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Backstage Capital COVID-19

Minnesota Tech & COVID-19: Cancellations, Postponements, Information

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has upended nearly every aspect of daily life, and that means there are significant changes to many tech and startup events in Minnesota. We’ll be compiling updates to these events (cancellations, postponements, additional information) in this post.

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Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Now an online event. Tickets available here (Minneapolis/St. Paul on June 9).

Rescheduled with a pending date.

Moved to November 3 & 4 (originally July 15 & 16).

Now an online event on April 2. Open for registration.

Contacted. Update to come. 

Postponed. No date announced, but tentatively looking at late summer/early fall (according to Maria Ploessl, Executive Director of Minnestar).

Normal deadlines still in place (April 17). Shifting to smaller and online sessions.

Contacted. Update to come.

Cancelled. The next Walleye Tank competition is planned for December 11 at Mayo Clinic in Rochester.

Alex Skjong
Alex oversees the content produced for BETA, Twin Cities Startup Week, and 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).