alumni community

Our growing alumni community is made up of a diverse mix of businesses with ages ranging from 0 to nearly 100 years old. Collectively, you can imagine there’s a whole lot of experience, expertise, ideas and passion in the room each time we get together for an event or a Pitch Night.
Core Ice

Founded: 2015

Patented Fish House Manufacturing

core-ice.com

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Kyle Bjorkman

 
 
DI Labs

Founded: 2013

Engineering, Product Development & 3D Printing

dilabs.cc

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Carl Douglass

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Brian Douglass

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Sean Douglass

Escape Pods

Founded: 2014

Custom Camping Trailer Manufacturing

escapepods.biz

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Mike Geister

 
 
Headstands Everywhere

Founded: 2015

Yoga Classes, Workshops & Events

headstandseverywhere.com

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Candice Clemens

 
 

Precision Windings

Founded: 2015

Custom Built Winding Technology

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Dale Liebl

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Matt Liebl

 
Fladeboe Land

Founded: 1978

Land Sales, Auctions & Consulting

fladeboeland.com

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Kristine Fladeboe-Duininck

 
 

Saeger

Founded: 2015

Software IOT

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Brad Saeger

 
 
Ridgwater College

Founded: 1966

Post Secondary Education

ridgewater.edu

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Mike Kutske

 
 
Headstands Everywhere

Founded: 2010

Retail, Art Workshops & Consulting

greenwatergarage.com

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Kristin Allen

 
 
workup

Founded: 2015

Work, Meeting & Event Space

workup.cc

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Luke Geiger

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Jayme Sczublewski

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Betsy Bonnema

MinnWest Technology Campus

Founded: 2006

Business Campus

mnwesttechnology.com

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Joanna Schrupp

 
 
Delano Bats

Founded: 2012

Custom Wood Manufactured Baseball Bats

delanobats.com

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Peter Kruse

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Andrew Kruse

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Aaron Kruse

Awaken

Founded: 2012

Fitness & Wellness Training

awakeandown.com

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Mandy Nelson

 
 
VantagePoint

Founded: 2010

Marketing Consultants

vantagepointmarketing.com

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Heather Koffler

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Claire Meyers

 

K. Madsen Consulting

Founded: 2017

Consulting & Coaching

kmadsenconsulting.org

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Kim Madsen

 
 

Moxie

Founded: 2017

Movement & Mindfulness for Education

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Sam Nelson

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Mark Stier

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William Drew

B. VanDerBill

Founded: 2016

Marketing Consultant

bvanderbillconsulting.com

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Brittany VanDerBill

 
 
Nova-Tech

Founded: 1992

Animal Ag Technology

nteglobal.com

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Manon Claux

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Kristie Haubrich

 
Southwest Initiative Foundation

Founded: 1986

Community Foundation

swifoundation.org

Jeff

Jeff Vetsch

 
 

The Well

Founded: 2016

Wellness Coaching & Retail

thewell.com

Dawn

Dawn Gillman

 
 

Stage One

Founded: 2017

Marketing for Golf Courses

s1marketing.com

Tom

Tom Stageberg

 
 
Vela

Founded: 2014

Nonprofit Consulting

velastrategy.com

Jeff

Christa Otteson

 
 
Talking Waters

Founded: 2016

Craft Beer

talkingwatersbrewing.com

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Nick Patton

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Matt Liebl

 

Petry's Bait & Tackle

Founded: 1923

Retail Store

petrysbait.com

Tom

Tara Pracher

 
 
DisruptED

Founded: 2015

Curriculum Development & Education Consulting

disruptednow.com

Jeff

Tyler Gehrking

 
 

Happy Family
Grocery Store

Founded: 2016

Ethnic Grocery

happyfamilygrocery.com

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Play Htoo

 
 

West Central
Ag Professionals

Founded: 1977

Volunteer Ag Organization

wcagsales.com

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Travis Szczesniak

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Connie Schmoll

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Russ Peterson

Yumme Face

Founded: 2017

All Natural Skincare

Jeanette

Jeanette Oehlers

 
 
GM

Founded: 2009

Financial Planning

gilbertson-management.com

Jeff

Tom Gilbertson

 
 

Dustick

Founded: 1983

Retail & Pest Control

dustick.com

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Jim Blomquist

 
 

Spott

Founded: 2018

Educational Technology

spott.tech

Dan

Dan Anderson

Ted Anderson

Ted Anderson

 

LevelSmart

Founded: 2018

Cement Leveling

levelsmart.com

Dan

Tyler Johnson

Jeff

Jeff Johnson

 
CC

Founded: 2017

Creative Studio & Art Gallery

curiositycabin.com

Jeff

Mark Haen

 
 
DisruptED

Founded: 2018

Graphic Design

designsbyjane.com

Jeff

Janey Oberg

 
 

North Star Press

Founded: 1969

Book Publishing

northstarpress.com

Play

Curtis Weinrich

 
 
NSP

Founded: 2017

Children's Museum

playspacemn.com

Jeff

Sara Hagen

 
 

Portraits by Cindy

Founded: 2017

Photography

portraitsbycindy.com

Cindy

Cindy Duesterhoeft