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Entrepreneurs and Investors at MN Venture Conference Nov. 7 Will Present on Hot Tech Topics in Venture Capital

The Minnesota Venture Conference, hosted by the Minnesota High Tech Association on Nov. 7, 2018, will bring together hundreds of entrepreneurs, investors and executives to highlight innovative technologies and startups in Minnesota and across the Midwest.

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The day-long event will feature panels and pitches in three hot tech topics in venture capital: artificial intelligence/ data analytics, blockchain technology, and cybersecurity. In addition, the conference serves as a networking event to connect investors and entrepreneurs. A new conference app allows startups to profile their companies online and schedule meetings onsite. The conference is being held at the Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown. For more info and registration: MnVenture.orgContinue Reading ›

October 4, 2018 | Comments Off on Entrepreneurs and Investors at MN Venture Conference Nov. 7 Will Present on Hot Tech Topics in Venture Capital

Governor’s Task Force on Broadband Releases Final Annual Report

PAUL — The Governor’s Task Force on Broadband released its final Annual Report today, which includes recommendations for Governor Dayton, the legislature, and other policy makers to consider in the 2019 Legislative Session.

The report contains eight recommendations aimed at ensuring every Minnesotan has access to broadband:  Continue Reading ›

October 2, 2018 | Comments Off on Governor’s Task Force on Broadband Releases Final Annual Report

Insights on Nov. 7 Minnesota Venture Conference: Cybersecurity

Jadee Hanson, Code42To provide insight into conference hot topics, this is one in a series of Q&As with experts presenting at the conference.

Cybersecurity could use an entrepreneurial boost, according to Jadee Hanson, Code42 chief information security officer. Code42 is a case study of successful cyber entrepreneur. Founded in 2001 and based in Minneapolis, Code42 has grown into one of the leading providers of information security solutions. Hanson is keynote speaker and moderator for the panel on cybersecurity for the Minnesota Venture Conference, being held Nov. 7, 2018 at the Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown. More info: MNVenture.orgContinue Reading ›

October 2, 2018 | Comments Off on Insights on Nov. 7 Minnesota Venture Conference: Cybersecurity

Finalists for Minnesota High Tech Association 2018 Tekne Awards Span from Startup to Fortune 500 Innovators

In a demonstration of the strength of Minnesota’s innovation economy, the Minnesota High Tech Association has announced 48 finalists for its annual Tekne Awards in 16 categories that span a wide range of leading-edge technologies. Among the categories are advanced manufacturing, biotechnology, cybersecurity, emerging technologies and community impact. The winners will be chosen from among the finalists at the Tekne Awards ceremony on Nov. 29 at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

“The Tekne Award finalists this year represent the ongoing strength of innovative Minnesota-based companies. They are pioneering leading-edge science and technology that has impact around the globe,” said Margaret Anderson Kelliher, president and CEO of the Minnesota High Tech Association. “We’re looking forward to honoring these organizations at the 2018 Tekne Awards event and highlighting Minnesota’s incredible science and technology community.”  Continue Reading ›

September 27, 2018 | Comments Off on Finalists for Minnesota High Tech Association 2018 Tekne Awards Span from Startup to Fortune 500 Innovators

MN-SBIR Lands SBA Grant to Help Small Business Innovators Pursue $3 Billion in Federal Funds

MNSBIR-Logo wTM-01Small, science-based businesses working to develop and commercialize new technologies can access experts and resources to apply for federal research funding through MN-SBIR at the Minnesota High Tech Association.   MN-SBIR has been awarded $125,000 from the U.S. Small Business Administration through its Federal and State Technology Partnership ProgramContinue Reading ›

September 7, 2018 | Comments Off on MN-SBIR Lands SBA Grant to Help Small Business Innovators Pursue $3 Billion in Federal Funds

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