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Betting on Better Angels

Betting on Better Angels

Minnesota’s angel tax credit has, generally, been a popular program since it launched a decade ago. The program allows initial investors to claim a 25 percent tax credit on investments
In Person?

In Person?

Budget season is coming to an end for most of us; it involved a lot more guesswork than usual, I’m sure. 2021 is the ultimate black box of black boxes,
Opportunity in Chaos

Opportunity in Chaos

At the time of another great crisis, the Great Depression, American theologian Reinhold Niebuhr wrote the “Serenity Prayer”: “God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,
TCB’s 20 Most Read Stories in ‘20

TCB’s 20 Most Read Stories in ‘20

The fate of American downtowns has, evidently, been a topic of keen interest over the past few months, and that’s reflected in our list of most read stories this year.
2020 Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

2020 Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

EY annually recognizes CEOs and regional business leaders for their outstanding entrepreneurial accomplishments and major contributions to their communities. Eight business innovators from six Minnesota companies were awarded the Entrepreneur
Married to the Mall?

Married to the Mall?

The 10-year retail lease—a shopping center staple for decades—was already on shaky ground pre-pandemic, but Covid-19 disposed of what shreds remained. “We are noticing a new trend of tenants requesting
Office Envy: The Future is Flexible

Office Envy: The Future is Flexible

While many office workers have embraced the commute from bedroom to kitchen and the stretchy waistbands of WFH life, it’s collaboration we’re missing. In a “Return to Work” survey conducted
Inside the Twins-Saints Baseball Deal

Inside the Twins-Saints Baseball Deal

Members of Congress, fans and baseball people of all stripes reacted strongly last year after Major League Baseball developed a contraction plan for its Minor League system. Many communities were