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The Collaborative Events
The Collaborative events help companies efficiently and effectively address the issues commonly faced by all growing businesses. Whether you need the right contact or information on a specific issue, The Collaborative programs, seminars, and Annual Minnesota Venture & Finance Conference can help you meet your challenges.

Over 2,500 entrepreneurs, investors, executives and experts attend our events each year, featuring 30+ topics and over 140 top-notch speakers. All aimed at fueling, convening and celebrating Minnesota’s Innovation Economy.

The Collaborative presents an array of topics in a variety of successful seminar series:

The Collaborative Growth Series
Our well attended and successful seminars including extensive take home materials are can’t-miss programs known for strong networking and content. They also rely on The Collaborative trademark of presenting issues from those who’ve been there. CEOs, Entrepreneurs, Investors, Experts and Peers.

The Collaborative Leadership Series
This series presents current economic issues important to all Minnesotans from the perspective of the innovation economy, examining our state’s opportunities, challenges and our fabled quality of life.

The Collaborative Vanguard Series
This series examines "Where Minnesota's Strengths & Opportunities Meet." It builds on the highly successful Convergence and Cluster Series, which illuminate Minnesota's strongest industries and brightest opportunities,

The Collaborative Innovation Series
These events feature four sessions each, with more than a dozen experienced speakers delving into "What it Takes to Build Your Company."

Also each fall:

The Annual Minnesota Venture & Finance Conference
brings together more than 400 entrepreneurs, investors and professionals for unparalleled networking and information exchange.

May 8th

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April 9th Growth Series Seminar on "Private Equity Strategies" Attracts 200

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Weighty Five-Session Medtech Event Featuring Boston Scientific CEO Mike Mahoney Attracted over 30

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