Zota App Makes Good Photography Accessible

by Valerie Lockhart

Zota Real Estate PhotographyThese days, most people have a super nice HD camera right in their pocket. What this doesn’t mean is that those same people are actually good photographers. For those of us who may need a little assistance in the composition and framing of our shots, a new app coming to market called Zota, “…allows you to fake having a good eye for photography.”
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Localvore Expands to Twin Cities, Completes $1M Seed Round

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LocalvoreVermont-based subscription app, Localvore, connects tens of thousands of foodies with daily deals from local restaurants, breweries, and businesses with a portion of proceeds benefiting regional nonprofits. Last week the company announced they’ll be expanding to the Twin Cities and beginning a nationwide rollout with the completion of a $1M Seed round, which included significant investment from Minnesota angels.

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BETA Startup Showcase: We Sparkle

by Valerie Lockhart

BETA Startup: We Sparkle Logo The TECHdotMN team would like to introduce you to each of the startups featured in the upcoming BETA showcase. Over the next couple of weeks, we will highlight each company, so you can get a better idea of the talent, hardwork, and dedication held within each of these startups.

The next company in our BETA Startup Showcase series is: We Sparkle

We Sparkle is a SaaS social enterprise that helps small businesses with their client communications via conversational AI assistant.
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Old School and New School Collide in Post-It/Trello Collaboration

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Old School and New School Collide in Post-It/Trello Collaboration

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In spite of a plethora of digital collaboration software and apps for team to choose from, there are those who have never given up their love of the paper Post-It note. Go to any workplace and you’ll find at least one desk covered in cheerful hues of the sticky notes. Today, 3M announced that its loyal band of followers can enjoy the best of both worlds with a new integration between the Post-It App and digital project management tool, Trello.

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Mobile Startup CheckNGN Connects Drivers With Mechanics

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By Neal St. Anthony Star Tribune

Jake Koelln and two partners this year launched CheckNGN, an interactive car-repair application business that links independent auto repair shops and young people with used cars. “I can change my oil,” quipped Koelln, 33, who drives an 11-year-old Mazda. “But I can’t change my timing belt.”

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Spark DJ App Adds A Professional Spin To Mixes

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By Jackie Renzetti, Star Tribune

James Jones had the problem that every college student wants: too many paid gigs.  While studying engineering and economics at the University of Notre Dame, he DJed three to four parties each weekend, and picked up opening slots for big-name acts like Big Sean. But he started stretching himself too thin, so he built a program that mixed music and took requests. He offered it to customers at a discounted price.”

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[Slideshow] See The Minnesota Tech Appearing At CES 2017

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CES — the largest electronics and technology trade show in the world is happening January 5-8 in Las Vegas, Nevada.   2 million+ square feet of space will house over 4,000 exhibitors this year, featuring products—and the companies that create them — for the consumer technology market.

18 different Minnesota-based firms are represented this year (down from 22 lasts year) and in alphabetical order, they are:

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Massage On Demand App Service Zeel Expands Into Minneapolis

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“NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2016 — Zeel, the first company to bring in home massage to your doorstep in as little as an hour, today announces the continued expansion of Massage On Demand into two more cities – San Antonio, Texas and Minneapolis, Minnesota. Residents and visitors in these cities can now schedule and enjoy a five-star, spa-quality in home massage from Zeel in the privacy and convenience of their home, hotel, workplace, or event.”

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