Minneapolis, Minnesota — The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) and the Minnesota Venture Capital Association will be hosting the 31st Minnesota Venture Conference on October 25, 2017 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The Minnesota Venture Conference attracts hundreds of investors, entrepreneurs and executives with the goal of highlighting Minnesota’s vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem. Each year, participants gather for a day of knowledge-sharing, networking, and pitches from some of Minnesota’s most promising privately-held companies.
Minnesota High Tech Association and Minnesota Venture Capital Association hosting Minnesota Venture Conference on October 25
MN Cup announces 2017 finalists
MHTA — Statewide entrepreneurial competition MN Cup announced the 24 teams of incredible innovators who have been chosen to compete in the third round of the challenge to be named Minnesota’s best new entrepreneurial idea.
New Experiences added to the Bids & Bytes Benefit — support the future of Minnesota’s STEM workforce!
MHTA — New C-Level experiences have been added to the list of items for bidding at the MHTA Foundation’s Bids & Bytes Benefit, which will be held on September 12 at The Aria.
ESP IT President selected for Staffing Industry Review’s 40 Under 40 list
MHTA — ESP IT recently announced that their President, Kelli Moretter-Bue, has been selected by Staffing Industry Review magazine as an honoree of their inaugural 2017 “40 Under 40” list. Moretter-Bue appears in the prestigious publication, published by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) of Mountain View, CA, as one of the world’s most promising new leaders in the workforce solutions ecosystem.
SBA Awards Grants to 21 State and Local Economic Development Entities, SBDCs, and Universities to Support R&D Commercialization and Small Business Innovation
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration has granted up to $125,000 awards in FY 2017 to 16 Federal and State Technology (FAST) Partnership Program recipients including state and local economic development entities, small business development centers, colleges and universities and up to $200,000 awards to five Small Business Technology Development Centers (SBTDCs) that provide support to innovative, technology-driven small businesses.