Laura Best’s Passion collective turns to virtual programming; attracts women across the country and beyond.
The 24 fellows announced today by the Bush Foundation will receive up to $100,000 each in their work to tackle community issues including housing, health care and education.
Digital webinars, conferences, meetings, and more to keep you learning and networking while stuck at home.
Alison Weinlaeder launched Cardiomelon, a St. Paul-based fitness subscription platform that pairs cognitive and physical exercises, in April as a way to help herself and her former patients.
Minneapolis-based Thumbs Cookies organized an effort that has provided snacks to more than 10,000 health care workers on the frontlines of the Covid-19 crisis. It's also keeping small food producers in business.
With charitable donations down due to Covid-19, the Minneapolis communications agency got GiftCardAid.com up and running in three weeks.
After years of searching, Owner Steven Schussler taps local bank chairman and restaurant owner as the space-themed drive-in's operator.
In times of uncertainty, small businesses get creative.
The 25 finalists in the annual e-Fest at University of St. Thomas will each be awarded $3,000.
The Edina-based pregnancy and infant education center pivots to online resources knowing parents need support now more than ever.
Brands are wary of the newest social platform. Should they be?
The Minneapolis indoor dog park, bar, and restaurant was only open for six weeks before the pandemic, but owner Sam Carter says they plan to come back stronger than ever.
Maddy & Maize is now the international franchisor’s sole popcorn provider.
Working multiple jobs is becoming a norm.
The owner of Iron Shoe Farm turns to direct-to-consumer sales to ride out the pandemic.
With a team of just five, the Minneapolis-based spirits distillery and cocktail room is churning out cocktail kits and hand sanitizer.
Applications open April 1 for a fellowship program that offers entrepreneurs $53,000 each in stipends and mentorship.
Tips and tricks for making the best of video conferencing.
The iconic woolen mill has supplied the military with blankets since World War I, and during the pandemic, it’s being called upon again.
The Science Museum of Minnesota and the Children’s Museum forced to lay off or furlough the majority of employees amid covid-19 outbreak. Other museums follow.
The Minneapolis-based maternal and fetal health startup is in the running for $1 million in funding.
From virtual meet-ups to webinars, event planners and startup incubators are two groups fighting to stay ahead of the planning curve amid the push to #flattenthecurve.
Can a device applied like a Band-Aid help slow down sexual encounters?
A Q&A with Beta.MN's new executive director.
Inside Minneapolis’ new 100 Restrooms initiative.
Two Minneapolis nonprofits created The New Market, a series of pop-up vendor markets for black-owned businesses.
The founder of Red Stamp has worked with numerous startups including Bright Health and Local Crate.
Data and community were key themes at TCB's panel discussion with authorities in e-commerce, commercial real estate, marketing, and business development.
The co-working community for women, non-binary and trans individuals is opening a second location that will be first in the Twin Cities to offer on-site childcare.
Pet-related investor dollars and consumer spending keep rising steadily. Why?
Local businesses pitched in for the Urban Oasis home. Ideally, customers follow.
Commentary: TCB’s associate editor recounts her experiences as a woman Uber driver and weighs the idea of female-only ride share services.
Technology is shifting the way we do just about everything. Even events.
Peace on Earth—and in the office, too. This holiday season, help your employees and clients feel special, relaxed, and stylish with these tech-free office gifts, all available locally.
Not sure what to buy your client, employee, or coworker for the holidays? These six subscription options make gifting quick and painless—and they're gifts that keep on giving.
Twin Cities–area restaurants offer a range of cuisine and atmosphere
for private company meetings, parties, and special events.
Top networking opportunities for November.
An Osseo company makes a living going where most cleaners wouldn't dare: crime scenes.
Every company and thought leader seems to be podcasting these days--but it isn't about making money. Here's why they're doing it and how to succeed if you pick up the mic.
Soona co-founder Elizabeth Giorgi's new anti-sexual harassment policy for investors is a hot topic at Twin Cities Startup Week.
Will Galaxy Drive-In ever reopen?
Top networking opportunities for October.
