DataBank Eagan Venture Recognized as Business Recruitment Project of the Year

The Economic Development Association of Minnesota (EDAM) recognized Dakota Electric Association and the city of Eagan for their work in attracting national data center provider, DataBank, at the “Excellence in Economic Development Awards” ceremony held Jan. 22 in Brooklyn Park.
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February 18, 2015 | No Comments ›

Be part of Engineering Week!

The need for more students to pursue STEM in post-secondary studies is vital to our state’s economic and social health. Celebrate Engineering Week (February 22-28) by being part of the solution – by encouraging future engineers through a workplace experience.

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February 17, 2015 | No Comments ›

Tech sector employs 6.5M nationwide

MHTA – The U.S. tech industry added 129,600 net jobs between 2013 and 2014, for a total of nearly 6.5 million jobs in the U.S., according to Cyberstates 2015: The Definitive State-by-State Analysis of the U.S. Tech Industry published by CompTIA.

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February 11, 2015 | No Comments ›

Sofia Fund raises nearly $4M for women-focused ventures

MHTA – Sofia Angel Fund, a group targeting women-led growth companies, says it has raised nearly $4 million in his first round of fundraising.

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February 11, 2015 | No Comments ›

Inspire future engineers through a job shadow

Last week, a number of local science and technology companies hosted students for job shadow day – an experience designed to provide young people with the chance to learn more about the opportunities available in the STEM fields. As we approach Engineering Week (February 22-28), we’d like to share Hannah’s story, an illustration of the power of a job shadow

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February 10, 2015 | No Comments ›


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