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Hey Minnesota tech community! So many of our members are operating remotely, so we want to know: What’s your go-to team chat platform while working remotely?…

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Member Feature: Humans and Technology with NCXT

Jonathan Banks is the Founder and CEO of NCXT. For the past two years, Banks and his Co-Founder Jeff Aguy have developed their unique, human-centric approach…

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Event Gallery: TechTalent

Whether you couldn’t make it to the event last week, you want to relive your favorite moments or you just want to try and find yourself in the crowd,…

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Caroline Karanja, Tech for Good fellow

Meet Caroline Karanja, MHTA’s First Tech for Good Fellow

Caroline Karanja is a local entrepreneur and thought leader with a passion for tech equity. She is the founder and CEO of 26 Letters, a technology-enabled…

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Inspiring Teens in Tech: A Q&A with Andrea Wood

 Andrea Wood is the head of social impact at Best Buy. As a seasoned leader in corporate social responsibility and employee engagement, Wood is sharing her…

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Member Feature: Digital Inclusion with PCs for People

 Having reliable access to the internet is essential in today’s online-centric society. For those in our community who struggle to find that connection, PCs…

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MHTA President and CEO Jeff Tollefson

Workforce Solutions: A Q&A with Jeff Tollefson

MHTA President and CEO Jeff Tollefson is one of several tech leaders speaking at the second annual TechTalent conference on Thurs., Feb. 27. This year’s…

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Target and MN’s Tech Workforce: A Q&A with Jake Krings

 Jake Krings is the Senior Director of Digital Apps Technology at Target. On Thursday Feb. 27, Krings will join fellow tech leaders in our community at the…

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Return of the Angel Tax Credit: Plans for 2020

Minnesota’s Angel Investment Tax Credit, which was re-instated earlier this year by the legislature and Governor Walz, has $350,000 remaining in available tax…

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Benchmarking workshop reveals AI practitioners in manufacturing share common challenges, rewards and passion for machine learning.

Several early adopters of artificial intelligence gathered in late October to share, learn and contrast the impact of machine learning on their operations. The…

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Winners at Minnesota High Tech Association 2019 Tekne Awards Demonstrate Technological Innovation at its Finest

Innovators Recognized at Tekne Awards Ceremony at Minneapolis Convention Center (MINNEAPOLIS) Nov. 20, 2019 – In a celebration of Minnesota’s thriving science…

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Mission is Everything: An Interview with Abilitech Medical CEO Angie Conley

Abilitech made quite the splash at Startup Week’s MN Cup this year, taking home not only the coveted Startup of the Year Award but the Top Woman-Led Startup…

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Phil Soran to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at 2019 Tekne Awards

The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) is pleased to announce it will honor Phil Soran, one of Minnesota’s most prolific technology entrepreneurs, with a…

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Event Gallery: Solid State Documentary Premier

On October 8, MHTA debuted Solid State: Minnesota’s High Tech History. Produced in partnership with TPT, and with major funding from Seagate Technology,…

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New Member Feature: Discussing Efficiency with 75F

Skim through any of the Twin Cities’ business or startup publications and you’re likely to come across the name “75F.” With its bright orange colors and…

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Event Gallery: Bids & Bytes 2019

There was a lot to celebrate at the Bids & Bytes Networking and Benefit event this year. Our big win? Setting a new fundraising record in support of STEM…

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Jean Machart, WLiT, MHTA

Leveraging Tech: A Q&A with WLiT Chair Jean Machart

 Jean Machart is the Vice President of Personalization Capabilities at UnitedHealth Group and was recently named Chair of MHTA’s Women Leading in Technology…

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Finalists for Minnesota High Tech Association 2019 Tekne Awards Span from Startup to Fortune 500 Innovators

Winners Announced at Tekne Awards Ceremony on Nov. 20 at Minneapolis Convention Center    MINNEAPOLIS– In a demonstration of the strength of Minnesota’s…

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