MnTech News & Updates

Event Recap: The 2020 Tekne Awards!

Last Wednesday, we had the honor of hosting the 23rd annual Minnesota Tekne Awards. 16 Tekne's were presented to 16 talented innovators who have spent the last…

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2020 Tekne Award Winners Exemplify Technology Innovation in Minnesota

Technology Leaders and Innovators Recognized at Virtual Tekne Awards Event (MINNEAPOLIS) Nov. 18, 2020 – In a celebration of Minnesota’s thriving technology…

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Celebrating Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient John Santelli

When you help run the largest healthcare company in the world and still make time to raise money for local non-profits in need, chances are you’re doing…

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The ACP: Industry Leaders Come Together to Connect Rural America

In the 1930’s, many communities in rural America were without electricity. It took a collective understanding that getting all homes and businesses connected…

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Virtual Tekne Awards Coming Soon

Tekne Awards for Lifetime Achievement to be Presented to Rick King and John Santelli at November 18th Event

MINNEAPOLIS, November 9, 2020 —The Minnesota Technology Association (MnTech) is pleased to announce it will honor the careers of two outstanding technology…

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Celebrating Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient Rick King

What does it take to be recognized for a lifetime achievement award? For Rick King, it begins with dedicating 40 plus years to teaching, leading others and…

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Extending the Conversation on Machine Learning Stories with Cargill & Unisys

Following our Advanced Technology community powered session “Stories of Machine Learning: Showcasing ways to apply and deploy AI within your business” our…

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10 Minnesota Innovations Keeping COVID at Bay

Greatness is often born from strife. When time is short and situations become dire, that’s when innovative minds burst into action. The hardships endured…

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Event Recap: WLiT | Let’s Redefine a Victory

Were you unable to make the recent WLiT event with Cargill Salt's President Sonya Roberts? Not to worry, we recorded it for you! Facilitated by WLiT’s own…

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MnTech Presents the 2020 Tekne Award Finalists

From AI and Machine Learning to Technology Partnerships, this year's creme-de-la-creme of Minnesota's tech innovation is here! Watch the announcement video to…

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WLiT Community Gives Scholarship to Young Woman Affected by COVID-19

“I grew up in a very computer-loving, digital environment,” said Marie Peña. “Computers and STEM have always piqued my interest. Some of my fondest memories…

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MNSBIR Receives Grant from The U.S. Small Business Administration

The Minnesota SBIR/STTR Office (MNSBIR), hosted by the Minnesota Technology Association, was awarded a competitive grant from the U.S. Small Business…

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Q&A with Indu Alagarsamy and Kris Wilmunen: Legacy Applications, Modernizing Your Company’s Success Story

On Sept. 23, MnTech will host its first ever virtual conference: Tech Connect, a half-day event where attendees can network and learn about the technology…

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Q&A with John Avenson: Creating Powerful Venue Experiences When COVID is Up at Bat

On Sept. 23, MnTech will host Tech Connect, a half-day virtual conference showcasing ways technology is enabling Minnesota’s businesses. The event features…

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Fireside Chat with Personal Brand Expert Sarah McNally

Demystifying the importance of “personal brand” for the technology community MnTech’s Director of Member and Community Engagement Jade Denson recently sat down…

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Q&A with Jeff Tollefson: Tech Connect Event Brings our Technology Community Together Online

On Sept. 23, MnTech will host Tech Connect, a half-day virtual conference showcasing ways technology is enabling Minnesota’s businesses. Jeff Tollefson,…

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Q&A with Paul Douglas: Using AI and Weather Data to Improve Business Outcomes

On Sept. 23, MnTech will host Tech Connect, a half-day virtual conference showcasing ways technology is enabling Minnesota’s businesses. The event features…

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Fixing the Ladder with Thomson Reuters and Leadhership1

Almost a decade ago, leaders at Thomson Reuters identified that they had a problem: there were too few women in their technology practice and of the women that…

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