Google Chairman Praises Mpls. Entrepreneurship at CoCo



By Jake Anderson, Twin Cities Business

“Google Chairman Erik Schmidt joined Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak and several local business leaders on Wednesday at CoCo, a collaborative “co-working” firm that offers alternative office space to freelance professionals, small businesses, and corporate work groups.

Schmidt praised the city’s culture of entrepreneurship, saying it’s unlike anything else he’s witnessed in the United States—and he offered his two cents for how to help expand on the metro area’s strengths. The CoCo event followed a speech that Schmidt delivered at the University of Minnesota, where he discussed the future of the high-tech economy.”

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