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Minnestar’s Guide to Twin Cities Startup Week Tech Events

It’s back! Twin Cities Startup Week 2021 is here. This year’s events are hybrid in nature with several virtual and in person events throughout the Twin Cities. We’ve set you up with a round up of some of the best tech events this year’s TCSW has to offer. Enjoy!

(The *️⃣  symbol denotes a Minnestar event)

Friday, September 17th

9:00 – 11:00 AM: ImpactSKU ’21 Showcase – Finnovation Lab
7:00 – 10:00 PM: TCSW 2021 Opening Party – Target Field

Saturday, September 18th

10:00 – 3:00 PM: Code Switch: Reimagine 911 on the National Day of Civic Hacking
2:30 – 5:00 PM: API Hackathon Demo Day – Osborn370
4:00 – 6:30 PM: “Hack Your City” – Creatives in Tech – Osborn370

Monday, September 20th

8:45 – 10:30 AM: Mentor Morning by Minnesota Innovates – Lake Monster Brewing
11:00 – 11:45 AM: Future of Mobility Tech & Research Showcase – UEL
11:00 – 3:00 PM: Emergent Africa Forum (EAF)
12:30 – 2:00 PM: Shark Tank Reverse Pitch – UEL
*️⃣  2:00 – 6:00 PM: Minnestar’s Tech Job & Opportunities Fair – Malcolm Yards
2:30 – 3:15: Taking the First Step with Tech – The Coven
4:00 – 7:00 PM: MN Cup Final Awards Ceremony
6:45 – 10:00 PM: Interactive Gaming Night – Buffalo Wild Wings

Tuesday, September 21st

9:15 – 10:15 AM: Coffee & Closers – How to Land Your Next 3 Costumers
10:00 – 11:00 AM: Building & Scaling Your Community
10:30 – 11:25 AM: Twin Cities Podcast Hosts UNPLUGGED – Sales – Machine Shop
11:35 – 12:30 PM: Twin Cities Podcast Hosts UNPLUGGED – Marketing – Machine Shop
1:00 – 2:00 PM: How to Wake Up Your B2B Content
2:00 – 3:00 PM: Kotlin Multiplatform Mobile: Real World Lessons Learned
6:00 – 8:00 PM: Meda Million Dollar Challenge – After Party – Machine Shop

Wednesday, September 22nd

9:00 – 6:00 PM: Emergent Africa Forum (EAF) – Opus College of Business
9:15 – 10:15 AM: Lessons From Black Tech Leaders – Huntington Bank Stadium
9:30 – 10:30 AM: Startup success for non-technical founders
10:30 – 11:30 AM: 11 Clues That Your Project Might Be In Trouble
11:00 – 12:30 PM: Accessible Startups: Simple Tips for Digital and Social Inclusion
11:30 – 12:30 PM: Crowdfunding: What to Know Before You Start – Finnovation Lab
2:45 – 3:30 PM: AI in Healthcare – Twin Ignition
3:00 – 4:00 PM: Challenges of Building a Developer Tools Startup – WeWork
4:00 – 4:45 PM: Doing good while doing well
5:00 – 6:30 PM: XR Happy Hour – REM5 Virtual Reality Lab
6:00 – 9:00 PM: BETA Showcase – Huntington Bank Stadium

Thursday, September 23rd

10:30 – 11:00 AM: The Art of Tech: Unlocking Creative Possibilities
11:30 – 12:25 PM: OnRamp Education & Workforce Innovation Accelerator Premiere
12:15 – 1:15 PM: Growing your startup w/ Open Scout & AWS University Scout Program
12:30 – 1:15 PM: Getting Technical About the Challenges of Access to STEM Programming
1:00 – 1:45 PM: Tips For Hiring Developers and Designers in 2021
1:15 – 2:15 PM: Breaking Into Tech Panel Discussion
2:00 – 3:00 PM: Future of Venture with Atland Ventures
2:00 – 4:00 PM: Headshot Happy Hour @ Soona – Soona HQ
3:25 – 4:10 PM: Early EdTech Founders Panel – Amazon
4:00 – 5:00 PM: Technovation[MN] Inspiring Young Women for a Role in Your Business
5:00 – 6:30 PM: Leveraging Immersive Tech for Social Justice – REM5 Virtual Reality Lab

Friday, September 24th

11:30 – 12:00 PM: Restaurant Tech For The Win and For The Future
2:00 – 2:50 PM: State of Startup + Enterprise Partnerships in MSP – Science Museum
2:30 – 3:30 PM: Food Tech Conversations with Fried Chicken – Finnovation Lab
4:00 – 5:00 PM: The Real Pitch MN – Science Museum
6:00 – 7:00 PM: 2021 Minnesota Startup Awards – Science Museum
7:00 – 10:00 PM: TCSW 2021 Closing Party – Science Museum