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*Note* This episode was recorded in December 2019

On Episode 31, Kevin McArdle, owner of SureSwift Capital, and Jac Stark, community manager for tech.mn, welcome Clarence Bethea, CEO and founder of Upsie, to talk about the transition from founder to CEO.

Clarence shares the top three things he is focused on as CEO of Upsie. We talk about the power of the network, as well as his experience in raising capital. We explore the definition of balance as a founder and Clarence discusses the support he receives from his family. Lastly, Clarence shares his prediction of the future for the MN Tech and startup ecosystem.

Hype Time

Every episode we ask our guest to name drop someone doing cool things in the tech community. Clarence gives a shout out to Damola Ogundipe, CEO of Civic Eagle.

Sponsor
Thank you to Arthur Ventures for sponsoring this episode of The tech.mn Podcast. Arthur Ventures invests in B2B software founders beyond Silicon Valley and takes a partner approach to venture capital. They support tech entrepreneurship in Minnesota. You can learn more about them at their website and hear about their latest raise here

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Links
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Ryan Broshar’s episode on The tech.mn Podcast