Co-working at the We Work, one of the spaces opening up to all for Twin Cities Startup Week. FB


Twin Cities Startup Week

Every Fri. and Sat. from Oct. 9-15
All Day
Many event are free; check online for cover charge

This week, makers, indie business owners, freelancers, creatives, and the otherwise self-employed will come together for the annual Twin Cities Startup Week. This massive event features over 100 events -- such as networking parties, idea-sharing sessions, workshops, talks, and demonstrations -- covering industries such as health care, agriculture, visual arts, and retail. Whether you're looking for legal advice, a business partner, or a mentor, you'll probably find it here. Some highlights on the schedule include a women in business pitch session, free workouts at Alchemy and other gyms, a drone racing competition at Bauhaus Brew Labs, and a cocktail party in the Northeast food district. While some events have cover charges, and a festival pass will set you back $25, many events are free; you simply need to sign up on the event webpage,, to reserve a space.