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Welcome! In this space we want to create a destination for people from Minneapolis-Saint Paul, whether you’re a newcomer, life-long resident or interested in making a move here, we’re hoping to show you all of the great things happening in our home. We’ll dive into the latest happenings in our joint initiative and throughout the region.

Seeking Technology Talent: Working Collaboratively Towards a Shared Goal
Technological advances have fundamentally changed our economy. From the world’s largest retailers to the corner coffee shop, every business can
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Stories of Our Newest Neighbors
There’s been no shortage of Make It. MSP. events of late, but something special was in the air as dozens
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Revealing Insights: Professionals of Color in MSP
1000 voices Can you be your authentic self at work? How do you respond (or not respond) to experiences with
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Discover all the latest news from Make It. MSP.
With dozens of organizations and hundreds of people working in partnership through Make It. MSP., it can be hard to
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Intern to Intern: Kelby Sapien
Kelby Sapien is a software engineer at Target originally from Long Beach, CA. He lives in the West Bank/Seven Corners neighborhood
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Welcome home to Innovative MN
As a public programs specialist with the Minnesota Historical Society, I’m delighted that the MSP HELLO Welcome Hat series, a
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Five Lessons from a First-Time Collaborative Event
Sixteen weeks stood between an informal coffee shop meetup and a collaborative event for professionals of color in the MSP
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Hack the Gap Shows There Are Women in Tech
Next weekend, we will be hosting our third Hack the Gap all-women hackathon! This hackathon comes around once a year
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The numbers are in… A look at this year’s Twin Cities Startup Week
In late September, Minnesota played host to the third annual Twin Cities Startup Week. Startup Week is smorgasbord of startup
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Mapping MN Healthcare Innovation – November Event Debrief
On November 7th, about 120 healthcare enthusiasts gathered to collectively map out the healthcare innovation ecosystem in Minnesota. I have to
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