Entrepreneurship is hard. And for people without a clear pathway to funding, it’s even harder.
Sometimes well-intended help, support, and feedback isn’t helpful. And in some cases it’s harmful.
If you are on the receiving end of this feedback you may or may not be comfortable speaking up. And you don’t want to risk funding, mentorship, or opportunities. And so the cycle repeats itself. Over and over again.
There are a lot of things that have changed in the MN startup ecosystem in the last 10 years. Which shows we are open to trying new things, growing and learning.
So how do we spotlight the areas for improvement while creating a safe space for feedback? This is where the MN Startup Ecosystem Whitepaper Project comes in.
Come to this session to learn about the project and how you can help underfunded startups gain traction in the Twin Cities.
Liz Tupper is Chief Product & Operations Officer at Social Impact Identification (SIID) Technologies and volunteers her time to Amplify underfunded startups. She has over 20 years' experience working in the social good, IoT (internet of things), web, mobile application, and video game industries. She started her career as a self-taught web developer and has spent a good part of her career helping tech startups design and scale their products with a human-centered and inclusive approach.
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