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Video: Understanding the Paycheck Protection Program

Posted by: Zach Jenson on Friday, April 3, 2020

U.S. Bank Vice Chair Tim Welsh and founder of Salo, Amy Langer discuss the Paycheck Protection Plan with GREATER MSP President & CEO Peter Frosch and urge small businesses to take advantage of this unprecedented program.

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We’re Tracking this Week: Macro Outlook and the Risk to the Greater MSP Region

Posted by: Amanda Taylor on Friday, March 27, 2020
Sunbelt tourist destinations and energy metros stand to be most affected

Each week the GREATER MSP Intelligence Team will share with you our latest insights on the economic impact of COVID-19 on the Greater MSP region. We’re listening, monitoring, and tracking data and insights from a global, national, and regional lens. 

This week we’re focused on what expert economists are reporting on the macro impacts of COVID-19 and translating what that means for the Greater MSP region. Here’s what we know from monitoring Moody’s Analytics, the Brookings Institute, and others.

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Video: Beyond the Press Release with MN DEED Commissioner Steve Grove

Posted by: Zach Jenson on Friday, March 27, 2020
Commission Grove and Peter Frosch

MN DEED Commissioner Steve Grove "sits down" with GREATER MSP President & CEO Peter Frosch to talk about the emerging "Minnesota Model" for responding to the economic challenge posed by COVID-19.

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Mark Your Calendar for Twin Cities Startup Week, Oct 9-16

Posted by: Matt Lewis on Thursday, September 12, 2019

Every October that spirit of innovation shines through during Twin Cities Startup Week. In little more than five years, this celebration of our community has turned into one of the largest startup festivals in the country—championing new ideas and the people who power them.

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Introducing The MSP Economic Pulse

Posted by: Laura McCarthy on Monday, August 26, 2019
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Each month, GREATER MSP will release an overview of key economic indicators for the Greater MSP region. This provides a quick, but comprehensive, snapshot at how the region’s economy is performing. It includes data about employment, unemployment, strength of major industries, wages, and job postings.

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Introducing a Coalition to Ignite Startup Innovation

Posted by: Selena Thor on Thursday, August 8, 2019
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While the Greater MSP region has emerged as the startup capital of the North, partners seek to compete globally by increasing business formation and startup growth.

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Is the Greater MSP Region Future-Ready? A Case for Action.

Posted by: Unknown on Thursday, August 1, 2019
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Since 2014, the GREATER MSP Partnership has measured our performance against 11 peer regions on a range of economic indicators. Not surprisingly, five-year trends from the Regional Indicators Dashboard show that our economy may be reaching the top of its lifecycle.

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Welcome to the GREATER MSP Partnership

Posted by: Laura McCarthy on Friday, July 26, 2019
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The Greater MSP region’s economy thrives because of our investors and we’re proud to welcome these 11 companies as new investors.

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More than 1,200 interns mingle, learn and connect at Discover MSP

Posted by: Macie Rasmussen on Thursday, July 11, 2019
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At 2 p.m. on a sunny summer day, the doors of the Saint Paul RiverCentre opened and more than 1,200 students interning with 21 different Greater MSP companies flooded the room. The interns came from 21 employers, including Best Buy, Target, General Mills, Medtronic, Xcel Energy, Thrivent Financial and Ecolab.

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New to the GREATER MSP Team: Amanda Taylor and Daniel Sopdie

Posted by: Unknown on Tuesday, June 26, 2018

The Greater Minneapolis-Saint Paul Economic Development Partnership (GREATER MSP) is thrilled to welcome Amanda Taylor as Director of Research and Daniel Sopdie as Regional Strategy Manager. Both start in their new roles on Monday, June 25.

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