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. Read More
Logic PD has been awarded up to $675,000 in grants from the Minnesota Apprenticeship Initiative (MAI)
Electronics manufacturing services (EMS) and design and engineering company Logic PD has been awarded up to $675,000 in grants from the Minnesota Apprenticeship Initiative (MAI) to launch a new registered apprenticeship program at its advanced manufacturing worksite in Eden Prairie. Read More
The Metropolitan Economic Development Association (Meda) was awarded $1.5 million by the U.S. Department of Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund). Read More

The Ambrozewski couple (center) with Anytime Fitness founders Chuck Runyon (left) and Dave Mortensen (right).

Two military veterans have received a grant to open an Anytime Fitness gym, with the hope of being able to provide jobs for other vets. Read More
Student entrepreneurs at the University of Minnesota now have a chance to see their ideas come to life thanks to grant money that the university recently received. Read More
A grant program offered through the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) assists small businesses that are either interested in exporting their product or services, or that are already exporting and looking to expand into additional markets. Read More
Businesses and nonprofits throughout the United States, including many in Minnesota, are in the running to receive thousands of dollars through the Seeds of Change Grant Program. Read More

Photo from the University of St. Thomas' Facebook page.

This week the University of St. Thomas School of Engineering announced that they have received a $1.5 million grant from Xcel Energy’s Renewable Development Fund to build a Microgrid Research and Testing center. Read More
The United States Small Business Administration (SBA) is looking to help executives grow their small businesses through the Emerging Leaders Initiative. Read More