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MN Cup

MN Cup Names 2013 Finalists

Narrowed from a pool of 57 semifinalists, the 18 selected finalists will now compete for a share of $200,000 in prize money.

August 20, 2013


Med-Tech Co. Medafor Sold For $200M

Minneapolis-based Medafor, which develops medical devices used to control bleeding, is the second Twin Cities med-tech company purchased by C.R. Bard, Inc., in recent years.

August 20, 2013

Medtronic headquarters

Medtronic Buys MN “Teleheath” Firm For $200M

The move marks a departure from Medtronic’s traditional emphasis on medical devices.

August 12, 2013

Mayo to Minn. staff with domestic partners: Get married or lose benefits

Now in its 20th year, Fringe is an annual 11-day performing arts festival. Anyone may apply to Fringe and all the shows you’ll see were selected by lottery.

July 31, 2013

Biovest Exits Bankruptcy, Appoints New CEO

The company, which is focused on developing a cancer vaccine, has completed its Chapter 11 reorganization and has appointed Carlos Santos as its new CEO.

July 16, 2013

More women tapping into Minnesota's beer industry

Kristen Kelly and local group, The Devon Worley Band, have been added to Prior Lake Rotary’s Lakefront Music Fest lineup for Saturday, July 20. The Lakefront Music Fest is a two-day rock and...

July 16, 2013

Top 10

Mpls. Among Top 10 “Most Inventive” Cities In The World

Minneapolis has the ninth-most patent applications for every 10,000 metro residents in the world.

July 16, 2013

Woman of Influence

Study: 1 in 5 Females Are Now “Women Of Influence”

A “woman of influence” is defined as being active in major investment decisions, having a good understanding of financial products, and having an interest in learning about financial matters.

July 16, 2013

Barostim Neo

Med-Tech Co. CVRx Lands $30M In Private Equity Funds

The Minneapolis-based company, which raised more than $200 million prior to the recession, said it will use the new funding to help finance clinical trials.

July 11, 2013

Middle school students attending financial literacy training by Junior Achievement last January.

Financial Literacy Efforts To Fight Predatory Lending Flourish In Minnesota

Minnesota schools are joining the movement to boost financial literacy across the state, focusing on education and outreach from grade school children to senior citizens.

July 02, 2013

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