Our Startup Club is filled with brave, passionate entrepreneurs who joined the Club after completing Startup Bootcamp. Enjoy reading some of their stories below.

Sewn Edge Offers “Equal Access to Beauty” in Walnut Grove & Willmar
Sean & Sao Yang | Sewn Edge Sean Yang and his wife, Sao, opened Sewn Edge in Walnut Grove, Minnesota
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Hiring + Passion: 7 Years In
Claire Meyers + Heather Koffler | VantagePoint Marketing “Our real passion lies in helping communities in our region. More and
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Using a Podcast to Spread Your Message
Tyler Gehrking | DisruptED Seeing the Need For Change Tyler Gehrking knows a thing or two about education. He works
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Putting Downtown Willmar on the Map
Sarah Swedburg | Willmar Main Street / City of Willmar Sarah Swedburg is using her skills in geography to map
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Art is for Everyone
Kristin Allen | greenwater garage + gallery According to Kristin Allen, art is for everyone. It allows people to see,
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The Story of Kenwood Design
Abby Gronli | Kenwood Design Meet Abby, She’s a soon-to-be mother of two, a marketer at redstar creative agency and
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Vision + Growth: Lessons from Year Three
Nick Patton | Talking Waters Brewing Co. “We believe progress is born from the continual pursuit of adventure. The kind
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How to Find Fulfillment in Your Work
Heather Christensen | Envisioneering “Some people never embark on the journey because it’s scary and requires vulnerability. But, there’s such
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Taking the Plunge to Start Your Own Business
Kim Madsen | K. Madsen Consulting A denied request for an unpaid personal day to watch her son play baseball
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