The combination of Minnesota’s Fortune 500s and its diverse and active startup ecosystem is a competitive advantage. BETA’s Bridge program—powered by Livefront—is where the two communities meet to explore new ways to work together.
In an afternoon 30+ startups shuffle through 20-minute introductory meetings with Minnesota’s largest and most active Fortune 1000s to begin conversations that may lead to a pilot, partnership, or acquisition. Participation in Bridge is free for everyone involved.
BETA Alumni and startups participating in the BETA Cohort receive priority access to Bridge. Exceptions may be made to accommodate teams from Greater Minnesota along with other rapidly scaling startups.
Most teams meet the following criteria:
Are you interested in getting your company involved in Bridge? We’re always looking for new enterprise opportunities to share with our startups.
Here’s a snapshot of the corporate partners that tend to get the most from this program: