Minneapolis cloud computing firm hailed as urban role model

Minneapolis' Atomic Data is getting props from a group that recognizes successful inner-city companies. The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City - started by a Harvard business professor 18 years ago - named Atomic one of the nation's fastest-growing urban businesses.
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Minneapolis' Atomic Data is getting props from a group that recognizes successful inner-city companies. The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City - started by a Harvard business professor 18 years ago - named Atomic one of the nation's fastest-growing urban businesses.

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