University of St. Thomas Graduate students Jacalyn Peterson and Amanda Klosner won the 2014 Fowler Business Concept Challenge.
Last year, the state legislature extended Minnesota’s Angel Investment Tax Credit (AITC) program for 2015 & 2016, creating $30M in additional incentives for investing in certain Minnesota businesses.
Introduced in 2010, the AITC provides a 25-percent credit to qualified investors or investment funds that put money
into qualified companies focused on high technology or new proprietary technology.
Mobile app maker for the automotive industry, Automotion, has made a deal with General Motors to be the preferred mobile provider across their nationwide dealer network
“This is a first of a kind partnership for us,” says President Ben Anderson, “Manufacturer’s and OEM’s are the holy grail, it doesn’t get bigger than this.”
MNvest’s movement to improve securities regulations around intrastate crowdfunding in Minnesota continues.
The preliminary legislation has acquired four early endorsements: Senators Terri Bonoff (D) & Branden Petersen (R); Representatives Joe Atkins (D) & Jennifer Loon (R).
Ranked on technical merit, innovation and potential profitability — event attendees have spoken and selected Little Peanut on the Go as the winner of this years MobDemo competition.
While those currently remain unanswered — a curious commenter reminded us about the public + foundation funding AccelerateMSP received to do something for entrepreneurship in Minnesota.
New York professional services behemoth Deloitte announced today their annual ranking of the fastest growing North American technology companies.
Now on year 20, the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 measures innovation, entrepreneurship and rapid growth to identify “companies are on the cutting edge and are transforming the way we do business.”
Through the arrangement, Buzzcut and Fargo Monthly will co-market the free nightlife iOS app throughout the city and drive adoption among users and merchants.
“We’re thrilled to bring Buzzcut to Fargo/Moorhead, my hometown and a community filled with passionate, friendly people and a really thriving nightlife scene,” Co founder and North Dakota native Joseph Taralson says.