Because the retail industry is being so disrupted by new technology, Target Corp. wanted to get out front of the game by partnering with Colorado-based Techstars, forming Techstars Retail Accelerator. The managing director of the Accelerator, Ryan Broshar, says the first step of the project was to explore 3,000 startups from around the world. About 600 companies applied and ten were chosen for the intensive three-month program. Cyndy Brucato of Greater MSP Business recently talked with Broshar, who says Minnesota’s strong tech community was a big reason for centering the project in Minneapolis.
The brand-new US Bank Stadium boasts a dozen cutting-edge features including a transparent ceiling, color-changing LED lighting and stadium-wide Wi-Fi, but arguably, the most noticeable features are the two 120-foot-wide video monitors that sit high over each of the end zones, keeping track of the score and showing instant replay. The US Bank Stadium scoreboards are manufactured with the help