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Women and minorities, historically underrepresented, are now a growing part of small businesses startups.
Planners expect 12,000 attendees at the Society of Women Engineers national gathering.
Fast-growing financial software firm previously raised $14 million.
The "awareness tracker" helps people overcome tics like pulling hair.
Several signature events, a couple of big ones driven by minority initiatives, are prominent on this week's agenda.
Living Greens said that its Faribault farm will be the second-largest aeroponics operation behind that of industry leader AeroFarms.
CEO says the larger space in Midway will allow the electronics refurbisher to double revenue and staff.
The long-term prognosis of this once-seedy stretch of Minneapolis is good, but it's been a slow, sometimes-halting redevelopment.
Its strategy has ranged from selling itself to reinventing itself in what has proved a painful corporate drama for many stakeholders.
The agreement ends a yearslong legal dispute over a parcel of land.
Chris Quinn needed to expand or he knew he would see his business wilt.
The trends in corporate America, and the environmental movement, are too strong to bend to current anti-environment rhetoric.
Green Garden grows vegetables in its community garden, bakes them into healthy vegetable-based desserts for every diet, and markets them using sustainable practices.
Melissa Kjolsing Lynch, 33, who earned a University of Minnesota MBA while she worked for the affiliated MN Cup, is confident enough in the future of her four-person company to quit a couple part-time gigs to go all in on Recovree.
Former Sun Country Chairman Marty Davis was humbled and enriched over seven years of ownership that ended earlier this year. Brothers Marty and Mitch Davis,…
With 1,350 U.S. employees, including 750 in Merrill and a growing contingent in Minnesota, Church Mutual has proved adaptable to changing times.
Sentera, the agricultural drone and data-analysis software company, said Wednesday that it raised $14 million in institutional funding, following $8.5 million raised in 2016, mostly…
In a tight labor market, employers are willing to expand talent pool.
Employers, who long shunned hiring former inmates, are reconsidering in a worker-hungry economy.
At least 40 percent of Minnesota kids still are not ready for kindergarten.
They were confronted by a knife-wielding man while selling frozen treats from their city-permitted van during soccer games at Northeast Park.
The price has run from about $6 per share in 2016 to a high of $69.50 per share earlier this month.
Gundersen Health makes big bet on Recombinetics.
Tom and Jenni Smude, who live on a 160-acre farm, are working with lenders to expand their manufacturing facility to 75,000 square feet.
Recombinetics said capital infusion will help it get products to market.
It was expected but not good news for St. Paul when Rihm Kenworth, one of America’s larger truck sales and service operations, moved out of…
His candid, pointed book is about his work and the often tumultuous, barbed and politically contentious environmental flaps involved.
Strangis helped drive airline merger, got Target Field off the ground.
On the surface, things looked pretty rosy for the first six months. But economic uncertainty and rising interest rates could halt the run of records.
Greener, more-powerful co-generation energy plant at U is proxy for a more-efficient, job-producing economy
"Old Main," a dirty, once-shuttered, coal-fired plant, was relaunched last December as a natural gas-fired combined heat and power producer.
The private-equity firm owner was accused of fraud, breach of contract.
Katie Steller, owner of Steller Hair Co. at Central and Broadway Avenues NE., started inauspiciously in the styling business six years ago. In her parents' kitchen.
That Junior Achievement experience imbued him with a sense of confidence and entrepreneurship that transcended his career, Hemak says.
Sale continues PR industry consolidation trend.
As female owners and farsighted entrepreneurs, two sisters have hit the sweet spot with the fastest-growing component of the tech world.
Roseville-based Pace is the largest American-owned lab company for environmental testing and sampling as well as testing for pharmaceutical, medical and drug devices.
Facing tough odds as his health challenges increase, St. Dennis relies on family and faith.
CoCo was the local spark in a national movement that has grown from fewer than 500 spaces nationally to something approaching 20,000.
Upgrading to cleaner-burning, energy-saving equipment pays myriad dividends in the long run.
