Mobile Startup CheckNGN Connects Drivers With Mechanics

sourced

Categories

By Neal St. Anthony Star Tribune

Jake Koelln and two partners this year launched CheckNGN, an interactive car-repair application business that links independent auto repair shops and young people with used cars. “I can change my oil,” quipped Koelln, 33, who drives an 11-year-old Mazda. “But I can’t change my timing belt.”

Read More…

Spark DJ App Adds A Professional Spin To Mixes

sourced

By Jackie Renzetti, Star Tribune

James Jones had the problem that every college student wants: too many paid gigs.  While studying engineering and economics at the University of Notre Dame, he DJed three to four parties each weekend, and picked up opening slots for big-name acts like Big Sean. But he started stretching himself too thin, so he built a program that mixed music and took requests. He offered it to customers at a discounted price.”

Read More…

[Slideshow] See The Minnesota Tech Appearing At CES 2017

sourced

CES — the largest electronics and technology trade show in the world is happening January 5-8 in Las Vegas, Nevada.   2 million+ square feet of space will house over 4,000 exhibitors this year, featuring products—and the companies that create them — for the consumer technology market.

18 different Minnesota-based firms are represented this year (down from 22 lasts year) and in alphabetical order, they are:

Read More »

Massage On Demand App Service Zeel Expands Into Minneapolis

sourced

Categories

screen-shot-2016-12-12-at-12-27-32-pmVia News Release

“NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2016 — Zeel, the first company to bring in home massage to your doorstep in as little as an hour, today announces the continued expansion of Massage On Demand into two more cities – San Antonio, Texas and Minneapolis, Minnesota. Residents and visitors in these cities can now schedule and enjoy a five-star, spa-quality in home massage from Zeel in the privacy and convenience of their home, hotel, workplace, or event.”

Read More »

Who’s Driving Mobile Carpool App Launches Today

sourced

Categories

Screen Shot 2016-08-23 at 7.46.59 AMVia News Release

“Minneapolis, MN: The Who’s Driving app, which aims to help parents instantly organize carpools, is now available for both iPhone and Android users. The new app eliminates the need for parents to use group texts, email chains, last minute phone calls and complicated spreadsheets to organize their children’s carpools. Instead, all communications about upcoming carpools exist within one interface in the Who’s Driving App.”

Read More »

MUROL Wants To Flip The Screen On Photo Sharing

by Guest

Categories

Screen Shot 2016-07-06 at 11.22.33 AMBy Adrienne Clairmont

There’s a difference between a good photo and a great photo, although the subtleties are often difficult to appreciate in our current mobile environment.

Photo-sharing apps can go so far as to force a user to crop and compromise the integrity of their image so that it will fit within some pre-designated box.

MUROL is a new Minneapolis based startup founded by entrepreneur Henry Amoloja that offers an entirely new photo-sharing experience by presenting full-screen images to the user in landscape mode.

Read More »

SparkDJ Is Out To Replace DJs with Data Science

Categories

Screen Shot 2016-06-28 at 11.22.59 AMWhen James Jones needed extra income to cover his tuition at Notre Dame University, the self-professed music junkie turned to his passion for the answer.

“My college life consisted of two things,” he says, all joking aside: “I studied and made music…my best friends were my turntables and my weekends were spent on the clock.”

Read More »

Former Quantum Retail CEO & Chairman Steve Buege Named SVP At Code42

sourced

Categories

Via News Release

MINNEAPOLIS – May 25, 2016 Code42, the leader in endpoint data protection and security for the enterprise, today announced that Steve Buege, former CEO and chairman of the board at Quantum Retail Technology, has joined the company as senior vice president and general manager of its new consumer, small business (CSB) division.”

Read More »

Post Navigation