Inc. the magazine “written for the people who run growing companies” released today their annual ranking list of the country’s top 5,000 fastest-growing private companies with an emphasis on the top 10 percent of the list aka the ‘Inc. 500.’
Via Star Tribune
“I and the entire team are in Minneapolis making Flipgrid the best student voice platform we and our educator community can imagine,” Leslie said in an e-mail message. “Our team of 22 Flipgrid employees is expanding in Minneapolis. We’re adding engineers and designers right now!”
In this Entrepreneur 2 Entrepreneur series curated by Sean Higgins and underwritten by Router Ventures, we hear from the four college dropouts who recently gave it up to go all in on their startup, Runerra.
Runerra is a 2018 Minnesota Cup student division semifinalist, a Techstars + Target 2018 Retail Accelerator Startup, and one of our Pre-Revenue Tech Startups To Watch.
What is Runnera?
Via News Release
“ST PAUL, MN (August 14, 2018) — ilos Videos announced today the launch of video’s most interactive platform. Going beyond recording, editing, hosting, and sharing; the new platform transforms video into a two-way conversation by empowering anyone to capture knowledge, converse with the audience, and control the flow of information.
This coincides with a name change to VidGrid. The new name was inspired by the way that VidGrid harnesses the power of video to turn any organization, into a video organization.”
Via News Release
“MINNEAPOLIS (August 14, 2018) – Sansoro Health, Inc., a pioneer in data integration for health care, today announced an $8 million Series B investment led by LRVHealth, with participation from existing investors Bain Capital Ventures and Healthy Ventures.
The funding will accelerate the adoption and evolution of its Emissary software platform, which facilitates robust integration of digital health applications with electronic health records (EHRs). Sansoro Health has raised a total of $14.5 million.”
Thanks to Fueled Collective for underwriting our How I Work series!
What one word best describes how you work?
What is your current device/hardware/office setup?
Top of the line Apple products all around. This is the one area where you can’t skimp when you run a technology company. Also, screen real estate is like happiness: you can’t have too much!
Raising investment capital certainly isn’t the only way to grow a tech company if TrackJS has anything qualified to say about it.
While the whole self-starting and self-sustaining notion is lost on some entrepreneurs, others are all about lifting themselves up by their own proverbial bootstraps.
Updated 8/13: PRM has added GreaterMSP to an amended lawsuit on multiple counts while DEED still maintains it “never collected, received, maintained or disseminated the unsuccessful proposal that is the subject of the complaint.”
“Minnesotan’s deserve to know…” Ehling told Minnesota Lawyer in a recent article.