The tech news site TECHdotMN reports that Minnesota startups brought in a record amount of capital in the second quarter. The report found that 61 different local tech ventures raised over $65 million.The report accumulated financial data from multiple sources. It reported that a higher percentage of Minnesota tech companies are coming from outside the traditional venture capital route, utilizing a mix of crowdfunding, accelerators/seed capital, federal funding, and angel investors.The Business Journal notes that the analysis by TECHdotCOM reflects more funding and and deals than MoneyTree, which tracks venture capital deals around the country, reported last week. The Business Journal says that may be because MoneyTree only tracks investments made by formal venture capital firms, while TECHdotMN includes deals reported through other sources.
Movie filming brings memorable day for MN teen with leukemia
Ayotzin Limon-Millard was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia last year.
Police trying to ID 'Playboy bandit' and 'no-pants raider' suspect
Police are calling the unidentified man "the Playboy bandit" and the "no-pants raider."
Twin Cities under severe thunderstorm watch Tuesday afternoon
Large hail and damaging winds are the main threats.
Famous Dave's family brings new BBQ biz to the south metro
The newest Twin Cities location is the first to offer wine slushies on the menu.
Large hail possible with strong storms in eastern MN, WI
Watch the forecast update with meteorologist Sven Sundgaard.
WI governor vows to protect anyone charged with abortion crimes
“You think it’s bad now? The four Republicans that are going after me, one of them we’re going to beat, they are going to make it worse," Evers said.
Sports anchor Hobie Artigue announces FOX9 departure
Artigue has spent the past seven years covering Minnesota sports.
Boy, 7, dies after being pulled from pool in south Minneapolis
The boy was pulled from a pool at a home in south Minneapolis.
Nashville man leaving wedding shot in the face in Minneapolis
He was leaving a wedding when gunfire erupted near the Stone Arch Bridge Saturday night.
Abogados Café in St. Paul is the first law-themed coffee shop in America
The new business is Minnesota's first Latina-owned coffee shop.
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