MHTA — The University of Minnesota recently recognized researchers whose groundbreaking research and entrepreneurial spirit have led to new technologies that hold the potential to address major societal challenges.
U of M honors researchers’ innovation, entrepreneurship
Comcast increases internet speeds for many Twin Cities customers at no additional cost
Comcast has announced it is more than doubling the speed of its Performance 25 Xfinity Internet tier for existing customers in the Twin Cities area at no additional cost. Customers can now enjoy download speeds of up to 55 Mbps on the rebranded Performance Plus tier. In addition, current Performance Internet tier customers will see their download speeds increase from 50 Mbps to up to 70 Mbps at no additional cost. These new speeds are effective immediately.
Southern MN Ignite Cup Winner to be Automatic Semifinalist in MN Cup
A collaboration of community builders, including Red Wing Ignite, MN Cup, Mayo Clinic Business Accelerator, Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation, and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), have partnered together to host the Ignite Cup startup competition. The 2017 Ignite Cup is the second annual event, and the winner will be an automatic semifinalist in the MN Cup.
MN Cup 2017, the nation’s largest statewide entrepreneurial contest, celebrates with an epic launch event open to everyone interested in joining the competition
Wondering if you have what it takes to create the next game-changing business venture in Minnesota? Drop by the MN Cup launch party March 20 in Saint Anthony Main’s Minneapolis Event Center to ask questions, meet past winners, and get a better feel for how MN Cup could help launch your dream — with $450,000 in total prizes!
SciTechsperience Internship Program with fewer than 190 matching grants left for internships in small and growing Minnesota science and technology companies
Minneapolis, Minnesota — The SciTechsperience Internship Program has fewer than 190 matching grants remaining to help employers cover 50 percent of their intern’s wages in 2017. SciTechsperience connects college students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines to paid internships in small to mid-sized Minnesota companies.