We are currently seeking investors to participate in the next BETA Backers – an event that connects funders with top emerging Minnesota startups.

BETA Backers is a curated connection event where investors will receive pitch decks from Minnesota-based startups and choose up to six companies to meet with in-person or virtually on Tuesday, September 20th from 4:30PM to 6PM CT. Investors will also receive a “Look Book” of all companies participating so that they can reach out directly to startups of interest.

Our BETA Backers matching process is double opt-in for both our startup teams and participating investors. Below is the selection timeline.

Aug 26 – Investor applications due (or asap)
Sept 4 – Startup applications due
Sept 5 – BETA team sends investors startup look book and pitch decks
Sept 12 – Investor preferences due
Sept 12 – BETA team creates meeting schedules based on investment thesis and startup & investor preferences
Sept 12 – BETA team sends investors meeting schedule
Sept 14 – Investor feedback / confirmation due
Sept 15 – Investors and startups receive final meeting schedules
Sep 20 – BETA Backers event

To apply for the BETA Backers event on September 20th, please provide the below information so we can understand your interests, investment thesis, and verify you as an active investor.