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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.
Vibes founder Jackson Mann is glad he didn't take the bait from a shark last year. A nervous, then-28-year-old Mann, made a January 2017 appearance on "Shark Tank." He declined millionaire Kevin O'Leary's offer of $100,000 for 35 percent, plus $2 for every pair of the high-end Vibes earplugs sold. Mann walked away empty-handed … bettered if not enriched by the experience.
The Duluth team team will compete with several other finalists on April 27 at the CFA Research Institute global competition in Malaysia.
A former portfolio manager thinks his Ahrvo investment app will do just that.
Sarah and Megan Bignell and partner Kyle Baker already are planning to double the space with a bakery cafe next door.
Market's fundamentals undercut by trade-war discussions, tech cool-off.
Peace Coffee, a "fair-trade" coffee company established by a nonprofit in its basement, has been purchased by its longtime CEO and a business partner.
Region added 3,300 tech jobs last year and salaries are well above average.
Company's Dayforce HR software is used by more than 3,000 customers.
Houston White runs a North Side barbershop, a noted clothing design and retail shop, and a coffee bar and community space.
Nick Karos showed up at 6:30 every morning for 30 years at the stock-trading desk at Piper Jaffray and his own firm after he left…
Donald “Don” McCarthy will be memorialized as a combat-decorated naval officer in World War II, and a driven but humble CEO of what is now…
Owner Kurt Scepaniak in 2017 launched an in-house training program that he believes will help meet customer orders and boost growth.
Sally Mainquist is a successful capitalist who gives money and mentoring a good name.
TCF, which underperformed the banking industry over the last decade, has been buoyed recently.
Anne Patterson, a former California technology executive, is doubling down on her Twin Cities solar-oven business with the introduction of a new, smaller model. She…
It's a sign of how times have changed in the rising Minnesota solar trade.
As his homebuilding business faltered, Greg Amundson developed what he says is a better alternative to caulking.
The stock of Bridgewater Bancshares traded up 7.4 percent to $12.62 per share Wednesday, its first day in public trading on the Nasdaq market. Bloomington-based…
Little-used investment option will help to boost social-impact causes.
A D.C.-area firm will acquire the company in a $1.2B deal; effect on 550 local employees unclear.
CEO Bill Emory is slowly adding people to a headquarters complement that should reach about 100 employees downtown.
It was designed to recruit and train nontraditional tech workers from the ranks of the underemployed, veterans and stay-at-home moms.
The first community solar garden on the Near North Side of Minneapolis will rise this spring on a flat-roofed church along W. Broadway Avenue, thanks to an emerging coalition of faith partners, clean-energy advocates, industry experts, job trainers and community members.
The $73 million Hagfors Center for Science, Business and Religion opened in January after more than a decade of planning and fundraising.
The Minnesota firms already queued up for IPOs in 2018 are part of a rising stock-offering market.
USB long has been known as one of America's most cost-conscious, leanest-run banks. Now it looks penny-wise and pound-foolish.
Securian Financial Group said 2017 earnings increased 28 percent to $259 million thanks to "business growth, operating efficiencies, improved mortality rates and strong equity markets…
Choice operates in 17 North Dakota and rural Minnesota communities.
They plan to break ground in 2020 on a $10 million-plus event center and banquet hall.
Money is rushing into fledgling health technology and other promising firms in Minnesota and around the country at rates not seen since the dot-com boom…
It claims to be the first delivery service devoted to connecting a growing list of 20 microbrewers with customers who don't want to drive across town.
The Brooklyn Park firm has grown to 80 employees. It became a profitable company with revenue that should top $15 million this year.
Accenture employs 1,600 workers at its downtown headquarters and serves dozens of local clients, including Cargill and Xcel Energy.
The school photography company had put itself up for sale because it wasn't growing fast enough.
Dozens of Minnesota public firms outperformed major indexes over past decade.
It has been 41 years since the Vikings have played in a Super Bowl. Wayne Kostroski has a better record. Veteran marketer-restaurateur Kostroski, quarterback of…
Both the number and value declined nationally and in Minnesota.
Over more than a half century, Dayton donated or raised around $60 million for YMCA buildings and programs.
Increase comes after 2016 audit highlighted gaps.
Tim Marx believes the two-stage Dorothy Day Place development project will deliver for at least some homeless folks.
A broader discussion, as well as a lot of lobbying, is just getting underway.
In April 2015, Dominic Butcher needed a career change. The high school graduate from the White Earth Ojibwe reservation was making $9 an hour, working…
Organization raising $9 million to expand Minneapolis training center.
Abdirahman Kahin, the founder of Afro Deli and one of most successful East African restaurateurs in the Twin Cities, is back in business on the West Bank.
Tech shares made much of the difference in big year.
Adrian Coulter, owner of XL Feet of St. Paul, has trod fresh ground to provide shoes for men with big feet. Coulter, 34, has survived…
Owner Alyza Bohbot of Alakef Coffee Roasters has topped the cup with her 2015-launched City Girl Coffee of Minneapolis. “City Girl accounts for most of…
And there's another $250 million in Twin Cities projects in the pipeline.
The colorful work should get a "thank you" from the Minnesota Business Partnership and economic developers.
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