MHTA — Comcast and the US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) ConnectHome initiative is making major steps to close the digital divide in America. Now, public housing and HUD-assisted residents living in Comcast’s service area are eligible to apply for Internet Essentials, the company’s acclaimed, high-speed internet adoption program for low-income families.
Comcast and US Department of Housing and Urban Development collaborate to close the digital divide
The Toro Company names Richard Olson CEO
MHTA — The Toro Company has announced that its board of directors has elected Richard Olson to the position of president and CEO. The move will be effective November 1, 2016.
Symphony Boat Company — Duluth, MN
Meet the interns and companies participating in SciTechsperience!
Minnesota High Tech Association will be Minnesota host of Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs
Minneapolis, Minnesota — The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) has been named the host of the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Federal and State Technology Partnership (FAST) Program for the state of Minnesota. FAST is designed to stimulate economic development with outreach and technical assistance to science and technology-driven small businesses, with a particular emphasis on socially and economically disadvantaged firms, helping them to compete in federally-funded research and development through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs.
Venture capital investment jumps to $118 million in Q2
MHTA — Minnesota companies raised nearly $118 million in venture capital in the second quarter of 2016, according to data from Thomson Reuters and the PwC/NVCA MoneyTree™ Report.