Kieran Folliard

Kieran Folliard

Entrepreneur and restaurateur Kieran Folliard plans to create a business accelerator in Northeast Minneapolis that will support young Twin Cities beverage and food companies.

The founder of Kieran’s Irish Pub and 2 Gingers bought a building at 1401 Marshall St. N.E. and plans to open the accelerator there, The Journal reports. He will renovate the 31,000-square-foot space in the coming months.

Carrie Nicklow, president of 2 Gingers Whiskey, will launch a consulting firm, called Driven Donkey, that will advise food and beverage firms based at the accelerator. Nicklow expects tenants will be companies that already have products developed and

Read the complete article at the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal