MHTA — What is a Job Shadow Day? Job Shadow Days have been part of a number of nation-wide initiatives in the past for numerous regions and a variety of industries. For the past couple of years, MHTA has encouraged our members and the science/technology community to participate in Job Shadows at this time of year.
Be Part of a Job Shadow Day from February 2-10!
2016 SciTechsperience Annual Report released
MHTA — The Minnesota High Tech Association has released the 2016 Annual Report on the SciTechsperience Internship Program.
Venture capital investment at $56 million in Q4-2016, total 2016 investment at $339 million
MHTA — Minnesota companies raised $56 million in venture capital in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to data from PricewaterhouseCoopers and CB Insights. Total 2016 Venture Capital Investment reached $339 million.
New state grants awarded to schools to provide high-speed internet access
MHTA — Lt. Governor Tina Smith and Minnesota Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius announced new state grants that will help 12 school districts provide students with the high-speed internet connections needed to complete homework and access other online learning opportunities.
Border-to-Border Broadband Development Grants announced, $34 million for 42 broadband projects across Greater Minnesota
MHTA — Lt. Governor Tina Smith and the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) today announced grants totaling $34 million for 42 broadband infrastructure projects that will provide 16,627 households, 2,240 businesses, and 71 community institutions across Minnesota access to reliable, affordable high-speed internet.