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7 Generation Games

Twenty Minutes: May 21, 2021

The Minnesota IPO train keep chuggin’ along, long-term-lending options, video games as educational tools, and more. This is the news in Minnesota tech and startup for the week of Friday, May 21.

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Featured Interviews:

Maria Burns Ortiz, CEO and Co-founder of 7 Generation Games


Sezzle Partners With Ally Lending for Long-Term Lending Program

Bright Health Files for IPO

NetSPI Secures $90 Million in Growth Funding

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This week’s episode of Constant Variables:

“If you have a passion for change, you should consider yourself an entrepreneur. Diane Rucker, Executive Director of University Enterprise Laboratories, has extensive experience in technology and innovation, and she joins the show to chat about redefining entrepreneurship, the soft skills needed to be a well-rounded developer, the criticality of business partners who look at things differently than you, and the state of startups in Minnesota compared to the coasts.”

Alex Skjong
Alex oversees the content produced for BETA, Twin Cities Startup Week, and When he’s not writing or editing, there’s a good chance he’s enjoying a refreshing brew and explaining the merits of heavy metal (of which there are many).