Twin Cities Startup Week is a festival intended to build relationships and drive collaboration within Minnesota’s growing startup ecosystem. Partnerships between government, corporations, foundations, entrepreneurial support organizations, and creatives provide spaces for the startup community to connect and accelerate the support of Minnesota’s startup founders - at any stage of growth. 
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Thursday, September 21 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Cultivating Change: Integrating Purpose into Your Startup Journey

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Starting a business is challenging, and creating social change requires careful consideration to avoid unintended harm. In this workshop, we explore how businesses can contribute to well-thought-out social change, emphasizing the importance of equitable partnerships, harm mitigation, and long-term commitment. Through teaching, discussions, and practical exercises, you will gain a deeper understanding of the complexities surrounding social impact.

Join us to uncover the keys to creating social change that is both effective and responsible. Together, we will pave the way for entrepreneurs who aspire to make a difference while building successful and conscientious ventures.

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Elaine Tymchak

Chief Empowerment Officer, Cultivate
I build people’s capacity to fight poverty & injustice, serve those who are disenfranchised & help communities to thrive.

Thursday September 21, 2023 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT
Twin Ignition Keg House