Tech & Innovation News

TechTalent Preview: Q&A with Code 42’s CISO Jadee Hanson

Jadee Hanson, chief information security officer and vice president of Information Systems at Code42 in Minneapolis, will speak on a panel about best-in-class…

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New H-1B visa rules will benefit applicants with advanced degrees from U.S. institutions

Applicants with advanced degrees from U.S. institutions of higher education who are seeking H-1B visas will be the beneficiaries of a new rule announced by the…

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MHTA Names Lisa Schlosser Interim President

The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) announced today that Lisa Schlosser will serve as interim president. Margaret Anderson Kelliher, MHTA president from…

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Rachel Polson

Are you ready for an advisory board?

By Rachel Polson, partner at Baker Tilly and MHTF board member As a startup, you’ve probably received lots of advice, best practices and “lessons from the…

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Margaret Anderson Kelliher

A message from Margaret Anderson Kelliher

As many of you read recently, 2019 started out with a big change for me.  I am leaving the Minnesota High Tech Association to become the next commissioner of…

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Making Connections with MN High Tech: a Tekne Success Story

The Minnesota High Tech Association makes connections, and this story is a great success story of connections made at last year's Tekne Awards. It's the story…

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Take MN-IT Advice to Be Cyber Secure

Take MN-IT Advice to Be Cyber Secure

Thanks to our guest post from Minnesota IT Services with great advice on how everyone can take actions to be cyber secure. MN-IT has articles on detecting and…

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MN High Tech Success Story: Sentera Flies High in Ag Tech

Sentera drone 2018 has been a high-flying year for Sentera, maker of precision sensors, drones, software and IoT solutions used in the agriculture industry to…

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Russ Felker

Blockchain Startups in Spotlight Nov. 7 at MN Venture Conference

Blockchain is not just a new technology tool, but a new business tool, according to Russ Felker, West Monroe Partners senior architect for mergers and…

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Ryan Weber

Insights on Nov. 7 Minnesota Venture Conference: AI/Data Analytics

Artificial intelligence is bringing incredible breakthroughs in automation and other applications, according to Ryan Weber, managing partner and co-founder of…

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Entrepreneurs and Investors to Present on Hot Tech Topics in Venture Capital Nov. 7

The Minnesota Venture Conference, hosted by the Minnesota High Tech Association on Nov. 7, 2018, will bring together hundreds of entrepreneurs, investors and…

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Governor’s Task Force on Broadband Releases Final Annual Report

PAUL — The Governor’s Task Force on Broadband released its final Annual Report today, which includes recommendations for Governor Dayton, the legislature, and…

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Insights on Nov. 7 Minnesota Venture Conference: Cybersecurity

To provide insight into conference hot topics, this is one in a series of Q&As with experts presenting at the conference. Cybersecurity could use an…

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Finalists for MHTA 2018 Tekne Awards Span from Startup to Fortune 500 Innovators

In a demonstration of the strength of Minnesota’s innovation economy, the Minnesota High Tech Association has announced 48 finalists for its annual Tekne…

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MN-SBIR Lands SBA Grant to Help Small Business Innovators Pursue $3 Billion in Federal Funds

Small, science-based businesses working to develop and commercialize new technologies can access experts and resources to apply for federal research funding…

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Health Tech Start-up HabitAware Has Elements of Success

HabitAware has all the elements of a successful tech start-up: A new digital health device to treat an unmet need, patented technology backed by a…

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$1 Billion for Defense Tech Innovations

If you're a tech innovator seeking R&D funding, start thinking about the DOD billion-dollar pot of money from SBIR/STTR, where you own the intellectual…

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