Education Event - Making the Sale: Strategies to Open and Close the Deal
Apr
17
8:30 AM08:30

Education Event - Making the Sale: Strategies to Open and Close the Deal

Join us for this month’s entrepreneur education event focused on making the sale!

Tom Mondragon, VP of Sales for olly will share tips, strategies and lessons learned on making the sale as you grow a startup. In this dynamic presentation, Tom will cover:

-  Approaching the customer
-  Prep before the meeting
-  Tips on how to handle the meeting when it does not go as planned
-  Materials that matter - what do customers really want/need after the meeting

Our agenda:

8:30-9:00am: Registration and networking
9:00-9:45am: Presentation and Q&A
9:45-10:00am: Additional networking time

This event series is FREE for participants through the collaboration of The Good Acre and Olly and the generous support of General Mills

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WE* Talks: Brewing Possibilities - Women Innovating in Beverages
Apr
24
5:00 PM17:00

WE* Talks: Brewing Possibilities - Women Innovating in Beverages

Join us for our next WE* talks where we hear from a panel of women leading exciting innovation in the beverage space as well as get an inside look at The Lab, the new pilot testing facility and taproom by Bevsource, before it opens to the public. Meet incredible women, sample some new beverages, and explore this incredible new resource for entrepreneurs. The discussion will include Danielle Callahan, Manager of The Lab, Melina Lamer of Superior Switchel and more to be announced.

Agenda:

5:00-5:30pm - Registration + Networking

5:30- 6:10 - Panel discussion and Q&A

6:10-6:30 - An optional guided tour of The Lab

6:30-7:00pm - additional time for networking

This event series is a part of WE*, a community of communities focused on supporting scalable, women-led startups in Minnesota led in collaboration with Grow North, both initiatives of the Holmes Center for Entrepreneurship.

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Thought Leaders in Food and Agriculture: The Leaders of Techstars Farm to Fork
Apr
29
5:00 PM17:00

Thought Leaders in Food and Agriculture: The Leaders of Techstars Farm to Fork

Join us to kick off Grow North's Thought Leaders in Food and Agriculture Speaker Series with a conversation with the leaders of Techstars Farm to Fork. 

We will hear from Lawrence Wang, Digitialization and Analytics lead at Cargill, Meredith Englund, Sr. Director, Strategic Technology Partnerships at Ecolab, and Brett Brohl, Managing Director of Techstars Farm to Fork as they discuss the "why" behind the program, what they look for in companies, and their thoughts on where the industry is going.  

Agenda:

5:00-5:30pm: Registration and networking

5:30-6:30pm: Moderated discussion and Q&A

6:30pm-on: Networking reception 

This event is a part of Grow North's Thought Leaders in Food and Agriculture speaker series. This event series is free through the support of our partners including Lazard Middle Market. 

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