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!

Good Around The Globe

Grid Catalyst

Growing Love Project

HeatherP Solutions

HeatherP Solutions

HipStar LLC

Impact Hub MSP

Insight Marketing Solutions

Introworks

Kapena Consulting Group

Launch Avenue

Led by TRUTH

LegalCORPS

LegalCORPS

Lunar Startups

Lurie, LLP

MN Emerging Software Advisory (MESA)

Mahn Miller Collective, Inc.

MalikAI

Media Garcia

Medical Alley Association

MinneAnalytics

Minneapolis Business Mentors

Minnestar

Morari Medical

NearestYou

Niniijaanis One of Ones

Panache LLC

Phillinnova

Phoenix Growth Systems LLC

Pitchwell

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!

Adam Finke

Founder/Owner/CEO
Cedar

Al Cornish

General Partner
gener8tor

Amanda Heyman

Co-Founder
Starting 11 Inc.

Ameeta Dale

CEO
Panache LLC

Amy Langer

Co-Founder
Salo, LLC

Angel Even

Founder/Owner/CEO
Led by TRUTH

Anisha Murphy

Director of Community Advancement, Community Reinvestment Fund (CRF)
Founder, Just Law LLC

Ann Holder

Founder + CEO
Marani Health

Anna J Tsantir

Two BettysGreen Cleaning Co

Anne Dougherty

Director of Research | Entrepreneurship | Design
Benilde-St.Margaret's

Audrey Britton

Chair
Plymouth Diversity Equity and Inclusion

Barry Gisser

Chief Financial Officer
Science Museum of Minnesota

Ben Paul

Strategic Partnerships/Business Development
Ecotone Analytics

Benjamin Brinkman

Vice President
Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator

Blair Foley

CEO
MalikAI

Bob Freytag

President
Introworks

Brett Brohl

Managing Director, Techstars
Managing Partner, Bread & Butter Ventures

Brett Carter

EVP, Chief Customer & Innovation Officer
Xcel Energy

Brian Beutner

Principal
AveMax, LLC

Brian Gustafson

Managing Director, Investments
TONKAWA

Brittany Clements

Investor
Allianz Life Ventures

Casey Shultz

Executive Director (former)
BETA

Cathy Skinner

Founder
Thrivors Inc

Cesar Romero

KSI Financial

Cheryl Behr

Chief Operating Officer
Vorsdatter Limited

Chris Caton

Business Advisor
Cultivate Advisors

Christine Beech

Ex Dir of the Kabara Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

Corey Nicholas Collins

Founder, Designer & Consultant
Cordavii Brand Consulting

Craig Britton

SwitchTrack

Dale F Weeks

President and CEO
Global Leadership and Benchmarking Associates