MHTA — The Toro Company has announced that its board of directors has elected Richard Olson to the position of president and CEO. The move will be effective November 1, 2016.
The Toro Company names Richard Olson CEO
Symphony Boat Company — Duluth, MN
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Minnesota High Tech Association will be Minnesota host of Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs
Minneapolis, Minnesota — The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) has been named the host of the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Federal and State Technology Partnership (FAST) Program for the state of Minnesota. FAST is designed to stimulate economic development with outreach and technical assistance to science and technology-driven small businesses, with a particular emphasis on socially and economically disadvantaged firms, helping them to compete in federally-funded research and development through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs.
Venture capital investment jumps to $118 million in Q2
MHTA — Minnesota companies raised nearly $118 million in venture capital in the second quarter of 2016, according to data from Thomson Reuters and the PwC/NVCA MoneyTree™ Report.
Mayo Clinic hosting second Think Big Challenge for innovators, entrepreneurs
The Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation and Mayo Clinic Ventures today announced the second Mayo Clinic Think Big Challenge, a national competition for innovators and entrepreneurs. This year, one business or entrepreneur will earn the opportunity to license Mayo Clinic technology, lead a team and score a $50,000 cash prize.