MHTA — Last month, MHTA and AchieveMpls partnered with several Minnesota companies to host a series of Tech Experience Tours over the course of a week for their STEP-UP students.
MHTA, AchieveMpls partner with companies to host a series of Tech Experience Tours
MHTA and Computex Technology Solutions to host data center series
Digital transformation remains a key challenge for businesses across the region. A quickly changing economy along with new technologies and business operating models have put traditional IT in a disruptive state. To help get insight into what’s working, what isn’t and the future of the data center, Computex Technology Solutions will host a 3-part series along with MHTA. The first session called “Stories from the Enterprise” will be Monday afternoon, August 14th at Cooper Pub in St. Louis Park.
STEM Day at the Minnesota State Fair returns August 24
The eighth annual STEM Day (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) returns for the opening day of the Minnesota State Fair, Thursday, Aug. 24, 8 a.m. — 5 p.m., in the newly renamed Dan Patch Park (formerly Carousel Park) just outside the grandstand.
Venture capital investment at $241 million in Q2-2017
MHTA — Minnesota companies raised $241 million in venture capital in the first quarter of 2017, according to data from PricewaterhouseCoopers and CB Insights.
SBA’s Small Business Innovation National Road Tour is coming to Minneapolis on July 17
Minneapolis, MN– The SBIR Road Tour is coming to Minneapolis on Monday, July 17, giving small businesses the coveted opportunity to learn more about America’s largest seed fund for research and development. This stop is part of the the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 11-state, 15-city road tour and will allow entrepreneurs and small technology firms to connect directly with federal program managers. The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs together are responsible for $2.5 billion annually in non-dilutive funding, primarily in the STEM fields. This will be the third year of the SBA-led National Road Tour.