• John Bergstrom
    Partner, RiverPoint Investments
  • Andrew Morrow
    Marketing Manager, Office of Technology Commercialization, University of Minnesota - TechComm
  • Clarke Porter
    Partner, Pathways Investments LLP
  • Steve Wellvang
    Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP
  • Sandy Yu
    Assistant Professor at University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management
  • Eric Nelson
     Senior Associate, Corporate Development / Impact Investments
  • Kirk Lundeen 
     Partner at Pathways Investments
  • Kimberlie Moock
    Innovation Hub Operations Coordinator
  • Rachel Crowley
     Chief Operating Officer & Integrator, Tierra Encantada
  • Moses Tut 

    Managing Director of OnRamp Accelerator, Gener8tor 

  • Christine Fuglestad 
    Lead Government Affairs Function, ECMC Group
  • Adam Trampe  

    Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, ECMC Group

  • Dominik Elsaesser
    VP of Technology & Innovation, Filtration Solutions, Pentair
  • Meredith Englund
    VP Water Partnerships, Ecolab
  • Brad Lehrman
    Attorney & Partner,   Soffer Lehrman Law Group PLLC
  • Gregg Mast
    Executive Director, Clean Energy Economy Minnesota
  • Bill Shadid

         Strategic Marketing Leader, Building Envelope Sealing, Aeroseal

  • Michael Stutelberg
    Scientist, AURI
  • Keith Waxelman
    President, Wax Enterprises
  • AI Choi 

    Innovation and Commercialization, Xcel Energy

  • Jerry Ligrani 

    Innovation Program Manager,  Xcel Energy

  • Tim Peterson 

    CIO/CTO,  Xcel Energy 

  • Cathy Connett 

    CEO and Managing Partner, Sofia Fund

  • Stephen Wolff
    Sr. Economic Development Specialist, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
  • Mark Sanders
     Program Director, University of Minnesota
  • AI Innes 
     Environmental consultant,  State of Minnesota
  • Philip Hult 

    Director of Government Affairs, Generation Atomic

  • Nina Axelson
    Founder, Grid Catalyst
  • Anna Braun
    VP, Director of Business Development, JT Mega 
  • Robert Brooks
    Operations/Supply Chain Leader
  • Allison Hohn
    Executive Director, Grow North
  • Steven London
    CEO, iCrimeFighter, Co-Founder, Six Points Capital
  • Lolly Occhino
    Scientist of Food and Nutrition, AURI
  • Josh Resnik
    CEO, Twin Cities Co-op Partners
  • Kathy Roland
    Venture Partner, Oak Investments Partners
  • Marc Carlson
    Chief Information Officer,  Land O'Lakes, Inc.
  • Marty Solhaug
    President, Sunny Hill Investment Company
  • Michael Stern
    Operating Partner at Gather Venture Group
  • Bruce Tiffany
    Owner & Farmer, Tiffany Family Farms
  • Brian Erickson
    Marketing Program Manager, MN Department of Agriculture
  • Jennifer Alexander
    Sales & Marketing Specialist, MN Department of Agriculture
  • Iris Tzafrir
    Global Director, Innovation Value Capture, Cargill
  • TJ Varecka
    Executive Director, Kinneberg Management Group
  • Lisa Vongchingtrong
    MBA Candidate, Harvard Business School
  • Taylor Sankovich
      Associate Business Development Manager, General Mills
  • Anne Bergstrom
    Co-Founder & President, Ampersand Holdings
  • Kevin Besikof
    Partner, EisnerAmper, LLP
  • Thom Sandberg
    Founder & Partner, The Kenyon Consortium
  • Karen Schaffhausen
    Business Consultant, SBDC Wisconsin
  • Mike Eull
      CEO/Founder, Sell Fuse
  • Audrey Sommerfeld 
      CEO,  Win Marketing
  • Zach Meierofer 
      Engagement Manager, Lucy® AI
  • Hailey Margetta 
    Banking Expert, Bell Bank
  • Andrew Schneider

    Founder & CEO, Family Office Networks

  • Beth Fynbo

    President and Founder, Busy Baby 

  • Kristen Denzer 
      Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Tierra Encantada
  • Duane Johnson
      Co-Founder,  Tuloko
  • Jock Donaldson

    Chief Officer, LD Real Estate Development Company 

  • Steve Kueppers

    Senior Relationship Manager, Huntington  

  • Tom Domiano 
      ViP Business Banking Relationship Manager,  Huntington  Bank
  • Jamie Bartlett

    Founder, The 509 Syndicate

  • Samuel Claeson

    Business & Community Development Representative, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development 

  • Jim Delaney
    Founder & Principal, Engine for Good
  • Kathy Roland
    Venture Partner, Oak Investment Partners
  • Stephen Rueff
     Chair, Department of Arts Entrepreneurship,   Minneapolis College of Art and Design
  • Stephannie Lewis
    Associate Vice President - Community Impact, Greater Twin Cities United Way
  • Brain Gustafson 
    Managing Director of Investments, Tonkawa
  • Matt Ladhoff
    Customer Success, Ecotone Analytics
  • Wendy Hanson 
    CEO, MobileAxept
  • Erik Halaas
    Innovation Outreach and Program Specialist, University of Minnesota 
  • Shelisa Demuth

    Executive Director, BETA

  • Sean Lundy 

    Special Projects & Initiatives Manager, City of Bloomington

  • Jonathan Melgaard

    Associate Director, Impact Society, NEXUS Global 

  • Katie Kalkman
    Executive Director, Impact Hub  
  • Jonathan Hanson
    Owner, Skyhawks Sports Minnesota
  • Connie Rutledge


  • Ty Anderson
    Managing Principal, Andcor
  • Ben Bowman
    CFO, Zipnosis, Inc
  • Ryan Gordon
    Sr. Vice President, Business Development, Rion
  • Ernest Grumbles
    Managing Partner, Grumbles Law
  • Daniel Tenenbaum
    Partner, Lathrop GPM
  • Richard Vogen
    Logistics Technology Consultant, CH Robinson
  • Missy Youmans
    Owner & Executive Consultant, Yourmark
  • Mark Sanders
     Program Director,   University of Minnesota
  • Morgan Kerfeld
    Funder, Telo
  • Sophia Youngdahl

    Customer Success Intern, Lucy AI & Atland Ventures 

  • Ernest Grumbles
     Startup Counselor, Grumbles Law PLLC
  • Sean Williams 
     Ecosystem Innovator, Director of Entrepreneurial Services
  • Kate Kuehl
    Technical and Business Consultant, Kuehl Consulting
  • Chian Behlivan

    Entrepreneur In Residence, BETA

  • Maiza Kalema

    Lead Trainer , WomenVenture 

  • Ryan Rosenthal
    CEO and Founder, Simpls 
  • Michael von Fange
     CEO and Founder, Simpls 
  • Nick Beste 
     Founder, Mighty Spark Food Co.

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