Meet A Minnesota Tech CTO: Chris Nelson, ClickSWITCH



Thank you Tarmac for underwriting our Meet a Minnesota CTO series, where we get up close and personal with Minnesota’s chief techies!

Chris Nelson is the CTO of ClickSWITCH, a fintech startup in Minneapolis’ North Loop focused on helping account holders switch their accounts from one financial institution to another.

How long have you been working in techn for and what is your technical background?

I have been working in technology my entire career, which spans more than 30 years of corporate experience. I went to school for Electrical Engineering and have done nearly every job in IT since I left school.

What are you focused on right now?

As a bootstrapped startup with a strong sales focus, ClickSWITCH now has an awesome problem, scaling the business. I’m focused on enabling technologies that allow exponential transactional growth coupled with our ability to effectively fulfill those transactions.

What are the some of the technologies within your company and IT environment?

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Clay Collins Shows Off Nomics, And It’s Not What It Looks Like


If cryptocurrencies are here to stay, then fintech startup Nomics is placing a huge bet on the needs of the biggest players in the market.

Repeat entrepreneur Clay Collins touched on his forthcoming venture last fall after leaving LeadPages, and is now unveiling a glimpse the at site while elaborating on the business model.

Spoiler: it’s not what it looks like.

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Beta.MN / Byte: Land.MN


Beta.MN/ Byte is a series underwritten by Bust Out Solutions and published in collaboration with Beta.MN for the early-stage founders between idea and execution.

What is the name of the company and/or product? Where is it found online?

Land Portal, LLC aka Land.MN

What distinct problem does this solve for who and how does this create value for them?

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Minneapolis Fed President Kashkari On Bitcoin: ‘No Credible Threat’




“Despite the competition heating up within the burgeoning digital currency world, none of the products represent a viable threat to the U.S. dollar, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said Tuesday.

Cryptocurrencies have been experiencing a huge boom over the past year, with the rolls of those coins with more than $1 billion market value exploding from less than 10 just a few months ago to 44 and counting.”

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