MHTA – A broad coalition of small businesses, organizations and nonprofit groups is lining up to testify on the impact of Governor Mark Dayton’s budget proposal. The Minnesota House Taxes committee will take public testimony on the budget Wednesday evening at a Capitol hearing.
Coalition forms against governor’s sales tax proposal
Take advantage of Minnesota’s tax credits
MHTA – MHTA is supporting Minnesota Cup, the University of Minnesota and others as they host a session on how tech entrepreneurs and innovators can take full advantage of the state’ tax credits. The event will be Tuesday morning at the Carlson School of Management on the U of M campus.
CoCo announces Google partnership
MHTA – CoCo has announced it will partner with Google to boost entrepreneurship in Minnesota. Working with the Google for Entrepreneurs program, CoCo will host a two-year schedule of events, conferences and social mixers at its Minneapolis location – all with a focus on technology and startups.
MHTA to hold Legislative Action Briefing
MHTA – The Minnesota High Tech Association will hold a Legislative Action Briefing March 7th at the Best Buy Headquarters. The briefing, which will be free to members and non members, will focus on helping technology companies and their employees understand the impact of Governor Dayton’s plan to extend the sales tax to business-to-business services. Registration is available online.
Patent changes produce a flurry of activity
MHTA – Next month, the most significant changes changes in the U.S. patent system in 60 years will be implemented. But Minnesota science and innovation companies and their intellectual property attorneys are already busy anticipating a very different system.