Silicon Prairie Online Is A Minnesota Moonshot

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Silicon Prairie Online creator David Duccini is poised to change the mechanics of money from Minnesota.

The consummate technologist has kept his eyes glued on two moving targets for the last few years while patiently waiting for that window of opportunity.  Between the maturation of blockchain technology and the legalization of equity crowding, this prophetic entrepreneur sits at the confluence, ready to strike gold.

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Graveti’s Inaugural Summit Is Going Down In Minneapolis Next Week

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Grassroots tech group Graveti is hosting their inaugural summit next Thursday at CoCo in Uptown Minneapolis to focus on increasing tech entrepreneurship among underrepresented demographics. 

“We’re doing this to provide a platform for practicing and emerging entrepreneurs to learn strategic ways to start, grow and manage their business and navigate the tech industry,” explains Graveti cofounder Alex Rodriguez.

Attendees can expect a diverse and qualified lineup of speakers, some local, others national:

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Field Nation Plans To Double The Size Of Minneapolis HQ

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Venture-back Field Nation is planning to move headquarters from one part of Minneapolis to the other, according to EVP Teri Calderon.

She says it’s a combination of lease expiration at 901 Marquette Avenue (AT&T building) and staffing growth that prompted the decision to change to 706 2nd Ave S., inside the Baker Center.

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Dojour’s Founders Are Doing It Over

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Dojour isn’t exactly Conor O’Phelan’s first rodeo, though the inspiration for it came from a key lesson of his inaugural ride:

“The more you do this startup stuff, the more you realize how important it is to really be inspired, and we found more of it in the pursuit of this,” he says, contrasting Dojour to his previous pursuit, CourseBeyond.

While CourseBeyond is fully functioning software supported by paying customers, turns out it wasn’t as meaningful as initially thought.

“Helping people get out in the world and do the things that make them happy, that is what we’re about as people and entrepreneurs,” he elaborates with a nod to his brother turned business partner Timmer O’Phelan.

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