Senior Writer

Burl Gilyard

Burl Gilyard is TCB's senior writer.

Phone: 612-313-1765

Burl Gilyard joined the magazine in July 2013 as senior writer, a role in which he writes major feature stories, as well as shorter stories for print, web, and our Briefcase e-newsletter. Prior to joining TCB, he worked as a staff writer for Finance & Commerce, covering commercial real estate and development. His past experience includes working at the Twin Cities Reader, Corporate Report, and City Pages. He also worked from 2001 to 2004 as a freelance writer focusing on regional magazine work.

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Who’s Raising Money This Year?

Who’s Raising Money This Year?

Pandemic or not, investors are still betting on a wide variety of local startups. In the big picture, medtech and health care products remain a top category—which is no surprise,
Calling All Angels

Calling All Angels

Minnesotans don’t like to talk about anything involving finances—that’s just a little too personal, thank you. How about that weather? Geez. It could be worse.  That modesty is why the
Best Buy to Acquire UK-Based Current Health

Best Buy to Acquire UK-Based Current Health

Richfield-based electronics retailer Best Buy Co. Inc. continues its expansion into health care technology by signing a deal to acquire the United Kingdom-based Current Health Ltd., a “care-at-home technology platform.”
U.S. Bank to Buy MUFG Union Bank for $8B

U.S. Bank to Buy MUFG Union Bank for $8B

Early Tuesday morning, Minneapolis-based U.S. Bancorp announced that it has an agreement to buy MUFG Union Bank for approximately $8 billion. The deal primarily strengthens U.S. Bank’s footprint in California.