The mpls downtown council jointly hosted a member happy hour with the East Town Business Partnership on December 19. The event, hosted by Dayblock Brewing Co.

Downtown is becoming a new hub for startup companies. This joint forum between the East Town Business Partnership & mpls downtown council featured successful entrepreneurs and supporting organizations discussing the theory and practice behind success and strategies.

Presenters at the forum included:

  • Mary Rick, CEO, FINNEGAN’S FINNovation Lab
  • Jeff Hahn, Owner, Internet Exposure, Dayblock Brewing and Event Center
  • MN Cup: John Stavig, MN Cup team and Director, Gary S. Holmes Center for Entrepreneurship at U of MN Carlson School of Management
  • MNVest: Zach Robins, Associate, Winthrop & Weinstein & Scott Cole, CEO /
    Founder, Collectivity

If you are interested in learning more about the mpls downtown council’s membership events, please contact membership director Marybeth Weisberg at Here are a few photos from the forum.


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