NativeX was sold for for $25 million in 2016 to Mobvista, one of the largest Chinese mobile-advertising networks. Hosted By Gregory Binsfeld, Saint Paul Chapter Director I recently worked as President for DCMN, Inc., a TV & Digital marketing agency headquartered in Berlin, Germany with offices in San Francisco, New York, London, Paris, and Bangalore. During my years as President we successfully achieved rank among Inc. 5000 Europe's Fastest-Growing Companies and Financial Times 1000 Europes Fastest Growing Companies. I've had the honor of living & working abroad for many years for various innovative global startups, helping them achieve aggressive Sales and Growth. I myself am a serial entrepreneur having started 2 companies of my own in the past, selling my first company at the age of 25 to a California based company, Adconion Media Group, which was later sold to Amobee. I've recently moved back to my home state of Minnesota, accepting the role as Chapter Director of Startup Grind, St. Paul. I aspire to be an avid voice for local startups and innovators in the area, engaging, connecting and sharing our intriguing stories of success, challenges and sometimes failures. I plan to help innovative startups flourish both nationally and globally, conveying our Mid-Western values, encouraging growth and igniting new ideas of innovation so that the global tech scene knows that we are the true "Vikings of the Midwest" #VikingStartups! Twitter: @binsfeldme (http://twitter.com/binsfeldme) Sponsor (https://sunrisebanks.com) Head quartered in St. Paul, Sunrise Banks is no ordinary bank but it's "the most innovative bank empowering the underserved to achieve". Partners (http://www.creedinteractive.com) Creed Interactive is a web design company that is doing big things with interactive media. Creed works primarily with clients in the local Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Creed strongly believes in partnership with our clients and offer them a team of senior level talent focussed on strategy, web design and web development including custom and open source content management systems, custom web applications, e-commerce, and .NET custom applications. (https://tech.mn/) 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 audio / video features and written word, we create original Minnesota high tech news and curate relevant local news from outside sources. (https://www.greatermsp.org/) GREATER MSP (Minneapolis Saint Paul Regional Economic Development Partnership) is a private non-profit organization (501C3) dedicated to providing public and private sector leadership, coordination and engagement to grow the economy of the 16-County Minneapolis Saint Paul region. (http://www.brakfast.com) BRAKFAST is a themed breakfast meal kit delivered straight to your work desk or trade show event, helping companies fuel employee hunger & productivity. What is Startup Grind? Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 200 cities and 98 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind).

