MHTA — “This internship is helping me prepare immensely for my first job out of school,” exclaimed Rachel Kristofferson, a computer science major at Augsburg College, when asked about her SciTechsperience internship at EXB Solutions this past summer. “I think this has really exceeded what I expected out of an internship, to be able to work on the tests and to have such great people to ask questions. I’ve learned so much. I feel like I’ve learned more this summer than I have even in school.”
SciTech interns work shoulder to shoulder with pros on US military project
New Electrifying Exhibit Opens at The Bakken Museum
MHTA — The Bakken Museum will be celebrating the opening of its newest exhibit, Elecropolis, on October 10. This new exhibit for families with children ages 4 and up invites children to light up a miniature city with energy they make themselves. Electropolis highlights how things worked and how things were in Minneapolis in the 1930s when electricity was changing the city.
Code42 secures $85 million investment to continue expansion in endpoint data protection, security, forensics and analytics
MHTA — Code42 announced that it has secured $85 million in Series B funding, led by new investors JMI Equity, a growth equity firm focused on investing in leading software and services companies, and global venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA). Existing investors Accel and Split Rock Partners also participated in the financing, increasing their combined ownership in the company. This brings the company’s total funding raised to more than $137 million.
UnitedHealth Group plans to hire 1,700 in Twin Cities
MHTA — UnitedHealth Group recently announced that it will be hiring 1,700 people in the Twin Cities over the next 6 months and another 140 in Duluth.
$1.9 million remaining in Angel Tax Credits
MHTA —$1.9 million is still available in Angel Investment Tax Credits, according to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).