Drone-For-Selfies Hits $100k+ On IndieGoGo

sourced

Via News Release

“MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AirSelfie announces the launch of the preorder campaign for the AIR PIX, the next generation of the original AirSelfie, engineered with more features for a revolutionary new user experience that will change selfie taking forever. AIR PIX is the brand new personal selfie photographer that can autonomously capture every moment in life just while it’s happening. It fits in your pocket and is always ready to shoot anytime, anywhere from a cool new perspective, impossible with a handheld camera.”

Read More »

Edutech Startup UR Turn Joins AT&T Accelerator

sourced

Categories

Via News Release

“Today, across the United States, there are an estimated 5 million young adults disconnected from stable career pathways, and 12 million jobs requiring postsecondary education or training that will go unfilled in the next decade. This is a massive gap, and one that AT&T is working to help fill with a strong talent pipeline. For our company – and our country – to succeed in the 21st century, we need to ensure that the future workforce has the right skills.

UR TURN (Minneapolis, Minnesota) drives student and parent engagement through a goal-setting and progress-mapping tool with a visualized tracking dashboard. Setting and achieving goals correlates to college and career readiness.”

Read More…

Minnesota InsureTech Startup Upsie Raises Another $5M

sourced

Categories

Via TechCrunch

“Warranties for purchased products is a $40 billion annual market. But in in their current form, they are considered by some to be one of the bigger scams in the world of retail because they cost so much and often return too little.

Now there is an alternative emerging. A startup out of Minneapolis, Minnesota, called Upsie has decided to wage war on the old warranty, with more reasonable pricing (typically 70 percent lower than what the retailer offers) and a much more modern approach to selling and managing the warranty.”

Read More…

[VIDEO] Digital Badge Startup Pursues Safer Schools

sourced

Categories

Via News Release

“SARTELL, Minn. — A school in central Minnesota is the first in the country to try a new system aimed at helping keep students safe.  Badge Messenger is a pilot program at St. Francis Xavier Catholic School in Sartell. It’s a school badge with four buttons on it. The buttons signify the need for help, medical, maintenance, or an emergency.”

Read More…

The Vitals App names Janeé Harteau CEO

sourced

Categories

Via News Release

“May 23, 2019 – Eden Prairie, MN – Vitals Aware Services, Inc., has promoted law enforcement veteran Janeé Harteau to chief executive officer and added an important new board member with deep experience in public safety. Both steps are part of a national rollout of The VitalsTM App beginning this year.”

Read More »

Startup Showcase: WorkMand Platform Links Contractors With Real Estate Professionals

sourced

Categories

Via Pioneer Press

“According to Statista home improvement expenditure amounted to about $394 billion in 2018. The success of home renovations, rehabs and maintenance is generally dependent upon finding a good contractor that meets your budget, timeline and specific needs. The time required to do the due diligence and research to find these contractors can be expensive, time consuming and stressful. Often figuring out where to start can be the biggest issue.”

Read More…

Meda Announces 2nd Annual Million Dollar Challenge for Minority Entrepreneurs

sourced

Categories

Via News Release

“MINNEAPOLIS, May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Meda (Metropolitan Economic Development Association) has opened up applications for its second year of the Million Dollar Challenge for Minority Entrepreneurs. The Million Dollar Challenge is the largest minority entrepreneurial competition in the country, awarding $1 million in funding to minority businesses from across the nation.”

Read More »

Post Navigation