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On Episode 6 Kevin McArdle and Jac Stark welcome Deepinder Signh on The Tech.MN Podcast to talk about space heaters under your desk in the dead of summer, lego masters, and the number three reason employees quit.

Deep shares the story of why 75F was started and the humbling experience of becoming the CEO.

Thanks to Redpath and Company CPAs, serving established or growing privately-held tech companies and their stakeholders. Visit Redpath’s website and learn how to get your business to the next level

Show Notes

On Episode 6 Kevin McArdle, owner of SureSwift Capital and Jac Stark, community manager of Tech.MN welcome Deepinder Signh on The Tech.MN Podcast to talk about space heaters under your desk in the dead of summer, lego masters, and the number three reason employees quit.

 

Deep shares the story of why 75F was started, the early days, and where the company is going after a raising $18M. A lot of impressive analogies are presented to explain the genius that is 75F.  We discuss how the humbling experience of becoming the CEO of a startup venture for the first time vs. being ‘the tech guy.’ We also dive into the concept of comfort as a value proposition. 

 

As Deep takes us through the journey that has been 75F he shares his experiences with finding advisors, investors, PR brought on by startup competitions, and the woes of fundraising. The conversation caps off with 75F’s latest news and why they chose Minnesota.

 

Hype Time

Every episode we ask our guest to name drop someone doing cool things in the tech community. Deep gives a shout out to power couple Mary and Steve Grove. Mary is a Partner on Rise of the Rest. Steve is the Commissioner of MN DEED. Together they founded Silicon Valley North Stars.

 

Sponsor:

Thank you to Redpath and Company CPAs. Redpath and Company is geared to best serve established or growing privately-held tech companies and their stakeholders. Visit Redpath’s website and find out how you can get your business to the next level.

 

Socials

Tech.MN on Twitter

Kevin McArdle on Twitter

Jac Stark on Twitter

75F on Twitter

Deepinder Singh on Twitter

 

Links:

75F - Learn more about 75F here. 

Tech.MN Article - 75F Raises $18M Led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures and Oil & Gas Climate Initiative

Angel Tax Credit - Deep talks us through how they took advantage of the Angel Tax Credit.

What is The tech.mn Podcast?

This is a podcast for tech in Minnesota. Kevin McArdle and Jac Stark set out to tell the stories of the individuals that make up the Minnesota Tech Community.