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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Cryosa Raises $8.25M in Fresh Financing Round

Cryosa Raises $8.25M in Fresh Financing Round

Minnesota medical entrepreneurs can still raise money for treatments and technology completely unrelated to Covid-19. Roseville-based med tech startup Cryosa just wrapped up its Series A-2 financing round, raising $8.25
Minnesota Unemployment Rate Hits 9.9 Percent

Minnesota Unemployment Rate Hits 9.9 Percent

How much is the Covid-19 pandemic hurting employment in Minnesota? The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) released the latest numbers on Thursday morning: the state’s unemployment rate