Minnesota boasts a growing number of tech businesses and professionals. Tech-focused firms occupy half the spots on the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Fast 50 list, offering an array of IT solutions, business analytics, and e-commerce services. Yet despite local resources, some companies have left the Twin Cities in search of tech talent and community.
Started in 2015 at the Carlson School of Management, Tech Cities focuses on the intersection of tech and business in Minnesota. Who's innovating? How is the state responding to the need for tech talent? What are the region's strengths and challenges when it comes to nurturing tech professionals and businesses? Members of the community share their insights on these and other topics in a setting that promotes mutual learning