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September 29, 2019

With nearly 200 events and more than 17,000 expected to attend, you're going to need a game plan...

 

Highlights - Food | Ag | Ideas Week Crash the Networks Happy Hour: This free networking event at Finnegans Brew Co. is designed to bring people together from all aspects of the food and ag industry. Oct. 10, foodagideas.com

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How to Navigate Twin Cities Startup Week

September 25, 2019

Ever wonder how your favorite local beer went from the field to the bottle? Do you dream about making your homemade product into a food business? Then check out the second annual Food Ag Ideas Week led by Grow North.

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Calling All Food Professionals and Budding Entrepreneurs

September 16, 2019

Food, Ag, Ideas Week will return this fall, and organizers expect that it will draw more attention and more attendees in year two.

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Minnesota’s Food and Ag Entrepreneurs Prepare for 2nd Startup Week

November 9, 2018

One of the most important differences in the new economy that is emerging, in particular in the food and ag tech sectors, is the proliferation of ecosystems as a form of cooperation, synergy, and collaboration between what might have previously been competitors in a growing...

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Growing the Food and Ag Tech Ecosystem:

An Interview with Grow North's Lauren Mehler Pradhan

October 8, 2018

Amid major changes in the way food is made and consumed, leaders of Minnesota food companies large and small came together Monday to spark new ideas that balance environmental constraints and increasing expectations from shoppers...

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Founders of Food Startup Firms Meet Leaders of Minnesota's Food Giants 

October 6, 2018

The people of Minnesota’s original startup industry — farmers and other food innovators — are reaching for the spotlight that has been shining on techies for the past few decades. As thousands of tech entrepreneurs and investors gather this week for the fifth annual...

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Food Innovators Stage Own Startup Week to Promote Minnesota's Winning Ideas

October 6, 2018

The people of Minnesota’s original startup industry — farmers and other food innovators — are reaching for the spotlight that has been shining on techies for the past few decades. As thousands of tech entrepreneurs and investors gather this week for the fifth annual...

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Food Innovators Stage Own Startup Week to Promote Minnesota's Winning Ideas

September 8, 2018

According to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, “Minnesota leads the nation in food patents per capita and has long been on the forefront of research and innovation in agriculture, food production and food safety.” In addition...

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Startup Showcase: Food for Thought in Helping the State’s Business Growth

August 1, 2018

For the last two years, Minnesota’s food and agriculture startups have had their own track in Twin Cities Startup Week (TCSW), a seven-day celebration of tech and innovation in Minnesota. But this fall, the food and agriculture startup community, led by Grow North...

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Twin Cities Food-Ag Startups Launch Inaugural

Food | Ag | Ideas Week

August 1, 2018

Grow North, a Carlson School of Management initiative, on Wednesday announced plans for the five-day event, which will include conversations ranging from sustainable agriculture, food innovation and technology to the future of retail, school food, and craft beer with Minnesota’s Fortune 500 companies as well as start up founders. Confirmed speakers include...

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Inaugural Food | Ag | Ideas Week Planned for Twin Cities

August 1, 2018

Grow North is launching the first-ever Food, Ag, Ideas Week on Oct. 8-12, 2018. The event will convene diverse perspectives and communities to create a more interconnected, dynamic and competitive ecosystem for food and agriculture entrepreneurship and innovation. Panels, speakers, startup showcases and experiences will address industry-leading topics across...

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Grow North Announces Inaugural Food | Ag | Ideas Week

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