Prior to joining Lead Pages, Ouska was with HighJump Software for a decade, acting as their CFO for the latter half of that time. At HighJump, he was intimately involved with the Accellos merger that resulted in a $150m combined company.
MNVest’s campaign to loosen securities regulations around Minnesota intrastate crowdfunding has taken an interesting turn this week.
After posting the v1 bill to a GitHub repository — opening up the draft for inspection, editing and revision — the related meetup group has announced a hackathon of sorts, but instead of code, it’s all about the legalese.
Their Minneapolis startup Myo Systems is developing a wearable device for people who want to optimize their cognitive abilities by combing 175+ year old Brainwave Entertainment (BWE) concepts with modern technology advancements.
Myo’s ‘Attention Directing Headphone Device (ADHD)’, branded as Pure Phones, is designed to intentionally calibrate your brainwaves to a situation:
Well that never happened. At least not yet — for a number of reasons (depending on who you ask and believe) that ultimately point to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). To put it lightly, crowdfunding remains in a Federal limbo.
The Shopper Marketing Conference & Expo is coming to Minnesota for the first time and drawing an estimated 4,000 marketers from consumer brands, mass retailers, agencies and suppliers to the Minneapolis Convention Center on Oct 21-23.
Operated by the Chicago-based Path to Purchase Institute (P2PI), an afternoon symposium on Tuesday will highlight emerging technologies related to consumer shoppers. Eight startups — including Minnesota made Jingit and TrackIF — are pitching various mobile, social, loyalty and big data analytics products.
“I’ve witnessed the life cycle of startups and through those experiences I always questioned whether to get in deep or stay on the periphery. I love this business and Kipsu is on a growth trajectory,” Smith says speaking to the decision to change.
Corporate directives from Microsoft’s Redmond, WA headquarters announced in July have come full circle in Minnesota this fall.
Between 30-40 technical positions from within a Microsoft product development office in St. Paul have been eliminated over the past few weeks, according to Doug Olson, Partner Director of Development (AZURE).
75F is an M2M venture with a commercial climate control system that’s predictive in nature. It was only a month ago that 75 Fahrenheit also won the Minnesota Cup grand prize.
“The level of support we continue to receive from the tech community is incredible,” said 75F founder & CEO Deepinder Singh.
When real estate investor Colin Hirdman wanted to understand his tenant’s water consumption habits to the penny, he naturally defaulted to entrepreneurial tendencies.