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    Meetings Wed/Thurs now in Carlson 1-127, 12-1pm.

    See speaker dates below!  Free to attend, no need to RSVP, everybody welcome!

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Entrepreneurship Club at the University of Minnesota

We would like to extend a warm welcome to you. Our mission is to provide entrepreneurial-minded students at the University of Minnesota the ability to connect with practicing entrepreneurs from the area. Through our weekly meetings, members get a chance to meet, listen, and interact with our innovative speakers.

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Upcoming Speakers

Tyler Olson (Oct. 19)Founder and CEO at SMCpros
Ann Ulrich (Oct. 20th)Owner of BOLD CAFFEINE™

Past Speakers

Steve Spruth (Oct. 13rd)Serial Entrepreneur, Healthcare Innovator & Senior Lecturer in CSOM
Christopher Smith (Oct. 12nd)Founder & CEO of Kipsu
Brett Brohl (Oct. 6th)Director of Tech Stars
Kristi Hemmer (Oct. 5th)Founder of AWEinc. (Academy for Women's Empowerment)
Hannah Barnstable (Sept.28th)Founder of SEVEN SUNDAYS, LLC
Kristina Garcia (Sept. 22nd)Director of Invest Finland
Tomi Rauste (Sept. 22nd)Vice President for Finpro for the Americas
John Mickman (Sept. 21st)Co-founder of Mickman Brothers, Inc
Ray Barton (Sept. 15th)Chairman of Great Clips
John Montague (Sept. 14th)Founder of ASPIRE Beverage
Chris Eilers (April 28th)Co-founder of Dunn Brothers Coffee
Keiran Foliard (April 27th)Founder of 2 Gingers Irish Whiskey
George Zimmer (April 26th)Founder of Men's Wearhouse
Robert White (April 21st)Chairman of VCI Capital
Alejandro Varga (April 7th)Co-founder of Denimio
Casey Allen (April 6th)Angel Investor

Frequently Asked Questions

Where does Entrepreneurship Club meet?

Find us in Carlson 1-127, Wed & Thurs.  Please refer to the speaker dates listed above to verify.

Is food provided?

Yes – we strive to have free food at each event.  In the past, we’ve had Raising Cane’s, Jimmy Johns, Dominos, and more.

What do speakers talk about?

We ask that our speakers tell us about their businesses and inspiring stories. More importantly, we ask them to teach us something that can only be learned in the real world, outside of academia.

Is it free to join the club?

Yes – Entrepreneurship Club is currently free to join. Simply show up to one of our meetings; there’s no need to register beforehand. Hope to see you there!

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Interested in speaking at Entrepreneurship Club? Get in touch.