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Winners at Minnesota High Tech Association 2019 Tekne Awards Demonstrate Technological Innovation at its Finest

Innovators Recognized at Tekne Awards Ceremony at Minneapolis Convention Center (MINNEAPOLIS) Nov. 20, 2019 – In a celebration of Minnesota’s thriving science…

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Mission is Everything: An Interview with Abilitech Medical CEO Angie Conley

Abilitech made quite the splash at Startup Week’s MN Cup this year, taking home not only the coveted Startup of the Year Award but the Top Woman-Led Startup…

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Phil Soran to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at 2019 Tekne Awards

The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) is pleased to announce it will honor Phil Soran, one of Minnesota’s most prolific technology entrepreneurs, with a…

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Event Gallery: Solid State Documentary Premier

On October 8, MHTA debuted Solid State: Minnesota’s High Tech History. Produced in partnership with TPT, and with major funding from Seagate Technology,…

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New Member Feature: Discussing Efficiency with 75F

Skim through any of the Twin Cities’ business or startup publications and you’re likely to come across the name “75F.” With its bright orange colors and…

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Event Gallery: Bids & Bytes 2019

There was a lot to celebrate at the Bids & Bytes Networking and Benefit event this year. Our big win? Setting a new fundraising record in support of STEM…

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Leveraging Tech: A Q&A with WLiT Chair Jean Machart

 Jean Machart is the Vice President of Personalization Capabilities at UnitedHealth Group and was recently named Chair of MHTA’s Women Leading in Technology…

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Finalists for Minnesota High Tech Association 2019 Tekne Awards Span from Startup to Fortune 500 Innovators

Winners Announced at Tekne Awards Ceremony on Nov. 20 at Minneapolis Convention Center    MINNEAPOLIS– In a demonstration of the strength of Minnesota’s…

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MHTA Awarded $125,000 Grant to Launch A New SBIR/STTR Accelerator

Minneapolis, Minnesota — The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) was recently awarded a $125,000 grant from the Small Business Administration’s Federal and…

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Funding Minnesota’s Future through Tech Tours and Scholarships

The prosperity of Minnesota’s future tech workforce begins when our current technology leaders invest in the generation that precedes them. The unfortunate…

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The SciTechsperience Internship Program Launches its 2020 Program Year!

Minneapolis, Minnesota — The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) is proud to announce the start of the 2020 program year for its successful SciTechsperience…

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MHTA President and CEO Jeff Tollefson

A Note From Jeff

As I start Week 2 in my new role as MHTA President, I want to first express my gratitude for the warm welcome I’ve received from MHTA members and community…

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Change Up Your Game: Why it’s Important to Have a Coach

By Rachel Polson, partner at Baker Tilly and MHTA board member Over the years of watching my boys play baseball, I have seen them form a special bond with…

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One Enchanted Evening: An Interview with Tekne Winner Uponor

There’s a special feeling that you get when sitting in a hushed ballroom, holding your breath in electric anticipation and awaiting the conclusion to that…

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Jeff Tollefson named as MHTA President

Jeff Tollefson, veteran technology leader and entrepreneur, named as Minnesota High Tech Association President MINNEAPOLIS, July 8, 2019 — The Minnesota High…

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Photos from Annual Spring Conference

A hearty thank you from MHTA to our Annual Spring Conference guest speakers, exhibitors, sponsors and volunteers—you packed a lot of  learning, meetups, demos…

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Annual Spring Conference Speaker Preview: Data Security in a Zero-Trust World

By Katie Walter for MHTA I remember buying a car seat for my son and learning the term “side vehicle intrusion protection”: Whoa, wait, we have to think about…

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Get inspired by predictive and presumptive analytics at MHTA’s Annual Spring Meeting

Senthil Kumaran is CTO of virtuwell by HealthPartners. He’ll talk about why virtuwell uses data to forecast demand and how it produces better outcomes.

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