MHTA – Mayo Clinic and Rochester area business development officials announced the opening of the new Mayo Clinic Business Accelerator at the Minnesota BioBusiness Center. The space may be leased by existing companies, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and professional service providers. The goal of the accelerator is to stimulate growth of health care-related businesses in Rochester. The accelerator is a Mayo Clinic initiative supported by Rochester Area Economic Development, Inc. (RAEDI) and the city of Rochester.
Minnesota budget deficit shrinks
MHTA – Minnesota’s state budget deficit has improved according to numbers released by Minnesota Management and Budget. The February budget forecast shows a projected budget deficit of $627 million for fiscal years 2014-15. This is an improvement of $463 million from the November budget forecast that showed a projected deficit of $1.1 billion.
MHTA partners with EFM to host IT Leadership Forums
MHTA – MHTA is partnering with EFM to host monthly events for IT professionals through The Minnesota IT Leadership Forum. The goal of the partnership is to further promote and develop the next generation of IT leadership which is one of our themes in 2013.
Coalition forms against governor’s sales tax proposal
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.
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.