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Meet the 2017 MN Cup Grand Prize Winner

MHTA — MN Cup, the nation’s largest statewide entrepreneurial contest, has announced MicroOptx, Inc. as its 2017 grand prize winner. The Life Science/Health IT division champion, MicroOptx, was awarded the $50,000 grand prize at the 13tth annual MN Cup awards celebration. The winning venture was revealed at a ceremony Monday evening, Oct. 9, at the University of Minnesota’s McNamara Alumni Center. The Autonomous Tractor Corporation won second place at the awards ceremony, with a $20,000 prize.

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October 10, 2017 | Comments Off on Meet the 2017 MN Cup Grand Prize Winner

Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment receives Lead Gift for Major Upgrade

MHTA — The Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment – a Minnesota product – provides an accessible, effective, low-cost means to assess the digital literacy and basic computer skills of adults needing a certificate for employment or to access higher education. In just a few years, the nonprofit online assessment has been completed over 2,000,000 times, and is in use at nearly 500 paid sponsor sites in 38 states and territories.

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October 10, 2017 | Comments Off on Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment receives Lead Gift for Major Upgrade

Code42 Hires Rob Juncker as Senior Vice President of Product Development

MHTA — Code42, the leader in cloud-based endpoint data protection and recovery, has announced that Rob Juncker has joined the company as senior vice president of product development. Juncker brings more than 20 years of experience in security, cloud, mobile, and IT management. In previous roles, he helped evolve companies from IT management technologies to security-focused solutions.

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October 4, 2017 | Comments Off on Code42 Hires Rob Juncker as Senior Vice President of Product Development
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MN-SBIR companies among MN Cup division winners and runners-up

MHTA — Three Minnesota companies receiving SBIR funding have been named as division winners and runners-up in the 2017 Minnesota Cup entrepreneurial competition. The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs offer non-dilutive R&D funding for cutting edge science and technology that has the potential for commercialization.

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October 2, 2017 | Comments Off on MN-SBIR companies among MN Cup division winners and runners-up

MN Cup 2017 Division Winners Selected

$30,000 awarded to each of the final eight teams of Minnesota entrepreneurs as they continue competition for grand prize, coming Oct. 9

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September 22, 2017 | Comments Off on MN Cup 2017 Division Winners Selected

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