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Wednesday, October 11 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
How the Cool Kids are Building Significant Companies Outside of Silicon Valley

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CEO and co-founder of Kipsu, Chris Smith, along with speakers Brett Brohl (The Syndicate Fund) and Atif Siddiqi (CEO, Branch Messenger) will discuss the competitive advantages to building a tech company outside of Silicon Valley. 

The conversation will highlight how Kipsu, Branch Messenger, (and other local companies) have great success by taking a non-traditional, "anti-Silicon Valley" approach to scaling a SaaS business in the Twin Cities.


Maria Ploessl

Managing Director of Minnestar


Brett Brohl

Brett Brohl is the founder and Managing Director of The Syndicate Fund. He is an entrepreneur first. With multiple exits and at least one failure under his belt, he understands how hard it is to build a company. He is the entrepreneur in residence at the Techstars Retail Accelerator... Read More →

Atif Siddiqi

Branch Messenger

Chris Smith

CEO Kipsu

Wednesday October 11, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm CDT
Kipsu world HQ