Minnesota Startup Yonder Is Using Tech To Protect World Travelers


Yonder“Are you covered by your health insurance policy when you leave the country?” posits entrepreneur and international traveler Ryan Skoog.

“We found that about 80% of policies don’t provide coverage outside the US while about 80% of people think theirs does. This paradox presents a big problem.”

Together with Terry Boynton, the two were traveling in Nepal on a mission trip when they realized just how fortunate their lives are. Travel is essential to understanding more than just a geography — but to mankind as a whole.

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OneMedNet Raises Half A Million For Medical Imaging Software


screen-shot-2016-09-12-at-8-07-02-amEden Prairie-based OneMedNet has raised $500k in equity investment per this SEC disclosure.

Formed in 2006, OneMedNet specializes in the exchange of medical imaging. Their flagship BEAM software suite features an array of features for providers and patients to securely and quickly share information across a number of devices and networks.

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Repeat Entrepreneur Mary Meehan Is Working On Her Next Big (Data) Thing

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Mary Meehan, Cofounder and CEO, Metametrix.

“I’ve always had more ideas to work on,” says Mary Meehan, explaining her motivation to start another company.

“It’s like a gift and a curse…this entrepreneurship thing…but I just love solving problems.”

Though Meehan is not a formally trained social scientist, she’s spent over a quarter century thinking like one, and capitalizing on her experiments along the way.

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SportsTech Startup Player’s Health Scores Distribution Deal With US Club Soccer


Screen Shot 2017-03-07 at 11.15.23 AMMinneapolis sports tech startup Player’s Health has partnered with US Club Soccer — a national organization and member of the United States Soccer Federation that aims to advance soccer through the development and support of soccer clubs for all ages and genders.

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The 6th Annual EO RALLY Is For Entrepreneurs, By Entrepreneurs


Screen Shot 2017-03-02 at 2.22.15 PMWhen it comes to tech events these days, there are plenty of options for the emerging Minnesota tech entrepreneur to consider.

Hosted by the Entrepreneurs Organization (EO) Minnesota chapter, the sixth annual Entrepreneurs Rally arrives next Wednesday evening in Minneapolis with “no holds barred” speed mentoring for tech entrepreneurs.

The best inputs come from those who practice what they preach, those who have been there before, and can relate firsthand to the realities of entrepreneurship. Even better is advice is backed by results in the form of financial profit – the benchmark of entrepreneurship. Inputs are everything and nothing less will cut it for the entrepreneur serious about success.

The EO Rally promises once again to deliver qualified, tactical advice sourced from the following technology mentors:

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Frontend Masters Growth Prompts Minneapolis Move


frontendmasters_logoMJG International has signed a new five year lease at 60 South Sixth Street, Suite 3625, according to CEO Marc Grabanski.

The move brings Frontend Masters UI development and design workshops from the outskirts of Burnsville to the heart of downtown Minneapolis inside RBC Plaza.

Grabanski says the relocation means Frontend Masters will be closer to the pulse of the local tech community, providing greater access and audience for some 60+ free workshops planned throughout 2017.

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