  • Meet E&C's Snacks Co-Founder & CEO of Hunkola & Heavenly Hunks, Casey Webber

    THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET HERE (https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-saint-paul-presents-meet-ecs-snacks-co-founder-ceo-of-hunkola-heavenly-hunks-casey-webber) Meet E&C's Snacks Co-Founder & CEO of Hunkola & Heavenly Hunks, Casey Webber Swing by our second edition St. Paul event and meet Casey Webber, the CEO of E&C’s Snacks, maker of "Heavenly Hunks & Hunkola". Their brands are delicious baked treats described by many as the “love child between a cookie, scone, brownie, and muffin”. Get ready for an exciting & extremely tasty fireside chat sampling some of these natural & organic delights in person! Casey created and co-founded Hunkola with his aunt Ellen Redmond, who created the heavenly hunk recipe which is now being enjoyed and relished by many food enthusiasts throughout the USA. Hunkola and their Heavenly Hunks are a specialty snack that fits into any diet plan and are Gluten Free, Vegan, and Non-GMO. Since its inception the company has since made its way to more than 1,200 store locations throughout the U.S. These “Heavenly Hunks” of goodness can be found in many local sustainable Food Coop Stores to larger CGP stores like Whole Foods Market, Lunds & Byerly's, Woodman's Market, and Shaw’s Supermarket to name a few. Support this next Startup Grind St. Paul event and learn more about the many triumphs, challenges and innovative ways Casey took his company from "zero to hero" in this tasty Food & Beverage industry sector! https://www.eandcssnacks.com Agenda 5:30 pm Networking and Food 6:00 pm Fireside Chat 7:00 pm Networking Speaker Casey Webber - E&C's Snacks (Hunkola) (CEO) Hosted By Gregory Binsfeld, Saint Paul Chapter Director I recently worked as President for DCMN, Inc., a startup marketing agency headquartered in Berlin, Germany with offices in San Francisco, New York, England, France and India. During my years as President we successfully achieved rank among Inc. 5000 Europe's Fastest-Growing Companies and Financial Times 1000 Europes Fastest Growing Companies. I've had the honor of working for many exciting startup companies throughout Europe and in the US, helping them with Sales, Business Development and Growth Marketing. I myself am a serial entrepreneur having started 2 companies of my own in the past, selling my first company at the age of 25 to a California based company, Adconion Media Group, which was later sold to Amobee. I've recently founded a new startup called Brakfast.com, which will cater themed breakfast meal plans to local startup companies and/or tech events in the Minneapolis and St. Paul downtown areas. I also try to find time to stay connected with the tech scene in San Francisco by mentoring for companies like GrowthX Academy, which is a Sales, Growth Marketing and UXD Academy/Accelerator in Silicon Valley. After having lived and worked abroad for the past 14 years in Europe (Germany and Spain) and 4 years in both San Francisco & Boston, I've moved back to my home state of Minnesota, accepting the new role as Director at Startup Grind in St. Paul. I aspire to be an avid voice for local startups and innovators in the area, engaging, connecting and sharing their and my own intriguing stories of success, challenges and sometimes failures. I plan to help innovative startups flourish both nationally and globally, conveying our Mid-Western values, encouraging growth and igniting new ideas of innovation so that the global tech scene knows that we are the true "Vikings of the Midwest"! Twitter: @binsfeldme (http://twitter.com/binsfeldme) Global Partner (http://www.google.com/entrepreneurs/) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Sponsor (https://sunrisebanks.com) Head quartered in St. Paul, Sunrise Banks is no ordinary bank but it's "the most innovative bank empowering the underserved to achieve". Partners (http://www.brakfast.com) BRAKFAST is a themed breakfast meal kit delivered straight to your work desk or trade show event, helping companies fuel employee hunger & productivity. (https://tech.mn/) 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 audio / video features and written word, we create original Minnesota high tech news and curate relevant local news from outside sources. (https://www.greatermsp.org/) GREATER MSP (Minneapolis Saint Paul Regional Economic Development Partnership) is a private non-profit organization (501C3) dedicated to providing public and private sector leadership, coordination and engagement to grow the economy of the 16-County Minneapolis Saint Paul region. (http://www.grownorthmn.com/) Grow North is a resource and connection hub that works to enable Minnesota's food and ag entrepreneurs to grow and scale their businesses faster. We drive authentic connections between entrepreneurs, institutions, corporations and support organizations so the ecosystem works harder and smarter. We centralize resources online as well as develop unique programs and events so that entrepreneurs get the tools, information, and resources they need in fewer clicks and coffees. (http://www.jensonstudios.com) Jenson Studios is a Creative Video Agency specializing in digital film and video production. What is Startup Grind? Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 200 cities and 98 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators, and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind).

  • Meet Local Crate Co-Founder, Frank Jackman

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    REGISTER FOR THE EVENT (https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-saint-paul-presents-meet-local-crate-co-founder-ceo-frank-jackman#/) AT << WWW.STARTUPGRIND.COM/SAINT-PAUL (https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-saint-paul-presents-meet-local-crate-co-founder-ceo-frank-jackman#/) >> Take part in our first ever Startup Grind St. Paul event for local entrepreneurs & start-ups! All ticket purchases include a free drink! Get to know more about Frank Jackman and his local food start-up Local Crates (http://www.localcratemeals.com/)! Discover what it took for him and his co-founder Michael Stalbaum to initially launch their business, how they got accepted into one of the biggest accelerator programs in the US (Tech Stars (http://www.techstars.com/)) and maybe even get a free trial for attending this cities hottest meal kit program event! Local Crate is an online, direct to consumer subscription-based meal kit delivery business head quartered in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Local Crate delivers fresh, pre-portioned ingredients and local chef-designed seasonal recipes weekly to your home or office. Plus for every delivery, Local Crate donates a meal to a local Hungry Relief Partner. Local Crate is cultivating local responsibility while truly connecting people to real food and creating a unique culinary experience at home. REGISTER FOR THE EVENT (https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-saint-paul-presents-meet-local-crate-co-founder-ceo-frank-jackman#/) AT << WWW.STARTUPGRIND.COM/SAINT-PAUL >> Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. #StartupGrindSTP Want to sponsor our next event? Please reach out to us here: [masked]