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St. Louis Park fintech company Blue Water acquired in $101M deal

The deal by Voxtur includes $30 million in cash and the remainder in shares of Voxtur's stock to Blue Water's shareholders.


Minnesota techies suggest ways to get more value from your smartphone

The value users receive from their phones can depend on how much that person understands what's possible with that device.


Ethos ESG, a Minneapolis startup, acquired by NYC firm

The Twin Cities founder will continue to lead company, which offers an investment tool that assesses the environmental, social and governance actions of large corporations.


Timberwolves, Lynx partner with investment app to decrease racial wealth gap in Twin Cities

The pro basketball teams forged a multi-year partnership with Stackwell to bring financial literacy events to the area.


Entrepreneurs at Twin Cities Startup Week looking for people 'to make a difference'

Thousands of entrepreneurs, investors, academics and corporate executives will attend events around the Twin Cities this week designed to help them grow and finance their businesses, change their work culture or simply improve the metro's tech and innovation industry.


A sustainable floral foam startup wins MN Cup's $50,000 grand prize

The company makes compostable foam brick that holds flowers in place.


A tech center near George Floyd Square? Many say it's time

Smart North is raising $500,000 to pay for equipment like 3-D printing machines, staff and food as part of a nutrition program for those who use the center.


University of Minnesota's startup pipeline helps drive state's innovation economy

In fiscal year 2022, the U launched 22 companies


Minneapolis software firm Colaboratory plays corporate matchmaker

Colaboratory is already finding users for its software that spots brand-to-brand collaboration opportunities.


Watch for jersey patches — and more virtual reality opportunities — from the Minnesota Twins

Last summer, the Minnesota Twins appointed Meka White Morris as chief revenue officer, a new position to drive business growth for the ballclub. We asked her about the opportunities.