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Weekly digest /  Jul 12, 2018 - Jul 19, 2018
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Liquidity: The Q2 2018 MN Tech M&A Review   TAGS: LIQUIDITY
[VOTE] Does Minnesota Tech Need More Arbitrary Popularity Contests?  
Meet The Techstars + Target Retail Accelerator Startup Class Of 2018   TAGS: TARGET, TECHSTARS RETAIL ACCELERATOR
[UPDATED] Who Are Minnesota’s Private Equity-Backed Tech Companies?   TAGS: ABILITY NETWORK, ASCENTIS, AVTEX, BAILIWICK, CALABRIO, DCM, DIGITAL RIVER, DTN, EDMENTUM, GRANICUS, HELPSYSTEMS, HIGHJUMP SOFTWARE, HOONUIT, JAMF, MARCO, NETGAIN, NETSPI, NEWSCYCLE, NEWSCYCLE SOLUTIONS, PERFORCE SOFTWARE, PROVATION MEDICAL, REDBRICK HEALTH, SITEIMPROVE
The Nerdery Names Adrian Slobin CEO Successor To Tom O’Neill   TAGS: ADRIAN SLOBIN, THE NERDERY
Edmentum Hires CFO Eric Doan   TAGS: EDMENTUM, ERIC DOAN
Mendota Heights Logistics Tech Provider Manna Bought Up By Pilot   TAGS: MANNA FREIGHT SYSTEMS, PILOT FREIGHT SERVICES
[FIELD NOTES] Coffee & Closers With Cory Storkamp   TAGS: COFFEE AND CLOSERS, CORY STORKAMP
SparkDJ Graduates From Techstars Music Accelerator In LA & Raises $300k   TAGS: JAMES JONES JR, SPARKDJ, TECHSTARS
Little Acorn Shave Co Is Raising $250k   TAGS: ALLEN BONK, LITTLE ACORN SHAVE CO, TRACY L. DAVID
[VIDEO] MinneDemo 29 Presentations   TAGS: CONTROLBRIGHT, MINNEDEMO, PEIR, ROBOT RICKSHAW, SQUIGL, THE ADVENTURES OF SUPER STRETCH, VISUAL
Inaugural 2018 Techstars Farm to Fork Accelerator Class Announced   TAGS: CARGILL, ECOLAB, TECHSTARS, TECHSTARS FARM TO FORK
Minnesota Tech Funding Report Q2 2018: 24 Ventures Raised ~$163m  
[REPEAT] Mitch Coopet & Brian Bispala [2]   TAGS: BRIAN BISPALA, MITCH COOPET, RAMBL, REPEAT
Local HealthTech Startup Alska Heads To European Incubator Station F   TAGS: ALSKA, STATION F
UHG-Backed Rally Health Takes Up Space At The Millwright In Mpls   TAGS: RALLY HEALTH
[Updated] Which Minnesota Corporate VCs Are Making Tech Investments?   TAGS: 3M NEW VENTURES, ALLIANZ LIFE VENTURES, APERVITA, BEST BUY, BEST BUY CAPITAL, BIND, BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD OF MINNESOTA, BUOY HEALTH, CAINTHUS, CARGILL, ECOLAB, GAINFULLY, GRAVIE, HELIX, INSPECTORIO, LEARN TO LIVE, LIVIO, LIVIO HEALTH GROUP, MAYO CLINIC, MAYO CLINIC VENTURES, MAZOR ROBOTICS, MEDICA, MEDTRONIC, MINDSTRONG HEALTH, OPTUM VENTURES, PHYN, PROPELLER HEALTH, R3, RALLY HEALTH, SECURIAN, SEI, SHYFT ANALYTICS, STELLA, TAKADU, TALIX, TARGET, THE TORO COMPANY, UPONOR, US BANK, VOCALZOOM
[FIELD NOTES] IGDATC July – Go West, If You Have To: Developing West of Loathing   TAGS: IGDA TWIN CITIES, KIERAN SHELDON, VICTOR THOMPSON
I’m Michelle Chaffee, Founder & CEO of Alska, And This Is How I Work   TAGS: ALSKA, HOW I WORK, MICHELLE CHAFFEE
Best Buy Capital Creator Kuk Yi Is Doing Tech Deals Again   TAGS: KUK YI, THIRTY-FIVE TWELVE
[UPDATED] The Top 10 VC Backed Tech Ventures In Minnesota Right Now   TAGS: BIND, BRIGHT HEALTH, CODE42, EXOSITE, FIELD NATION, GRAVIE, KEYEDIN SOLUTIONS, LEADPAGES, NOVUHEALTH, WHEN I WORK
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