Welfare Watch: April 2017



Screen-Shot-2017-02-04-at-9.19.04-AM-300x239Welfare Watch is a monthly column for individuals, nonprofit and private companies in Minnesota’s tech industry that receive government (read: taxpayer) financial support—whether directly or indirectly.

This corporate welfare includes: tax incentives/abatement, grants/loans, reimbursements, subsidy, sponsorship, special favors, etc.

1/1/2017 – 4/12/2017   AITC Welfare (welfare recipients are the investors in these companies, which are not legally required to be disclosed, all that’s known is the investee beneficiary + amount).

CareQuo  – 37,500
IrriGreen – 25,000
Kidizen  – 168,625
Kipsu – 92,500
MOTI Sports – 20,000
Portfolio Strategy Solutions – 25,000
Securonet – 2,500

IT Ready via City of Minneapolis ($UNK)
Enterprise Rising Conference via SciTechSperience ($UNK)



  • peteredstrom


    • http://tech.mn Jeff Pesek

      Do you mean sources, Peter?

      AITC (Angel Investor Tax Credit) = DEED
      IT Ready = Press Release
      Enterprise Rising Conference = Owner Casey Allen