Neil Lapidus lost the benefit when a Hennepin County district judge determined in 2017 he violated a restated partnership agreement with his former firm.
It almost failed five years ago because the solo entrepreneur couldn't manage its growth.
The robust hikes of a year ago are fading in the rearview mirror, but market watchers remain measured about the volatility of the next few months
Sourcewell this month changed its name after 40 years from the more-cumbersome National Joint Powers Alliance.
The boat firm will be merged with BRP's Evinrude motors.
After being delayed an hour by an anti-police demonstration, thousands celebrated all things LGBTQ.
Anne Gearity, a veteran child-development expert, dropped by a Minneapolis grade-school class recently, startling a daydreaming student. The boy then cursed at her. Gearity, an…
Nearly three years ago, Kelly Doran, arguably the busiest apartment-complex developer in the downtown Minneapolis-to-University of Minnesota corridor since the Great Recession of 2008-2009, started…
Uponor opens Hutchinson plant early Uponor North America beat its construction deadline and has begun making plastic piping at a born-again plant in Hutchinson, Minn.,…
The sales and marketing veteran also is making way for a longtime lieutenant to take over the growth company.
Nonprofit, Sunrise Banks team in order to provide an alternative to payday lenders.
CEO Mynul Khan of Minneapolis-based Field Nation has a problem common among growth companies in the region's booming software and IT services industry. There's a shortage of experienced talent in the Twin Cities.
Today, he is building a small business as a training-and-assessment consultants that leverages his experience. But it's a slow build.
Meda, the growing counselor and lender to small minority-owned businesses, is launching a $1 million Shark Tank-style competition. Meda (Metropolitan Economic Development Association) will host…
The Navabs are trying to adapt again, just another stich in their entrepreneurial story.
At 34, she's also the youngest president the group has had.
Structural's co-founder, CEO envisions building business into a $1 billion enterprise.
It has been quite a dazzling run, particularly the past five years, for a low-profile firm that has emerged from the shadows.
The Twin Cities metro is the No. 1 city in America for the IT-Ready program, which places nearly 90 percent of graduates in good jobs that average $39,000 a year after graduation.
The partnership is good for the U.S., too.
The late Randy Kissoondath, a dirt-poor immigrant from Trinidad and Tobago, began his entrepreneurial journey in the 1970s as a dishwasher at Nye's restaurant on the edge of Northeast.
Small, fast-growing companies have driven record employment and a strong Twin Cities economy.
Tower Solutions, one of two Norris-owned firms, recently landed a $14.75 million contract with General Dynamics for 50 of its 80-foot "roll-up" towers.
Catherine Gulsvig Wood's career has included work with Cray Research and Accenture since 2014.
Center will work with employers to link candidates, openings.
In and out of Wall Street's good graces for a decade, TCF has regained widespread investor favor lately.
Business and nonprofit leaders, impressed with some recent results in north Minneapolis, are aligning efforts to ramp up training and employment for people of color in hopes of igniting economic growth and spreading wealth throughout the Twin Cities.
Yearly survey finds rising optimism; taxes a bigger concern in Minnesota.
Thanks to deep-pocketed partners, the brand is positioned for significant growth.
The number of angry taxpayers and tax preparers waiting longer to communicate with the agency is up.
The 35,000-square-foot facility will be about three-times larger than its current quarters, located less than a half-mile away.
The mergers-and-acquisitions investment banking team at Craig-Hallum has left to join with the partners at investment banking boutique Quetico Partners to form a new firm,…
Workers have a piece of the action at fast-growing audiovisual firm
Amanda LaGrange, chief executive of Tech Dump, was recently named one of 24 Bush Foundation fellows who receive up to $100,000 over 12 to 24 months to help them develop as leaders advancing their plans.
Dunwoody's growth has been constrained by its century-old building, just west of downtown. The school is underway on the first phase of a remodel approaching $40 million over several years.
The Phillips neighborhood fixture offered a hand and expertise to all.
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