Tech & Innovation News

PIPELINE Dual Training Grants Available

The Minnesota PIPELINE (Private Investment, Public Education, Labor and Industry Experience) Program is an innovative approach to address current and future…

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Cyberstates: Tech employment grows in Minnesota

SAINT PAUL, Minn., March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology-related employment in Minnesota grew by more than 4,800 new jobs in 2018 and the tech sector…

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MHTA launches president & CEO search

MHTA is partnering with Ballinger | Leafblad to conduct the search for our next President and CEO.  The role calls for a leader who seeks to make an impact in…

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TechTalent Preview: Q&A with Target’s Mike McNamara

Target CIO Mike McNamara will deliver a keynote address at TechTalent Feb. 28. Here’s a look at his perspective on the local technology community and his…

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Dean Alvin Abraham

Tech Talent Preview: Q&A with UST’s Alvin Abraham

  Dean Alvin Abraham of the Dougherty Family College (DFC) at the

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Matt Lewis

Tech Talent Preview: Q&A with MakeIt MSP’s Matt Lewis

  Matt Lewis runs the Make It. MSP program for the

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Chris Passaro

Tech Talent Preview: Q & A with Comcast’s Chris Passaro

  Chris Passaro, Comcast’s vice president of Human Resources for the Twin Cities region,

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Deb Broberg

Tech Talent Preview: Q&A with RealTime Talent’s Deb Broberg

  Deb Broberg, executive director of RealTime Talent, will speak on a panel about the tech

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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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