Pine River Capital Management is shrinking

Pine River Capital, a darling of the hedge fund industry a few years ago, has fallen on leaner times.

IntriCon is enjoying a stock surge amid big hopes for hearing product

September 17
Small business

SBA seeds micro-businesses

September 14
The SBA selected two Twin Cities nonprofit small-business advisers
Business
September 13

Third Minnesota company could complete IPO next week.

Celcuity Inc. moves another step closer to its IPO, could price its offering next week.
Business
September 12

Intricon stock surges 25 percent in value in last three days

Intricon is experiencing strong growth in its two main businesses and benefited from a recent federal law change.
Business
September 11

More than 1,000 female entrepreneurs headed to Minneapolis

The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), which established its first chapter in Minnesota 40 years ago, will hold its first national conference in the Twin Cities Oct. 15-17.
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September 10

Hamline Methodist Dining Hall had record year at the State Fair

It's almost as amazing that the dining hall, which first opened in 1897, is still around in the ever-changing fair food scene.
Business
September 8

St. Anthony: White-collar crime often escapes the big headlines

The TV news shows and headlines are full of stories about violent crimes and terrorism, real and alleged. There’s also financial terrorism. White-collar crime is…
Business
September 7

Uponor and Aerotek host September job fairs across Twin Cities

Worker shortage pushes manufacturers to host job fairs large and small
Business
September 6

Minnesota minority employment surges since Great Recession

State labor analyst impressed with growth of minority employment, including immigrants, in high-value occupations.
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Business
September 2

Woodworker Manny Moreno reflects growing diverse nature of E. Franklin Avenue

Once on the skids west of Hiawatha Avenue, Franklin is growing more small businesses that reflect the colorful many-cultures area.
Business
September 1
Best Buy headquarters in Richfield.

Best Buy CEO signs letter with other leaders supporting DACA

Hubert Joly and other leaders urge President Trump to not end the program that allows undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children to continue to work and study in the country
Business
August 31

German technology firm buys HighJump Software

HighJump, acquired in 2014 by a Colorado-based software firm, has a European owner.
Business
August 30
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C.H. Robinson posting shipping news updates in Houston

Logistics firm C.H. Robinson has unique view on shipping impacts caused by Hurricane Harvey flooding.
Business
August 30

German technology firm buys HighJump Software

HighJump, acquired in 2014 by a Colorado-based software firm, has a European owner.
Business
August 30

Astropad off to big start on Kickstarter fundraiser

Astropad's Luna Display hardware piece is attracting attention.
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Business
August 28
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Tourism CEO says Minneapolis visitors are a growth industry

Meet Minneapolis CEO tells a national conference in town that leisure-and-hospitality industry employment totals 33,250 jobs.
Business
August 26

Minnesota State Fair's green movement adds up in many ways

The fair's management and dozens of vendors increasingly are providing opportunities to recycle, compost and reuse. The rate of consumer participation is rising at double the growth of garbage.
Minneapolis
August 24

Minneapolis Convention Center earns environmental certification

The Minneapolis convention center, about 20 years old, has been certified for its operational improvements.
Business
August 23

High-risk pool coverage is costly

A new state report shows people would be paying top dollar had the state continued coverage through its high-risk pool for individual market health insurance.
Business
August 21

Rauenhorst foundation makes first "bridge builder challenge" grant

The Minneapolis-based GHR Foundation made its first grants this month in partnership with OpenIDOE.
Business
August 20

Faced with big loss, Verna Price practices what she preaches

"I gained, by refusing to give up and doing something positive," the Twin Cities author, consultant and speaker said.
Business
August 19
Cirrus Aircraft Vision Jet customer #1 Joe Whisenhunt escorts his fami...

Employee ownership is secret sauce at rapidly growing Burns & McDonnell

Gene Sieve, a native of Adrian in southwestern Minnesota and an engineering graduate of South Dakota State University, spent his first decade in business working…