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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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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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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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Tekne Awards

2018 Tekne Awards Due Date Extended to Aug. 10

The Minnesota High Tech Association is inviting innovators in science and technology from across the state to apply for the prestigious Minnesota High Tech…

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MNSBIR: Technological Innovations with Commercial Potential Sought by the US DOE

Non-Dilutive Funding up to $1,225,000 over three years to support scientific advances in energy ...

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MN High Tech Foundation Scholar Gianna

MN High Tech Foundation Scholar Succeeds in Multiple Roles

In the Fall of 2017, Gianna Madison had three life-filling roles: full-time student at Dunwoody College, senior technician at RSP Architects, and mother to a…

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Entrepreneur Profiles: Sofia Fund on the Fundamentals of Fundability

The burgeoning number of innovative startups in Minnesota's science and tech community should be attracting more attention from early-stage funders, or angel…

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Entrepreneur Profile: Quench Medical Finds Funding Via MN SBIR

Quench Medical is on a quest to bring life-changing improvements to treat asthma. As CEO and founder of Quench Medical, Bryce Beverlin II, PhD, has been…

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Innovators in Energy: 75F

The story of innovative startup 75F, based in Burnsville, Minnesota, illustrates that innovation is thriving in Minnesota. 75F is one of the past recipients of…

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