The New Economy, marked by globalization, technological innovation and entrepreneurial development, has replaced the capital-intensive, traditional manufacturing environment that dominated state economies in the second half of the 20th century. As such, old methods of measuring economic success need to be replaced with new metrics that can better analyze how states are adjusting to and thriving in the New Economy.
MHTA Members receive free admission to July 10th App Strategy Workshop
Thanks to a partnership with the App Developers Alliance, MHTA is excited to offer members free admission to the July 10th App Strategy Workshop. This event, held at CoCo Uptown is designed for developers, analytics experts and leading app publishers to learn about tools and strategies to help understand users, boost retention and drive downloads.
Navigating Boardroom Dynamics
MHTA is a proud supporting organization of the Twin Cities Women in The Boardroom Connection event – Navigating Boardroom Dynamics. The June 24th event will feature Sandra Davis, Chair & Founder of MDA Leadership Consulting. Davis will teach attendees how to individually & collectively help boards operate at maximum potential effectiveness.
Medtronic to acqurie Covidien
MHTA – Medtronic, Inc., a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, and Covidien plc, a global healthcare technology and medical supplies provider, have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Medtronic has agreed to acquire Covidien in a cash-and-stock transaction valued at $93.22 per Covidien share, or a total of approximately $42.9 billion.
Minnesota Cup names semifinalists
The Minnesota Cup announced it has advanced 70 teams of Minnesota-based entrepreneurs, inventors and innovators to the second round of the 2014 competition. A new record total of nearly 1300 participants submitted entries to the tenth annual Minnesota Cup, which is the largest statewide new venture competition in the country.The semifinalists, in seven divisions, will now compete for a share of $300,000 in prizes, as well as the opportunity to make their entrepreneurial dreams a reality. MHTA is a supporter of The Minnesota Cup.