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Molly Fuller designs functional clothing for kids with autism

From a young age, Molly Fuller was a witness to her grandfather's struggle to get dressed in a wheelchair. Her experiences led to her to create Molly Fuller Design to create clothes that function.

Are SBA loans right for you?

Get advice from the experts in this issue's Ask the Editor column.

Fulton Beer took the traditional route of funding

Entrepreneurs have never had more financing options. A slew of alternative fundraising choices, such as crowdfunding and startup contests promising generous cash prizes, now complement traditional options like bank loans and friends-and-family financing. Minnesota Business spoke with two business owners who went two different routes for their perspectives.

Velaasa is on track to alter the course of the specialty-sport shoes market

Lynden Reder was hitting rock bottom when he visited his father’s grave for the first time. He had been spending countless insomniac nights worrying. The father of two young children had just taken a tremendous risk by pouring everything he had into Velaasa, his track-and-field and Olympic-performance shoe business. 

Gen Z: In the game

A few years back, millennial panic was all the rage. Today, it’s Generation Z — also known as Gen Edge — that’s ruffling oldsters’ feathers.

Editor's Note: Summer is in full swing

An ode to summer, from Minnesota Business' magazine executive editor, Megan Effertz.

After 32 years of working with some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment, Lou Raiola, founder and president of Force Multiply, is ready to share what his company does. For the past three decades, he’s been working behind the scenes to bring together celebrities and nonprofits.

With state unemployment levels at their lowest in years, finding a quality candidate harder than ever. Here's how employment experts are doubling down their efforts to find promising prospects.

With melting film incentives, can Minnesota attract the big-budget productions it did in the ‘90s?

When it comes to competing as a film location against other states, Minnesota seems to be a not-ready-for-prime-time player. We now often lose opportunities to places such as Georgia, Louisiana and Canada.