“MyAlerts is an engagement platform for consumers to design their own custom alerts and for marketers to connect with them. In the retail space, we’ve closed a number of large companies on this model and the core business is growing nicely. We needed a small amount of cash quickly now,” he explains, “To expand into a new vertical, bring us cash flow positive and set us up for a larger series B round down the road.”
Launched in 2012 and led by CEO Ben Cattoor, Foodsby is like a virtual food truck network that uses an online ordering platform to pool and optimize everday food delivery services to corporate organizations.
By Andre Eggert, Twin Cities Business
“Zipnosis said on Tuesday that it signed a lease agreement to move into T3—the United States’ first tall-wood building located in the North Loop. The move will nearly double the square footage that the Minneapolis-based telemedicine provider occupies. The company currently is located a few blocks from T3 and as of April 2016 had about 30 employees.”
Play: to engage in activity for enjoyment and recreation without a serious intention.
The first act of this play is a retreat for founders in sunny San Diego during the dead of Minnesota winter.
Feb 1 – 5; 4 nights & 5 days of sun and fun at Outsite with your peers.
Capped at 10, this play date is first come – first serve!
Shout out to Come Up Capital for making this inaugural play getaway a reality!
The free apps give online shoppers access to a 360-degree showroom using their smartphones just in time for the holidays. With a Google Cardboard or similar VR headset hardware, they can get the fully immersive three-dimensional VR experience.
RetraceHealth combines video telemedicine with face to face house calls for a blended delivery model designed to lower time and cost associated with the traditional physician-patient process. The venture has attracted investment capital from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross), HealthEast Care System (Minnesota), and McKesson Ventures.
Via News Release
“MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 21, 2016 — In a move that greatly enhances its position as a full-spectrum provider of fantasy sports products and services, SportsHub Technologies, LLC announced today that it has acquired LeagueSafe, LLC, a Minnesota-based company that offers fantasy players the most trusted online payment solution for collecting and protecting fantasy dues.”