Ryan Scherf

Ryan Scherf is the founder of Payment, a suite of mobile apps for processing credit cards via the Stripe payment gateway. Where did the idea for Payment come from? Back in 2014, Stripe was an up and coming startup out of YCombinator changing the way payment gateways were built online….

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Xieng Lee

Dr. Xieng Lee graduated in 2010, obtaining his DDS degree from Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha, Nebraska. He was born in a refugee camp in Thailand, but grew up in Fresno, California. He attended college at the University of California at San Diego (UCSD), where he received his…

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Scott Honour

Scott Honour is the managing partner of Northern Pacific Group, a private equity investment group that invests in the technology, logistics, transportation, media, and real estate industries. The company takes a hands-on, collaborative approach to building great businesses and creating long-term value. Where did the idea for Northern Pacific Group…

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Kris Lindahl

Kris Lindahl is a successful entrepreneur and the founder of Kris Lindahl Real Estate, recently ranked by Real Trends as the #1 team-owned real estate brokerage in Minnesota by volume, and #12 in the country. Kris’s original career goal was teaching. But after graduating with a Bachelor of Science in…

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Zach Robinson

Zach Robinson has more than doubled, every year, the number of youth served and the financial growth of Spark-Y since he became Executive Director in 2013. Committed to his staff and the youth population they serve, Robinson seeds principles of entrepreneurship and empowerment into his leadership approach. As a result,…

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Aaron Eichler

Sales involves actually helping people. Solve their business problem and the sale will follow.   Aaron Eichler grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He received his Bachelors in managerial economics from University of Chicago. Aaron started working as an International Sales Specialist for nearly 5 years for Minnesota Real Estate Group….

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Gracie Miller

Gracie Miller is a Certified Career and Life Purpose Coach who helps you stop settling, get unstuck, and love your life. Through a structured process of self-exploration, determining options, identifying blocks, and pursuing dreams her goal is to help realign you with your most authentic self and communicate who that…

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Amber Christian

Amber Christian is the founder of wonderly software solutions. Prior to wonderly, Amber spent 18+ years implementing SAP solutions for Fortune 500 companies. Based on her experience as a small company working with a variety of Fortune 500 companies, she uses human centered design processes to build solutions that address…

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Juli Lassow

If you can dream it, you can build it. You can build a business, a new skill, and a new partnership.   As the founder and principal of JHL Solutions in Minneapolis, Juli Lassow is responsible for helping businesses evaluate and redefine their sourcing structures. She is committed to the…

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Andrew Grossman

The truly important accomplishments in your life will largely be invisible to others. Life is about building character in you.   Andrew C. Grossman’s interest in medicine took him to John Hopkins School of Medicine where he received his MD. He later returned to school and received his MBA from…

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Bryan Laskin

The best innovations come by creating solutions to problems you know well.   Bryan Laskin, DDS is the founder of Lake Minnetonka Dental in the Minneapolis, Minnesota area. Along with founding his dental practice, Dr. Laskin has started several technology companies to aid healthcare practices including a HIPAA compliant communication…

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