About Our Team

Kevin McArdle

Kevin McArdle

Co-founder & CEO, SureSwift Capital

Kevin guides the ship of SureSwift Capital, the owner of tech.mn. Throughout his extensive career — sales, sales leadership, operations, general management, client management, vice president, and more — his passion for tech and startup has remained constant.

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Jac Stark

Jac Stark

Community Manager

Jac is the point-of-contact for members and sponsors of tech.mn. She is a self-proclaimed MN tech and startup hype girl and has a knack for curating Twin Cities outings.

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Alex Skjong

Alex Skjong

Content Manager

Alex oversees the content produced on tech.mn. When he’s not writing or editing, there’s a good chance he’s enjoying a refreshing brew and explaining the merits of heavy metal (of which there are many).

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Valerie Lockhart

Valerie Lockhart

Writer

Valerie is proud to spend her time immersed in the Minnesota tech scene, whether she’s writing articles for tech.mn, designing websites, or coordinating events for the MN Women in Technology.

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Sangam Napit

Sangam Napit

Writer

Sangam is a UX Research Manager and loves to create human-centric products. If he’s not spending time with family, mentoring at Gener8tor, or volunteering at Rotary, you can find him sharing ideas about starting new businesses over momos.

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Laura Beier

Laura Beier

Writer

Laura is a writer, coffee addict, and travel enthusiast who’s passionate about sustainability, vegetarian cuisine, and innovation. You can find her at a local coffee shop, going for a hike, or planning her next adventure.

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In 2019, tech.mn was acquired by SureSwift Capital.

We’re moving forward with only the very best aspects of our past while leaving the rest behind. Our goal is to amplify and champion stories from the entire spectrum of our community. Simply put, the new tech.mn is for everyone.
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