Brain Drain Is Lowering Minnesota’s Tech Workforce


screen-shot-2016-10-12-at-12-47-59-pmBy Frederick Melo, Pioner Press/GovTech

“(TNS) — Minnesota remains a national leader when it comes to patents and innovation, as well as the state’s impressive concentration of science, technology, engineering and math, or “STEM” jobs.

The amount of venture capital spent per capita isn’t shabby, either, though not quite as commanding as it has been in recent years. But the state’s population, while relatively well-educated, also is highly mobile — leading to a troubling net loss of workforce.”

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