By Liz Fedor, Burl Gilyard, Don Jacobson, Allison Kaplan, Kate LeRette, Amanda Ostuni, Adam Platt, Sam Schaust
As Twin Cities Business turns 25, we’re taking stock of the leaders, companies, and key moments that defined our first quarter-century. And, we’re looking ahead at the businesses and ideas that will shape the next one. Mergers. Exits. Inventions. Breaking barriers. Plus, influential leaders in finance, transportation, manufacturing, advertising, and hospitality share reflections on important milestones—as well as the opportunities, and challenges, ahead. From self-driving cars to hydroponics; co-working to podcasting, take a peek into the future. It’s happening now.
These Minnesota businesses are at key stages, including rapid growth, product launches, and new leadership.
From AI and drones to podcasting and housing density.
Including MOA’s grand opening, Minnesota Wild’s debut, and the Delta-Northwest merger.
With essays from John Lindahl, Marilyn Carlson Nelson, Susan Marvin, Lee Lynch, and Richard Anderson.
To: Jeff Bezos, CEO, Amazon H.Q., Seattle, Wash.
Memories from the birth of a magazine.
You’ve got to look back to understand how best to move ahead.
What does it mean, and what does the future hold?
The governor during TCB’s inaugural years doesn’t have much good to say about state governance today.