The Minnesota Science & Technology Authority is sponsoring three interactive webinars specifically for local entrepreneurs. The series, which users can take part in from the comfort of their own desk, is designed to introduce funding available through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. The sessions are scheduled for March 7, 8 and 15.
Got funding? Series focuses on entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs Rally planned for CoCo Minneapolis
MHTA – Entrepreneurs’ Organization Minnesota (EO) will present Entrepreneurs Rally March 13 at CoCo Minneapolis. Organizers call it an evening designed to inject cutting-edge business thought into the entrepreneurial scene. They plan to bring together early stage entrepreneurs, CEOs and mentors for think-tank style inspiration and guidance.
State budget surplus continues
MHTA – Minnesota state finance leaders say the budget surplus first announced at the end of the year has improved by $323 million. The latest budget forecast means revenues continue to exceed expenditures and points to improvements in both the state and national economy.
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MHTA – By now, you’ve likely noticed some new things about the Minnesota High Tech Association. In recent weeks we have debuted a new STEM internship program, SciTechsperience. In a few weeks, we will debut a new MHTA series called Leadership Insights. It will feature fresh strategies and viewpoints from some of the region’s top CEOs and leaders. MnSCU Chacellor Steven Rosenstone will be our inaugural speaker.
AT&T invests $425M in Minnesota
AT&T invested nearly $425 million in its Minnesota wireless and wireline networks from 2009 through 2011 with a focus on improving the company’s mobile broadband coverage and overall performance of its networks according to a statement from the company.