MHTA — We are nearing the start of a new school year. As students begin to re-enter the classroom, we need to be mindful that girls need special encouragement to become engaged in STEM education and consider STEM careers.
U of M Venture Center launches record 17 startups in FY16
The University of Minnesota announced that it launched a record 17 startup companies over the past year based on discoveries and inventions by its researchers.
MHTA President & CEO Margaret Anderson Kelliher Appointed to Technology Councils of North America Board of Directors
MHTA — Continuing its mission to promote economic growth, workforce development and public policies to advance the technology industry, the Technology Councils of North America (TECNA) announced the appointment of Margaret Anderson Kelliher, President & CEO of the Minnesota High Tech Association, to its Board of Directors.
Gopher Angels Invests $11M in First 4 Years; To Host Angel Capital Association Conference
MHTA — Gopher Angels has announced that it has now put $11M into high-potential startups connected to Minnesota. Recent investments in a variety of companies highlight the breadth and depth of support that Gopher Angels provides to startups in the region. As an extension of the group’s rapid growth and collaborative nature, Gopher Angels is also announcing that it is hosting the first Midwest Regional Conference of the Angel Capital Association on September 22, 2016 in Minneapolis.
Help students stay interested in STEM!
The start of another school year is right around the corner. We must recognize and applaud the hard work of STEM teachers at all grade levels, especially in those crucial formative years when students are making decisions about what kind of careers they are considering and will pursue as they reach post-secondary training.