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Warranty Platform Upsie Raises $18.2M

Warranty Platform Upsie Raises $18.2M

St. Paul-based online warranty platform Upsie just finalized an $18.2 million Series A round that founder Clarence Bethea hopes will encourage other Black founders. “Getting more dollars to Black and
Sezzle Eyes U.S. IPO

Sezzle Eyes U.S. IPO

Minneapolis-based Sezzle is already publicly traded in Australia, but the company is now eyeing an initial public offering (IPO) back in the United States. In an April 29 announcement on
Verified: Make It Work

Verified: Make It Work

Workout | DIY Peloton “There’s no need to spend thousands of dollars to get an amazing workout at home. I got a Sportneer Trainer Stand ($129.99, Amazon) for my existing
2021 Community Impact Awards and Conversation

2021 Community Impact Awards and Conversation

Along with celebrating TCB's first-ever Community Impact Awards recipients, the magazine invited three experts in philanthropy and community building to a virtual conversation about advancing racial justice, best approaches to
Early Departers

Early Departers

Launch Minnesota, an initiative by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), is designed to boost the state’s economy by strengthening the startup ecosystem. The goal is to
Is Shrimp Delayed, Shrimp Denied?

Is Shrimp Delayed, Shrimp Denied?

In January 2019, South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard made big news in Minnesota: Balaton, Minnesota-based Tru Shrimp Co. relocated its planned site to build an indoor shrimp farm from Luverne,