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How U.S. Bank Saved its Own Bacon
The bottom line: by not making a pig of itself.
A Second Course at Seven
Angry partners. Broke investors. A flawed business plan. But the former R. Norman and 7 Sushi survived. Now David Koch is taking the restaurant in a new direction.
Could This Start-Up Change the Face of Medicine?
Doris Taylor’s groundbreaking U of M research on how to build hearts and other organs is now the core of a fledging start-up, Miromatrix. It could be a sign that technology transfer at the university is improving. And while the company doesn’t own a mailbox today, tomorrow, some believe, it could spawn a whole new med-tech industry.
One Word: Biopolyols
With soy-based BiOH, Cargill makes its next move into a greening polymers industry.
2010 TechNO Expo
A Little Something Sweet
At Sweets Bakeshop, it's likely to be just a little savory, too, and very artful.
Bio Building Boom
The University of Minnesota’s new Biomedical Discovery District aims to innovate and fuel the growth of the state’s bioscience industry.
Byron Wien Likes Surprises
An esteemed predictor of the unexpected offers his current top 10 list for investors.
Chamilia Gives the Charm Bracelet an Upgrade
Customers in 11 countries can create their own Chamilia bracelets.
Fertilizer for the Green Economy
The Cleantech network plans to do for green business what the Twin Cities already do for med tech.
Framing a Bike Business
Northfield-based Rawland Cycles boasts practical, versatile bicycle frames—and a catalog of Norwegian monikers.
In Debilitating Illness, Leadership Strength
Juut’s David Wagner shared his weakness to make his company stronger.
Anchor Block has succeeded by changing with the times.
The New Normal
Local small businesses make the most of limited resources.
The Nose That Knows
How PureChoice evolved from a seller of air filters to selling air quality—digitally.
Top-Line Growth at Bachman’s
Modular green roofs are on the rise.
News bits from around Minnesota.
Corner Office-Anticipating the Unimaginable
The biggest threats to our companies are the ones we don’t imagine. Remember the Titanic!
Editor's Note-Data, a Dinger, and a Prayer
Need a reason to celebrate? How about the weakness of that which threatens us?
When Corporations Speak
Their views are diverse, and now their speech is protected.
2010 TechNO Expo
The Twin Cities Business virtual technology trade show.
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