Coalition Members

Forge North is a coalition of dozens of individuals and organizations. Learn more about us below.

Coalition Members - Organizations

Organizations in the Forge North Coalition include startups, entrepreneur support organizations, investors, service providers, nonprofits, government entities, and more. Learn more about the partners who make up our Coalition!

86 Proof

AMMI Risk Solutions


Anarus, Inc.

AngelPolleNation, LLC and Avisen Legal, P.A.



Aqualith Media

Asia Mohamed

Managing Partner
Noma Capital

Bread and Butter Ventures

Brown Venture Group

Carlson Commercial

Non-executive team member
Carlson Partners

Cedar Credit Builder

Center For Economic Inclusion

Civic Eagle


Conscious Connections

Cordavii Brand Consulting

Dale Weeks

President and CEO
Global Leadership and Benchmarking Associates

Dillard Movers/Dillard Services

Diverse Supplier Development Corporation

Earnest Capital

Eat Drink Dish Mpls

Economic Impact Catalyst

Ecotone Analytics

Eva Medtec

Eva Medtec

Excelsior Ventures


Fooditive Group

Full Stack Saint Paul

Coalition Members - Individuals

Individuals in the Forge North Coalition have followed many paths. We have founded startups, served and funded founders, and created spaces for founders to gather and tools they need to succeed. Look for a familiar face or company below or reach out to add yourself to our community!

Corey Nicholas Collins

Founder, Designer & Consultant
Cordavii Brand Consulting

Craig Britton


Dale F Weeks

President and CEO
Global Leadership and Benchmarking Associates

Dalton Scott

Conscious Connections

Damola Ogundipe

Founder + CEO
Civic Eagle

Dan Atkins


Daniel Gilbert

Attorney, Managing Director
Gilbert Law PLLC; Mosaic LLC

Daniel Heck

Stage 2 Capital

Danielle Steer

Managing Director
Lunar Startups

Dave Elliston

Sr. Tech Recruiter
SPS Commerce

David Garcia

Founder / CEO
AMMI Risk Solutions

Diane Rucker

Executive team member (decision-maker)
University Enterprise Labs (UEL)

Dominic Iannazzo

Ernst & Young LLP

Dr. Paul Campbell

Co-Founder/ Partner
Brown Venture Group

Elaine Ogilvie

Supplier Diversity Solutions

Emily Soltvedt

Portfolio Manager
Riverbridge Partners

Erik R Moe

Uptowns Refined and Upcycled LLC

Evon M. Spangler

Managing Partner
Spangler and de Stefano, PLLP

George Hadjiyanis

Founder and Principal Consultant
Launch Avenue

Golnaz Yamoutpour

Eat Drink Dish Mpls

Heather M Polivka

HeatherP Solutions

Igor Koshutin

HipStar LLC

Isaak Rooble

Somali American National Institute-SANI

J. DeVon Nolen

Bete Noire Consulting LLC

Jack Dempsey

Senior Vice President
Norwest Equity Partners

Jacob Woodard

Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.

Jason Breen

Senior Director of Insights, Strategy & Innovation

Jeff Bennett

Founder and CEO
Morari Medical

Jeffrey C. Robbins

AngelPolleNation, LLC and Avisen Legal, P.A.

Jeffrey Riley

Research Professional
University of Minnesota

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