MnTech News & Updates

Reflecting on the First Year of Tech on Tap

Reflecting on the First Year of Tech on Tap  By – Keegan Carda, Marketing and Communications Manager, MnTech In the spring of 2022, MnTech returned to…

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WLiT Recap – Bridging the Gap: Moving from Stuck to Success with Jaime Taets

WLiT Recap – Bridging the Gap: Moving from Stuck to Success with Jaime Taets Jaime Taets; Author, public speaker, podcast host, and CEO of Keystone Group…

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What I Learned Watching Companies Engage Young, Diverse Talent for Over a Decade – Part 2

By – Joel Crandall, VP of Programs at MnTech In my post last week, I explored the lessons I learned over more than a decade of watching companies attract and…

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What I Learned Watching Companies Engage Young, Diverse Talent for Over a Decade – Part 1

By – Joel Crandall, VP of Programs at MnTech Twelve years ago, I had one of the most exciting and draining summers of my life. I spent eight hours a day…

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Five Reasons to Attend Twin Cities Startup Week in 2022

Each year, Minnesotans gather to celebrate Twin Cities Startup Week. Like the World's Fair, this event is a chance to learn, celebrate, and invest in…

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Teachers Take on Summer Internships with TWIST

Teachers Take on Summer Internships with TWIST Teachers are familiar with a common complaint from students: “When am I ever going to use this in the real…

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A Big Week for Computer Science Education in the U.S. (and Minnesota)

A Big Week for Computer Science Education in the U.S. (and Minnesota) By – Jeff Tollefson, CEO, Minnesota Technology Association As Minnesotans, we often fall…

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Taking Tech Talent Tips from the Timberwolves

Taking Tech Talent Tips from the Timberwolves By – Joel Crandall, Vice President, Programs, MnTech Ever worried about losing talent to big employers on the…

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Recapping Women Leading in Technology: Retraining Our Networking Muscle

You may have heard the phrase “it’s not what you know, but who you know.” Now more than ever, having a strong professional network is a vital piece in…

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Amplifying Pathways to Tech Careers Through MnTech Connect

Minnesota’s technology talent problem is well documented. News headlines, reports, and press releases have highlighted the fact that the demand for technology…

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2022 Legislative Agenda Wrap-Up

MnTech Recaps the 2022 Minnesota Legislative Session – and Anticipates a Special Session While legislators can count a number of accomplishments for this…

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Minnesota Companies Face Steeper Competition for Tech Talent as Remote Work Increases

By: Katie McClelland, Director of Policy and Research, Minnesota Technology Association A new report1 out from the Technology Councils of North America (TECNA)…

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Tech Connect 2022 Recap

MnTech Celebrates a Successful Tech Connect 2022……

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Minnesota’s Tech Talent Problem (And Ways to Solve It)

By: Katie McClelland, Director of Policy & Research, Minnesota Technology Association Much like the rest of the country, Minnesota companies are struggling…

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Event Recap: TechTalent 2022

This year's virtual TechTalent event brought together Minnesota's top industry leaders and changemakers to address our state's talent concerns while sharing…

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Meet MnTech: Katie McClelland Director of Public Policy and Research

The MnTech team is delighted to have a Director in our Public Policy role again, especially a professional with such an impressive background and personal…

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Event Recap: 2021 CIO Panel

The annual CIO Panel is a chance for Minnesota’s technology community to come together and hear from some of the top CIOs in our state as they reflect on the…

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Event Recap: WLiT Q4 A Conversation with Deb Cupp

Women Leading in Technology (WLiT) events are open to both women and men who are interested in promoting, educating, empowering, and advancing women in…

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