By John Sheehan
StartupWeekend Twin Cities is less than 24 hours away and I’m extremely excited to be headed north to take part in the festivities. As a startup enthusiast and Twin Cities expat who recently moved to Boulder, CO (for spousal career support), StartupWeekend is the kind of event I always wished had come to town when I was around.
As evidenced by the incredible demand for tickets, I know I’m not alone.
I see a bigger opportunity here than just a fun weekend of hacking. It’s not news that the startup environment in Minnesota is less than ideal and temporary excitement only goes so far — which is why I’m issuing a challenge: