The deadline to apply to Cleantech Open’s Accelerator program is quickly approaching. Each year, Cleantech Open fosters entrepreneurs and inventors within its flagship emerging business accelerator. The program offers participants world-class training and publicity, and prize packages are awarded to over 30 companies valued at $10,000 regionally to $200,000 nationally. Over 865 past participants have raised over $900 million dollars of external funding.
Deadline to apply to Cleantech Open’s Accelerator: May 1
Act now to protect the Angel Investor Tax Credit
The Angel Investor Tax Credit was created to help science and technology startups access capital that is otherwise difficult to find, but the Minnesota Legislature is considering whether or not to dilute the program and allow non-technology companies to access the already limited funds.
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May 6th Spring Conference to feature sessions on entrepreneurship and innovation
MHTA’s annual spring conference has been the premier technology and business conference in Minnesota for many years. Scheduled for May 6th, the conference will feature a full-day, education-based agenda; an exhibit hall featuring cutting edge technology and organizations and unparalleled networking opportunities. This year, due to attendee and industry feedback, the conference will feature six tracks of breakout sessions focused on different areas – two of these will be innovation and entrepreneurship.
MHTA Members receive discount at May 8th Tech.2014 event
MHTA is proud to co-host this year’s Tech.2014 event as part of our recently announced alignment with The Collaborative. This year’s event, focused on where Minnesota’s strengths and opportunities meet, will feature session on tech trends including 3D printing, nanotechnology, e-commerce, security, optimization, the cloud and the ‘internet of things’.
Invention Expo seeks Minnesota inventors
The Minnesota Inventors Congress is seeking exhibitors its Invention Expo 2014 on May 2-3, 2014, at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The Invention Expo 2014 provides an exciting venue for inventors from Minnesota and beyond to introduce their products to new customers, learn from industry experts and connect with potential investors. The final deadline for exhibitor registration is April 25, 2014.