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Schedule of Events Announced for Twin Cities Startup Week, October 9-15

Via a September 5 Press Release:

The first 300 Gold/VIP ticketholders receive a free Love Your Melon hat

Twin Cities Startup Week (TCSW) is pleased to announce the schedule of events for its 4th annual week of festivities occurring October 9-15, 2017. The schedule aims to celebrate startups, innovators, makers, hackers and artists disrupting across various industries in the Twin Cities. Activities will be spread out across the metro area, giving attendees an opportunity to explore different office buildings, event spaces and neighborhoods.

Throughout TCSW there will be countless events, demonstrations, networking events, parties and panels to learn about the work being done that is making the Twin Cities a hotbed for startups and innovation. Several industry tracks will be featured throughout the week including Technology, Healthcare, Youth/Student Education, Food/Agriculture, Impact Ventures, Marketing and Advertising, and Investing. In 2016, Twin Cities Startup Week hosted over 80 events with more than 10,000 attendees. This year’s event is expected to grow to 100 events, attracting an estimated 15,000 attendees.

“Twin Cities Startup Week is about more than technology,” says Twin Cities Startup Week Founder Nels Pederson. “Twin Cities Startup Week highlights diversity in Minnesota across all industries that are innovating, disrupting in respective markets and demonstrating entrepreneurship. No longer is Minnesota a fly-over state, but a fly-in state where individuals are coming to innovate and collaborate not just within the state but from across the country and take advantage of the state’s accessible market.

Tickets, which are free, but necessary for TCSW events, are available now at For those looking to support TCSW, there are two (2) package upgrades available. Gold tickets, which can be purchased for $25, include an official TCSW T-shirt and drink tickets to the Opening and Closing night parties. VIP tickets cost $100 and come with an official TCSW T-shirt, hoodie, and exclusive access to opening and closing day parties. The first 300 Gold and VIP ticketholders will also receive an official TCSW Love Your Melon hat.

Twin Cities Startup Week is a volunteer-lead event to showcase the best of the Twin Cities startup community. Lead by the area’s top startup organizations and supported by the region's globally-recognized companies, the 4th Annual TCSW is taking place October 9-15, 2017 with thousands of participants convening for over 100 events in seven days across the region. Learn more at and follow along on Twitter and Instagram.

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