1 Million Cups (1MC) is a national event started by the Kauffman Foundation in 2012. 1MC events happen every Wednesday morning in over 200 communities throughout the United States! Every Wednesday one to two Entrepreneurs share their story in a safe environment. The community simply asks "What can our community do for you?".
1 Million Cups Eden Prairie and local 1MC groups is hosting Minne 1MC at Minnebar14 with six lightening round updates from past 1MC presenters. This will give you a taste of what 1MC does every week!
It is organized by community volunteers and the events are free and host free coffee. Learn more and find a community by you at https://www.1millioncups.com. In our region we have Eden Prairie, St. Paul, Minneapolis, Eau Claire, Willmar, Rochester, Mankato, Winona, Des Moines, Fargo and many more that host 1MC!
I own and run NearestYou, a digital mapping company. Our core product is a managed store locator service for food and beverage brands (think beer Finder for FairState and hard cider finder for Sociable, etc). We are also launching new mapping products to help brands connect with consumers.
I am the Co-Founder and CEO of SureSwift Capital. We acquire and operate successful technology companies.
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A native of Minnesota with over 30 years experience, starting in Silicon Valley in the 1980s, David Peteler has worked with tech companies in the start-up, growth, and exit stages. David has done over 200 private placements, as well as public offerings and mergers and acquisitions.
David has a "from the trenches" view of what legal tools to use to position your business to move to the next level, and hopefully avoid pitfalls along the way.