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  1. Forbes: Socially-Minded Beer Company Launches 13,000-Square-Foot Space For Impact Enterprises

    May 19, 2018

    Anne Field , CONTRIBUTOR MAY 19, 2018 @ 11:01 AM About 10 years ago, Jacquie Berglund moved the offices of her FINNEGANS Brew Co. in Minneapolis to an old mansion where ten or so like-minded impact businesses also worked. There, Berglund experienced the benefits of laboring alongside people with similar socially-focused aims. Eventually, she decided to develop a four-story building called FINNEGANS House in which she would place, among other things, her offices, a brewery and a space in which the impact community could connect… Read more
  2. Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal: Hot Spots: Finnegans opening its first brewery-taproom in downtown Minneapolis (slideshow)

    May 16, 2018

    Hot Spots: FINNEGANS opening its first brewery-taproom in downtown Minneapolis (slideshow) By   – Staff reporter/Digital producer, Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal Mar 14, 2018, 5:00am FINNEGANS Inc. is ready to open its first brewery/taproom as part of a new development in downtown Minneapolis. Finnegans is a Minneapolis brewery that donates its profits to hunger-fighting charities. Up to this point, it’s been Minnesota’s largest beer brand without its own brewery. That will change Saturday… Read more
  3. B Magazine: Creating Social Impact, One Business at a Time

    May 16, 2018

    Creating Social Impact, One Business at a Time by Victoria Blanco Photography by David Bowman How FINNovation Lab + Impact Hub MSP are changing the landscape of social entrepreneurship Jacquie Berglund (BF’14) keeps several hardhats around her small office on the edge of downtown Minneapolis. Co-founder of Finnegans, the first beer company in the world to donate 100 percent of its profits ($1 million to date) to charity, Berglund grabs one several times a day and heads three blocks to the construction site where her next big idea… Read more
  4. How a Lot of Beer, and a Little Innovation, Helps FINNEGANS Give Back

    May 9, 2018

    Laura Beier, CONTRIBUTOR May 9, 2018 FINNEGANS, by way of their community fund, brews beer, sells it through restaurants and liquor stores, then uses the profits to buy fresh, local produce for food shelves. FINNEGANS Special Benefit Corporation donates 100 percent of its profits by way of a licensing agreement with FINNEGANS Brew Co., the company that brews the beer and operates the new downtown taproom. The profits go to the FINNEGANS Community Fund, the nonprofit that provides food shelves with fresh produce. Click here for moreRead more
  5. Star Tribune: Developer, social entrepreneur bet big on FINNEGANS’ future

    April 30, 2018

    APRIL 29, 2018 — 3:15PM Developer, social entrepreneur bet big on Finnegans’ future Thanks to deep-pocketed partners, the brand is positioned for significant growth. Social entrepreneur Jacquie Berglund quit a good job and sold her condo to start Finnegans, a beer company that has donated $1.2 million since 2003 to nutrition programs. Click here to read the full article.Read more
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