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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.

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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Entrepreneurial Ecosystem 2016 Temperature Check – Beta.MN
How are you doing? No, how are you really doing? Ever been asked this question? If you have, you know
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Make It. MSP. Insights – Talent in MSP
A different kind of report. The Make It. MSP. Insights Talent Report was created to communicate the state of talent
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MSP Hello
October marked a major turning point for the Make It. MSP. Newcomer Team. 2016 has been a year of research,
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Newcomer in MSP? Break the Bubble!
As I walked on thin sheets of ice during the cold winter months to a Break the Bubble event at
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DocuMNtary
Minnesota is much more than flyover country. It has a rich history, an incredible quality of life, Fortune 500 companies,
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