Since joining Deluxe Corp. five years ago, chief brand and content officer Amanda Brinkman has emboldened the once-conservative, multibillion-dollar company to think outside the branding box. Now, what's next?
ClickSWITCH CEO Cale Johnston shares his advice for running with the big dogs of finance.
Top networking opportunities for September.
DeLonn Crosby is looking to make early education more accessible by way of a plush, voice-interactive robot.
Local craft breweries use can art and imagery to define their brands and stand out.
Twenty-eight teams make it to the third round of the state’s largest entrepreneurial competition.
Cargill and General Mills are incubating startups.
Two young farmers are innovating to keep a family cattle farm viable for the next century.
A taste of incubators, stores, and organizations helping to make local restaurants and food and beverage brands a reality.
Minneapolis store owner Erik Hamline was quick to bow to one blogger’s pressure. Did he make the right call? Experts weigh in.
Celebrating Kickstarter's tenth birthday with some major Minnesota successes.
Following its success as a food truck, Jinx Tea introduces first location in Linden Hills with a focus on crafted drinks and "clean" ingredients.
The New Gun Club That's On Target
TCB showcases new and classic venues in the Twin Cities area that offer great settings for businesses, from small startups to Fortune 500 corporations.
How Minnesota startup NightWare is working to combat PTSD in military veterans.
How a southern Minnesota town has attracted international investment and welcomed change without losing its roots.
From fire drills to juice spills, Badge Messenger makes it easy for teachers to get help quick.
The Minneapolis-based bike share company is unlocking new opportunities for residents enrolled in food or transit assistance programs by rolling out Nice Ride for All program.
Maharaja’s has survived nearly five decades in St. Paul, reaping the benefits of goodwill, good breeding, and good vibes.
The son of the third richest man in the world is partnering with Greater Twin Cities United Way to spark conversations about compassion.
One of TCB’s People to Know in 2019, and the former CEO of St. Paul-based Recombinetics, Lee has a track record of leading companies into rapid growth.
The Maple Plain-based digital manufacturing company collaborated with GE Additive to bring to life the innovative designs of Zac Posen for the star-studded event in New York.
St. Paul welcomes BevSource’s new interactive taproom and beverage laboratory, where startups can refine new brews and the public can go for first sips.
Minnesota holds 21 of the 29 spots in the seven-state Ernst & Young regional competition.
After a successful pilot program last year, Lime electric scooters arrived in St. Paul this morning, greeted by new stipulations. Fellow operators Bird and Spin are expected to follow.
During TCB’s annual Women in Leadership event, women leaders from Land O’Lakes, Best Buy, Dorsey & Whitney, and Cargill shared their strategies on moving toward gender parity.
The future of the planet may be uncertain,
but these new Twin Cities–based brands
are doing their part to reduce plastic waste.
Your top networking options this month.
How The Wild Goose Chaser, a robot originally built to solve a millionaire's yard woes, could advance the poultry industry.
The hospital features Hope Products on social media and will be adding their products to their mailer catalogs.
Leaders from Faribault Woolen Mill Co., Climate Makers and Hill Capital discuss the challenges and successes of middle market companies.
How to makes sense of today’s consumer habits? Study them, scientifically. That’s the goal of 3M’s Multimillion-Dollar Consumer Data Science and Merchandising Lab.
However, the total number of tourists that adventured to Minneapolis last year—on the back of the Super Bowl, X Games and other events—won’t be known until June.
Cream & Amber, selling new and used books, is Mainstreet’s first independently owned bookstore in more than a decade.
The Minneapolis business, founded last year, is looking to revive a centuries-old occupation by updating it for the Uber era.
The coffee company chose Girls on the Run International to receive a portion of proceeds this month.
The sale to global water management company Kurita Water Industries will allow Allete to invest in more clean energy opportunities.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it’s expected to nearly double the size of Augeo’s digital business, and Augeo will absorb all Wingnut staff into its St. Paul office.
There’s no shopping cart necessary with this high-tech addition.
Grocery stores, restaurants, and other businesses are closing their doors to the record-setting cold this week.
Stores across the country will be able to use the service at Target in the next several weeks.